Take the edge off of tax season with the Business Tax Planning Tips workshop. We will cover a number of small business tax topics including: - Understanding the Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction - Choosing the right operating entity - Depreciation options for new equipment and vehicles - Retirement plan options - Various tax planning strategies for small business owners You will walk away with a better understanding of the options available to help mitigate the tax burden so you…Find out more »
We're back in-person! Lake Champlain Chamber is pleased to announce that we'll resume our long-standing Legislative Breakfast series, sponsored by New England Federal Credit Union. February 6, 7:30 - 9am at Hula March 13, 7:30 - 9am at The FlynnFind out more »
Queen City BNI, a local chapter of the international business networking organization invites you to connect with Vermont business professionals at their annual Visitor’s Day on March 15, 2023 from 11:15 am to 1:00 pm at Contois Auditorium in Burlington. The group focuses on generating business revenue through referral networking and relationship marketing, with a motto of “Givers Gain®.” Queen City BNI meets weekly on Wednesdays in Burlington, but the group is composed of top professionals from all across the…Find out more »
This webinar is loaded with best practices for how to run a small business from the perspective of someone who lives it daily. George Sales is sharing lessons learned from his journey of planning, executing, and running a restaurant in a small town in VT.Find out more »
After a three-year hiatus, our annual fundraising gala dinner is back. This year we will have some very special guests: retired senator Patrick Leahy and his wife Marcelle. Both are longtime supporters and lifetime members of AFLCR. Also on hand will be Lise Veronneau, honorary consul of France in Vermont; Ernie Pomerleau; and other state and international dignitaries in the French community. The event will take place on Friday evening, March 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Copper at Dorset, located…Find out more »
The Vermont Adaptive Charity Challenge is an annual event to enjoy the beauty of Vermont through cycling, mountain biking, paddling, and hiking, all while raising funds for the state’s largest nonprofit organization committed to providing sports and recreation to people with disabilities. Multiple road bike ride routes loop through the towns of Killington, Pittsfield, Bethel, Barnard, Woodstock, Ludlow, Bridgewater, and Plymouth, Vermont. Or you can choose to mountain bike, hike, paddle, or do a gravel ride. The monies raised from…Find out more »
This workshop will cover QuickBooks for small businesses. Learn best practices, tips, and tricks to get the most out of QuickBooks Online.Find out more »
If you're a current or prospective small business owner, join us for this webinar with guest expert Axel B. Handy, CIC, of The Essex Agency to learn how you can be prepared for the different exposures you will face as a small business owner, with the right insurance solutions by your side. Axel, son of agency principal, John Handy, joined The Essex Agency in 2014. He is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and is licensed to sell property and casualty…Find out more »
We are excited to celebrate community at our in-person 112th Annual Dinner! This special evening brings together business executives, community leaders and elected officials to recognize business and leadership achievement. We will be presenting the following awards: LCC Business of the Year, A. Wayne Roberts Business Award, Emerging Leader Award, Community Impact Award, and the Workforce Innovation Award. The evening begins with a Cocktail Reception from 5-7pm, and is followed by the dinner and awards ceremony at 7pm. If you…Find out more »
Howard Center presents its sixth annual conference Breaking Barriers: Finding Purpose and Possibilities Together featuring international speakers, Nadine Burke Harris, Dacher Keltner, BJ Miller, Jeffrey Swanson, and Anna Malaika Tubbs. April 19, 2023 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm in-person at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Burlington. A virtual livestream option is available. CEUs will be available. Registration is $199 at howardcenter.org. For more information: 802-488-6912; [email protected]Find out more »
As small businesses, we sometimes take for granted how greatly our profitability relies on interaction and communication. What we need are easy and understandable ideas that we can bring into our businesses to increase our communication skills, such as crafting an elevator pitch, face-to-face networking, customer engagement, and peer-to-peer communications. In this webinar, Vickie Wacek, of BNI Vermont, will talk about these very powerful practices which when utilized, will lead to business success! Please join us for a lively discussion…Find out more »
Tim Wise Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1500 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the country. Cedric King 21 months after losing both of his legs, Cedric completed the 2014 Boston Marathon. He has been featured on Networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC,…Find out more »
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