Business Training & Webinars
Whether you are interested in learning a new skill to help your business grow or looking to participate in an extensive business training program, the City and local partners are here to help you grow. Check out upcoming business events as well as recorded webinars below!
Love Burlington Offerings
Starting or running a small business and have a question? Stop by the AALV office in the O.N.E Community Center at 20 Allen Street for free business support Wednesdays between 2-3PM.
Starting Your Business
This webinar covers the first steps in starting a business in Vermont and focuses on the process of registering your business with the state, including the pros and cons of different entity registration types and the documents required.
Licensing Your Food Business
This webinar covers licensing for food businesses with the Department of Health in Vermont and includes a review of the process, timeline, application and types of licenses.
Marketing Made Easy
This webinar provides helpful guidance on marketing your new business with a particular focus on social media marketing and an overview of Love Burlington. This webinar is recommended for new market and cart vendors.
- Vermont Employee Ownership Center employee ownership webinar
- Vermont Employee Ownership Center ownership succession webinar
Burlington Business Opportunities
Mercy Connections’ inclusive entrepreneurship program provides education and access for people traditionally excluded from the business world to build knowledge and skills critical to having a successful business. They offer workshops, classes, and a semester long business planning course for women and others with marginalized gender identities. They also offer Launch Pad, a drop-in co-working space for those starting new businesses.
Learn More about their offerings
Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity
CVOEO's Micro Business Development Program offers many classes and workshops from introduction classes on starting your business to specific topics like working in Excel and marketing through Facebook.
Learn more about their classes
Center for Women and Enterprise
CWE offers several recurring classes focused on business planning, small-business management, and certifying businesses as women-owned.
Score offers a wide range of primarily online workshops covering topics from marketing and branding to insurance, taxes, and cashflow.
Check out their recorded webinars
Launch VT provides business acceleration for Vermont startups including office hours, peer strategy sessions, focused trainings, pitch prep workshops, and investor events.