Business Training & Webinars

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

Office Hours

Starting or running a small business and have a question? Stop by the AALV office conference room in the O.N.E Community Center at 20 Allen Street for free business support on Wednesdays, between 2 and 3 PM.

Recurring Webinars

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.

Recorded Webinars

Employee Ownership

Burlington Business Opportunities


Partner Offerings

Mercy Connections

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 introductory classes on starting your business to specific topics like working in Excel or 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.

View their recurring classes


Fletcher Free Library

Fletcher Free Library offers a variety of free class series on a routine basis covering topics related to digital literacy, website development, and marketing. 

Check out there calendar


SCORE offers a wide range of primarily online workshops covering topics from marketing and branding to insurance, taxes, and cash flow. 

Check out their recorded webinars


LaunchVT provides business acceleration for Vermont startups including office hours, peer strategy sessions, focused trainings, pitch prep workshops, and investor events.

Learn more about LaunchVT 

Upcoming Classes

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