Please join us for lunch and learn about the many ways in which the Agency of Commerce & Community Development works with communities across Vermont to strengthen their economic development capacity, enable their local employers to grow, train their workforce, improve housing, and enhance regional tourism.
Representatives from the Bennington area will share their success stories. Hear how Bennington businesses have utilized the Vermont Training Program and Vermont Employment Growth Incentive to expand. Learn about progress on the recently approved Putnam Block TIF district. Discover how Bennington and the Agency work together to enhance tourism in the region.
Secretary Mike Schirling, Deputy Secretary Ted Brady, Economic Development Commissioner Joan Goldstein, and Tourism Commissioner Wendy Knight will be joined by representatives from the Bennington County Regional Commission, the Town of Bennington, and area businesses for this panel discussion.
Secretary Schirling will also present the Vermont Economic Advancement Award to former Senator Kevin Mullin for his service in the Vermont legislature and as former chair of the Senate Economic Development Committee.
Wednesday, Feb. 215:15 pm - 7:00 pm