2017 Vermont Financing Working Landscapes Conference

All-day conference providing resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs of the farm, food, and forest industries 

When: Friday, Oct. 20th, 9am-4pm

Where: Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, Weston, VT

Contact: Sarah Lang, SVEP Manager, slang@brattleborodevelopment.com, (802) 257-7731 x 222

Registration: **NOW OPEN** Free but must register here to attend

Sponsorship Form: FWL Sponsorship Form

Agenda: UPDATED AGENDA! FWL 2017 Agenda

Participant and Organization Bios: FWL 2017 Bios

This all day conference includes a panel discussion with financial lenders as well as a panel with four small businesses focusing on the question, “What does your business want to be when it grows up?” Attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of the financial resources available to your small businesses that can help it get off the ground, grow to increase production or employee numbers, purchase new equipment, or transition to new ownership.

Afternoon breakout sessions will follow the structure of the business life cycle (development, startup, growth, expansion, succession), providing attendees resources and programs at each level of the cycle. Attendees will have access to one-on-one or small group discussions with capital and service providers that allow them to go deeply explore answers to their questions specific to their business.


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The perennial Financing Working Landscapes conference has its origins in Addison County where it began in 2011. Since its inception, the conference has toured the state, most recently hosted in the Northeast Kingdom by Northern Vermont Development Corporation and the Center for Agriculture Economy.

Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm


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