Summit Videos

Video Coverage of the Southern Vermont Economic Development Summit Released

In case you missed the 2nd Annual Southern Vermont Economic Development Summit on May 30th, 2018, Brattleboro Community TV recorded the entire day and produced individual videos of each of the sessions. You can find those sessions here.

The Southern Vermont Economic Development Summit is a daylong event for municipal, community, and business leaders that will focus on the region’s developing economy. ​This year’s topic was Growing Southern Vermont’s People, Potential, and Partnerships. The day highlighted projects with innovative and unique partnerships, and initiatives and ideas that focus on growing our population and improving the economic outlook for Southern Vermont communities.The day closed with a reception co-hosted by the Southern Vermont Young Professionals and Shires Young Professionals, celebrating notable achievements by some of Southern Vermont’s up-and-coming community and business leaders.

This summit was a partnership between Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation and Bennington County Industrial Corporation.

Sessions Include:

Windham Region CEDS Project Vital Project Unveiled

Growing People: Employment and Training National Priories Alignment with Mr. Tim Martin (USDOL) and Lindsay Kurrle (VTDOL)

Growing Potential: Leveraging Diverse Workforce and Assets to Increase Economic Opportunity with Mayor Alex Morse of Holyoke, MA

Growing Potential: Finding a Vision for Southern Vermont with Mariko Silver, President of Bennington College

Southern Vermont CEDS Kick Off Presentation with Camoin Associates

Summit Breakout Sessions

Emerging Leaders of Southern Vermont Award Ceremony


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