Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national allies and partners at NAM, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and the Manufacturing Institute are hosting the following webinars that might be of interest to Vermont manufacturers and other employers: Digital Transformation: Practical Methods of Achieving Scalable Results. April 14 at 2:00 pm.  Click here. Beyond Reskilling in Manufacturing: Creating Pathways for Tomorrow’s Workforce […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Next Steps: Section 301 Investigations Regarding Countries Imposing Digital Service Taxes On March 26, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced the next steps in the Section 301 investigations of countries that have adopted digital service taxes (DST). Click here for more. FDA Extends Time to […]

Updated Guidance and Resources from the IRS

IRS provides guidance for employers claiming the Employee Retention Credit for first two quarters of 2021 The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance for employers (click here) claiming the Employee Retention Credit under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) modified by the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (Relief […]

PPP Extended; Timely Applications Encouraged | PPP Webinars Continue

Although the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act recently extended the timeframe to apply for PPP to May 31, there is no guarantee allocated funds will be available through that deadline. Small business owners in particular wanting to obtain a PPP loan should apply immediately. To learn more about PPP and your eligibility, join the SBA […]

Exporter Summit February 24, March 3

The SBA is letting interested companies know that the 2021 National Small Business Exporter Summit is February 24 and March 3. This is an opportunity to exchange ideas and share best practices with the top small- and medium-sized exporters from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Sessions will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 […]

Special ACCD and Department of Health Webinar for Vermont Manufacturers February 17

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development has reached out to AIV to dedicate the next installment of their business webinar series to manufacturers and their issues and concerns.  The Vermont Department of Health and ACCD have been holding a mostly weekly webinar series focused on health and commerce pandemic updates for the business community. […]

Upcoming National Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM are hosting the following webinars that might be of interest to Vermont employers: Reducing Legal Costs with an Integrated Resolution Program. February 18, 2:00 pm.  Click here. Leading Edge: Securing Your Smart Factory on February 25, 12:00 pm. Click here.

VT PTAC Webinars for February

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) is hosting the following seminars in February: The Quick Pitch – A Powerful Business Tool. February 10, 10:00 to 11:30 am.  Click here. Contacting the Contracting Officer. February 17, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here. Creating your Own Capability Statement. February 23, 11:00 am to 12:30 […]

Free Business Course for Vermont Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration is accepting applications for the 2021 Vermont Emerging Leaders Program which will be held virtually and is slated to begin in the spring. Emerging Leaders is an intensive executive-level series intended to accelerate the growth of high-potential small businesses in America’s underserved cities and rural areas. During the course, small business […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer | Webinars

The following are provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Forced Labor: Emerging Developments in Your Supply Chain February 2, 2:00 to 3:00 pm This webinar will address recent developments in legislation and administrative actions (e.g., withhold release orders, importer questionnaires, detentions, etc.) regarding forced labor within supply chains, as well as due diligence steps that […]