SBA Loan Clinic July 6

The Small Business Administration is hosting a free webinar at 12:00 on July 6 about its guaranteed loan programs. SBA guarantees loans making it easier for small businesses to get the funding by reducing lender risk. Funds can be used for most business purposes, including long-term fixed assets and operating capital. Amounts range from $500 […]

Trade Updates and Webinars | Member Contribution

The following are provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: Upcoming Webinars Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Webinar Part 1.  June 8, 2:00 pm. For more information and registration, click here. Technological Modernization Activities Within Customs’ 21st Century Framework with CBP.  June 15, 2:00 pm. For more information and registration, click here. COVID-19 Exclusions from Section […]

SBA Loan Clinic

The Small Business Administration is hosting a free webinar at 12:00 on June 1 about its guaranteed loan programs. SBA guarantees loans making it easier for small businesses to get the funding by reducing lender risk. Funds can be used for most business purposes, including long-term fixed assets and operating capital. Amounts range from $500 […]

Vermont Employer Webinar Thursday and Resources for COVID Mandates and UI; Other COVID Related Workplace Issues

  ACCD, Vermont Department of Labor, and other agencies have provided the following events and resources addressing key workplace issues.  Employers are encouraged to review the following and if possible participate in the webinar set for this Thursday, January 6. Vermont Employer Webinar January 6: COVID Vaccine Mandates and UI  The Vermont Department of Labor […]

Vermont Employers Encouraged by ACCD to Adopt COVID Measures, Will Hold Webinar December 20

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development issued a memorandum December 16 encouraging Vermont employers to take steps to help promote vaccination, masking, and testing to help mitigate threats and consequences of COVID in a time of holiday gatherings, new variant threats, and importance of boosters as initial vaccination efficacy declines.  The memorandum outlines several […]

Upcoming Webinars and Events

AIV’s partners and allies at the Manufacturing Institute are hosting the following events that might be of use and interest to Vermont manufacturers and other employers: STEP Forward: Accelerating Women in Transportation and Manufacturing.  November 17, 1:00 to 2:30 pm.  Click here for more. D&I Roundtable: Recruiting and Retaining Veteran Employees. November 19, 12:00 pm.  […]

Federal Vaccine and Testing Requirements Announced; Survey for Covered and Other Employers in Vermont

Yesterday’s announcement that the federal government will be implementing vaccination and testing requirements for companies with 100 or more employees, among other measures, not only poses imminent compliance and related issues for covered employers but also highlights issues and questions for all employers regarding vaccination, masking, and other COVID policies. We are currently awaiting next […]

2021 National SBIR Week July 19-23

The Small Business Administration is hosting the 2021 National SBIR Week from July 19 to 23. The virtual event will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding, the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide […]