Online Meeting on Future of Career Technical Education in Vermont

The Governor’s Office and Agency of Education are reaching out to extend an invitation for you to participate in a presentation and discussion focused on proposed finance and governance changes to Career Technical Education (CTE) this legislative session. The presentation will be led by Agency of Education, which will be joined by partners at the […]

Webinar Series | Beyond the Buzzwords: Weaving the Digital Thread through your Digitalization Journey

The following is provided by AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM As manufacturers enter the new era of American industry, explore how the digital transformation impacts business from the lens of AI, flexibility, competitiveness and more. Presented in partnership with Siemens, this four-part series dives into the “why” behind digital transformation for manufacturing business […]

Webinar | Employee Retention Credit

The IRS will be hosting the following webinar: Employee Retention Credit: Latest information on the Moratorium and Options for Withdrawing or Correcting Previously Filed Claims Thursday, November 2 2:00 to 1:00 pm This webinar will cover the following: Understand the moratorium on ERC claims and how it affects taxpayers Learn who can withdraw ERC claims and […]

Trade Updates and Webinars | Member Contribution

The following updates and webinars are provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: TMF at Ports of LA and Long Beach to Increase 4% Beginning November 1, the TMF will be $35.57 per TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) or $71.14 per forty-foot container. The TMF is charged on non-exempt containers. Containers exempt from the TMF include empty […]

Webinar | How to MAKE Your Company Military Ready

AIV’s national partner and ally, the Manufacturing Institute, is hosting an upcoming webinar that should be of interest to many members: The Manufacturing Institute’s Heroes MAKE America program will be presenting a virtual workshop focused on “How to MAKE Your Company Military Ready.” American Manufacturing has a skills gap, and our military community can help […]

2023 Worksite Wellness Awards and Conference

The 2023 Worksite Wellness conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Burlington on October 24, 2023. Please contact Stephanie Bergen for more information: Stephanie.Bergen@vermont.gov. Click here to learn more about the theme, agenda, topics and speakers, and opportunities for sponsorship and exhibiting.

Registration Open for HTS/Schedule B Classification Training for Exporters

Businesses seeking to better understand how to use the Harmonized Tarriff System (HTS) for imports and the Schedule B listing for exports won’t want to miss the next export training webinar on Tuesday, February 7, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Trainer Mike Allocca of Allocca Enterprises (click here) will explain the General Rules of Interpretation […]

Agricultural and Forestry Trade Show Assistance | January 31 Deadlines

Trade Show Assistance Grants  Agricultural and forestry businesses may apply for up to $5,000 to help mitigate the financial risks associated with exhibiting at trade shows and network with wholesale buyers. Funds may reimburse up to 50% of costs related to exhibiting and selling products at out-of-state trade shows or virtual shows targeting out-of-state buyers that […]

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 […]