Expanded Economic Recovery Grants Announced

ACCD and the Department of Taxes will administer a new round of grants for businesses: Expanded Economic Recovery Grants (click here). The Department of Taxes application is open now through the myVTax portal (click here) until midnight on October 30. ACCD will be opening their application in the next week and the window to submit […]

Upcoming Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, and the Manufacturing Institute are hosting the following events that might be of interest: FAME Live: Providing interested companies, schools, and stakeholders an opportunity to preview elements of this apprenticeship program and learn how to partner on October 21 from 9:30 am to 12:30 […]

Worksite Wellness Virtual Workshop Series

The Vermont Department of Health is hosting a Worksite Wellness Virtual Workshop Series from October 2020 through April 2021 on the theme of “Cultivating Connection; Supporting Employee Wellbeing”.  Registration is now open for the November workshop on Supporting Remote Employees; Balancing Work and Family. View descriptions of all sessions and register for the November workshop […]

Reminder | PPP Forgiveness Webinars Tuesdays and Thursdays

As noted in the past, the SBA Vermont District Office hosts a free webinar from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays to discuss Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness and other changes. To streamline the PPP forgiveness process, a simpler forgiveness application for loans of $50,000 or less was recently released. More than 8,000 Vermont small […]

Trade Updates from A.N. Deringer

The following is provided by AIV member A.N. Deringer: LCL Show & Tell Discussion October 14 2:00 to 3:00 pm Are LCL shipments a viable option in your supply chain? Don’t write it off until you’ve explored the possibilities. There may be hidden time or cost savings that you haven’t yet found. Join Shipco Transport […]

Manufacturing Day and Manufacturing Month

October is Manufacturing Month and Manufacturing Day is this Friday, October 2.  You can find Vermont events clicking here and searching for Vermont USA. Learn more about this annual program for promoting manufacturing and manufacturing careers clicking here. If you might be interested in participating in Manufacturing Day and Month events in the future, please contact us at […]

Worksite Wellness Virtual Workshop Series

The Vermont Department of Health will be offering a worksite wellness virtual workshop series free of charge, although registration is required.  Please note there is a maximum of 100 participants in each session.  Sessions will be recorded and available for those not able to participate live. October 15: A Connected Workplace; Taking Action against Stress, […]

Webinar: What Manufacturers Need to Know About Payroll Tax Deferral

AIV’s national allies and partners at NAM are hosting a webinar this Wednesday September 2 from 3:00 to 3:45 pm to discuss President’s executive order on the deferral of employee payroll tax obligations and the recently-released guidance to implement this policy, which takes effect this week.  It will provide an overview of the policy and […]

Catch Up on Recent Webinars

AIV’s national allies and partners at the Manufacturing Leadership Council has been holding a series of webinars “What’s Next for Manufacturing”, featuring frontline stories and expert perspectives about the COVID-19 crisis.  Now recordings of all meetings can be found clicking here.