Events and Education

Events

While Covid-19 has put a temporary damper on in-person events, you can still join us online.  Advocacy Zooms — Member-to-Member Zooms — Educational Zooms. Our goal is to create a series of legislative updates, educational and networking events designed to help your business.

Member Zooms

The schedule of 2021 Member Zoom meetings will be updated regularly, so check back often

Monday Meetup ||  Advocacy Zoom
Monday, February 22, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
All Member Covid-19 Relief and Legislative Update / Discussion.
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Learn About the Vermont Lodging Association
Monday, March 1, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
For not-yet-members. Find out what the Vermont Lodging Association has been doing to support our industry. Get up to date on VLA’s advocacy efforts. Learn what membership can do for you.
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Monday Meetup ||  Advocacy Zoom
Monday, March 8, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
All Member Covid-19 Relief and Legislative Update / Discussion.
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Monday Meetup ||  Small Property Member-to-Member Zoom
Monday, March 15, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
For properties with fewer than 50 rooms. Come share ideas and discuss the issues that are on your mind with fellow small property operators.
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Monday Meetup ||  Advocacy Zoom
Monday, March 22, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
All Member Covid-19 Relief and Legislative Update / Discussion.
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Monday Meetup ||  All Member Zoom
Monday, March 29, 2021
Noon – 1 PM
Discuss issues, share information with fellow hoteliers and innkeepers. This is also a good opportunity to share your suggestions on our advocacy efforts.
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2nd Annual Accelerate Women Leaders in Travel Retreat
April 27 and 28th, 2021.
Accelerate is a leadership retreat for New England women leaders in the hospitality and tourism industries. Participants will receive a professional development experience focused on relationships, knowledge and leadership with their owner, director and management level peers. The Accelerate Advisory Board is happy to extend a $50 promo discount to members of the Vermont Lodging Association. (use promo code Accelerate2021 before February 28, 2021 to redeem this discount on ticket purchases). www.womenleadersintravel.com.


AHLA Lodging On Demand Series
This AHLA Video Series lets you sit in on digital roundtables where hospitality leaders throughout the country discuss the issues that are most pressing to our industry. Recent topics include “Getting Groups back on the Books”, ” How Hoteliers can Cut Costs during Covid-19″ or “Re-onboarding Staff after the Pandemic”.  Listen on YouTube or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.


Small Property Forum
Small properties can keep the conversation going through our Facebook Forum for small properties with fewer than 50 rooms.The VLA Small Property Forum. This private Facebook group is the perfect place to share information and get connected with your fellow small property operators.


Networking Events

As the only organization in Vermont dedicated solely to the Vermont lodging industry, we would be remiss to not hold at least a few social gatherings. After all, hospitality is what our members are all about.  Stay tuned. In light of the current pandemic, we will release details of our first in-person social event of 2021 once it is safe to gather.

Stay safe — Stay healthy!