Building the New Economy

The Marketplace is Now OFFLINE! (in a good way…and still online, too)

  The Marketplace is now OFFLINE! Well, we’re still online, but now we’ll be setup for you to Buy and Sell at VBSR Events! The Marketplace is rolling out a new LIVE (in person!) feature to help you Save, Grow, Plan & Learn!   At VBSR Get-Togethers and Events, the […]

Second Chance Sponsorships/Lemonade

Non-Profits and Businesses Looking for Event Sponsors: Looking to turn some Lemons into Lemonade? The Marketplace can convert in-kind donations into Trade Dollars that you can use to SAVE CASH. Have you ever heard…. “We love your mission, but a cash donation isn’t in our budget right now” “The economy […]

Recent Transactions

  What have VBSR members been buying and selling lately? Printing: Postcards, brochures, business cards and more.  Are you using a local vendor for all of your printing? Start Now! Buying Tickets to the Shelburne Museum. Buy Yours Now. Attending Story Lab by Common Good Vermont. Renting Space for a […]

Using the Marketplace for Staff Development

Adding Employee Benefits Staff Development through the Marketplace When budgets get tight, great employee benefits, like development and training, can be challenging to keep up.  Using Your Marketplace Trade Dollars to train and reward employees is a smart use of your resources. We have great workshops, seminars, conferences, and leadership […]

Thank You: VBSR Development Committee!

Thank to the VBSR Development Committee who spent recently spent an afternoon brainstorming ideas for the Marketplace and how the Marketplace could better serve VBSR members. Thank you Russ Elek, Markey Read (Career Networks), Avram Patt (Interim ED, VBSR), Don Mayer (Small Dog Electronics), Larz Barber (Merrill Lynch), and Stephen […]