Building the New Economy

6 Questions for Margi Swett, Vermont Trophy & Engraving

Meet the Marketplace is an interview series designed to go beyond the elevator pitch and help us get to know our fellow Marketplace businesses better, find easier ways to do business locally, and share ideas and insights about what makes Vermont a special place to live and do business. Tell […]

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 […]