Blog Posts

Have you ever seen an empty chair in your Workshop or Seminar?

  Have you ever seen an empty chair in your Workshop or Seminar?** How much do you earn for each empty chair at your event? Unfortunately, nothing. You’ve invested time, money, resources, social capital, and energy to put on a great event! Using the Marketplace to get an extra participant […]

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 […]