Category Archives: ACEDC

Causes & Consequences of Vermont’s Demographic Changes with Economist Dr. Art Woolf

The Counseling Service of Addison County, Addison County Economic Development Corporation, and United Way of Addison County a discussion featuring economist, Dr.Art Woolf. Dr. Woolf discusses the impact of Vermont’s aging population. Low birth rates and a shrinking workforce are having an effect on schools, businesses, service providers, and the tax base, among other economic and social structures. Dr. Woolf has been studying the issue of this shift for years and will explore the changing demographics implications for Addison County and Vermont. Recorded 12/12/19.
Producer: MCTV

ACEDC: New Economic & Infrastructure Grant Program Info Meeting for Addison County

Tim Tierney from the Department of Economic Development (DED) within the Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development (ACCD) provides information to potential applicants for the 2019 NBRC grant round. Points of discussion are  the goals of the NBRC, the application process and the scoring criteria used by reviewers. Recorded 2/21/19.

Producer: ACEDC

ACEDC: Financabilities – Finding the Right Business Financing

Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) and the Addison County Chamber of Commerce (ACCoC) host a Business Finance Workshop featuring guest panelists from National Bank of Middlebury, People’s United Bank, VT Economic Development Authority (VEDA), Flexible Capital Fund, VT Community Loan Fund (VCLF), ACEDC, and Fresh Tracks Capital Also featuring guest speakers Colin Davis (Shacksbury Cider) and Sivan Cotel (Stonecutter Spirits). Recorded 2/8/19.

Producer: ACEDC

ACEDC: Let’s Grow VT Tour

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, the Addison County Economic Development Corporation, and the Vermont Futures Project to build an agenda for growth by focusing on solutions to address the state’s workforce challenges. They are co-hosting this Let’s Grow VT Tour in Addison County.
Producer: Jennifer Molineaux

ACEDC & VEOC: Business Ownership Succession Workshop – Overview

An introduction to business ownership succession planning, sponsored by the Addison County Economic Development Corporation and the Vermont Employee Ownership Center. Recorded Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Kennedy Brothers Co-working & Conference Center in Vergennes. In this seminar, attendees learn the basics of how to choose a path for ownership succession in their business. John Davis from the Williston office of Davis & Hodgdon Associates CPAs and Matt Cropp from the Vermont Employee Ownership Center give an overview of the business valuation process and the most common ownership transition models. The focus is on stories about each path, told by owners who have been involved in the sale of Vermont businesses.
Producer: Jennifer Molineaux