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Bennington Arts Weekend Returns with First Fridays, The Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival, the Homebrew Festival, and Much More


Bennington Arts Weekend returns this year August 5 to the 7, offering more variety and venues for arts and entertainment.  The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, Better Bennington Corporation (BBC), 4Corners North, Homebrew Festival, Cultural Bennington Arts Council (CBAC), and the Craftproducers of the Southern Vermont Art and Craft Festival have come together to further enrich and expand Bennington Arts Weekend intoRead the Rest…

In the News

Bennington Chamber Invites Shires Working Group and Manchester Area Businesses to July Mixer


The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce has invited the Shires Working Group and the Manchester area businesses to their next networking mixer on Wednesday, July 20th at the Bennington Project Independence (BPI) building on Harwood Hill. The Shires Working Group is a subgroup of the Regional Marketing Organization (RMO) known as the Shires of Vermont.  The Shires of Vermont RMO set upRead the Rest…

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Exploring a Regional Chamber in the Shires of Vermont


The Shires of Vermont Regional Marketing Organization a 501(C)(3), invited the executive board of the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, business leaders from the Northshire and some former Manchester and the Mountains Chamber of Commerce members to a meeting on Tuesday, May 3 to discuss the current situation in Manchester. As the Manchester and the Mountains Chamber closed its doorsRead the Rest…

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Bennington Chamber and CAT-TV Launch “Bennington Made” series


On Monday, April 11th the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with CAT-TV, launched the first of a series of episodes for a show called “Bennington Made.” The Bennington Made show will focus on locally made Bennington products and the owner, operators and staff that make these quality products. “When I first joined the Chamber, I was invited toRead the Rest…

A Message from the President of the Board

In Response to Manchester Chamber Closure

I think it’s important that the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce responds to this news sooner rather than later.  I’m going to have a brief statement run in Monday’s Bennington Banner and next Friday’s Manchester Journal just to let our communities know that we are on solid footing without risk of what happened in Manchester. My comments will be brief and centeredRead the Rest…