When we look at the future of Southern Vermont and specifically, how the next few years will have enormous impact on that future, there are vast amounts of perspectives and ideas that one could suggest.
This past week we had the pleasure of hosting our annual legislative luncheon, something we’ve rebranded as Business and Legislation.
When the Chamber looks at economic development, which I believe is part of the mission of the Chamber, we should also consider community development.
As many of you may have recently read, the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce is in exploratory mode. Much like the intro to Star Trek, we too are “boldly going.”
Consulting firm McKinsey & Company predicts that by 2020, there will be a shortage of 1.5 million college grads, which means employers will continue to place a high premium on better-educated workers.