The vtTA is the voice for technology in Vermont -- with a mission to support, promote and grow technology jobs and technology companies in Vermont.
We are the only business organization focused solely on Vermont's technology business sector.
By joining the vtTA you become part of a network of tech-focused Vermont businesses, organizations and individuals.
Here are some reasons to become a member:
Included with all business memberships is the posting of
all job openings in our Career Center. We created a Career Center featuring 150+ job openings from our member companies, for both tech and non-tech positions. We post openings for members year-round. Many members tell us this service alone is worth their membership alone, and that qualified candidates have come to them through the center.
The vtTA successfully advocates on behalf of Vermont’s technology business sector for tech-friendly legislation, policies and programs.
Members are part of an organization that Vermont Legislators, state officials and other leaders turn to for tech business insight, information and advice.
We stay on top of legislation and regulations that are relevant to Vermont’s technology business sector, keeping the industry’s best interests in mind.
The vtTA’s efforts have led to the creation of the Entrepreneurial Loan Program, repeal of the Cloud Tax, expansion of economic development marketing and other legislation and policies in support of tech businesses and entrepreneurs.
We connect and work with Vermont’s congressional offices on issues important to our members, such as patent troll and net neutrality legislation.
Collaboration & Networking
We collaborate with organizations throughout Vermont, including state and federal government, businesses, non-profit organizations, schools and colleges to promote and support Vermont’s technology business sector and tech-based careers.
We host networking, education and social events that allow you to make contacts and capitalize on partnering opportunities.
We provide access to peers, clients, new employees, leaders and decision makers.
Membership offers opportunities for introductions to build your connections, and expand your network.
Build marketing exposure through vtTA sponsorship and advertising opportunities.
Gain access to leading Vermont technology companies through our online membership directory.
Technology Events and Projects
We produced a Vermont Tech Employment Report to draw attention to the increasing role that the technology sector plays in creating high-paying jobs throughout the state, and the economic growth opportunity it represents for Vermont's future.
We are working to help Vermont businesses recruit and fill tech job openings We identified a number of opportunities and prospective actions in our Tech Job Recruitment Report and Plan we completed as part of a USDA business development grant.
We created #Innov802 video with an upbeat “come work and live here message” to help attract a workforce to Vermont, which has been adopted for use by the state.
We published Tapping Tech to highlight the positive impact of Vermont’s growing technology businesses and their importance to the state’s economy.
We generate media coverage on Vermont tech businesses, jobs and ecosystem
The vtTA is an organizer of the annual Vermont Tech Jam event to showcase Vermont technology companies and career opportunities, attracting up to 2,000 visitors.
The vtTA presents the annual Tech Jam Awards, recognizing innovative Vermont technology products and people at a special Tech Jam event.
Connect with the Tech Community
Our Career Center features job postings from members - free for all business members.
We compile and list Resources from and for our members
Our Monthly newsletter and ongoing communication on website, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook channels, include opportunities to share news and information about your business or organization.
Our LinkedIn Group has more than 1400 members - one of the largest in Vermont.
We promote and participate in technology and economic development focused events and meetings.
We are part of a nationwide group of similar organizations in other states with opportunities for information sharing and business development.
- Posting of your news, press releases and events on our website and in our newsletter
- Contacts and referrals for media stories
- Connections to other members, government and community contacts
- Business services listing on our website
- Discounts for events and services
- Member-only invitations to career, business, and networking opportunities
- Exclusive sponsorship and co-marketing opportunities
Who Can Be a Member?
The Vermont Technology Alliance welcomes membership from businesses and individuals with a tech focus, roles and interests. and businesses and organizations that support, work with or benefit from the technology business sector.
This includes, but is not limited to: software, hardware, IT, telecommunications and networking, manufacturing, web design and development, game and app development, bioscience, energy, educational institutions, consultants, banks, law firms, real estate agencies, accounting businesses, employment agencies, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and many others.
Membership in the Vermont Technology Alliance supports your business and brand by enabling our work to foster a strong tech economy in Vermont, connecting you with the broader Vermont tech business sector, providing potential employees and partners, and helping with advocacy of your business needs.
How Do I Join?
You can register online today!
Contact vtTA Executive Director Jeff
Couture, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 802-735-0840, for more information.