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Friday, April 5 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
CLOSING SESSION & KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Iconic Vermont Businesses: Their Impact, Opportunities and Challenges Now and into the Future

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Sponsored by the Vermont Convention Bureau

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Iconic Vermont Businesses: Their Impact, Opportunities and Challenges Now and into the Future
Bill Shouldice IV, Vermont Teddy Bear Company and Vermont Futures Project; Win Smith, Sugarbush Resort
Sponsored by Arrivalist
The Vermont Futures Project has created an economic vision and action plan for the future. Bill will present the data behind the goal of recruiting 10,000 new workers a year. Both Bill and Win will present the economic value these two iconic businesses offer to their communities and to the State and share with attendees the challenges they face currently and the opportunities Vermont can gain into the future. At the end, Bill and Win will take your questions.


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Win Smith

President, Sugarbush Resort
Win Smith is Chairman and CEO of Summit Ventures NE, LLC, which owns Sugarbush Resort. He also serves as President of Sugarbush and oversees daily operations year round. Win serves on the board of the Vermont Ski Areas Association and is Chair of the National Ski Areas Association... Read More →
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Bill Shouldice IV

President & Chief Bear Officer, Vermont Teddy Bear Company
Bill Shouldice IV is president and CBO (Chief Bear Officer) of The Vermont Teddy Bear Company which is one of the largest producers of teddy bears in the world, handcrafting 300,000 bears a year in Shelburne. Previously, Bill served as the president and CEO of The Vermont Country... Read More →

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Friday April 5, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm EDT
Emerald Ballroom 3