Allied Partners

By becoming an Allied Trade Partner your business will have the opportunity to connect with our brewers, while supporting an organization that on many levels, already supports your businesses. Click HERE to learn more about becoming a partner.

Platinum Partners

GHM Insurance

GHM Insurance is one of the top insurers of craft breweries in the country insuring more than 150 accounts. Our knowledge of the brewing industry and network of local, regional and national carriers means we can build a comprehensive and competitively priced program for almost any risk.

James Sanborn,
800-244-9046 – Office  |  207-446-2791 – Cell

Country Malt Group

Founded in 1996 by the Bechard family, Country Malt Group has grown to be one of the leading providers of quality ingredients and supplies to the Craft Beer Industry. Spanning the United States and Canada, CMG now  has thirteen distribution centers located strategically across North America as well as key partnerships that span the world.
Adam Read,

Gold partners

Downs Rachlin Martin

The craft brewing industry is one of the most exciting, fastest growing and visible sectors of the Vermont economy. Downs Rachlin Martin has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and retailers protect their brands and their products, and restructure their organizations. DRM is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA.

Walter Judge,

Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce

Vermont’s largest business network is proud to support our craft brewers and the VBA. Together, we’re making Vermont an even better place to live, work, or visit.

Billy Connelly,, 802-863-3489, x220

MM Financial Group

As a fellow independent firm, our goal is to allow you to spend time on what you enjoy, whether it is, growing your business or spending time with your family.  MM Financial Group, a Vermont-based full service financial consulting firm, can help you to make the most of the time you have by helping you plan your financial future, for yourself or your employees. 

John K. Jacobi, jjacobi@lincolninvestment.com802-774-8622


Weston & Sampson

Michael A. Smith,, 802-238-6401

Jamieson Insurance

Jon Jamieson,, 802-496-2080 ext 30

Efficiency Vermont

Morgan Hood,


Mike Davis,
Christina Fleek,

VHV Company, Inc.

Dick Wilcox,  802-861-6181


Ben Humphrey,  802-444-2029

Classen’s Crane Service

Michael Classen, 802-748-2775

Packaging Technologies

Debi Bowins, 905-761-5925 ext 218

BSG Craft Brewing

Judy Nadeau, 800-374-2739


DWS Associates

Label and Packaging Specialists
Craig Pace,
631-707-2487  |

Gray Matter Marketing

Marketing and Event Management Agency
Matt Gray,
401-318-2991  |

Macaran Printed Products

Labels & Labeling Equipment Solutions
Bill Murray,
800-752-2800  |


Packaging with Sustainability Built In
Paul Kelly,
617-967-0878  |

Peterson Quality Malt

Turning Locally Grown Gain into Malt
Andrew Peterson,
802-989-0014  |