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


Eastern Standard Provisions

At Eastern Standard Provisions, we make a truly exceptional soft, warm pretzel. Quality is our cornerstone and our artisanal soft pretzels arehand-made with only all-natural ingredients, and are the perfect stage for our own line of slammin’ dipping sauces.We knead, shape, and roll the dough for every one of our pretzels by hand which serve as a savory vessels for our Maui Onion Mustard, beer-infused Queso Dip, and Zesty Pesto Ranch sauce.
Our executive team has pursued excellence through individual careers in restaurants, hospitality, and consumer packaged goods and have been sounding boards for one another through their decades-old friendships.

Mark Dimond [email protected]


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, [email protected]
800-244-9046 – Office  |  207-446-2791 – Cell


Gold partners


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 CraftBeer 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, [email protected]


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, [email protected], 802-846-8326


Ecolab

Brewing for success.  People love beer. Specifically your beer.  And you want tokeep it that way.  Protecting your brewery’s brand starts with a sanitary brewhouse.  Partner with the experts at Ecolab to deliver consistent results in every pint, growler and keg.

Mike Squier, [email protected]


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, [email protected], 802-863-3489, x220


Victory Packaging

One of the many things Vermont is known for is it’s Craft Brewing Industry.  Victory Packaging, a national packaging distribution company, has helped many brewers, distillers, food companies and manufacturers with their packaging needs not only in New England, but across the country.  Victory streamlines the packaging needs of many brewers and helps with their supply chain logistics of cans, ends, PakTechs, corrugated trays and boxes, stretch wrap and everything else packaging wise!  Victory is proud to be an Allied Partner of the VBA and look forward to helping many of its members with their logistics and supply chain.

Justin Trelegan, [email protected]orypackaging.com, 774-462-1120


Yakima Chief Hops

Yakima Chief Hops is a 100% grower-owned global supplier of premium quality hops and uncompromising service.  We’re passionate about providing brewers with the tools and information to do something special. We are hop masters, beer geeks, farmers and families who share a culture of pride, partnership and innovation centered on sustainably produced hop products and brewing solutions from the Pacific Northwest.

Adam Moses, [email protected], 207-405-1081


SILVER PARTNERS


Weston & Sampson

Michael A. Smith, [email protected], 802-238-6401                                Design, engineering, and environmental services


Jamieson Insurance

Jon Jamieson, [email protected], 802-496-2080 ext 30.              Independent insurance agency

 


Efficiency Vermont

Morgan Hood, [email protected]                                                                         Energy efficiency services                                                                                                                                        

 

 


Grandstand

Mike Davis, [email protected]
Ben Gibler, [email protected]                                                        Quality custom glassware


VHV Company, Inc.

Dick Wilcox, [email protected]  802-861-6181                                               HVAC/R solutions

 

 


Westrock

Ben Humphrey, [email protected]  802-444-2029                    Packaging solutions


Yipes Auto & Graphics

Craig Maines, [email protected] 802 658 5536                                              Auto and Graphics

 


BSG Craft Brewing

Judy Nadeau, [email protected] 800-374-2739                          Brewing ingredients

 


Carpenters Motor Transport

Tony Carpenter, [email protected] 802-862-9669                      Freight shipping and trucking company

 


Specialty Packaging

Jamie Bilodeau, [email protected] 802- 999-2967                   Packaging products, equipment, and service


Champlain Valley Hops

Julian Post, [email protected] 802-448-2831                                  Grows and processes premium hops


ABS Commercial Brew Systems

Mickey Fanney, [email protected] 919-400-9087 ext. 1013          Full service brewery and parts outfitter


Ascentium capital

Ben Watts, [email protected] 919-614-0760                        Leading provider of equipment and technology financing solutions


brew view

John Gales, [email protected] (802)558-2719             Promote, educate, and celebrate the craft scene in Vermont


Bronze Partners


DWS Associates

Label and Packaging Specialists
Craig Pace, [email protected]
631-707-2487  |  www.dwsprinting.com


Macaran Printed Products

Labels & Labeling Equipment Solutions
Brent Zampier, [email protected]
800-752-2800  |  www.macaran.com


BMI

Licensing for singers, songwriters, and composers
Dan Spears, [email protected]
office: 410 527 1076  cell: 410 804 0837 | www.bmi.com