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************ *******COVID-19 Information & Updates ************ ******* Quechee Balloon Festival 2020 has been cancelled. We are looking forward to an amazing June 18 -20, 2021 Festival!

As we look to keep our members and the business community at large apprised of the latest information regarding federal, state and local updates, we are aware that we may miss items that you deem important. Please do contact us with your thoughts and ideas on what would be helpful to you right now. We are here to provide resources for you, so please do not hesitate to reach out. We are all in this together and we will get through it together.
Be well,

State Agency Resource List:

VT Dept of Labor Frequently Asked Questions

Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development COVID-19 Guidance

Vermont Department of Labor COVID-19 Guidance

Agency of Human Services (Department of Mental Health)

Department of Financial Regulation Business Interruption Insurance Guidance

Federal Agency Resource List:

U.S. Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources Related to COVID-19

U.S. Department of Labor COVID-19 FMLA Guidance

IRS COVID-19 Tax Relief Guidance

Subscribe to the ACCD COVID-19 Response Newsletter

More helpful links:


Hartford Dollars II


"Hartford Dollars II" are currently sold out
Thank you to everyone that supported this program!

“Hartford Dollars II” must be spent by Feb. 28, 2021.

“Hartford Dollars II” may not be used to purchase tobacco, cannabis, alcohol, lottery tickets, fire arms, tax or tips.

No change will be given; you must use the full amount at one time.

“Hartford Dollars” may be used at these participating Hartford businesses.

We are selling a total of $17,000. to be spent at participating businesses.

Our goal is to increase consumer spending, support local businesses, and advance community recovery efforts.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.
802 295-7900

Administrative Assistant
Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce -


The Administrative Assistant assists the Executive Director in the duties of operating the HACC office and organization and has some involvement in nearly every aspect of the organization.

The position is 25 hours a week. Wage range: $18 - $19 per hour.  Days and hours can be flexible.


  • Financial: responsible for the receipt of funds, deposits and cash control procedures as directed. Responsible for invoicing of dues and other funds and for payment of all Chamber expenses.
  • Membership Management: Responsible for all member database input, invoicing, and various forms of communication with members including welcoming, follow ups, requests for information, event and program notification. Assists with membership retention, including invoicing for dues renewals and communication with members delinquent on dues.
  • Marketing and Promotions: Assists in production and assimilation of materials for events, membership, tourism, etc. Maintains calendar of events on website. Assists with social media marketing promoting Chamber and members’ activities, events, and media releases.
  • Event Coordination: Assist with sponsor/donation recruitment, phone call follow-ups, promotion materials, and assists with committee contact/coordination. Assist with staffing at events.

Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

Fundamental understanding of, and experience with, Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, and membership databases. Social media marketing experience preferred. Must have excellent writing skills, communication skills, great phone etiquette, be hospitable, patient, and friendly. Event coordination, volunteer coordination and fund-raising or sales skills are a bonus.
Please send resume and cover letter to

Chamber Mission

Serving the greater Hartford VT area

Quechee, White River Junction, Hartford, West Hartford, Wilder and the surrounding Upper Valley business communities.

The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce Helps Business Succeed

Our mission is to create and enhance an economic environment, where area businesses and the community thrive.  The Chamber’s goal is to provide value added services and programs to help your business prosper.  Through networking, events, savings programs, and disseminating information we offer member businesses and advantage in the marketplace and support within the business community.


Visitor Center

,The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Army Corps of Engineers and the VT Department of Forests Parks and Recreation manages and staffs this center which is part of the 612-acre Quechee Gorge State Park. The visitor center welcomes over 100,00 visitors yearly from all parts of the globe.

The Visitors Center is currently closed due to COVID-19. The trails are open, but we encourage you to practice safe social distancing.

Business After Hours

Business After Hours

Hosting a Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours is a valuable opportunity to showcase your business. Whether you're new in town or a Hartford Area landmark, Business After Hours allows you to acquaint the community with your goods and services, and establish or reaffirm the kind of personal rapport that is so important in business today. Contact Us for more info!

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