Serving Lamoille County’s business community for more than 50 years.
The Lamoille Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is a private not-for-profit corporation sponsored by Lamoille County businesses and municipalities as well as the State of Vermont. Our Mission is to strengthen the county’s economy through facilitating the creation and expansion of jobs and businesses and investing for the prosperity of Lamoille County communities.
Our services are available to all businesses in all commercial sectors whether they are existing businesses looking to expand, start-ups or businesses seeking to relocate to Lamoille County.
Lamoille County’s assets include a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a firm sense of community, and many physical amenities. 70 million people, including those in the major metropolitan areas of Boston, New York, and Montreal, live within a 500-mile radius of the county.
Lamoille County offers easy road access to markets via Interstate 89. Air options include Morrisville-Stowe State Airport (MLV), located at the center of the county, Burlington International Airport, just 45 minutes away, and Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport and Mirabel International (cargo only). Airport, 90-120 minutes away by road. The Port of Montreal is the most direct land-sea route between the vast markets of the Northeast and those of Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Support for Entrepreneurs
LEDC can help area entrepreneurs by:
- Providing financial advise, assistance and loans
- Assisting with state and regulatory processes
- Providing business and marketing consulting
- Providing special training and other educational opportunities.
LEDC provides these services free of charge to any start-up or existing business in the county that wishes to expand, increase employment, reach new markets and be more successful.
Lending & Financial Support
Helping our economy grow by developing tools and providing business assistance is the core of Vermont’s economic development plan. Putting this assistance together to benefit low-to-moderate income residents is what Lamoille Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) has done with the Lamoille County Revolving Loan Fund.
The Lamoille Economic Development Corporation offers marketing consulting assistance, free of charge to the business community in Lamoille County. If your business needs help creating a profitable marketing plan or needs assistance implementing the technical aspects of online marketing, give LEDC a call.
Website Development Grants
For-profit businesses in Lamoille County, with at least one full-time employee, are eligible to apply for the LEDC Website Development Grant that provides start-up money to create a company’s first website, or to redesign an out-dated website, with our in-house webmaster.
In cooperation with the Vermont Small Business Development Center, the Lamoille Economic Development Center offers workshops eight times per year on various topics ranging from marketing, sales, operations, financial issues, technical issues. Stay tuned for a list of upcoming workshops.
For the latest news regarding economic development opportunities in Lamoille County.
We offer our members funding, services, and support and we retain a full-time staff to provide these services. We hope you will take advantage of all LEDC offers.
Meet Our Members
Our members cover a wide array of industries, from hospitality and dining to construction and professional services. Get to know our team today!
Our Chamber represents and advocates for the wide range of business in Lamoille county, including hospitality, manufacturing and services.
Your Partner In
Growing The Future.
We hope you will join us in our ongoing mission to promote and grow Lamoille County’s economy. As business owners and community members, we are stronger when we work together.