White + Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors presents the sixth annual Vermont Development Conference on Wednesday, November 6, at the Hilton Waterfront Hotel. 300 development and real estate professionals will come together for a full day of networking, seminars, and workshops.

When: Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Hilton Waterfront Hotel – 60 Battery Street Burlington, Vermont

CEDs: Continuing Education Credits are not offered for this Conference. However, you are welcome to pursue this on your own and White + Burke will sign off on your participation.

Advertising and Sponsorship: Are you a part of the Commercial Real Estate industry? Are your clients part of this industry? Partnering with White + Burke on this premier event gives you the platform to showcase your business in front of a captive audience of 300 Commercial Real Estate professionals. Contact us for a multi-tiered sponsorship package or for information on advertising in our conference booklet.

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Schedule Overview

Detailed Session Schedule

2019 Sponsors

Past Conference Schedules and Speakers

Schedule Overview

8:00 a.m.             Registration Opens

8:30 a.m.             Breakfast and Keynote 

10:00 a.m.           Networking and Exhibits

10:30 a.m.           Morning Session

11:45 a.m.           Networking and Exhibits

12:00 p.m.           Lunch & Presentation

1:15 p.m.             Afternoon Power Session #1

2:00 p.m.             Networking and Exhibits

2:30 p.m.             Afternoon Power Session #2

3:15 p.m.             Networking and Exhibits

3:30 p.m.             Pecha Kucha

4:00 p.m.     Cocktail Reception

Detailed Session Schedule

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

Stay connected and fully charged thanks to free wifi and a charging station sponsored by

Be sure to collect your parking pass for free parking sponsored by

8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote

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9:45 a.m. Networking and Exhibits

10:30 a.m. Morning Sessions

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11:45 a.m. Networking and Exhibits

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Presentation

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1:15 p.m. Afternoon Power Sessions #1

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2:00 p.m. Networking and Exhibits

2:30 p.m. Afternoon Power Sessions #2

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3:15 p.m. Networking and Exhibits

3:30 p.m. Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha is a fast-paced presentation style that keeps presenters on their toes. Try to keep up as each speaker scrolls through 20 slides, with only 20 seconds allotted per slide. Four presenters will deliver need-to-know info on hot topics in the industry.

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4:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by:VHB small

Network with peers, sample a Vermont-made spirit, and (hopefully) win a great raffle prize!

2019 Sponsors

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Thank you to the Vermont Development Conference Planning Committee:

Brian Beaudoin, Sanborn Head & Associates, Inc.

Adam Davis, J. Graham Goldsmith Architects

John Grenier, Grenier Engineering

Morgan Hood, Efficiency Vermont

Art Klugo, PC Construction

Tim Sampson, Downs Rachlin Martin

Tim Smith, FDIDC

Heidi Stumpff, People’s United Bank

Past Conferences

Explore the programming of our first four annual conferences here and check out photos from 2017 here!

Speaker Bios