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Doing Business in Waterbury

Economic opportunities abound in Waterbury! Waterbury has become a transformative area in Central Vermont. Waterbury’s location is truly the crossroads of well-known destinations like Stowe, the Mad River Valley, and beyond. Not only have household brands such as Keurig Green Mountain and Ben & Jerry’s have made a home here in Waterbury, but in recent years, smaller and equally innovative businesses have come to take advantage of all Waterbury has to offer. With a rich history and modern day amenities, tech start-ups, breweries, retail shops, and a robust variety of service industries are enjoying the location, community, history and beauty that is Waterbury.

Doing Business in Waterbury Guide
The Doing Business in Waterbury Guide is a resource for new, expanding, and relocating businesses that need some extra tips and guidance on managing the ins and outs of doing business in Waterbury. The guide features sections for all different sizes of businesses. It also has a useful quick link resource page at the beginning of the guide and a great final section with a list of other local businesses that you can reach out to support and grow your business. The digital version of the guide is available be clicking the header and is the best way to view this guide because it includes a lot of helpful hyperlinks. Hard copies of the guide are available by requesting a copy from either the Town Offices or at Revitalizing Waterbury’s office.

Waterbury Area Development Committee (WADC)

The Waterbury Area Development Committee is a group of diverse Waterbury professionals that is in the know about the economic development needs of Waterbury. The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss current businesses, potential projects, and a variety of other exciting ventures taking place in Waterbury. The WADC is a committee of Revitalizing Waterbury, the local downtown nonprofit organization. The WADC, in conjunction with the Town Select Board, Village Trustees and overall Waterbury community, guides the Economic Development Director in establishing priorities for the continued economic prosperity of the Town and Village.

Economic Development Director

Owen Sette-Ducati is Waterbury’s current economic development director. He received a degree in political science with a minor in economics from the University of Vermont. During his time at UVM, he spent a year-and-a-half working with the state legislature on economic policy issues, focusing on rural economic development and the biofuel industry. In this position he provided policy research and input on forest-based products, and supported a tri-partisan study committee in conjunction with Forest, Parks, and Rec. Most recently, Owen was head of the ski department at Outdoor Gear Exchange. Please feel free to contact him with any questions or input related to business support or economic development in Waterbury.

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Contact Information

Economic Development Director

Owen Sette-Ducati (He/him)
Revitalizing Waterbury
(802)793-6029 Ext. 3

Additional Links:

Revitalizing Waterbury
Waterbury Tourism