Economic Development Initiatives
For additional information call Robin Pierce, Development Director at 878-6950.
The Chaplain Valley Exposition has a 45,000 square-foot facility for special events, trade shows, conventions and indoor soccer. The $2.5 million building is similar and adjacent to the Rober E. Miller Expo Centre built in 1999. The facility includes a 26,000 square-foot clear span building for special events and soccer. A 14,000 square-foot connector to the Miller Expo Centre includes 12,000 square feet for offices, conference space, concessions, a prep kitchen and additional dressing and rest rooms.
IBM is Vermont's largest private employer with over 5,000 employees and 3.3 million sq.ft. of building space. IBM Essex Junction is a world-class semiconductor manufacturing facility that produces leading-edge technology. The site designs and manufactures a wide range of microporcessor, memory and special-purpose chips that are used by IBM and other leading computer and electronics companies worldwide. IBM continues to invest in IBM Essex Junction. (Contact Person: Jeff Couture, IBM Communications and Public Relations Manager at 769-2483.) ï»¿