VCET and Burton Tackle the World of Retailing on Amazon in Upcoming Event: Amazon E-Commerce: Friend, Foe, or Frenemy?

Burlington, VT (August 16, 2019) – To sell or not to sell on Amazon… that is the question. The Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) and Burton have joined forces to address some of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing retailers today. The event, titled Amazon E-Commerce: Friend, Foe, or Frenemy?, will be held on Thursday, August 29 from 4:00 – 6:30pm at Burton Snowboards’ Area 13 in Burlington. 

“We have seen a huge influx of companies large and small seeking advice on how to smartly scale their e-commerce business. By teaming up with Burton, we are able to bring together some of the sharpest minds in Vermont to help each other win,” says Sam Roach-Gerber, Director of Innovation at VCET.

Speakers include: Yianni Savoulidis (Burton), Mark Yardley (Darn Tough), Charlotte Addison (Bee’s Wrap), Liz Lavallee (Vermont Teddy Bear), and Gwen McShea (Ann Clark Cookie Cutters).

Whether you have something to sell, buy or are just curious about e-commerce, come join in an insightful discussion on the tactics, hacks, fears, and hopes for how to win selling on Amazon. To register for the Amazon E-Commerce: Friend, Foe, or Frenemy? event, please visit here

Tickets are $13. Are you a student? A limited number of free admission for area college students are available with support from the Vermont Technology Council. Contact for more information. Proceeds from the event will be used to support the rebirth of Talent Skatepark.

About VCET
Advancing innovation and entrepreneurship, the non-profit Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) provides expert business mentoring, technology professional networking, three coworking and accelerator facilities in Middlebury and Burlington, innovation programs, and early stage venture capital. VCET manages the Vermont Seed Capital Fund, LP, a revolving $5 million venture capital investment fund. VCET was named #11 globally in 2013 by the UBI Index and in 2018 received an IMPACT Award from InBIA. Visit, follow @VCET and listen to #StartHere podcast.