December 18th – VCN 2014 Holiday Party at the Lighthouse Restaurant

Join us for a VCN Holiday Celebration!

This event gives you the opportunity to meet other VCN members and guests in a festive and relaxed setting.  Invite your employees, guests, and spouse or partner to this Holiday celebration.

WHEN:   Thursday, December 18, 2014 – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge at 38 Lower Mountain View Drive in Colchester.  The Lighthouse shares the parking lot with the Hampton Inn, just off I-89 at exit 16.  (802-448-3361 for directions).  We will be meeting in the Lounge.

COST:  $15 for members & their guests, $18 for non-members, for delicious appetizers, great conversation, and priceless connections. Cash Bar.  (Please bring cash or check made out to VCN for payment at the door)

We must have a head count no later than December 15 so please…
RSVP to Kathy Ploof at 862-6135 or

Upcoming Meetings:

January 8th – Networking and Referral Tips & Tricks, presented by Emily Piper, Executive Director for Burlington Young Professionals

February 12th — Breaking into Larger Consulting Markets, presented by John Burton, VCN President and owner, Network Performance, Inc.

Future Topics:

  • Negotiation and Mediation Techniques
  • Getting found on the internet
  • Collaborating with other consultants – working together on client projects
  • Producing A Quality Deliverable
  • Structured Decision Making or Problem Solving Methodology

If you have a topic you think might be of interest to your fellow consultants, or would like to be a presenter, please contact Carl Lorentson at 802-899-3240 or