Simon Pearce is a highly talented entrepreneur and master
craftsman of glassblowing and pottery. An Irish-American, he learned his craft
in Kilkenny Ireland and opened his first US factory in Quechee, Vermont in
1981. The facility, powered by hydroelectricity on the Ottauquechee River, also
includes a showroom, fabulous restaurant and glass-blowing demonstrations.
Simon Pearce glass is highly collectible and coveted among those who appreciate
fine craftsmanship. His works have been gifted to foreign dignitaries and
presenters of the Academy Awards.
Lucky for us he chose New England to start
his business and our Winter Conference is being held right around the
Take a tour at Simon Pearce on Thursday, January 23 from
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. and join us later in the evening to hear our guest speaker,
Clay Adams, CEO of Simon Pearce.
Want to learn a little more? Check out this video
by Vermont Spotlight.