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Commerce Director Haxby-Cote Presents Export Award to SRS Crisafulli of Glendive:


Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote on Tuesday presented an award to a Glendive business for its success selling products to international markets. SRS Crisafulli http://www.crisafullipumps.com/ ...


Register now for the Treasure Statement Endowment Program application workshops:


The Treasure Statement Endowment Program (TSEP) is a state-funded program that is designed to help address the "affordability" of local infrastructure projects by providing grants to lower the cost of ...


New Application Process to Award Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund and Primary Sector Workforce Training Grants Faster:


Greetings from the Department of Commerce. We've heard your feedback and have developed a plan to award grants from the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund and Primary Sector Workforce Training ...


The Montana Dept. of Commerce and SBA Invites You To Participate In the Montana Booth at BUILDEX Calgary '18 - 11/7-8:


Hello, Montana construction and building industry friends! Are you interested in exhibiting in Montana's booth at the BUILDEX Calgary, November 7-8, 2018? *** What is BUILDEX? BUILDEX ...


Montana Department of Commerce Highlights Successes for National Economic Development Week:


National Economic Development Week is May 7-12, and the Montana Department of Commerce is celebrating by reflecting on the successes of its work to support the creation of jobs and opportunities for Montanans ...


Lt. Gov. Cooney and Commerce Director Haxby-Cote Honor Affordable Housing Champions:


Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today presented awards to Montana's affordable housing champions during the Annual Montana Housing Partnership ...


Montana Agritourism Survey on businesses and marketing. :


We are asking for help from our tourism and economic development partners! Would you be willing to take a couple of minutes and complete an easy survey about Agritourism in your community or area? ...


2018-2019 CDBG Planning Grant Cycle Update:


The Department of Commerce will be accepting Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Planning Grant applications on an on-going basis beginning April 30, 2018. CDBG Planning Grant applications will be ...


Montana Big Sky Trust Fund Updates:


The Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund (BSTF) is shifting to quarterly applications beginning July 1, 2018, to create more reliability for the businesses that access the grant program. Each quarter, ...


Montana's first guide to agritourism:


Montana's first guide to agritourism http://aeromt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Agritourism-Manual.pdf was unveiled at the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation. These resources are ...


Small Business Week: Celebrating Small Business Success in Montana April 29 - May 5, 2018 :


Small businesses across the state are sharing their success stories and being celebrated during the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) small business week, April 29-May 5. The week-long celebration ...


Montana Cooperative Impact Week - 5/1-5 - Hamilton, Montana:


The Montana Cooperative Development Center and the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority are pleased to bring to the Bitterroot Valley four days of activities, dialogue and presentations ...


Lt. Gov. Cooney Celebrates the Best of Montana Tourism at Annual Awards:


Lt. Governor Mike Cooney on Monday night joined attendees of the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation to congratulate finalists and winners of the 2018 Montana Tourism Awards. The awards ...


Montana Tourism and Recreation Leaders Gather in Big Sky:


Tourism is one of Montana's top industries, bringing nearly $3.4 billion into the state's economy last year. Nearly 450 Montana tourism and outdoor recreation leaders are gathering this week in Big ...


Commerce's Community Development Block Grant Program Awards Funding to 6 Montana Communities:


Six Montana communities will share $2.6 million of federal grant funding through the Department of Commerce's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to support the financing of critical infrastructure ...


Kalispell, Montana To Host The International Roundup Tourism Tradeshow - 4/8-11:


Kalispell is the host city for the 2018 international tourism tradeshow event, International Roundup (IRU), April 8-11. IRU brings travel planners and tour operators from the United Kingdom, Germany, ...


State looks to pitch Montana as a free-spirited place for adventure:


When people in the rest of the country think of Montana, what comes to mind is beautiful, natural scenery, as well as wildlife, wide-open spaces, fresh air and mountains. But more often, they think ...


2018 Governor's Conference: Maximize Your Experience With Special Features:


In addition to the high-quality keynote presentations and breakout sessions you would expect from the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation, the agenda also includes a few special features ...


Belgrade Business Wins 2018 Retailer of the Year at the Made in Montana Tradeshow:


Longtime Belgrade business Chalet Market of Montana and its owners Mark and Gwen Croghan have been honored by their Made in Montana peers as the 2018 Retailer of the Year. The Chalet Market first opened ...


20th Annual Made in Montana Tradeshow to Feature 154 Small Businesses - Public showcase day begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24:


More than 650 small business owners and wholesale buyers will gather in Helena Friday and Saturday for the 20th annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts. The craftspeople, food producers, ...


Montana Landscapes Provide a Sense of Place for High-Profile Film Releases in 2018:


"We were drawn to Montana, and I would say we fell in love with Montana first for its landscape," said Narrative Director Jean-Sebastien Decant. Major film and digital media projects being released ...


Broadband for Montana Schools Myth Buster #4:




Networking, Fun, and Friendly Competition Await at the 2018 Montana Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:


The 2018 Winter Olympics might've ended in February, but the games continue at the opening reception of the 2018 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation! (After all, Big Sky is one of Montana's ...


Montana Made: "Made In Montana" program:


With the little 'Made In Montana' logo stamped on tags, the state Department of Commerce is working to help grow from within. In this week's Montana Made feature, reporter Mikenzie Frost introduces ...


Bike Walk Summit: Connecting The Dots Across Montana - 3/21-23 - Bozeman:


The Community Development Division is happy to forward along the following opportunity from our colleagues at Bike Walk Montana. Bike Walk Summit: Connecting the Dots Across Montana Join ...


Montana's Opportunity Zone application window opens:


Local governments and Certified Regional Development Corporations may now apply for an Opportunity Zone designation as created by Congress. The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 established ...


The Department of Commerce is bringing nine manufacturers of hunting and tactical equipment to Germany to test the waters of exporting their products to Europe.:


The businesses will attend IWA Outdoor Classics in Nuremberg from March 9-12. It is a leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports and equipment for outdoor activities as well as security applications ...


Montana Precision Products Granted $210,800 From Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund Program:


With the assistance of the Butte Local Development Corporation, Montana Precision Products, LLC has been awarded $210,800.00 from the Montana Department of Commerce's Big Sky Economic Development Trust ...


Commerce's Treasure State Endowment Program Awards Planning Grants to 63 Montana Communities:


Sixty-three Montana communities will share $900,000 in infrastructure planning grants through the Montana Department of Commerce's Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) to assist with the financing ...


Montana Schools Can Learn How to Access Broadband Funding During Feb. 23 Webinar:


Join Broadband for Montana Schools February 23 at 9:00 a.m. for a brief webinar on how your school or district can apply for a portion of the $2 million state match funding to boost broadband access in ...

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