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CEO: Montana in good position for changing economy:


The changing economy around the country will bring about people looking for a place to live and the companies will follow. Montana is one of the places that offers an attractive lifestyle choice, according ...


Building Remarkable-BSED Annual Meeting Lunch - Transforming Communities Through Economic Development - 10/18 - Billings:


This year's speakers include three regional Governors (Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota) discussing economic development in their states and the challenges and opportunities each are facing. Also, ...


Entrepreneurs On Tap - 10/18 - Billings:


Please join Big Sky Economic Development for an Entrepreneur event from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at the Billings Depot. This event will feature the new name and branding for the BSED entrepreneur center, ...


Downtown convention center should be large, versatile, and capture Billings' character, One Big Sky developer says:


The vision for the One Big Sky District is getting bigger and coming into clearer focus. Bob Dunn, president of Landmark LLC, which is studying and helping to compile an economic model for developing ...


2018 marks the 20th year anniversary Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) has hosted the Procurement Technical Assistance Program in Montana. :


Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) provide personal, timely advice on contracting with the government. PTAC is a national program funded in part by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and local ...


Billings Mayor Bill Cole and Big Sky Economic Development's Melanie Schwarz attend national entrepreneur conference :


Billings Mayor Bill Cole and Big Sky Economic Development's Melanie Schwarz http://www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org/ learned more about what conference organizers labeled the "entrepreneurial ecosystem" ...


BSED Entrepreneur Meet-Up - 8/7 - Billings:


Join Big Sky Economic Development for our first entrepreneur meet-up at the new community space at CTA Architects. This informal networking event will offer entrepreneurs, resource partners, ...


Big Sky Finance July Newsletter:


Our 2018 fiscal year ended on June 30th and we would like to take this opportunity to share some highlights: * Successful merger with Big Sky Economic Development Corporation and Montana Community ...


Key Billings players stepping up support for One Big Sky project:


One by one, the key players involved in the new One Big Sky project for downtown Billings are getting on board. Thursday morning, the Big Sky Economic Development board of directors voted to approve ...


Economist explains why workers are better off in Billings, Montana:


Economist Bryce Ward believes workers are better off in Billings, and on Friday, Ward peppered a Pub Station crowd with reasons why workers are, for the most part, better off in the Magic City. Ward, ...


The next 18 months will make or break the One Big Sky vision for Billings:


One Big Sky district backers cite three reasons they've agreed to work in depth during the next year to 18 months with consultants and a Madison, Wisconsin, firm to articulate an economic development ...


This Friday: Talent Attraction And Strategic Placemaking Event 'Better Off In Billings" - 4/20 - Billings, Montana:


"Better Off in Billings" is an innovative and fun event that will feature the latest workforce development information as well as real time data about how living in Billings is better for both work ...


Groups behind One Big Sky aim to flesh out plans for the downtown Billings project:


A standing-room-only crowd heard the most detailed One Big Sky project plans to date Wednesday, and most Billings City Council members were on hand in the lead-up to deciding April 9 whether to support ...


Montana Small Business Administration Annual Awards Celebration - 5/3 - Billings, MT:




Explore New Business Opportunities With Government Agencies At The Montana PTAC Matchmaking Event! - 2/15 - Billings :


Meet with buyers and learn how to sell to their agencies. February 15, 2018 Registered attendees drop-in anytime 9AM - 3PM First Interstate Bank Operations Center 1800 6th Ave N, ...


Veterans learn that their service can help them succeed in business - There is assistance available for you and your company:


"I wish this resource would have been around when we started our business," said Clemons, a 26-year Army veteran, adding that he and his wife drained their savings and maxed out their credit cards establishing ...


2017 Vetrepreneur Symposium, "Moments That Matter" - 11/3 - Billings, Montana:


Next week Big Sky Economic Development will be celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week. On Friday, November 3, from 7:30AM - 11:00AM, you are invited to join us for the 2017 Vetrepreneur ...


Vetrepreneur Symposium - Moments That Matter - 11/3 - Billings, Montana:




Special Invitation--IEDC Economic Development Training For Community Leaders - 9/26 -Billings:


A Special Invitation just for you - We are fortunate to have been offered an opportunity to have IEDC provide a special economic development training session to Community Leaders in Montana. ...


Billings business incubator will give startups support, work space:


Business groups and higher education officials in Billings announced Thursday they plan to develop a new "business incubator," work space to serve as a hub for local entrepreneurs to access funding ...


Governor Bullock Celebrates Collaboration and Innovation with Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Job Creators in Billings:


Bullock welcomes over 400 businesses to the 2nd Annual Innovate Montana Symposium Governor Steve Bullock and Lt. Governor Mike Cooney today welcomed over 400 business leaders and entrepreneurs from ...


Big Sky Economic Development - Bozeman high-tech company Zoot Enterprises finalizes purchase of GE Capital building in Billings:


Zoot Enterprises https://zootsolutions.com/ , a Bozeman high-tech company, has completed its $8 million purchase of a Billings building that will soon be vacated by GE Capital, the finance arm of ...


Welcome to Big Sky Finance! Today the Business Finance Program at Big Sky Economic Development Corporation and Montana Community Finance Corporation have merged!:


Today the Business Finance Program at Big Sky Economic Development Corporation and Montana Community Finance Corporation have merged! Two of the strongest teams in financing business capital are ...


2017 State Of The Workforce Event - 4/26 - Billings:


Join BillingsWorks on April 26th for the 2017 State of the Workforce. April 26 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am | Free Here is the agenda for the morning and remember...breakfast is included. 1. ...


Big Sky Economic Development TAKE3 Newsletter:


NEWS - EVENTS - MEMBER INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT TAKE3 is Big Sky Economic Development's electronic newsletter designed specifically for our Member Investors, Board and Staff. Each Wednesday Take3 will ...


Securing Your Business From All Sides - Cyber/Physical/Infrastructure, 3/22, Billings, Montana:




Big Sky Economic Development Take Three:


NEWS - EVENTS - MEMBER INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT TAKE3 is Big Sky Economic Development's electronic newsletter designed specifically for our Member Investors, Board and Staff. Each Wednesday Take3 will ...


Starting Or Growing A Veteran Owned Business, 1/20, Missoula, Montana:


Free for veterans, active duty, Guard, Reserve and family members THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK OF THE TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training ...


SF Chronicle: Montana faces bleak labor forecast as aging workers retire:


Big Sky Economic Development Authority http://www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org/ Executive Director Steve Arveschoug said he considers workforce development to be Montana's biggest economic development ...


Big Sky Economic Development pulls support for local option tax authority:


Big Sky Economic Development http://www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org/ reversed its support of a local option sales tax authority for the 2017 legislative session after criticism from Yellowstone County ...

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