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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 ...


Big Sky Economic Development contributes $50,000 to local health initiatives:


Big Sky Economic Development http://www.bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org/ dipped into its piggybank Thursday to contribute $50,000 to four community projects that show promise for creating jobs and improving ...


Big Sky Economic Development - Employers will have 32,000 job openings in Montana's Yellowstone County over next decade:


About 23,000 of the the pending vacancies will happen thanks to baby boomers. Members of this population segment were born between 1946 and 1964 and are riding off into their retirement years. But projected ...


The 16 Best Places to Live in 2016 in the U.S. from Outside Magazine - Billings, Montana:


It's easy to fantasize about living in one of these 16 adventure meccas, but to really understand how great they are, you have to be on the ground. For more on what sets Billings apart, watch the video. Billings ...


Big Sky Economic Development: Local innovator Randy Hafer of High Plains Architects has a vision for a sustainable future:


One of Montana's visionaries is Randy Hafer of High Plains Architects http://highplainsarchitects.com/ . He, his wife Janna and a team of innovators have designed and built a comfortable, affordable, ...


Big Sky Economic Development:


Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) is a public-private partnership. The Big Sky Economic Development Authority (EDA), the public agency, evolved from the Montana TradePort Authority launched in 1989 ...


State Of The Workforce Report, 4/13, Billings, Montana :


Don't miss this excellent opportunity to learn about the workforce climate in our region and how your business can benefit. Information about local business from local business and what we can ...


Economic Development: How does Billings compare to its peers? We're checking the data:


At Big Sky Economic Development Big Sky Economic Development we are often asked, "How's the economy doing?" While we can talk all day about our community's key industries, business success stories, and ...


'Billings Flying Service is a great opportunity with international scope'; Steve Arveschoug Big Sky Economic Executive Director:


The county zoning commission voted unanimously to approve Billings Flying Service expansion plans near Billings Logan International airport Friday. "The support and growth of our existing industries ...

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