More details to follow, and keep an eye on the calendar for more events as they are posted.
Governor Steve Bullock will speak at the Lawmaker Appreciation Banquet during Business Days at the Capitol 2016. The talk is scheduled at the end of the first day of Montana’s business organization’s premier event, January 13-14.
“We’re thankful Governor Bullock is taking time out of his busy schedule to address the Treasure State’s leading business people,” said Webb Brown, President/CEO of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. “With the opening of campaign filing season the next day, he’ll also have lots of candidates in town to hear what he has to say.”
Brown will present the “State of Business” address at the opening luncheon earlier that day on January 13. The afternoon will feature sessions on infrastructure and regulations. The Reception begins at 6 PM and the Banquet immediately afterward will conclude the first day.
The popular “Eggs and Issues” breakfast, with comments from the Montana State Legislative leadership, will open the second day of Business Days, January 14. Morning sessions will focus on workforce, labor law, entrepreneurship, and exports.
Montana’s US Representative Ryan Zinke will have “The Last Word” at the concluding luncheon of the 2016 Annual Business Days at the Capitol. The Montana Chamber’s largest event will be held at the Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel January 13-14.
The Montana Chamber of Commerce encourages early registration and room reservations to secure space. Sponsor opportunities are available and sponsors may reserve full tables for the luncheons, banquet, and breakfast.
To register go to www.events.MontanaChamber.com/?ee=121.
Tradeshow March 10-11, 2017
The annual, two day trade show connects wholesale store buyers from across the region with over 150 members of the Made in Montana program.
Experience firsthand the quality and beauty of unique products made by Montana artists, designers and manufacturers. Products include gourmet foods and beverages; fine arts and crafts; unique apparel; accessories; home décor and much more! Exhibitors come from all over the state to display and sell their innovative products, artful creations, and tasty treats to buyers who will soon put these products on their store shelves, use in their restaurants, and have available statewide to visitors and Montanans alike.
Join us this year at the annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts!
Friday March 10, 2017: Wholesale Buyer Day (reserved strictly for wholesale buyers only)
Saturday March 11, 2017: Public Showcase Day. This event is free to the public.
Click here for more information.
The Montana Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual Manufacturing & International Trade Day, May 29, at the Holiday Inn Bozeman.
Governor Steve Bullock is scheduled to attend and present awards including Exporter of the Year and Manufacturer of the Year. U.S. Senator Jon Tester is also scheduled to speak.
For more information and to register visit the Chamber’s Manufacturing and International Trade Day event page.
Since 2012, travel has been our nation’s #1 service export with nearly 67 million international arrivals to the U.S. and international traveler spending (export receipts) totaling almost $130 billion that year.
To see how the nearly $370 million spent by international travelers to Montana in 2012 compared to our state’s commodity exports that year, check out our fact sheet, 2012 MT Exports Summary (Mar 29, 2013).
For the first time, tourism was formally recognized, along with environmental consulting and computer services, as one of Montana’s top service exports in the Main Street Montana Project report published April 4. Check out our latest e-update for more information at Voices Industry e-Update for April 2014.
Are you a state legislator or candidate in the Kalispell/Flathead area and want to learn more about our state’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry?
Do you have a stake in the health of our state’s tourism industry and want to help educate and shape perceptions of tourism?
Voices of MT Tourism, along with other leading tourism organizations, will hold a roundtable discussion in Kalispell, Thursday, May 22, 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 am, at the Hilton Garden Inn.
In the coming weeks, you can expect additional information about this event including our guest speakers & presenters, participating & sponsor organizations, as well as how you might RSVP.
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Registration is still open for the 2013 Leadership Montana Signature Event in Helena on September 26-27! Visit the Leadership Montana website to learn more about the event and register!
Leadership Montana is a collaboration of business leaders, community members, higher education and government coming together to form a strong partnership for the betterment of Montana. Leadership Montana offers participants a program that develops leadership skills and offers personal growth and reflection. Participants gain an awareness of state issues and build powerful personal connections with their classmates and a network of committed alumni.
Senator Max Baucus is hosting the 6th Montana Economic Development Summit September 16th and 17th in Butte, Montana. Keynote speakers include Sheryl Sandberg, Jim McNerney, Safra Catz, Elon Musk, and Ryan Lance, and the event is expected to attract 3000 business, community, organization and thought leaders.
The goal is simple: boost our state’s economy by finding Montana solutions for Montana jobs. By working together toward this common goal we can find the solutions necessary to make Montana an even better place to live, work and raise a family.
Full details are available on the Montana Economic Development Summit website.