Big Sky Economic Development Archives


Sep 25, 2019Billings Approved for 1 Million Cups

After 4 months of onboarding, Billings was finally approved by the Kauffman foundation to become an official One Million Cups chapter. The onboarding journey included building up a group of volunteer organizers, several trips to visit other One Million Cups chapters in the U.S., and extensive outreach to the Billings community to determine if Billings more

Startup Weekend

Your idea in 54 hours Do you have a tech-focused idea you’d like to pursue or a problem you’d like to solve but don’t know where to start or who to start with? Techstars Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and more

Sep 11, 2019Air Service Forum Presentation

Click Here  to access the presentation. Big Sky Economic Development, the Billings Aviation and Transit Department, and the Billings Chamber of Commerce hosted a Air Service Update Breakfast on Tuesday morning. The breakfast took place in the Air-Rescue-Fire Building. The attendees learned about the Air-Rescue-Fire department at the Airport and the duties they hold such more

Aug 01, 2019Fast Fact Friday

Each week one of our departments goes live on the Big Sky Economic Development Facebook page to give you a fast update of what we have going on here at BSED! Watch live on our Big Sky Economic Development Facebook page every Friday morning at 10:00 am!

Aug 29, 2019Early Stage MT HyperAccelerator

Billings September 9–13, 2019 Quality learning experiences like this would normally cost $10,000 to $25,000. We charge entrepreneurs NOTHING for this incredible learning experience. They just have to show up and commit to engaging with top-notch mentors offering insights and inspiration. Watch the video to hear what participants are saying about our HyperAccelerator program.

Jul 31, 2019Live: from the Economic Update Series

Live from the Northern Hotel for the Montana Chamber’s Economic  Update Series. Voices of Montana spoke with statewide industry stakeholders and discussed the changing demographics in Montana’s workforce. Their guests offered their experiences and expertise: Karen Baumgart, Director of BillingsWorks Debbie Singer, Senior Key Account & Economic Development Specialist, NorthWestern Energy David Trost, President and more

Sep 05, 2019State of the Airport

In keeping with our efforts to support the expansion of air service in our community, we invite you to join us September 10th from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. for the State of the Airport event presented by the Billings Chamber Air Service Committee, Big Sky Economic Development, Billings Logan International Airport and Visit Billings. We’ll meet in the Air-Rescue-Fire more