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Feb 01, 2017Economic Outlook 2017 Presented in Billings by BBER

University of Montana, Bureau of Business and Economic Research(BBER) presented Tuesday in Billings with an overview of the health of our state and local economies.  The presentation discussed major industry trends including healthcare, agriculture, manufacturing and more.  Yellowstone County continues to have growth but a noticed slowdown from previous years attributed mostly to the energy more

Oct 25, 2016BillingsWorks Hosts National Speaker on Emerging Workforce

The BillingsWorks Workforce Council met on Tuesday, October 25th, at Riverstone Health and featured national keynote speaker Lynn Billing, Senior VP with Spherion Staffing,  who spoke about “Emerging Strategies for the Evolving Workforce”. This presentation was data packed with information from the 2016 Emerging Workforce Study and revealed insights to help employers make more strategic more

Oct 17, 2016New Position Open at BSED – Small Business Development Center/Business Advisor

  Are you passionate about small business? Do you love numbers and people? Dynamic position responsible for assisting regional businesses with starting or expanding their company. Services offered include: counseling, consulting and training in the areas of marketing, business planning, financial analysis, loan packaging and management. Required: experience or a demonstrated capability to learn in more

Aug 30, 2016Targeted Economic Development District (TEDD) Takes the Next Step

Lockwood Zoning Jurisdiction Amendment: On August 23, 2016, the Yellowstone County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the petition to amend the zoning jurisdiction to include the following: 8 Property Owners: 16 Properties/Parcels Three Zoning Types: 14 properties – Heavy Industrial 1 property – Controlled Industrial 1 property – Agricultural/Open Space The three zoning types selected more

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

    Welcome to Big Sky Finance!

    Two of the strongest teams in financing business capital are now one.  Big Sky Finance, created by a merger and  approved by the Small Business Administration,  will create a team of four experienced and highly trained professionals to make up Big Sky Finance.  There will now be two locations to serve the state of Montana, in Billings and Helena.

  • THE CHANGING COAL INDUSTRY

    Coal Country Coalition Report – March 2017
    Coal Country Coalition – Moving Forward & Goal Summary