Big Sky Economic Development Archives


Nov 26, 2021Montana Workforce Grants & Initiative Programs

ARPA | Economic Transformation and Stabilization and Workforce Development Programs and Advisory Commission Programs developed by the Department of Commerce and approved by the Commission may include grant and other programs for businesses, workforce development, and employee training. By law, the proposals recommended for funding by Commerce must be reviewed by the Commission, which will more


In response to COVID-19, the Small Business Development Center/Rock 31 Program have partnered with Big Sky Economic Development, Headwaters RC&D, Great Northern Development Corporation, and the MDT Small Business Enterprise Program to present the Rise & Restore Small Business Summit. This event will take place on April 14, 2022, 8:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M. at The Billings more

Nov 12, 2021Building Remarkable on Community7 Television

Stay up to date on all things Billings and Big Sky Economic Development related with “Building Remarkable” on Community7 Television. Click an episode below to watch now! Small Business Saturday with guests Kris Carpenter and Mariah Carpenter, hosted by Kayla Vokral. Billings Depot with guest Lee Humphrey, hosted by Patrick Klugman. SD2 Career Readiness Initiative more

Big Sky Economic Development is Requesting Proposals for Office Furniture

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Big Sky Economic Development is currently requesting proposals from qualified vendors to provide office furniture according to the specifications outlined in the RFP document. Big Sky Economic Development is the host organization of eight programs that focus on the growth and development of businesses, the recruitment of more

Oct 18, 2021National Veterans Small Business Week | November 1 – 5, 2021

National Veterans Small Business Week | November 1st – 5th, 2021 “The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW 2021 will take place on more

Oct 12, 2021Meet Nina – Our Newest Team Member!

Joining our Big Sky Finance Team as a Loan Officer is Nina Philpott. She answered a few questions to help us get to know her, check them out below! Please join us in welcoming Nina to the team! What town do you now call home?  Billings, MT   Where did you grow up?  Sheridan, MT   more

Sep 21, 2021Statement of Support Billings – Public Safety Mill Levy

The Board of Directors of Big Sky Economic Development (BSED), both the Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) voted unanimously to endorse the City of Billings’ public safety mill levy.   While BSED is focused on the supporting the expansion of existing businesses, fostering entrepreneurship, the recruitment of new businesses, and more

Jul 20, 2021BSED Annual Meeting 2021

Big Sky Economic Development presents a three-part experience for the 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday October 7, 2021 at The Babcock Theater *Separate tickets are required for the Annual Meeting and the Premiere Party EXPERIENCE ONE BSED Annual Meeting | 3:30 pm Big Sky Economic Development’s annual meeting is where the BSED’s Board Chairs recap more

Aug 25, 2021Board of Directors Strategic Priorities Bus Tour

Big Sky Economic Development hosted their first ever Board of Directors Strategic Priorities Bus Tour. The purpose of this tour was to showcase major community projects that the BSED team has a role in and will continue to focus on as stated in the FY22 Strategic Priorities. The bus route was strategically developed to host more