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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

Jul 20, 2021Edge of the Plains Documentary Official Trailer

Imagination, Resourcefulness and Grit | Entrepreneurship in Montana Rock31, powered by the Montana SBDC and Big Sky Economic Development announced today that they will release the film “Edge of the Plains” in select theaters across Montana this fall. Tickets are available at: The documentary showcases the inspiring stories of entrepreneurs across central and southeast Montana that turned more

Aug 17, 20212021 Housing Strategies Summit – Ideas to Action

BILLINGS, MT – Join the Billings Realtor’s Association and community partners at the 2021 Housing Strategies Summit for an in-depth discussion on current housing trends, challenges, and opportunities in our region. The Billings Realtor’s Association in collaboration with Big Sky Economic Development is hosting a Housing Strategies Summit on Tuesday, August 24, from 7:30 am more