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May 13, 20212021 Economic Development Week | Celebrating the IMPACT

  Economic Development Week was created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in 2016. To increase awareness of local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities, and improve communities’ quality of life everywhere, we have continued the tradition. Over the last five years, 450+ campaigns have been made throughout the United States and more

May 10, 2021International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Accreditation

By: Steve Arveschoug | Executive Director International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Accreditation: Why it Matters    For every business and organization, it is important that the team and leadership stay up to speed on the latest industry trends and maintain their status as “subject matter experts” (SMEs) in their field of practice. This continuous-learning endeavor more

May 04, 2021Summer Intern Leadership Institute

Big Sky Economic Development and The Billings Chamber of Commerce present the 2021 Summer Intern Leadership Institute. This program is designed to build your interns connection with Billings to help retain talent. There is no cost to participate. The SILI program offers your interns the opportunity to: CONNECT with other interns throughout the community EXPLORE more

Apr 27, 2021Edge of the Plains

No Bureaucracy. No Policy Book. All Action. Entrepreneurs are a special breed. They build thriving business from nothing more than an idea. They start with zero credibility on kitchen tables and use their faith, passion, and confidence to convince people to buy from them. They hear “No” constantly, they fail, start over, then fail and more

Apr 22, 20212021 Better Off in Billings Week | RECAP

WOW! What a week! We enjoyed celebrating Better Off in Billings Week with you! Thanks for joining us. Incase you missed a session or two, we’ve got you covered! Each session was recorded and it’s posted to our YouTube Channel. A huge thank you to all of you that joined us, to our facilitators, and more

Apr 13, 2021The Home Stretch of the 67th Legislative Session

By: Austin Trunkle | Business Outreach & Economic Development Policy Project Manager With Montana’s 67th Legislature coming to a crescendo, there are still many decisions to be made and much work ahead of the legislators in Helena. One of the most pressing issues is how the legislature will deploy and appropriate funds that have come more

Mar 10, 2021Better Off in Billings Event Week

Billings is a vibrant place to build a lifestyle, develop a career and experience adventure. Better Off in Billings is our unified voice to share our story and culture, and an economic tool designed to elevate our community and its people. This year we are taking our one day Better Off in Billings Event and more