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
We hope you join us for our 2019 Annual Meeting: Celebrating 30 Years of Building a Vibrant, Healthy Economy. Learn More about Born to Build Workshop Todd Johnson, Global Channel Leader for Gallup, Bio Please click HERE to register!
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
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
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.
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
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
Jul 22, 2019Opportunity Zones: Regulatory Update, Latest Developments, & Emerging Community Best Practices
Economic Innovation Group, Kenan Fikri – Director for Research based out of Washington DC presented to the Billings Community on Opportunity Zones: Regulatory Update, Latest Developments, & Emerging Community Best Practices. Click Here for the Opportunity Zones Presentation.
The 2019 mural at The Pub Station. Inspired by our brand “Better Off in Billings” Designed by Noah Woodring, a graphic design student from the Career Center. Project managed by Big Sky Economic Development and Downtown Billings Alliance. Wall donated by The Pub Station. Painted by BSED, DBA, Noah, and RotarAction. Serious Community Collaboration! more
Jul 01, 2019First Time Ever: SBA 504 Loan Program’s 20-Year Fixed Rate* Dips Below 4% for Borrowers, a Milestone Low-Rate in Program’s 33-Year History
SBA 504 interest rates hit an all-time low in the program’s history for the month of June! The 20-year effective rate was 3.98% for the June debenture sale. Furthermore, the 25-year effective rate for loans funded in June was 4.09%. These rates are fixed for the term of the loan, providing SBA 504 borrowers with more