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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

Apr 07, 2021Women on the Rise | Entrepreneur Series | Recap

Did you attend the Women on the Rise Entrepreneurship Virtual Training Series?  For those of you that maybe weren’t able to join in on all of them, we have each session recorded for you! This series was hosted in partnership with Karen Grosz and featured powerful guest speakers and exceptional content. Below you will find more

Apr 02, 20215 Reasons to use the SBA 504 Program in 2021

By: Jo Ann Jones | Loan Officer Borrower  Benefits (1) LOW FIXED INTEREST RATES Low equity injection into the project (typically just 10%!). Historically low fixed interest rates available over 10-20-25 year terms!   (2) FEE ELIMINATED Some fees have been eliminated through 09.30.2021 making it even more economical to fund your project.   (3) more

Mar 29, 2021Meet Aaron! Our newest team member!

We recently added a new team member to our Big Sky Finance Department in our Helena, MT office, Aaron Pratt! Aaron answered some questions for us to help us and you get to know him a little better! Please welcome Aaron to the BSED team! What town do you now call home?  Helena (I never more

Mar 22, 2021NOW HIRING: VBOC Business Advisor/Training Manager

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE & APPLY! Join our award-winning team! The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) is looking for a dynamic individual to join their distinguished team. The VBOC serves the three-state region of Montana, Wyoming and Utah. This position provides training, outreach, and counseling for veterans, transitioning servicemembers, and their spouses looking to start or more

Apr 05, 2021Keys to Success in Government Contracting

By: Rosalind Dix | Government Contracting Advisor The Montana PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) assists businesses with navigating the government marketplace.  Our goal is to help make government contracting easier to understand and support local businesses in finding a focused path through the maze that is government contracting.  Government contracting requires businesses to learn how more