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May 19, 2020Support Local

Resources of how you can show your support for Yellowstone County & it’s local businesses       <–Ways you can #supportlocal Download bingo card here. Our local businesses need you now more than ever! Now is the time to unite and support the community. Check out Billings365  to see how you can unite and more

Apr 15, 2020BillingsWorks Employee Engagement Through Change Mini-Series

BillingsWorks continues to serve you and your workforce needs. And, we understand you may have different and more urgent needs due to the uncertainty and change we are currently facing. As such, we have gathered three workforce experts, Karen Baumgart Miller, Karen Grosz and Zen Parry to create a video mini-series providing information, resources, and more

May 01, 2020BSED is Soliciting Qualifications from Architectural & Engineering Firms

May 1, 2020 RFQ for Architectural and Engineering Services Big Sky Economic Development is soliciting qualifications from architectural and engineering firms to provide services for renovating the Montana National Bank Building (24,111 sf) located at 201 N. Broadway. Please click here to view the full RFQ. A virtual mandatory meeting for participants will be held more

Apr 07, 2020Four Things COVID-19 Impacted Business Can Do TODAY

Four Things COVID-19 Impacted Business Can Do TODAY: Apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loan(EIDL) with the Small Business Administration at With your application you are eligible for an “advance” of up to $10,000.   Call your lender about the Paycheck Protection Program.  This program has limited funds so please call your lender TODAY.  If more

Mar 17, 2020BSED Response to COVID-19

Nothing could be more important today than the health and safety of our community. Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) is committed to following the recommendations from the Unified Health Command and RiverStone Health. We want to thank them for their guidance, recommendations and dedication to the health of our community. For BSED that means some significant changes during more

Information Needed from Yellowstone County Businesses Impacted by COVID19

Attention Yellowstone County area business owners, Our State leaders need to hear from our local Yellowstone County area business owners being impacted by the business restrictions related to COVID19.  Please, complete the simple, one page,  Economic Injury Worksheet on how your business is being affected to help secure eligibility for disaster relief funding options in more

Mar 05, 2020Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) are a hot topic in economic development and the investment world alike, but wading through the rules and advantages takes time, and expertise. Created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December of 2017, the final set of regulations around their use was released in December of 2019. more