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Two Montana-Made Films Selected for 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Two films with Montana ties have been selected by the Sundance Institute for the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. “Wildlife” and “Dark Money” both stood out from thousands of submissions, each earning one of only 16 spots in their respective categories: U.S. Dramatic and U.S. Documentary.

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Categories: Market MTFilm

Bitterroot Valley Hospital to Expand with $15 Million Bond Closing

A rendering of Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's new surgical center.

Hamilton’s Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital will soon have a new operating room suite thanks to a $15 million bond issue financed through the Montana Facility Finance Authority’s (MFFA) Master Loan Program.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants for 28 Native American Businesses

Red Root Herbs displaying products at the 2017 Made in Montana Tradeshow.

Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Tuesday announced $318,000 in funding will be awarded through the Indian Equity Fund (IEF) Small Business Grant to support the growth of 28 Native American-owned businesses across Montana.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Made in Montana Program Encourages Last-Minute Shoppers to Buy Local

HELENA, Mont. – With little time remaining to buy for the holidays, the Made in Montana program at the Department of Commerce is available to help shoppers find the perfect gifts for their friends and family by connecting them with authentic Montana-made products.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Montana Main Street Program Grants Awarded to 9 Communities to Help Revitalize, Strengthen Downtowns

Downtown Lewistown, Montana

Nine Montana communities will share $100,000 in grants through the Montana Department of Commerce’s Montana Main Street Program, to support downtown revitalization and economic development projects.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants to Support Main Street Businesses

MONTANA – Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote today announced $726,584 in economic development grants to assist Main Street businesses across Montana with creating 93 jobs, providing workforce training and developing plans for growth and expansion.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Winter Tourism Campaign Brings Montana Moments to New Audience

HELENA, Mont. – As the weather shifts to cooler temperatures, the Department of Commerce is shifting its tourism marketing campaign to attract a different kind of visitor to Montana this winter.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Categories: Market MTTourism

Department of Commerce, Montana SBA Highlight Small Business Saturday

Officials Remind Montanans to “Shop Small” on Nov. 25

HELENA, Mont. – Officials at the Montana Department of Commerce and the Montana District of the U.S. Small Business Administration are reminding Montana residents to support local businesses this Saturday and throughout the season while shopping for the holidays.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Montana and Kumamoto Celebrate 35 Years of Friendship, Sister-Statehood

Governor Bullock recognizes meaningful relationship to grow trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges

Governor Steve Bullock and Kumamoto, Japan Governor Ikuo Kabashima joined together Tuesday for a celebration in the Montana Capitol Rotunda to honor 35 years of friendship, trade, and cultural exchange.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Montana Renewable Energy Companies Explore Canadian Markets

Upcoming Trade Mission to Match Companies with Opportunities

HELENA, Mont. – Three of the seven U.S. companies participating in a renewable energy trade mission to Canada next week will be from Montana thanks to an export assistance program at the Department of Commerce.

Friday, October 27, 2017

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