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Montana-Made Commercial Wins ‘Outstanding Location’ Award

LMGI Awards in Los Angeles

A television ad filmed in Montana took home the top prize Saturday for outstanding location at the Location Managers Guild International awards. It’s the first time Montana has been recognized as an outstanding location.

Monday, April 10, 2017
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How Montana's Film Industry Helps Boost Main Street Economies

Filming movies, television shows and commercials in Montana elevates the awareness about our state and pumps outside dollars in to our stores, hotels, and to industry professionals. In fact, visitors who come to Montana because they saw or heard of Big Sky Country in films or TV spent $25 million in our communities last year.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Department of Commerce Helps Montana Distillers, Brewers Export Overseas

HELENA, Mont. – Seven Montana producers of spirits and beer are seeking to expand their distribution through a trip to Japan with the Montana Department of Commerce.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Governor Bullock Awards Infrastructure Funding to Historic Missoula Theater

Community development project to create jobs and fuel downtown economic growth

Governor Steve Bullock today joined community leaders at the Roxy Theater in Missoula to award $167,605 in tourism infrastructure and community development block grant funding for the restoration of Missoula’s historic movie theater.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Welcome NEW Wolf Point SBDC Regional Director!

Join us in welcoming Shandy Hanks to the Wolf Point Small Business Development Center at the Great Northern Development Corporation!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Why Montana is a State of Mind, Not Just a State

RootsRated Labs takes a closer look at how Montana is breaking visitation records

The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development is working smarter thanks to new research that zeroes in on who is most likely to visit Montana, and how tourism marketing efforts can reach those likely travelers. That’s the takeaway from a recent feature piece by RootsRated Labs, a digital source that writes about best practices in outdoor and travel marketing.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Categories: Market MT

Naming and Logo Contest Announced for Montana Indian Youth Small Business Program

Students have until April 17 to submit their designs

St. Ignatius School, Flathead Reservation

The State Tribal Economic Development Commission is asking students to help create a logo and name for its new Montana Indian Youth Small Business Program.  

Friday, March 24, 2017

Governor Bullock Celebrates the Success of Small Businesses Across Montana

Montana leads national movement to recognize impact of Small Business Development Centers

Governor Steve Bullock Wednesday joined Montana small businesses to celebrate their successes and spearhead the first-ever national Small Business Development Centers Day.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Montana Launches New Warm Season Marketing Campaign

For families in most neighboring states, Montana’s unspoiled nature can be experienced over a long weekend on just a tank of gas. That’s one of the reasons that the Montana Department of Commerce is targeting audiences in nearby states and Canada with its 2017 warm season tourism campaign which launched Monday nationwide.

Monday, March 20, 2017
Categories: Market MT

Governor Bullock Announces 2017 Montana Tourism Award Winners

The awards celebrate the outstanding work of the communities, businesses, organizations and people who strengthen Montana's tourism industry and thereby contribute to maximizing its economic impact for Montana residents.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
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