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Montana Small Business Development Center Network Welcomes New State Director

Chad Moore is the new state director of the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network at the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC). Previously an SBDC business advisor at Big Sky Economic Development (BSED) in Billings, Moore started his new position Oct. 31.

Friday, November 4, 2016
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USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards Highlight Montana Ski Destinations

Montana represents four of the finalists selected for a Readers’ Choice poll by 10Best, part of USA Today’s Travel Media Group. Montana is listed once for Best Ski Resort, once for Best Cross-Country Ski Resort and twice for Best Ski Town.

Friday, October 28, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Funding to Help Small Businesses in Montana

Governor announces funding to increase international trade opportunities for Montana companies

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Steve Bullock today announced that Montana has received $364,969 in federal grant funding for programs to help businesses export their products and services to markets around the world.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Investments in Montana Tourism Communities

Funding will strengthen Montana’s economy and tourism infrastructure

HELENA, Mont.– Governor Steve Bullock today announced $420,586 in funding for development and enhancement of tourism infrastructure in seven Montana communities.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Grow Businesses, Create 46 New Jobs across Montana

HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock announced today $387,845 in grants to help businesses in 10 Montana communities create 46 new jobs and plan for future expansions.

Monday, October 24, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces New Economic Investment at Whitefish Lake State Park

New Bicycle Campsites Strengthen Montana’s Growing Tourism Economy

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Bullock joined local Whitefish residents and representatives from the Montana Department of Commerce and Montana State Parks to cut the ribbon on a new economic investment at Whitefish Lake State Park. New bicycle touring campsites at State Parks like Whitefish Lake will strengthen Montana’s growing tourism economy.

Friday, September 30, 2016
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Report: Montana SBDC Strengthens Economy, Creates Jobs

HELENA – The clients of the Montana Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are by definition “small,” but, with the support of SBDC services, they’re producing big economic impacts across the state.

Monday, September 26, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Montana Leads the Nation in Household Income Growth Rate

MONTANA – New data from the U.S. Census Bureau released today highlights that Montana is number one in the nation for percentage increase in median household income from 2014 to 2015.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Lexicon Branding President David Placek Discusses the Power of Branding at the Market Montana Symposium

Lexicon Branding is behind some of the world's most recognizable brand names, from Pentium to Swiffer. At the Market Montana Symposium on Sept. 12, company President David Placek provided a glimpse into the creative process and psychology behind branding while highlighting the importance of using a brand to build anticipation. Following Placek's keynote, Department of Commerce partner Destination Analysts continued the brand discussion by sharing preliminary insights into its Montana Brand research project.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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"Lentil Underground" Author Dr. Liz Carlisle Opens the Market Montana Symposium

Missoula's own Dr. Liz Carlisle addressed a full crowd at the opening keynote of the Market Montana Symposium, Sept. 12 in Missoula. The author of "Lentil Underground" recounted the book's history of Montana farmers who started an agricultural revolution by turning sustainable farming practices into a successful business - through the power of lentils. Dr. Carlisle is a lecturer in the Food Systems program at the University of California, Berkeley, and in the Thinking Matters program at Stanford University.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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