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Montana Child Care Business Connect – 9/13-14 – Fairmont Hot Springs

September 13 @ 8:00 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm

“Growing and inspiring Montana’s workforce through child care business support”

Zero to Five Montana’s Child Care Business Connect (MCCBC)
supports starting, growing, and expanding providers and community initiatives. MCCBC is Montana’s statewide hub for child care business development and innovation. The inaugural Fall Summit provides the attendee with professional development opportunities to support existing child care providers, as well as inspiration and learning for employers and community leaders to invest in and support child care systems in their communities.

The 2023 MCCBC Annual Summit will be held in-person at Fairmont Hot Springs from 9:00am-5:00pm on Wednesday, September 13 and 8:30am-3:00pm on Thursday, September 14.   Cohort work meetings will be held 11:30am-5:00pm on Tuesday, September 12 (prior to the Summit), and will be by invitation only.

Tracks will be tailored to child care business owners, employers, and community leaders and will include topics such as Board Governance, Solutions for Communities, Child Care Business Models, Insurance and Risk Management, Onboarding Staff and Sustainable Staffing, Boosting your Benefits Package, Child Care in Tribal Communities, and more!   CLICK HERE to view the Full Agenda.

Target Audience: Child care business owners, entrepreneurs, employers, policy makers, city/county/state policy leaders, business and economic development leaders, and anyone interested in supporting innovative growth of the child care and early learning sector across Montana.

Lodging: The MCCBC will provide lodging for all Summit attendees that live further than 40 miles from Fairmont.  Visit the LODGING PAGE for more information on “how to reserve a room.”

Continuing Education: Early Childhood Project (ECP) & MT Office of Public Instruction (OPI) credits will be available.  Check back for approvals and more information.

Registration is Now Open

Registration is free and no virtual option will be available.


Exhibitor Opportunity:
Exhibitors will be provided with a 30″x6′ table, included in meal counts, and will have full conference exposure during all mealtimes (breakfast, breaks and lunch which includes a Strolling Vendor Lunch on Thursday), as well as the Wednesday night social event.  Vendor Costs: Commercial-$200, Non-Profit-$150, and Contracted Partners-$0 (must confirm).

All attendees are encouraged to visit exhibitors throughout the conference. If you are interested in having a display table at this event, please visit the online survey for more information and to sign-up before the Friday, September 1st deadline! CLICK HERE to complete the online survey. Space is limited!


September 13 @ 8:00 am
September 14 @ 5:00 pm


Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
1500 Fairmont Rd
Anaconda,MTUnited States
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