Week of Events
PROSPERA: Learn Everything You Need to Start Your For Profit or Nonprofit Business – October 5, 12, 19, and 26 – Online Webinar
This four session course has been specifically designed for individuals who are brand new to the non-profit sector wanting to start a new non-profit.
Big Sky Economic Development Presents a Three-Part Experience for the 2021 Annual Meeting – 10/7 – Billings
Edge of the Plains Documentary Screening
Organizers expect 170 employers will be at the fair. Participants include Montana organizations like Billings Clinic, Barnard Construction, Northwest Farm Credit, Zoot Enterprises, Foundant Technologies, Turner Ranches and D.A. Davidson as well as larger employers such as the FBI, McKinstry, Fast Enterprises, Los Alamos, and Hensel Phelps.
Remarkable Builders, Celebrating Entrepreneurs will open with the BSED Board Chairs recapping the accomplishments of the prior fiscal year, followed by the Executive Director Unveiling the 2021 Annual Report and FY 22 Strategic Priorities. To conclude the meeting, we will bring you distinguished legacy entrepreneurs within the community to share their journey as entrepreneurs and the businesses they have created that drive our unique economy and make us economically resilient.
The 32nd annual University of Montana’s $50,000 John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge – 0ct. 8 – 5PM –
Applications to compete in the fall 2021 event are currently being accepted. However, competitors are encouraged to reach out to the UM Blackstone LaunchPad this summer to solidify business ideas and obtain assistance on submitting applications before the Sept. 8 deadline.