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A Personal Invitation to the Upcoming Free Montana Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference on Feb. 7 in Helena

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Dorsey & Whitney - An International business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients' needs in Missoula, Montana and beyond.

The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

An investment of more than $1 billion has allowed NorthWestern Energy to provide more than 60% of its energy from renewable resources, helping it lead the way to a brighter future in Montana.

PFL is a marketing technology company that provides sales enablement and marketing automation solutions, as well asprinting, mailing, and fulfillment services. They also provide some great Montana Jobs.

Create Events. Promote Events. Sell Tickets Online

Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development - Driving economic growth & sustainability through tourism. The $3 billion spent annually by visitors circulates throughout Montana communities generating business & tax revenue, jobs & economic development opportunities.

The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.

Space is now available at iConnect Montana's new 47,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art data center facility in Billings, Montana. 1030 Central features the highest industry standards for operating efficiencies, cost controls, security and reliability.

The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana. - Montana Is On The Move

We would like to extend a personal invitation for each of you to attend this exciting FREE conference , plus invite the small businesses you work with in your area. We are also offering FREE vendor tables for anyone interested.

This year’s Keynote Speaker is Maxine Shapiro. She is a vibrant speaker, training professional and coach whose quick wit and passion for excellence has created a national demand for her "Inside the Box" and "Collaborcate" for keynotes. Mixing laughter with learning, she reveals the building blocks of improvisation and translates them to professionals in every industry who crave agility, boldness and innovation.

Each day the summit will start off with a buffet breakfast. Then it will boast a number of informative, educational and stimulating break-out sessions based on the interests of our small businesses in the state. Check out the agenda!

On Tuesday, February 7th, between 5:30-8:30pm, we would like to offer our conference attendees a social meet and greet to get to know their fellow small business owners. Wednesday evening we’ll end with a social networking session with Ginger Taylor & Sarah Elkins talking about "What Small Businesses are about in Montana". We will also be raffling off prizes throughout the conference.

This year we are asking that our partners consider sponsoring a meet and greet or a give-away prize starting at $100. If your business would like to be a sponsor please fill out the attached sponsor form and email it to [email protected]. The Women’s Business Center in Bozeman, whom is co-sponsoring this event, will send your business an invoice. All sponsors will receive acknowledgement featured in the conference programs and will be recognized through announcements at the conference.

We greatly appreciate your business’ participation with our DBE Program and all the small businesses throughout our great State of Montana. Thank you for your interest in our conference. It will be a great opportunity to network and promote your business. Please contact Shannon Hahn, DBE Specialist with questions or inquiries at 406-444-7287 or [email protected].



MATR Supporters

Montana Technology Innovation Partnership (MTIP)- Promoting Technology Commercialization in the State of Montana.

Big Sky EDA- Building Businesses and Creating Jobs in the Greater Billings, Montana area

Big Sky Commerce is an integrated provider of merchant credit card transaction processing services, check processing services, Internet payment gateways, related software application products and value-added services.

The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce is the longest-standing and leading advocate for the Flathead Valley community and business climate.

As the hub of learning, creativity and innovation in Northwest Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is expanding

Aggressive, award-winning economic development support for business attraction, expansion and retention through financing packages, tax incentives and grants, site selection, workforce assistance, and strategic services. Talk to an expert today - Jolene Schalper, [email protected]

Arrow Solutions Group is a Montana-based technology staffing company providing technical resources to organizations in Colorado, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

Montana West Economic Development - Mission: To cultivate growth through the support of new and expanding businesses in the Flathead Valley

For over 25 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions.

TechLink helps the Department of Defense to commercialize leading-edge new technology by partnering DoD labs with private sector companies for technology licensing, transfer, and research and development

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The MDT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program encourages and supports the participation of companies owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in transportation contracts.

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