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Does the State of Montana Buy What You Sell? Webinar Series – Multiple Dates Online

We are encouraging businesses to attend the date that works best for them, as it is a webinar series this year, it makes it easier for all businesses to access the series based on date instead of location.

Governor hears business concerns in Billings – Economic Recovery Group holds meeting at Big Sky EDA

Montana has the highest share of employment from small business, and that’s one reason Yellowstone County is in the top 10 percent of economic vulnerable counties in the U.S., members of the Yellowstone County Economic Recovery Team told Bullock.

Big Sky Finance July 2020 Newsletter – It’s a Great Time for 504!

The SBA 504 loan program has many advantages for lenders and helps them retain an active role in their local business’s long-term needs.

Billings business leaders echo Bullock’s call to wear face masks

Big Sky Economic Development Director Steve Arveschoug complimented local business leaders for adapting to the new COVID restrictions. Now, he said, it’s the public’s turn to rally to help those businesses keep their doors open.

Big Sky Finance – June 2020 Newsletter – SBA 504 Loan Debt Refinancing With Expansion

Debt refinanced loans are structured like SBA’s traditional 504 loans and offer low, long term fixed interest rates.

Free Webinar: Imminent Changes to the Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) Certification Process – 7/10 – 9AM MDT

This webinar will give a quick overview of the WOSB Federal Contracting Program and explain, in detail, what is changing in the certification process, and the steps to take to get certified under the new regulations.

Live Webinar: How to submit a bid in eMACS – The State of Montana Bid System – 5/28 – 9AM MST

Similar to the federal government, the state of Montana also purchases a wide range of products and services.

Big Sky Finance May 2020 Newsletter

During this unprecedented time, business owners may be looking to restructure their debt and even take out cash equity to pay for certain business expenses.

Big Sky Finance – April 2020 Newsletter

Big Sky Finance borrowers are rethinking what it means to be in business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Groups scrambling to get loan money available for Billings businesses

Big Sky Economic Development in Billings announced Wednesday that it would be offering bridge loans to help small businesses make ends meet until the SBA funds become available.