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Bozeman Landed Hyundai’s New Horizons Studio R&D Center. Now Montana Is On The Hunt For More Manufacturing

Now a consortium of government, academic and business leaders in the state, including the Montana Manufacturing Association under the Montana Chamber of Commerce, has been working for the past few years on a collection of other attractions to draw one specific kind of newcomer to Big Sky Country: manufacturers.

Great Falls Montana Economic Development Index 4th Quarter 2022

Number of impressions Great Falls Tourism’s paid media placements generated in 2022: 27 million

Want to start a business in Montana? Great Falls may be your best bet

According to Motley Fool, in 2021, Montana was the #1 state for starting a small business. Some of the factors that go into such rankings include a state’s tax policies, consumer spending, business survival rate over five years, and labor laws.

Upcoming Trainings: Government contracting, training for Farmers Market Vendors and more!

Whether you’re just getting started, looking for new customers, wanting to grow sales through e-commerce, or focusing on workforce.
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Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 1-29-23

Here is our Top 23 for this week celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.

Upcoming Trainings With GFDA: Agriculture grant programs, childcare provider training and government contracting

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Ignite highlights Great Falls projects in 2023

A total of 18 companies and partners presented at Ignite 2023, sponsored by PayneWest Insurance! We heard from healthcare, education, manufacturing, and more!Here’s a look at the major announcements and projects moving forward in 2023!

GFDA’s Top 10

Street Art Cities has spotted Cobre’s Eyes Mural in Great Falls and named it one of the top 100 murals of 2022 – in the WORLD; see TheElectric.

The Great Falls Public Schools board voted unanimously during their Jan. 9 meeting to continue its investment in the Great Falls Development Authority.

The investment is paid from non-tax revenue sources in the revenue enhancement fund, that includes revenue generated from beverage sale receipts and other commercial lease sponsor agreement receipts, according to GFPS staff.

Montana Specialty Mills expands operations in Great Falls

The state-of-the-art crush plant and refinery processes 50 ton a day of high-quality oilseeds and distributes their products throughout the United States with a large percentage going to the Mountain States and West Coast. The $15 million expansion will include an additional building to house new equipment and increase processing capacity to150 ton a day.