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University of Montana Report: Visitors Spent $3.7B in Montana Last Year

Visitation to Montana was down 1% in 2018, though spending in the state increased nearly 11% overall.

Shelby, Lincoln projects win Montana tourism awards

The annual awards presented at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation in Butte celebrate outstanding communities, businesses, organizations and people who dedicate themselves to strengthening Montana’s tourism industry.

IRS Releases Opportunity Zones Guidance

The Montana Department of Commerce is happy to share that the Internal Revenue Service has issued the second set of guidance for the Opportunity Zones incentive.

Montana Gov. Bullock Signs Law Allowing for Remote Online Notarization

Remote online notarization will allow the already growing financial technology sector in Montana to add a critical capability to their companies, as well as open up the opportunity for existing notaries to have a new...

Runnings awarded Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund Grant

With the construction of the new facility in Baker, Mont., Running’s recognized their need to hire more employees.

Hi Country jerky factory buyers aim to keep jobs in Lincoln, Montana with help of state economic grant

Hi Country anticipates retaining those jobs and adding 15-25 new jobs over the next three years, according to the Montana Department of Commerce.

Working Together to Eliminate Montana’s Wage Gap

Here in Montana, women experience a 27 percent wage gap and earn just $0.73 for every dollar a man earns for doing the same job. Montanans are being shortchanged thousands of dollars a year, and...

Video – Don’t let the sun set on Montana’s Economic Development. Support HB52

Don’t let the sun set on Montana’s Economic Development. Support HB52 which would allow eight key economic development tools to continue to serve the communities and businesses of Montana.

2019 Montana Housing Partnership Conference 6/17-19 – Billings: Registration is now open!

It’s time to register and book your lodging for Montana’s premier housing event!

Montana Tourism Award Finalists Announced

All finalists will be recognized and the winners announced at the Tourism Awards banquet on Monday, April 15 at 7 pm at the Conference.

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