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Governor Bullock Announces Missoula Will Host 2020 Innovate Montana Symposium – Sept. 24-25

“The Innovate Montana Symposium offers entrepreneurs, whether seasoned experts or first-time business owners, tangible tools and resources to confidently start ad successfully grow their venture,” Governor Steve Bullock said.

“Across The State” A Picture of Local Economic Development Efforts -Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development

As part of the Governor’s
Main Street Montana Rural
Partners project, we reached
out to communities to compile
success stories and start a
dialogue surrounding best
practices across various
subjects.

Why you should start a business in 2020 (In Montana!)

“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”

You’ve got the talent and the opportunity to do something great.

Bedrock Sandals Moving Headquarters to Missoula, Montana

I continue to believe Montana is the perfect home for outdoor gear manufacturers to grow their business, test their products, and live in landscapes that inspire and challenge each day. Governor Steve Bullock.

Governor Bullock welcomes Innovate Montana Symposium to Butte

The event is a networking opportunity for local business owners and entrepreneurs. It also allows them to collaborate on business and marketing strategies.

Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development – ‘Innovation Lab’ Looks To Boost Montana’s Outdoor Recreation Economy

The Montana Governor’s Office is searching for new ways to tap into the state’s outdoor economy — an economic engine already fueled by more than $7 billion spent in the state each year.

Innovate Montana Symposium comes to Butte next week – 10/14-16

The speaking lineup of the symposium will feature Gov. Steve Bullock, along with Montana entrepreneurs and business leaders from the national stage.

Montana Featured in United Airlines’ September Hemispheres Magazine

“Montana has long been recognized as a great tourism destination for a long time, but what has been a little bit nascent in the story about Montana is that we’re actually a great place to do business too,” Ken Fichtler, chief business development officer at the Governor’s office of Economic Development, says in the magazine.

Keynote Speakers for Montana’s INNOVATE 2019 are Fritz Lanman, CEO of ClassPass, Padden Murphy, VP of Global Marketing at WeWork, and Deano Roberts, VP of Global Workplace at Slack! 

Innovate Montana Symposium offers tangible value to companies and entrepreneurs looking to gain investment, grow their companies, and reach new markets.

Innovate Montana Symposium 2019 Shark PITch Application

PITch your business or business idea to a panel of expert judges, but be ready for the questions they will ask to throw you off your game — this is Shark PITch, after all.