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The Montana Investment Portal on the Opportunity Exchange

The Montana Investment Portal connects business, land and commercial real-estate projects throughout Montana to a network of over 1,800 potential investors. Contact the Montana Department of Commerce at 406.841.2032 if you have a project to include.

ARPA Economic Transformation, Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission Meeting – 10/27 – 9AM – Online

During the October 27 meeting, the Commission will review proposals presented by the Department of Labor and Industry, the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Agriculture. The Economic Transformation, Stabilization and Workforce Development Advisory Commission is responsible for reviewing proposals for funding using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

Governor Gianforte Officially Opens Montana Asia Trade Office in Taiwan

“By reestablishing our physical presence in Taipei, our producers and manufacturers will have even greater access to this important market, ushering in new opportunities for Montanans and the people of Taiwan.” Gov. Gianforte

Information on State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) and Unemployment Insurance – 10/28 – 10AM – Webinar

SIDES is a convenient and secure way for employers (or their agents) to electronically receive and respond to requests for information regarding unemployment insurance (UI) benefit claims. During the presentation, employers will learn about the many benefits of SIDES. Employers will also be provided information on how to register with SIDES.

Montana Tourism Partners Friday Flash 10/15/21

Reminders/Updates for Our Tourism Partners

Made in Montana October Monthly: Membership Update, Tradeshow, Upcoming Events

Save the Date – 2022 Made in Montana Tradeshow – March 11 and 12 in Helena at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds.

The Montana Main Street Planning and Project Grant is Now Open!

Grants are available for Montana Main Street member communities for comprehensive revitalization projects; this includes planning activities like a downtown master plan and project activities like seed money to implement a façade improvement program.

Montana Economy & Workforce Trends – Opportunities Going Forward

Want to know where the workers are?

New Rules for Foreign Investment: CFIUS Compliance for Montana Tech Businesses and Investors

This webinar will help Montana investors and companies better understand the CFIUS process, its authority, and how to comply, including the expanded authorization under the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRMMA) that addresses national security concerns arising from foreign investment in U.S. businesses with critical technologies, critical infrastructure, and personal data.

Made in Montana Monthly September 2021

Are you planning on exhibiting at any U.S. trade shows outside Montana between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022?