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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.

RFP – Marketing Agency of Record – Montana Department of Commerce

The State of Montana, Department of Commerce, Montana Office of Tourism, is tasked with . This This RFP is soliciting bids from full-service agencies able to meet all expectations outlined below, covering all marketing functions under…

Today’s TED Talk – A close-to-home solution for accessible childcare

Childcare needs a transformation — but rather than investing billions in new buildings and schools, what if we could unlock the potential of people already nearby? Entrepreneur Chris Bennett offers an innovative way to tackle the shortage of childcare worldwide and connect families to safe, affordable and high-quality options in their own communities.

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.

The ‘Broadband Gap’ Is Now a Housing Problem

Many people eligible for Covid-era rent assistance have trouble navigating a “tangled web” of agencies because they don’t have reliable internet access.

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

Former Northwestern Energy building in Butte, Montana getting facelift, becoming film production studio for Montana Studios

“You know, as long as things keep moving in the direction they have been over the last couple of years, I really think, not just Butte, but the entire state of Montana is really set up to be a major film hub for the country, really,” said Montana Studios CEO Steve Grover.

McLaughlin Research Institute in Great Falls gets $5M gift

The husband at one time was MRI’s first high school intern and has maintained ties with the school. 

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.

Average tech salaries in Seattle rise 4.6% to $158K, second-highest in U.S.

Demand for tech talent remains at an all-time high, the report said, while the “Great Resignation” is resulting in workers quitting at record rates — 62% expect to look for a new opportunity in the next six months.