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GFDA and its lending affiliate High Plains Financial offer loan programs that assist existing businesses to expand and new businesses to grow in the region.

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As the hub of learning, creativity and innovation in Northwest Montana, Flathead Valley Community College is expanding

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Montana West Economic Development - Mission: To cultivate growth through the support of new and expanding businesses in the Flathead Valley

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Aggressive, award-winning economic development support for business attraction, expansion and retention through financing packages, tax incentives and grants, site selection, workforce assistance, and strategic services. Talk to an expert today - [email protected]

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The Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development is the state's lead organization to help businesses succeed in our state.

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Montana Technology Innovation Partnership (MTIP)- Promoting Technology Commercialization in the State of Montana.

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Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 11-7-19

Here is our Top 17 for last week, celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy.

Webinar: Business Valuation – More Art than Science – 11/7

Ever considered buying or selling a business? Don’t wait until it’s too late – educate yourself now! There is no cookie-cutter approach to valuing a private business. It often involves a multi-faceted approach using different valuation…

FVCC to Offer “How to Pay for College” Workshop Nov. 14 in Kalispell

In addition to providing FAFSA assistance, FVCC staff will be available to answer questions about the college application process.

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.

“Start Smart” – How to professionally negotiate a fair salary – 11/14 – Kalispell, Montana

Participants will learn the basics of entering into salary negotiations for a new position.

GFDA Top 10

Here is our Top 12 for this week, celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy. 

Symposium to Explore Local Efforts to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Plastic – 11/2 – Kalispell

Organizers are calling it a “deep dive” into efforts in the Flathead Valley to reduce, reuse and recycle plastic, with an emphasis on sharing information about “what’s working, what’s missing, and what are community opportunities for making or supporting change locally.”

MontanaSky installs downtown fiber-optic line in Columbia Falls

The locally based internet service provider received a loan from Montana West Economic Development to complete the $120,000 project.

Montana West Economic Development Updates – Your Business Is Our Business

Finance Seminar In collaboration with our valued Member, JCCS, we will be holding a seminar designed to key-up finance and management leaders on ways to prepare and stay on track for 2020. Mark your calendar…

Tech Link – Heatstroke has top athletes, soldiers falling out. This training app is the solution.

Developed by the U.S. and U.K. militaries, the iHATT application is ready for a commercial partner


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