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Dept. of Commerce, Universities Partner to Serve Small Businesses

Entrepreneur Assistance

HELENA – The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network at the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the University of Montana and Montana State University (MSU) as new SBDC hosts.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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Hit the Road with Montana and Roadtrippers

New Partnership Highlights Road Trips in Montana

Monana Road Trips

HELENA – Montana is the perfect destination for all kinds of road trips. That’s the message the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) is spreading to potential travelers worldwide through a partnership with Roadtrippers, an online resource for those seeking a unique travel experience.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces $750,000 for Dawson County Wastewater Treatment System Improvements

Governor Bullock today announced a $750,000 grant to Dawson County for the connection of the existing West Glendive wastewater district to the newly constructed City of Glendive wastewater treatment system – an investment that will boost Glendive’s economy and provide certainty for families and small businesses.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
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Governor Bullock Announces Grants to Create 93 New Jobs across Montana

HELENA – Governor Steve Bullock announced today $779,000 in grants to help businesses in six Montana communities create 93 new jobs and plan for future expansions.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Congratulations to All 2016 “Shark Tank” Winners

"Shark Tank" Winners

The Montana Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) hosted 13 competing Montana companies in its third annual “Shark Tank” style competition at the Invest in Success (IIS) small business conference in Havre.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts Showcases Authentic Products

Girl Ran Away With the Spoon at 2016 Made in Montana Tradeshow

HELENA – The Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) will present the 2016 Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts in Helena at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall on March 11–12.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Impact of Housing and Community Development Investments Detailed in New Report

The Montana Department of Commerce released its comprehensive report on the impact of its work as the administrators of a group of Federal Housing programs that serve Montanans across the state.  Broken down by jurisdiction, the publication provides a complete description of each individual Housing and Community Development program in each county and Tribal Reservation in Montana.  Included in each section is a reference to the model used to estimate the economic impact stimulated by the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing and public facilities in Montana.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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VisitMontana Instagram Account Reaches 109,000 Followers

VisitMontana Instagram Preview

The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Instagram account, @VisitMontana, reached over 109,000 followers as of March 28, 2016. A year ago, the account had approximately 8,000 followers. That is a 1,150% increase in followers over the past 12 months.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Montana Shot Feature Film "Certain Women" Earns Official Selection & World Premiere at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Montana-made film Certain Women

Montana-made feature film Certain Women, which shot in Livingston, Mont. in March and April of this year, has received official selection to premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Announced by the Sundance Institute Monday, Dec. 7, Certain Women is among only 15 feature films selected as festival premieres, “a showcase of world premieres of some of the most highly anticipated narrative films of the coming year.”

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Larkspur Commons Ground Breaking

Lt. Governor Mike Cooney and Deputy Director of Commerce Doug Mitchell travelled to Bozeman for the ground breaking at the new Larkspur Commons housing project.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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