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20th Annual Made in Montana Tradeshow to Feature 154 Small Businesses

Public showcase day begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24

Vendors and wholesale buyers connect during the Made in Montana Tradeshow.

More than 650 small business owners and wholesale buyers will gather in Helena Friday and Saturday for the 20th annual Made in Montana Tradeshow for Food and Gifts.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Governor Bullock Celebrates 2nd Annual SBDC Day with Small Business Owners

Governor Steve Bullock celebrates SBDC Day with small business owners in Great Falls, Mont.

Governor Steve Bullock Wednesday joined four Montana small businesses to celebrate their successes with the help of the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at the second annual SBDC Day event at Anchor Fitness in Great Falls.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Department of Commerce Launches Montana’s ‘Opportunity Zone’ Application Process

UPDATE: Local governments must submit their proposals by March 30

A welder works on a pipeline.

The Montana Department of Commerce Tuesday opened the application process for local governments and economic developers to submit their proposals for an Opportunity Zone designation as created by Congress.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Montana Department of Commerce Announces Grants for 28 Native American Businesses

Red Root Herbs displaying products at the 2017 Made in Montana Tradeshow.

Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Tuesday announced $318,000 in funding will be awarded through the Indian Equity Fund (IEF) Small Business Grant to support the growth of 28 Native American-owned businesses across Montana.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Governor Bullock Launches Effort to Help Businesses and Communities Impacted by Wildfires

Bullock launches ‘Montana Business Disaster Recovery’ at

Seeley Lake, Montana (credit: Juan de Santa Anna)

Governor Steve Bullock today announced a collaborative effort across state government to help Montana businesses and communities impacted by wildfires access state resources to help minimize the economic impact.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Governor Bullock, Director Haxby-Cote Celebrate 136 New, Affordable Homes in Bozeman

New housing development to provide affordable homes for Bozeman workers and their families

Governor Bullock cuts the Larkspur Commons ribbon in Bozeman

Governor Steve Bullock Wednesday joined community members and Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote at the grand opening of 136 affordable homes, newly-built for Bozeman workers and their families.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Categories: Montana Housing

Governor Bullock Celebrates Boeing’s Latest Expansion into Montana

Bullock applauds employees for hard work making Boeing Helena a competitive and important part of the company’s supply chain

Governor Steve Bullock today joined Boeing senior executives, local officials, and employees to celebrate Boeing Helena’s third business expansion in Montana.

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Categories: Market MT

8 Montana Communities Strive for New Affordable Housing Developments

More than $27 million will be awarded in November

Housing development under construction

The Montana Board of Housing this week selected eight housing developers to submit full applications for Housing Credits, the primary source of funding for affordable housing development in the nation.


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Governor Bullock Recognizes June 27 as Innovate Day 2017

Innovate Day celebrates business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators who move Montana's economy forward

Meadowlark Brewing, Mamalode and Revibro are just three examples of innovation in Montana.

Governor Steve Bullock Tuesday announced that June 27 is being recognized as Innovate Day 2017, to celebrate the small business leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators who continue to move Montana’s economy forward.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Commerce Celebrates Opening of 100 Affordable Homes

Three new affordable apartment buildings open in Missoula

New apartment buildings in Missoula, Montana

Montana Department of Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote spoke Wednesday with a crowd gathered at the grand opening of Missoula’s Sweetgrass Commons, a new 27-unit affordable, accessible, and sustainable housing community. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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