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Commerce Department, SBA Celebrate a Year of Small Business Development Success

Nov. 30 is Small Business Saturday

Higgins Ave. in downtown Missoula, Mont.

Ahead of Small Business Saturday on November 30, the Montana Department of Commerce and U.S. Small Business Administration released the Montana’s Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) impact for 2019.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Expand Access to Services and Rural Outreach

Three Small Business Development Centers are expanding access to services and outreach to rural areas by hiring additional staff to better serve small business owners and entrepreneurs across Montana.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Governor Bullock Signs Bill to Support Business Growth and Entrepreneurship

Reauthorization of business development tools to help small businesses expand footprint and support jobs

HB 52 Signing Ceremony

Governor Steve Bullock today signed into law House Bill 52, one of his priority pieces of legislation which reauthorizes a set of tools that support business growth and entrepreneurship.

 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Butte Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Excellence Award

Julie Jaksha

During Thursday night’s annual celebration in Great Falls of small business leaders and Montana’s Small Business Development Center network, Julie Jaksha, Butte Regional SBDC Director was named the 2019 Montana “State Star.” The State Star is a national award that recognizes outstanding performers from Small Business Development Centers.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Lt. Gov. Cooney Celebrates 3rd Annual SBDC Day with Small Business Owners

Lt. Gov. Cooney celebrates SBDC Day with advisors and business owners in Butte.

BUTTE, Mont. – Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Tara Rice Wednesday celebrated the third annual SBDC Day, a national celebration of the impact of Small Business Development Centers, with an event in Butte featuring Montana small business owners and the state’s SBDC Network.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Great Falls Small Business Development Center Regional Director Wins National Award for Excellence

Jason Nitschke

Jason Nitschke, regional director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Great Falls, has been named the 2018 Montana “State Star,” a national award recognizing outstanding performers from America’s Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC).

Friday, May 4, 2018

Small Business Week: Celebrating Small Business Success in Montana

April 29 – May 5, 2018 is Small Business Week

Camelot Ranch in Billings.

Small businesses across the state are sharing their success stories and being celebrated during the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) small business week, April 29-May 5. The week-long celebration includes the SBA awards hosted at Billings’ Camelot Ranch, a 2017 success story of the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network. The awards ceremony will celebrate many other businesses that have been assisted by the SBDC state network.

Monday, April 30, 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

Lt. Governor Cooney, Commerce Director Celebrate Grand Opening of the Miles Community College Small Business Development Center

Miles City SBDC Ribbon Cutting

Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney and Commerce Director Pam Haxby-Cote Thursday joined the Small Business Administration (SBA), southeastern Montana economic development organizations, and higher education communities to celebrate the grand opening of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Miles Community College (MCC).

Friday, August 4, 2017

Commerce, Miles Community College Partner to Open New Small Business Development Center

Miles City

The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program at the Montana Department of Commerce is partnering with Miles Community College to host a new SBDC location to grow economic development in Southeastern Montana.

Monday, May 22, 2017
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