When and Where March 15 2016


Visit Billings and Visit Southeast Montana offer a free social media workshop in Billings, MT on March 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. (location TBD). The course will be comprehensive, covering everything from the basics to the more technical side of social media. Basic topics include: introduction to social media, how to choose the right social media network for your company, introduction to hashtags, and more. Technical courses will include: creating and gathering content, leveraging partnerships, tracking success, developing hashtag campaigns, and more. To sign up go to www.SEMT partners.com/ workshop.

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When and Where December 15 2015


A schedule has been set for the 2016 Economic Outlook Seminars which are annual presented by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research. The theme will be “Rising Property Tax Bills: Is there a Limit?” More details will be announced later. The Billings seminar will be held February 2 at the Northern Hotel. It will be held in Helena, Jan. 26; Great Falls, Jan. 27; Missoula Jan. 29; Bozeman, Feb. 3; Butte, Feb. 4; Kalispell, Feb. 12; Lewistown, March 15; and Havre, March 16.he 16th annual Business Days at the Capitol will be held January 13 and 14.

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When and Where - September 15 2015


Issues such as balancing land use planning with the Constitution, the “critical” role of a Growth Policy in implementing land use laws and regulations, the purpose of subdivision review and zoning restrictions, are among the subjects that will be focused upon during a one-day seminar of the Montana Association of Planners at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on September 28. For more information go to http:// montanaplanners. org/? page=news

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When and Where - March 1 2016


Visit Billings and Visit Southeast Montana offer a free social media workshop in Billings, MT on March 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. (location TBD). The course will be comprehensive, covering everything from the basics to the more technical side of social media. Basic topics include: introduction to social media, how to choose the right social media network for your company, introduction to hashtags, and more. Technical courses will include: creating and gathering content, leveraging partnerships, tracking success, developing hashtag campaigns, and more. To sign up go to www.SEMT partners.com/ workshop.

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When and Where December 1 2015


The 9th Annual HealthCare Forum Conference ‘HealthCare Reform in Montana: Next Big Steps’, is being held Thursday, December 3, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Great Falls. The conference will begin at 8:30 am and concludes at 4:30 pm with a Networking Reception to follow. Join Governor Steve Bullock, legislative leaders and others for the latest in healthcare and impacts for Montanans and employers. For details go to http:// www. Montanahealth careforum.org/ conference/ details/ ?ee=7, or contact the Montana Chamber of Commerce, 406-442-2405 x100

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Where and When September 1 2015


Issues such as balancing land use planning with the Constitution, the “critical” role of a Growth Policy in implementing land use laws and regulations, the purpose of subdivision review and zoning restrictions, are among the subjects that will be focused upon during a one-day seminar of the Montana Association of Planners at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on September 28. For more information go to http:// montanaplanners. org/? page=news

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When and Where February 15 2016

 

Visit Billings and Visit Southeast Montana offer a free social media workshop in Billings, MT on March 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. (location TBD). The course will be comprehensive, covering everything from the basics to the more technical side of social media. Basic topics include: introduction to social media, how to choose the right social media network for your company, introduction to hashtags, and more. Technical courses will include: creating and gathering content, leveraging partnerships, tracking success, developing hashtag campaigns, and more. To sign up go to www.SEMT partners.com/ workshop.

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Where and When October 15 2015

The 9th Annual Montana HealthCare Forum Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Great Falls, on December 3, 9 am – 4:30 pm. Contact Stacye Dorrington or call 888.442.6668 for additional information or visit the Montana HealthCare Forum Website.

An “Extended Season Marketing Opportunities for Farm and Food Products” workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Oct. 23. The workshop is for growers and small food producers looking to expand or diversify through growing consumer demand for local foods and food-based experiences. Workshop topics will focus on marketing fresh and value-added products through farm shops, winter stands and farmers’ markets, and tourism outlets. Academic and industry professionals will discuss extended season market and product alternatives; marketing; management best practices; assessing profitability; value-added products; business ownership issues, regulations and permits; and financing. The registration fee of $30 includes all materials, as well as breakfast and lunch. For further information contact Kynda Curtis at (435) 797-0444 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When and Where August 15 2015


The 12th Annual Energy Open Tours and Golf Tournament will be held on August 20 and 21, in Colstrip, the “Energy Capital of Montana.” Southeastern Montana Development Corporation and Montanans for Responsible Energy Development invite the public. Two tours will feature the Colstrip Power Plant, the Boilermakers Training Center, Castle Rock Lake and the Western Energy Rosebud Coal Mine. A dinner will feature Keynote Speaker, State Senator Duane Ankney. The golf tournament will be on August 21 at the Ponderosa Butte Golf Course in Colstrip. The Energy Open is free to the public but prior registration is required. Contact SEMDC at (406) 748-2990 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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