The Montana Manufacturing Extension Center is inviting Montana manufacturers to the Innovate Montana Symposium 2017, July 12-13 in Billings at the DoubleTree Inn. The event includes lots of workshops, breakout sessions, special guests, one-on-one meetings, and peer networking for manufacturers. Topics of interest include technology and automation, cybersecurity, and exit planning, among many others. For more information go to: https://innovatemontana.leadpages.co/
On June 23-25 the Battle of the Little Bighorn is reenacted on the banks of the Little Bighorn River, just one hour from Billings, between Crow Agency and Garryowen. The 26th re-enactment is hosted by the Real Bird Family and marks the 141st Anniversary of the historic “Custer’s Last Stand.” For more information go to webmaster@ littlebighorn reenadtment.45. com
“Montana University” of the Montana Chamber Foundation and the University of Montana Bureau of Business and Economic Research will present the 12th Annual Economic Update Series, ‘Infrastructure Builds Montana’s Economy’.Billings will be the first city to host the half day event on Tuesday, July 25, Northern Hotel - 7 am. Other seminars are set for July 25 , Bozeman , Holiday Inn - 12 pm.; July 25 , Butte, NorthWestern Energy – 4 pm; July 26 ,Helena , Radisson Colonial Hotel – 8 am; July 26, Great Falls, Hilton Garden Inn – 12 pm; July 27, Missoula , Hilton Garden Inn – 7 am and July 27, Kalispell, Hilton Garden Inn – 12 pm. Sponsors are: Associated Employers, Cloud Peak Energy, EBMS, First Interstate Bank, Glacier Bancorp, Montana State Fund, Northern Broadcasting System, NorthWestern Energy, and Opportunity Bank.