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January 2021

Website Bootcamp: New Year, New Website

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Does your business need a website? Are you intimidated or confused by the process? Would you like to learn how to create and manage your own business website? Then join us for an in depth online training course we are calling our Website Bootcamp. This three session course will teach participants how to create, build and maintain a business website from start to finish including the creation of an online store. In this course our business advisor Rich Gannon will…

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February 2021

Destination Creation

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Have your sales been affected by COVD19? If you could would you increase your revenue, sales, traffic, and profitability?  The Destination Creation Course helps businesses do just that. You will define your unique positioning statement about products and services you do better than anyone else. You will pinpoint your most profitable customers and reach more people like them. The proven 14-point business success strategy developed by internationally-known business consultant Jon Schallert teaches techniques to increase your ability to attract customers who are…

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GFDA Board Meeting

February 4 @ 8:00 am

Links to the agenda and Zoom meeting information can be found on our Board of Directors Page.

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Webinar: Using Social Media (TikTok) to Engage Your Clientele

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

When you hear about TikTok, do you think of Ke$ha’s 2009 smash hit song? There are all sorts of social media platforms available, and if you’re not on them, you’re missing out on client interactions. This session will not teach you the inner workings of all the social media platforms out there, but it will help you develop an engaging and entertaining social media presence. We will focus on TikTok, but the concepts we discuss can be applied to any…

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The LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Workshop

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have you been thinking about an idea and always wondered if you could make it a business? Are you a business owner but not a business school graduate? Are you passionate about the thing you do and don't know how to turn that passion into profit? Join GFDA and the Great Falls Small Business Development Center for The LaunchPoint, a business planning and strategies workshop that will walk through the key structures, available tools and why money is important before,…

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Development Coffee

February 5 @ 7:00 am

Developers, investors and business professionals throughout the Golden Triangle: join us Friday, February 5th at 7 AM as we continue our virtual installment of Investor Development Coffee. Come share and learn from other members with questions, concerns and updates about projects throughout the region. Now more than ever, keeping in touch and discussing how we find opportunities in the trade area is crucial. Join us via Zoom. If you would like to attend the meeting, email TSchreiner@GrowGreatFalls.org or call 406.781.9499…

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Select Great Falls – Select USA Virtual Summit

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Select Great Falls Montana for your next Agribusiness and/or Manufacturing location! In this interview style, one hour event you will hear from multinational corporations who have selected Great Falls, Montana, for their US location. “The unique position of Great Falls on the interstate form Calgary allows us to efficiently connect internationally.” Lee Klette, Senior Manager, FedEx Ground https://growgreatfallsmontana.org/select-usa/

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Selling Online with E-Commerce Tools

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

More shoppers are headed online than ever before! In this workshop, we will discuss a variety of ways you can sell your product online and how to choose the right software and platform for your business. This is an introductory course that will briefly review: Software (SaaS) such as Shopify or Squarespace vs. Website based solutions such as WooCommerce Selling on Social Media – Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest Google Merchant Center Security Features for your Website Miranda Gilbert is the owner…

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Marketing Tips & Tricks for Government Contracting

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

So you are looking into Government Contracting and you've found a bidding opportunities. Maybe you can put together a winning proposal. But what else can you do to increase the chances of actually winning the bid? In this workshop, you'll learn how federal government contracting officers search for and evaluate small business contractors through the SBA's Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) database. You will also learn how to make your business more visible to agencies. Lead trainer Lillian Sunwall will…

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GFDA Executive Committee Meeting

February 17 @ 8:00 am

Links to the agenda and Zoom meeting information can be found on our Executive Committee Page.

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March 2021

GFDA Board Meeting

March 4 @ 8:00 am

Links to the agenda and Zoom meeting information can be found on our Board of Directors Page.

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Webinar: Strategic Communications & Support for Women in Business

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Women and men both carry implicit biases that affect daily, human interactions- especially with women. Gain skills to support your coaching of women and learn how to leverage language that connects with them in session or for outreach campaigns. March is Women's History Month, so we'll take this opportunity to distinguish how to best communicate with women. Whether they are your customers, your employees, or fellow female entrepreneurs, women send and receive messages differently so it is important to know…

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Development Coffee

March 5 @ 7:00 am

Developers, investors and business professionals throughout the Golden Triangle: join us Friday, March 5th at 7 AM as we continue our virtual installment of Investor Development Coffee. Come share and learn from other members with questions, concerns and updates about projects throughout the region. Now more than ever, keeping in touch and discussing how we find opportunities in the trade area is crucial. Join us via Zoom. If you would like to attend the meeting, email TSchreiner@GrowGreatFalls.org or call 406.781.9499…

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The LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Workshop

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have you been thinking about an idea and always wondered if you could make it a business? Are you a business owner but not a business school graduate? Are you passionate about the thing you do and don't know how to turn that passion into profit? Join GFDA and the Great Falls Small Business Development Center for The LaunchPoint, a business planning and strategies workshop that will walk through the key structures, available tools and why money is important before,…

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GFDA Executive Committee Meeting

March 17 @ 8:00 am

Links to the agenda and Zoom meeting information can be found on our Executive Committee Page.

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Boots to Business

March 18 @ 8:30 am - March 19 @ 4:30 pm
Airmen and Family Readiness Center Great Falls, MT 59403 United States + Google Map

Modules 1-4 3/18/21 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT) Modules 5-8 3/19/21 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT) This is a pre-business workshop for transitioning military service members at Malmstrom Air Force Base as part of the Transition Assistance Program. Active duty military, veterans, and military families are welcome. Please inquire about eligibility prior to registering at JNitschke@GrowGreatFalls.org. Register here - https://mtsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/4849

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April 2021

The LaunchPoint: A Pre-Business Workshop

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have you been thinking about an idea and always wondered if you could make it a business? Are you a business owner but not a business school graduate? Are you passionate about the thing you do and don't know how to turn that passion into profit? Join GFDA and the Great Falls Small Business Development Center for The LaunchPoint, a business planning and strategies workshop that will walk through the key structures, available tools and why money is important before,…

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GFDA Executive Committee Meeting

April 21 @ 8:00 am

Links to the agenda and Zoom meeting information can be found on our Executive Committee Page.

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