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May 2022

Accelerate: Your Startup Module 1

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
https://mtsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/5285, 405 3rd st nw
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Accelerate: Your Startup This business workshop helps identify areas of focus, make decisions, and take action using the GrowthWheel platform. This four module cohort is for new businesses (0-3 years).The course is $50 per person and held in-person at the GFDA office. Contact Jason Nitschke at JNitschke@GrowGreatFalls.org or at 406-750-0314 or Click here for more information.

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Website Bootcamp – Website in a Day – Great Falls!

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Great Falls Development Authority, 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Free

Training Topics: COVID-19 General Support, eCommerce Description: Date: 5/11/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 10 places remaining Registration Deadline: 5/10/22 4:00 PM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Rich Gannon (406) 836-2078 Location: Great Falls Development Authority 405 3rd St NW, Great Falls, MT 5940, Great Falls MT 59404 Training Topics: COVID-19 General Support, eCommerce Description: Does your business need a website?   Are you intimidated or confused by the process?   Would you like to learn how to…

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QuickBooks Desktop – Lewistown

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
507 W Main St, Lewistown MT
$50

Date: 5/19/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 20 places remaining Registration Deadline: 5/19/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: $50.00 Registration Policies Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 507 W Main St, Lewistown MT 59457-2603 Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Cash Flow Management Description: For those new to bookkeeping and experienced folks alike! This QuickBooks Desktop course is designed to help entrepreneurs and business managers understand how to best manage their money. And isn't it all about maximizing your profit?…

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QuickBooks Desktop Payroll – Lewistown

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
507 West Main Street Snowy Mountain Development Corporation, Lewistown MT, 507 West Main Street
Lewistown, Montana
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$35

Date: 5/20/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 19 places remaining Registration Deadline: 5/20/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: $35.00 Registration Policies Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 507 West Main Street Snowy Mountain Development Corporation, Lewistown MT 59457-2603 Training Topics: Accounting/Budget Description: This QuickBooks course will train users of the Desktop platform how the program's Payroll functions work. QuickBooks Pro Advisor Wendy Weissman, owner of Wendy J Weissman, CPA PC in Great Falls, will get into the…

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What’s Going on with SAM? Webinar

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

What's going on with SAM.gov? Updated Transition Overview Webinar Date: 5/25/22 Time: 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (MDT) Status: Open - 44 places remaining Registration Deadline: 5/25/22 10:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Shannon Clancy (406) 590-1184 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: Join Great Falls PTAC for an updated transition overview of what is going on with SAM.gov since April 4th. We will explore the validation process and how this affects registrations & renewals, types of documents required to validate entity…

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June 2022

Creating the Path for Business Transition Success

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

The Small Business Webinar Series: Creating the Path for Business Transition Success Date: 6/2/22 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 6/2/22 11:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Managing a Business Description: Topic: For every business that starts, the founder has to begin that journey with a plan to exit. For some businesses, the plan is to simply close up shop and be done with it. For other founders, there is a…

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QuickBooks – Intermediate, Choteau

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Choteau Public Library, 17 Main Ave North
Choteau,
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Intermediate Overview - QuickBooks Intermediate Alice Gleason Meeting Room How to generate QuickBooks Desktop reports How to use reports to assess your business Registration Information to come. Choteau Public Library Taught by Wendy Weisman Sweetgrass Development

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Assistance for Business Clinic-Great Falls

June 8 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
University of Providence- University Center, 1301 20th street south
great falls, MT 59405 United States
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Assistance for Business Clinic-Great Falls The Assistance for Business Clinics are designed to assist new and established employers, accountants, bookkeepers, human resource professionals and lawyers to proactively prevent unnecessary claims and/or charges by providing updated reporting of state withholding, UI Tax requirements, workers’ comp. coverage, tax incentives, minimum wage, overtime, new hire reporting, income withholding orders, USERRA laws and regulations. Presentations Include: Dept. of Labor & Industry Wage & Hour Unemployment Insurance Tax Unemployment Insurance Benefits Workers’ Compensation Safety &…

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Assistance for Business Clinic- Lewistown

June 9
Headstart, 25 Meadowlark Ln
Lewistown, Montana 59457
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$50

Assistance for Business Clinic - Lewistown The Montana Department of Labor & Industry, Montana Department of Revenue, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, US Department of Labor, and Montana Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve in partnership with local Economic Development Corporations, Chamber of Commerce, Job Service Employer Committees (JSEC), and Montana State University will host the Assistance for Business Clinics (ABC) statewide. The Assistance for Business Clinics are designed to assist new and established businesses, accountants,…

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Boots to Business – Module 1-4

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Airman and Family Readiness Center, 1445 Goodard Driver
Great Falls, Montana
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Date/Time: Modules 1-4 6/23/22 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Modules 5-8 6/24/22 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 39 places remaining Registration Deadline: 6/23/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: Airman and Family Readiness Center Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls MT 59405 Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Buy/Sell Business, Franchising, Government Contracting, Intellectual Property, Legal Issues, Licensing, Managing a…

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QuickBooks – Browning

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
228 E Boundary Street, Browning, Four Winds Assembly of God Church
Browning, Montana
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$10

QuickBooks Browning, MT June 23,2022 Class 1 of 2 - second class is June 24. The same registration link can be used for both classes. This two-day QuickBooks course is designed to help entrepreneurs and business managers understand how to best manage money. The first day is oriented toward data entry and navigation and the second toward creating reports. With 1-on-1 sessions available in the afternoon on Thursday. DATE: Data Entry & Navigation -Thursday June 23rd, 2022 Reporting-Friday June 24th,…

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Boots to Business Modules 5-8

June 24 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Airman and Family Readiness Center, 1445 Goodard Driver
Great Falls, Montana
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Boots to Business Date/Time: Status: Open - 39 places remaining Registration Deadline: 6/23/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: Airman and Family Readiness Center Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls MT 59405 Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Buy/Sell Business, Franchising, Government Contracting, Intellectual Property, Legal Issues, Licensing, Managing a Business, Market Research, Marketing/Sales, SBIR, Selling to Government, STTR Description: This is a pre-business workshop for transitioning military service members at Malmstrom Air Force…

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QuickBooks – Browning

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
228 East Broadway, Four Winds Assembly of God Church
Browning, Montana
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$10.00

QuickBooks - Browning, MT June 24, 2022 Day 2 of 2 This two-day QuickBooks course is designed to help entrepreneurs and business managers understand how to best manage money. The first day is oriented toward data entry and navigation and the second toward creating reports. With 1-on-1 sessions available in the afternoon on Thursday. Friday June 24th, 2022 TIME: 9:00am – Noon (both days) Half hour 1-on-1 sessions available 12:30PM to 4:30PM Thursday only PLACE: Four Winds Assembly of God…

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Accelerate: Your Startup Graduation Pitch Event

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Wild Hare, 518 Central
Great Falls, MT 59403 United States
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free

Great Falls Development Authority Small Business Development Center will be hosting a pitch event June 28th from 11am to 1pm downtown at The Wild Hare to celebrate the completion of our Accelerate: Your Startup class.  Graduates of this class will each have four minutes to pitch  their startup idea or current business model. The audience will then have 4 minutes for Q&A,  advice, or insights.  Hors d’oeuvres will be available.  The Wild Hare offers a full lunch menu as well…

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July 2022

Small Business Webinar Series – Topic TBD

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

The Small Business Webinar Series: Topic TBD Date: 7/7/22 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 7/7/22 11:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Managing a Business Description: Topic: To Be Determined This is a 30-minute webinar from 11-11:30am Mountain Time. Presenter:   Presenter Bio:

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Small Business Webinar Series: Small Business Retirement Plans

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Profit Mastery- Module 2

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Great Falls Development Authority, 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Profit Mastery Date/Time: Session #1 - Module 2 (Module 1 done prior to the workshop) 7/8/22 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Session #2 - Modules 3-5 7/15/22 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 10 places remaining Registration Deadline: 7/8/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: $145.00 Registration Policies Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 405 3rd St NW, Suite 203 , Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Cash Flow Management, Managing a Business Description: In our hands-on Profit…

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Profit Mastery Modules 3-5

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Great Falls Development Authority, 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Profit Mastery Modules 3-5 Status: Open - 10 places remaining Registration Deadline: 7/8/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: $145.00 Registration Policies Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 405 3rd St NW, Suite 203 , Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Cash Flow Management, Managing a Business Description: In our hands-on Profit Mastery workshops you'll learn to understand your financials, learn how to manage your business to increase profitability, and strengthen your relationship with your lender. Discover how to actively manage YOUR…

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Becoming a Franchisee: An Alternate Path to Business Ownership

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Great Falls Development Authority, 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Becoming a Franchisee: An Alternate Path to Business Ownership Date: 7/29/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (MDT) Status: Open - 20 places remaining Registration Deadline: 7/29/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203, Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Training Topics: Business Financing, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Franchising Description: Are you an entrepreneur at heart, but have yet to come up with that million dollar idea and are looking for another way to get into business ownership? Of the…

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Becoming a Franchisee: An Alternate Path to Business Ownership

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Small Business Development Center, 405 3rd st nw
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Free

Becoming a Franchisee: An Alternate Path to Business Ownership Date: 7/29/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (MDT) Status: Open - 20 places remaining Registration Deadline: 7/29/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No FeePoint of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203, Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Training Topics: Business Financing, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Franchising Description: Are you an entrepreneur at heart, but have yet to come up with that million dollar idea and are looking for another way to get into business ownership? Of the three…

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August 2022

Small Business Webinar Series: Customer Service Automations

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

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Becoming a Franchisee: Part 1 of 2

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Date: 8/11/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 8/11/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No FeePoint of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 or at JNitschke@GrowGreatFalls.org Location: Via Zoom, Great Falls MT 59404-4115Register here. Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Business Financing, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Franchising Description: Part 1 of 2: Are you an entrepreneur at heart, but have yet to come up with that million dollar idea and are looking for another way to get into business ownership? Of the three ways to get into owning a…

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Becoming a Franchisee: Part 2 of 2

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Becoming a Franchisee: An Alternate Path to Business Ownership - Part 2 of 2 Date: 8/18/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 8/18/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No FeePoint of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 or at JNitschke@GrowGreatFalls.org. Location: Via Zoom, Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Register here Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Business Financing, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Franchising Description: Part 2 of 2: Are you an entrepreneur at heart, but have yet to come up with that million dollar idea and are looking for…

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Great Falls College: Industrial Technology Courses

August 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South, Rm B124
Great Falls, Montana 59405
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Great Falls College MSU is offering four industrial technology courses this fall. Industrial Safety & Rigging and Fundamentals of Mechanical Systems begin on August 22nd. Fundamentals of Hydraulics & Pneumatics and Machine Shop begin on October 24th. Email Karry Hardman at karry.hardman@gfcmsu.edu or call him at 406-771-4366. Visit the Great Falls College MSU website for more information http://www.gfcmsu.edu/webs/industrialtech/

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Choteau Pitch In

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cooper Creek Coffee, 501 North Main
Choteau, Montana
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Great Falls Development Authority Small Business Development Center will be hosting a business Pitch In event at Copper Creek Coffee in Choteau on Tuesday, August 23rd from 11am to 1pm. If you have a business idea you’d like to pitch, or for more information please reach out to Tony Peres at 406-750-2099 or Tony@GrowGreatFalls.com. Register for the Pitch In event here.

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September 2022

GFDA Board Meeting

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South, Rm B124
Great Falls, Montana 59405
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Small Business Webinar Series: Managing the Human Side of Change

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Date: 9/1/22 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 9/1/22 11:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Register here. of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 or at JNitschke@GrowGreatFalls.org Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Human Resources, Managing a Business Description: Topic: This webinar will explore how to manage the human side of change.  Participants will learn about what happens to an employee’s discretionary energy during times of change, and what they can do to help get the employee reengaged and committed to working through the…

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Strategic Teaming Alliance Roundtable, hosted by PTAC

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Conrad Pitch In Event

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Folkvore Coffee, Conrad, 322 South Main Street
Conrad, Montana
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Business Pitch In - Conrad September 15 11 am - 1 pm Folklore Coffee What is a Business PITCH IN? It’s a few hours to give BUSINESS-MINDED dreamers, thinkers, makers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and community members the space to share ideas, pitch crazy stuff, and meet like-minded peeps. If you have a business idea you’d like to pitch or for more information please reach out to Tony Peres at 406-750-2099 or Tony@GrowGreatFalls.com. Register for the Pitch In here.

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Introduction to Email Marketing

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Introduction to Email Marketing September 21 @ noon Webinar Register here. Does your business use email marketing? If not, your business might be missing out on a powerful and cost effective form of marketing. During this 30-minute microlearning opportunity we will discuss how to effectively use email marketing as a tool for attracting new customers and brining previous customers back.   Data shows that retaining existing customers can be four-times more cost effective than new client attraction strategies. For those…

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Boots to Business

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Airman Family Readiness Center, Goodard Drive
Great Falls, Montana United States
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Boots to Business Date/Time: Modules 1-4 9/22/22 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Modules 5-8 9/23/22 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 39 places remaining Registration Deadline: 9/22/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Register here   Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: Airman and Family Readiness Center Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls MT 59405Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Business Financing, Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Buy/Sell Business, Franchising, Government Contracting, Intellectual Property, Legal Issues, Licensing, Managing a Business, Market Research,…

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Montana Startup Summit

September 29 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Rialto, 10 West Main Street
Bozeman, Montana
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Montana Startup Summit - Three day event September 29-October 1 Bozeman Early Stage MT helps tech entrepreneurs grow faster and create jobs to diversify and grow Montana's economy. Check out our unique programs and find out how you can foster Montana’s “next generation" economy. To register and for more information visit https://events.eventgroove.com/event/Montana-Startup-Summit-64382?clear.    

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Website Bootcamp – Website in a Day – Valier

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Valier Public Library, 400 Teton Ave
Valier, Montana
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Website Bootcamp Website in a Day - Valier Date: 9/29/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 8 places remaining Registration Deadline: 9/29/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Register here   Point of Contact: Rich Gannon (406) 836-2078 Location: Valier Public Library, Valier MT 59404Training Topics: COVID-19 General Support, eCommerce Description: 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? Join us for an in-depth, one…

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October 2022

“Local Investing in Montana” Workshop Series

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Local Investing in Montana, presented by Center for Community Ownership Online Event Oct 4-Nov.1 Register here. This four-part series is a "pay what you can" online series will run from Oct. 4th through Nov. 1st.The content will be a deep dive into practical strategies for investing locally to support our communities,  entrepreneurs and  to help boost our local economies. All of the details can be found here:https://www.centerforcommunityownership.org/blog/local-investing-in-montana-workshop-series-oct-4-nov-1 For those not quite ready to commit to the full workshop series, there…

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GFDA Board Meeting

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South, Rm B124
Great Falls, Montana 59405
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Accelerate: Your Startup

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Falls Development Authority, 405 3rd Street NW, Suite 203
great falls, MT 59403 United States
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Accelerate: Your Startup Date/Time: Module #1 10/7/22 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MDT) Module #2 10/14/22 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MDT) Module #3 11/4/22 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MDT) Module #4 11/11/22 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (MST) Status: Open - 12 places remaining Registration Deadline: 10/7/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: $50.00 Registration Policies Register here Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 405 3rd St NW, Suite 203 Great Falls Development Authority, Great Falls MT 59404-4115 Program Format: Multi-session Course Training Topics: Business Plan, Business…

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Business Pitch – Great Falls

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
MT Pints, 215 3rd St NW,
Great Falls, Montana
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Business Pitch - Great Falls October 10 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm MT Pints Great Falls We are looking for presenters to share their business idea! If, you would like more information or to talk about your business idea contact Tony Peres.  What is a Business PITCH? It’s a few hours to give BUSINESS-MINDED dreamers, thinkers, makers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and community members the space to share ideas, pitch crazy stuff, and meet like-minded peeps.

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Website Bootcamp – Website in a Day – Great Falls

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Website Bootcamp - Website in a Day - Great Falls! Date: 10/12/22 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT) Status: Open - 9 places remaining Registration Deadline: 10/12/22 8:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Register here   Point of Contact: Rich Gannon (406) 836-2078 Location: Great Falls Development Authority 405 3rd St NW, Great Falls, MT 5940, Great Falls MT 59404 Training Topics: COVID-19 General Support, eCommerce Description: Does your business need a website?   Are you intimidated or confused by the process?   Would you like to learn how…

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Worlds of Work – Great Falls Chamber of Commerce

October 18 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South, Rm B124
Great Falls, Montana 59405
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The Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce announced the inaugural Worlds of Work! (WOW). WOW is a career expo pioneered by West Alabama Works. Though NOT a typical job fair, this event opens new avenues of opportunity for middle school students they never knew were possible. The Chamber's goal this first year is to have sixteen Worlds, each representing one of Montana’s sixteen recognized career pathways. On October 18th, 2022, WOW will be held at Great Falls College – MSU and the University of Providence…

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November 2022

Small Business Webinar: TikTok

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

The Small Business Webinar Series: (title TBD -- something about TikTok!!!) Date: 11/3/2022 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MDT) Registration Deadline: 11/3/2022 11:00 AM (MDT) Fee: No Fee Register here Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Customer Relations, eCommerce, Internet/Web Training, Market Research, Marketing/Sales, Social Media Description: Topic: The social media platform TikTok is quickly becoming one of the world's most impactful social media platforms. In fact, according to one recent article, TikTok is on pace to overtake Google as…

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Montana Food and Beverage Show – Missoula

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Missoula, 3720 North Reserve Street
Missoula, MT
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The Montana Food & Beverage Show will be held November 7th in Missoula. Register at: AGR.MT.GOV/FOOD-AND-BEVERAGE-SHOW. This show will give you a chance to showcase and provide samples of your products to buyers from distributors, restaurants, hotels, bars, retail stores, and more! This show will be open to professional buyers ONLY. We will also be hosting Sunny Jin, Senior Executive Chef from Paws Up resort, who will be highlighting the best of Montana in a series of dishes throughout the show!…

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Government Contracting: Intro to Small Business Certification

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Government Contracting Webinar Series: Introduction to Small Business Certification Date: 11/8/2022 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MST) Status: Open - 100 places remaining Registration Deadline: 11/8/2022 8:00 AM (MST) Fees: Point of Contact: Shayna Blaser (406) 587-3113 Register here. **A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants upon registration. Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: About the Training Small businesses are the backbone of the US economy and play a vital role in job creation, innovation, and community development. They also make up…

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GFDA Board Meeting

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Springhill Suites, 421 3rd St NW
Great Falls, Montana
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Montana Economic Developers Association Conference

November 14 - November 16
The Newberry, 420 Central Ave
Great Falls, Montana
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$200

Montana Economic Development Conference The Newberry in downtown Great Falls November 14-16; see Montana Economic Developers Association. Register here Tentative Event Agenda: Monday, November 14 12:00--7:00 PM: Registration & Resource Tables Open | The Newberry 1:00–3:30 PM: Economic Development Ethics Workshop | The Newberry 3:45–5:15 PM: MEDA Board Meeting | Haute Hive 3:45–5:15 PM: MEDA Task Force Working Meetings | The Newberry | Haute Hive | Rendezvous 5:30–7:00 PM: Opening Reception | The Newberry 7:00–9:00 PM: Topic Discussion Dinners | Restaurants TBA Optional registration required; pay for your…

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Brownfields and Beyond

November 16 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Celtic Cowby, 116 1st Ave South
Great Falls, Montana
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Jason Seyler, MT DEQ | jseyler@mt.gov | 406-444-6447 Maggie Belanger, KSU TAB | maggiejessie@ksu.edu | 785-532-0782

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Business Pitch – Great Falls

November 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Magpie, 202 2nd Ave S Suite 104
Great Falls, Montana
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Do you have a business idea you’d like to pitch? Join us at Magpie in Great Falls on November 22 from 5:30 - 7:30 for a fun, brainstorming gathering focused on business ideas to grow our community! For more information please reach out to Tony Peres at 406-750-2099 or at Tony@GrowGreatFalls.org.

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Shelby Business Pitch

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
239 Main Street, Shelby, 239 Mainstreet
Shelby, Montana
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December 2022

GFDA Board Meeting

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Heritage Hall, Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South
Great Falls, Montana
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GFDA December Board Meeting Thursday, December 1 Great Falls College MSU Heritage Hall Zoom Login Topic: GFDA Board Meeting Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94014829623?pwd=aXJFRVlZOXJld2N1dU9uN1gxL1JpQT09 Meeting ID: 940 1482 9623 Passcode: 216683

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Small Business Webinar: Montana Dinosaur Center – Case Study

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

The Small Business Webinar Series: The Montana Dinosaur Center - An Automations Case Study Date: 12/1/2022 Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (MST) Registration Deadline: 12/1/2022 11:00 AM (MST) Fee: No Fee Register here Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Customer Relations, Marketing/Sales, Tech Based Business Planning, Technology Description: Topic: In this 30-minute webinar, we'll take a look at the Dinosaur Museum in Choteau. Their staff has integrated automations into their customer engagement and other systems. We'll dig in and…

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QuickBooks Online

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Great Falls College MSU, 2100 16th Ave South, Rm B124
Great Falls, Montana 59405
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$80.00

QuickBooks Online Date: 12/2/2022 Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MST) Status: Open - 14 places remaining Registration Deadline: 12/2/2022 8:00 AM (MST) Fee: $80.00 Registration Policies Register here Point of Contact: Jason Nitschke (406) 750-0314 Location: 2100 16th Avenue South Room B124 Great Falls College MSU, Great Falls MT 59405-4907 Training Topics: Accounting/Budget, Cash Flow Management Description: For those new to bookkeeping and experienced folks alike! This QuickBooks Online course is designed to help entrepreneurs and business managers understand how to best manage their money. And isn't it all about maximizing…

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