Economic Update Series

The ‘Montana University’ of the Montana Chamber Foundation hosts this annual series to provide brief mid-year updates and economic projections for local, state, and national economies. The series takes place in Billings, Bozeman, Helena, Butte, Great Falls, Missoula, and Kalispell each year. Seminars last approximately 1.5 hours.

This series complements the University of Montana Bureau of Business & Economic Research’s annual Economic Outlook Seminars. For additional information go to

Thank you

The 12th Annual Economic Update Series was titled ‘Infrastructure Builds Montana’s Economy’. Thank you to everybody who attended and supported this great event! Click below to download the presentations from our speakers.

Download Patrick Barkey’s Presentation [PDF]Download Paul Polzin’s Presentation [PDF]Download Darryl James’ Presentation [PDF]

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“This is timely information and on track with what I am seeing in business now. Presenters tie in international, national, state and local perspectives.”