2017 Economic Update Series

Jul 1, 2016|Blog

The Montana Chamber Foundation is pleased to sponsor an annual series of economic seminars, called the Montana Economic Update (formerly, the Midyear Update to the Economic Outlook).

For information about and/or to sponsor the 2017 series (July 25-27), contact Stacye Dorrington, [email protected] or 888-442-MONT (6668) ext. 100.

Serving as President of the Foundation, but as emcee of the series, Rick Edwards of NorthWestern Energy traveled to all seven locations. Thanks, Rick! The 11th annual series schedule took place:

– July 28, Kalispell
– August 9, Billings and Bozeman
– August 10, Helena and Butte
– August 11, Great Falls and Missoula


  • Montana Chamber Foundation’s Business Atitudes Survey Presentation
  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research’s Economic Update Presentation (includes economic data on national, state, and seven local Montana economies)
  • Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Executive Education’s Talent Management Presentation


We greatly appreciate the following sponsors, who made the series possible:

Associated Employers
Cloud Peak Energy
First Interstate BancSystem
Glacier Bancorp, including: Big Sky Western Bank; First Bank of Montana; First Security Bank; Glacier Bank; Valley Bank of Helena; and Western Security Bank
Montana State Fund
Northern Broadcasting System
NorthWestern Energy
Opportunity Bank
Town Pump Hotel Group

Local sponsors

Blackfoot Telecommunications Group (Bozeman and Missoula)
Charter Communications (Helena)
PacificSource Health Plans (Helena)
VisionNet (Great Falls)
Washington Companies (Missoula)

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