Economic Update Series
The Montana Chamber Foundation, along with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the Univeristy of Montana, hosts this annual series to provide brief mid-year updates and economic projections for local, state, and national economies. The series takes place in multiple cities each year. The program lasts approximately one-and-a-half hours.
2019 ECONOMIC UPDATE SERIES:
SILVER TSUNAMI: ARE MONTANA’S BUSINESSES READY?
The Montana Chamber Foundation brought the 14th Annual Economic Update Series to the Treasure State the week of July 30th. This annual series provided brief mid-year updates and economic projections for local, state, and national economies. The series took place in seven locations across the state: Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Helena, Great Falls, Missoula, and Kalispell. Patrick Barkey, Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research presented data on rural/urban migration and the impact of Boomer retirement on the workforce. Each city featured local experts working towards innovative workforce solutions.
Thank you to our 2019 Series Sponsors: Atlantic Richfield Company, Boeing, Charter Communications, First Interstate Bank, Glacier Bancorp, Montana State Fund, Northern Broadcasting System, NorthWestern Energy, and Stockman Bank. Series sponsors were joined by local sponsors: Big Sky Economic Development (Billings); Vision Net (Great Falls); Washington Companies (Missoula); and D.A. Davidson (Kalispell).
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