Montana Strengthens Tourism Industry

May 1, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: DAX SCHIEFFER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 406-539-1026 – Montana Strengthens Its Tourism Economy HELENA, MT – Tourism, a leading industry in Montana, does not grow by accident.  Over time, as Montana’s economy has diversified to support a growing visitor economy, several critical milestones were first achieved.  In 1987, Montana implemented […]

Non-Resident Visitors Spent $3.7 Billion in 2018

UM Report: Visitors Spent $3.7B in Montana Last Year Full report: MISSOULA – Last year, 12.4 million out-of-state visitors contributed over $3.7 billion in travel spending to Montana’s economy, according to a recent report from the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana. The latest report finalizes preliminary estimates from […]

Explore Indian Country – New Guide Book Available

INDIAN COUNTRY There is great diversity among the twelve tribes located in Big Sky Country in their languages, rituals, histories and governments. Each tribe has a distinct and unique cultural heritage that contributes to modern Montana. Indigenous languages and traditions are alive and well throughout Indian Country, where visitors are welcome to experience the varied customs […]

Montana Access by Air

March 14, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: DAX SCHIEFFER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 406-539-1026 – dax Flying in and out of Montana easier than ever New airlines, new routes and more seats increase enplanements 32% in five years HELENA, MT – Air access to major markets is a critical factor for economic development and Montana has added […]

National Travel and Tourism Week May 5-11, 2019 About Established by a congressional resolution in 1983, this week of events serves to champion the power of our industry. Travel and tourism professionals from across the nation work throughout the week to promote the impactful contributions their travel markets and organizations make to the U.S. economy. The travel community marks the event […]

MT Association of Chamber Executives June 3-4, Billings

MACE COORDINATOR DEE DURAND 406.442.2405 | EXT. 105 DEE@MONTANACHAMBER.COM CONTACT DEE FOR: MONTANA ASSOCIATION OF CHAMBER EXECUTIVES Dee enjoyed a long career at the Montana Chamber of Commerce before retiring in 2010. Dee was invited back to the Chamber to work part-time in 2016 to assist with Envision 2026, the Chamber’s ten-year strategic plan. While […]

Leadership Montana Confluence September 21-23, 2020 Red Lodge

Our annual signature event, The Confluence is a traveling conference spanning two days in September and is open to the general public, not just alumni. A committee of local alumni identify a new location each year and plan interactive opportunities to learn from community leaders about the challenges and opportunities unique to their town. Think […]

Gov Conference on Tourism & Recreation April 14-16, 2019 – Butte

Welcome – Montana Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Recreation, the premier event supporting Montana’s leading industry. Welcome The Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Recreation is the annual gathering of Montana’s tourism and recreation industry. The 2019 conference will be in Butte, America April 14-16, 2019 For general questions, click here to contact us.

Missoula Business Education Roundtable – Sept. 17

Register Here Date and Time Mon, September 17, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MDT Add to Calendar Location DoubleTree by Hilton – Edgewater 100 Madison Street Missoula, MT 59802 Description You are cordially invited to a lunch forum to discuss and learn more about our state’s tourism industry with Glacier Country and Missoula businesses […]