Tourism Advisory Council – October 3-4, 2023 -Anaconda

TOURISM ADVISORY COUNCIL The Governor-appointed Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) oversees the distribution of the Lodging Facility Use Tax (“bed tax”) to Montana’s tourism regions and convention and visitor bureaus, advises the Department of Commerce relative to tourism promotion, and fulfills other functions as defined by MCA 2-15-1816 General information on TAC along with minutes, agendas and […]

Montana Outdoor Recreation Summit, October 11-13, 2023 – Butte

THE MONTANA OUTDOOR RECREATION SUMMIT IS BACK AND IT’S COMING TO BUTTE!   The Montana Outdoor Recreation Summit is back in 2023! Co-hosted by the University of Montana’s Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research (ITRR), W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, and Montana Access Project, this 2+ day event is dedicated to exploring the […]

MT Lodging & Hospitality Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-26 – Fairmont Hot Springs

Join industry professionals and key vendors and partners for the hospitality industry’s premiere event. The 2022 MLHA Annual Conference will be held at the Northern Hotel in Billings October 25-27! Registration Information will be release during the Summer of 2022. ​We look forward to your participation.  

National Plan for Vacation Day, Jan. 30, 2024

Plan ahead and make it happen! National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday of January, is a day to encourage Americans to plan their time off. National Plan for Vacation Day (NPVD) is celebrated annually on the last Tuesday in January. It is a day to encourage Americans to plan their vacation […]

MT Chamber of Commerce Business Days January 4-5, 2021 – Helena

BUSINESS DAYS AT THE CAPITOL Montana Chamber of Commerce Business Days at the Capitol brings together business leaders and government officials to talk face-to-face and participate in a variety of educational and networking events. This is a terrific opportunity to speak directly with elected officials and to learn about the current business climate in Montana.This […]

National Plan for Vacation Day, January 22, 2021

National Plan for Vacation Day, celebrated on the last Tuesday of January, is a day to encourage Americans to plan their time off. Thanks for celebrating National Plan for Vacation Day! Happily, inspiring vacation planning doesn’t begin and end on on January 28. It’s something that can be done throughout the year. If you haven’t […]

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 […]

MEDA Spring Conference, April 26-27 – Dillon

    MEDA Members, Partners, and Friends –   Rockin’ it Rural: Thriving in Small Town Montana! Mark you calendar now to join us in Dillon, April 26-27 for the MEDA Spring Conference.   Your hosts: Headwaters RC&D and Beaverhead Development.   Some highlights include: Professional Development Training, Legislative Strategy Update, Cybersecurity, How to Rock […]