Innovate Montana is pleased to announce the Montana Ambassadors will be hosting their Awards Dinner in conjunction with the Innovate Montana Symposium 2017 on July 11th at the DoubleTree Hotel. Tickets for both the awards dinner and the symposium can be purchased at https://whova.com/portal/registration/innov_201707/. The dinner is open to the public and symposium attendees. Get your tickets today to honor these great Montanans.
Governor Steve Bullock released the 2016 Montana Ambassador Awards honoring individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to economic development in Montana.
“It’s an exciting time to be in Montana. Our economy is growing, wages are up, unemployment is down, and businesses are creating good-paying jobs all across the state,” said Governor Bullock. “I’m pleased to recognize this group of hard-working folks and am thankful for their dedication, service, and efforts to ensure that Montana is one of the best places in the country to live, work, play, start a business, and raise a family.”
The Montana Ambassadors is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization of leaders in business, education, and local and state government with a common dedication to living and doing business in Montana and to furthering the best interests of the state.
The winners include:
Montana Ambassador Business of the Year – Xtant Medical
Montana Ambassador Entrepreneur – Innovator of the Year – Blackmore Sensors and Analytics
Montana Ambassador Entrepreneur – Placemaker of the Year -- Angie Dickinson, Style Alley
Montana Ambassador Educator of the Year – Paul Gladen
Montana Ambassador of the Year – Melanie Schwarz
Montana Ambassador Outreach Ambassador – Out-of-State – Lynda Colucci, California Chapter
Montana Ambassador Outreach Ambassador – In-state – Peter Rosten, MAPS
Plenipotentiary Ambassador– John Rogers
Read the full press release here.