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On July 13th and 14th, Governor Steve Bullock will host the second Main Street Montana Project Peer- to-Peer Symposium in Billings. The Innovate Montana Symposium will focus on highlighting change and innovation in Montana's small business climate. This symposium will connect Montana business owners and entrepreneurs through dynamic group conversations and networking opportunities. Community leaders will share ideas about successfully engaging their communities, growing the next generation of business and community leaders to revitalize Montana's main streets. And subject experts will offer the latest in tools and financing to support business growth and foster Montana's entrepreneurial environment. 


Checkout the AGENDA and BREAKOUT SESSIONS.

 

Meet our Keynote Speaker

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Debbie Sterling, Founder and CEO of Goldie Blox

Debbie Sterling is the Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award winning company on a mission to "disrupt the pink aisle" with toys, games, and media for girls. Debbie is an engineer, entrepreneur, and one of the leaders in the movement toward getting girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. She was named TIME’s "Person of the Moment,” Business Insider’s "30 Women Who Are Changing the World,” and was recently added to Fortune Magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40” list. In early 2015, Debbie was inducted as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and honored by the National Women’s History Museum with a “Living Legacy” Award for her work to empower girls around the world. Debbie received her degree in Engineering at Stanford University in 2005 and currently lives with her husband in San Francisco.

 

SPECIAL EVENT

Get Your Business Online with Google

The Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will be presenting Get Your Business Online with Google at the Innovate Montana Symposium 2016. Visit the SBDC table at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. 

What to know

Cost:

  • $50 for both days (Includes Reception, Breakfast, and Lunch)
  • $25 for Wednesday Only (Includes Reception)
  • $25 for Thursday Only (Includes Breakfast and Lunch)
  • $15 for reception only

Hotel Information:

  • Crowne Plaza - 406-252-7400
  • Northern Hotel 406-867-6767
  • Best Western Clocktower Inn - 406-259-5511

Agenda:

GET TO KNOW OUR PANELISTS

Thank you to our sponsors


 

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