Big Sky Economic Development

Creating Montana Business Opportunities

Doing Business in Billings and Yellowstone County, MT
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Serving SE Montana, Yellowstone County & Following Areas

  • City of Billings
  • Acton
  • Ballantine
  • Broadview
  • Custer
  • Huntley
  • Laurel
  • Pompey’s Pillar
  • Shepherd
  • Worden

Our services offer you confidential one-on-one consultation.

Most services are free: Business Plan Consulting, Financial Analysis, Loan Packaging, Training, Funding, Marketing, Tax Incentives, Business Recruitment, Retention, Community Re-Development, Grant Seeking, Project Planning, Selling Your Goods and Services to the Government, Manufacturing Expertise

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Montana SBDC
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BEAR: Business Expansion & Recruitment
  • About The BEAR Service
  • BEAR Facts
  • How can BEAR help your Business
  • History of BEAR
  • BEAR Intake Form (Become a BEAR Client)
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Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
  • Business Management
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  • Product Development
  • Lean Enterprise
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Community Development
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  • Statistics
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  • Help for your project
  • Workshops for Proposal Writing & Grant Seeking
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Montana PTAC
  • Getting Started
  • Bidding Process
  • Web & e-Commerce issues
  • Mandatory Registration
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Recruitment, STATS & Demographics
  • SocioEconomic Profile
  • Billings Market Area
  • Yellowstone County Market Area
  • Montana Market Area
  • Demographics
  • Employment Income
  • Population
  • Quick Facts
  • Quality of life
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  • 10 top employers
  • Transportation
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Incentives
Finance & Tax
  • The SBA 504 Loan Package
  • Big Sky EDC Revolving Loan Fund
  • Yellowstone County Tax Incentive Programs
  • Montana Board of Investments Infrastructure Loan Package
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The 100
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SBA 504 Loans
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  • Tax Incentives
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SBA: Small Business Administration
  • Financial Assistance
  • Contract Opportunities
  • Disaster Assessment
  • Counseling
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  • Laws - Regulations
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