Best Montana business events in December

Billings

1 Million Cups Billings

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 9:00 am | Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill

“What can we, as a community, do to help you and your startup?” Join Bigskyeconomicdevelopment.org for the next 1MC monthly meetup!

As always, they will feature presentations from 2 startups at different stages in growth and then you’ll have a chance to ask questions and provide feedback through 15-20 minutes of Q&A.

You can watch the Kauffman Founder’s School Powerful Presentation series to find inspiration, or watch past presentations. After your presentation, there will be a 20-minute Q&A session that will give you the opportunity to connect with your audience, culminating to the million-dollar question: “What can we as a community do to help you?”

The event is highly collaborative and not overly formal. Check out this video to learn about 1MC which meets every Wednesday at 9AM. You are welcome and encouraged to attend and check it out before applying to present.

Doors open at 8:30am for coffee and conversation | Program begins at 9:00am.

Apply to present.

Bozeman

LinkdedIn Local – Bozeman Area [December 2019]

Thu, December 12, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM MST | Regus Downtown Bozeman

Description:

The LinkedIn Local Bozeman Area meetup group is an opportunity to meet regional LinkedIn connections face-to-face, and to strengthen the online relationships we form by getting to know the person behind the profile.

The December meetup is cohosted by Mallory Thompson and Randall Russo. Wine and light snacks will be served; net revenues for this event will be donated to Reach. This is a not-for-profit event.

Guest speaker and business transfer specialist Patrick McGowen will talk about how to begin with the end in mind when it comes to planning for success. Most small business owners do no exit planning. When it comes time to sell their business, there can be some painful realities. Pat will share some stories and examples of good and bad exit planning.

Even if you are not a business owner, there will be several good takeaways to plan effectively for the future. If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.


Join the #LinkedInLocal Movement!

LinkedIn Local events are organic meetups of LinkedIn members that provide an opportunity to network, build community, share best practices for using LinkedIn, and discuss the latest industry trends.

These events are not officially hosted or sponsored by LinkedIn. Instead, these meetups are organized by members and are encouraged and supported by LinkedIn, who sees these events as great examples of how members can build their professional community on LinkedIn.

Why should you come?

To meet people for no other reason than to get to know them, and let them get to know you, and ultimately expand your social- and professional circles with like-minded people.

Great Falls

Business 4 Breakfast

December 10, 2019 | 7:00 – 8:30am |Quality Life Concepts

Description:

The Great Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Business-4-Breakfast is pure networking to help you promote your business. This program is for everyone but gives consideration for those who are not able to go to the luncheon or Business After Hours. Business-4-Breakfast is designed to allow you to network early in the morning so you can participate and then get to work in time to start your day. In order to help you prepare the best marketing tool you can utilize anywhere (your elevator speech), we have established some guidelines we will apply at the breakfast.

1. Each person will have 30-seconds to present their commercial.

2. You may promote one or more businesses during this time. However, it would be to your benefit to concentrate on one activity during that 30-second period.

3. You may market something other than your business.

a. This could be another business you are trying to assist.

b. A testimonial of products or services you have received from another member.c. An event or fundraiser you are promoting.

d. We do NOT recommend you utilize this time for political or advocacy statements.

Quality Life Concepts
215 Smelter Ave NE

Contact Information:
Derek Jacobson
djacobson@greatfallschamber.org


Cost:$12 Members & $18 Non Members Register here!

Helena

Business After Hours at the Delta Hotel

Thu Dec 19 2019 | 4 PM – 6 PM| Delta Hotel

Business After Hours at the Delta Hotel

Description:

Join Business After Hours at the Delta Hotel Helena Colonial on December 19th from 4-6 pm.

Revel in relaxation at Delta Hotels Helena Colonial. Located near the Montana State Capitol, our hotel features easy access to Great Northern Carousel, the downtown area and Spring Meadow Lake State Park. Alumni and prospective students can take advantage of our central location near Carroll College. After landing at Helena Regional Airport, immediately stretch out in our stylish and spacious rooms and suites. Designed to meet your high-tech lifestyle, our accommodations feature complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, well-lit workstations and 47-inch wall-mounted TVs with access to various channels including HBO, CNN and ESPN. Each day you can enjoy a satisfying meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner at our on-site restaurant, Ridge Line Restaurant. Work out while on your stay with our well-managed fitness center boasting rows of cardio equipment and free weights. Our hotel also features 11 distinct venues, perfect for business events and celebrations. Enhance the travel routine at Delta Hotels Helena Colonial.

Hosted by Helena Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kalispell

KALISPELL TOASTMASTER’S CLUB #3147

Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Gateway Community Center in the United Way Room.

TODO

Description:

Supportive learning environment for public speaking and leadership building.

FEES/ADMISSION

They welcome you to come and decide if you would like to be member.

WEBSITE

Toastmasters International

Missoula

Business After Hours – DoubleTree by Hilton

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 | 5:00 PM | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel


Missoula’s largest monthly networking event.

Enjoy networking in a fun and relaxed environment at Business After Hours. Held in a variety of venues throughout the Missoula area, these evening receptions are a great place to meet fellow Missoula Chamber professionals.

Business After Hours is held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at a Chamber member’s business. Attendance averages 150-200 people for networking and socializing. The Chamber Red Coats assist in hosting the event by serving beverages and selling raffle tickets. Attendees have the opportunity to win door prizes and the 50/50 raffle.

As part of the Business After Hours Event, the host is given a chance to address those in attendance and Chamber staff host a short program to introduce new members, share information about the Chamber’s advocacy efforts and provide any important announcements.

For more information about attending or hosting Business After Hours, contact Vangie Callison at vangiec@missoulachamber.com.

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