After nearly a month of adherence to a stay-at-home order, which closed many main street businesses, Montana’s business community received welcome news as Governor Bullock announced that a phased reopening of Montana is ready to begin. Montana has some of the lowest numbers of cases and hospitalizations in the nation and unlike many … Continued

Businesses in Billings can expect additional economic relief soon. The Senate recently approved a bill to refill the Paycheck Protection Program—part of the massive stimulus package known as the CARES Act—which ran out of funding after only 13 days. The CARES Act, totaling $2 trillion was unprecedented as an economic rescue and recovery measure; … Continued

The Billings Chamber launched a webinar series for small businesses in response to the needs we were hearing from you. These sessions were offered for free and specifically addressed your needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click each image to … Continued

by Marya Pennington   During this time of remote work environments due to social distancing requirements, employers are being creative and adaptive in encouraging their teams while also supporting the local economy.  When businesses promote each other, they are saying … Continued

As part of the Yellowstone County Unified Incident Command, an Economic Response & Recovery Team has been assembled to provide a business “restart” strategy for the community. Your Billings Chamber is proud to be a member of the team and … Continued

Election season is an exciting time for many Americans. Each election brings potential change and this year’s primary election brings with it significant changes in election procedure. The novel coronavirus has forced us to socially distance and avoid large gatherings. Transmission of this viral pandemic necessitates separation to slow the spread.  Which … Continued