Welcome to the new Billings Chamber of Commerce blog! Here we’ll post updates to projects we’re working on, LiNK Magazine articles, event updates and more. Check in often to further your connection with the Billings Chamber.

Kris Carpenter: A Legacy on the Move By Kelly McCandless Every community has a person, or group of people, it can turn to when something needs to get done. In Billings, you will almost always find Kris Carpenter among that … Continued

Local elected officials make tons of decision that directly impact each of us as residents. These leaders are charged with decisions on zoning, local ordinances, budgets and monetary allocations, and so much more. That’s why it’s critical to know who … Continued

During the month of April the Billings Chamber surveyed our membership for feedback on our current strategic priorities, communication and more. We appreciate all 260 members who took the time to respond to this survey! If you’re interested in the … Continued

by Jennifer Reiser, CCE, IOM, Chief Operating Officer As relational beings, people have a natural tendency to be sociable and establish “one – on- one” relationships with others. Frequently we form bonds and relationships with groups to which we belong. … Continued

by Daniel Brooks, Business Advocacy Director   Small Business Week is here and it’s time to celebrate! Before you head off to one of our craft breweries for a toast, I wanted to highlight a few of the bills we … Continued

by Luke Ashmore, Visit Billings’ Special Projects & Program Manager Let’s think back to a simpler time. A time where planning for vacation didn’t involve Googling, “how do I stop my child from licking the inside of their mask?” or … Continued

After a year of turbulence, the Billings Chamber is thrilled to celebrate 2021 Small Business Appreciation Week May 3rd- 7th. Small businesses are crucial to the local economy: there are more than 30.7 million of them in the United States … Continued

Celebrating Small Business Champions during Small Business Appreciation Week By John Brewer, President/CEO Billings Chamber We are so proud to pause and take time to celebrate our community’s small businesses. These small businesses make up well over 80% of all … Continued