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.




by Dan Brooks, Business Advocacy Director I’ve had a number of recent conversations with members about the Billings Chamber weighing in on local elections. Generally it’s positive: “I don’t really follow local elections, so your communications are really informative.” But … Continued


The Billings Chamber of Commerce has always made developing leadership a priority. A community depends on good leaders to grow and improve, which is why we develop our many leadership programs. One of those programs seeks to teach leadership skills … Continued



Making the Business Case for Early Childhood Development and Childcare as Workforce Issues Last week during the Billings Chamber’s first Chamber A.M. event we hosted two phenomenal speakers introducing early childhood development and childcare as issues impacting workforce development. Julia … Continued



BY KEVIN PLOEHN, DIRECTOR OF AVIATION AND TRANSIT BILLINGS LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT An early rendering of the remodeled Airport pictured here. See more at FlyBillings.com.   When asked, “How are things at the Airport?”  The best response would be, “Great … Continued


By Brian Brown, First Interstate Bank, Billings Chamber of Commerce Board Chair   With the start of a new fiscal year, the Billings Chamber of Commerce is re-shaping priorities, identifying and actively pursuing new goals and continuing the transformational work … Continued


By Daniel J. Brooks, Business Advocacy Manager   In the midst of this election season, Billings’ voters have the opportunity to elect City Councilpersons ready to move Billings forward; who will choose growth; and who support the initiatives that will … Continued