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.

As residents we know we are part of an amazing community, but it’s always nice when someone else offers a little recognition – and helps you to shout it from the rooftops! There’s been a ton of national recognition for … Continued

NextGEN is what YOU make of it… Make the most of your time   When joining a new group or adding something to our busy schedules, we all want to know what we are going to get out of it.  … Continued

Learning from Others: How the Bethlehem, PA SteelStacks could be a Model for Coulson Park in Billings, MT By Kelly McCandless What happens when the region’s largest employer pulls out of the market, cannibalizing 20% of your tax base, resulting … Continued

Next in our series on the Aspirational City Visit to the Lehigh Valley in the Pennsylvania is a quick highlight reel of some of the impressive things the group saw on their visit in downtown Allentown. This is the area … Continued

A group of fifty Billings leaders toured the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania.

Make No Little Plans Fifty Billings Leaders Visit Allentown and Bethlehem Pennsylvania By Kelly McCandless Employers invest in professional development for their employees, in part, to grow a sense of enthusiasm and effort. The opportunity to learn generally sends people … Continued

Earlier today, HVS Convention, Sports & Entertainment presented the findings of the Convention Center Study Update. You can download the full presentation here. And, if you missed the event, you can watch it on our Facebook page by clicking here. … Continued

Healthcare Pathways Established in Billings Public Schools as Workforce Development Tool As the demand for qualified workers to fill needed jobs in our community and state grows, we must provide learning opportunities and certifications for our young and upcoming workforce. … Continued

Oftentimes people call us unsure about what a Chamber of Commerce does or how we can help them. In my opinion, that uncertainty exists for two main reasons: 1. We do a lot of different things; 2. People get involved … Continued

The Chamber is pleased to offer a continuum of leadership and professional development opportunities for all ages and experience. Ms. Catie Hanser recently join the Billings Chamber with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Ms. Hanser also holds the distinct honor of … Continued

Since the Leadership Billings program begin in 1986, it has helped to shape nearly 1,200 participants. Next month, 61 new community leaders will graduate and join the ranks of distinguished Leadership Billings alumni. The goals of Leadership Billings are to … Continued