Earlier this month, Kevin Ploehn, Director of Aviation and Transit for the City of Billings shared an updated with the Billings Chamber Major Investor Network and Air Service Committee. The Airport Renovation and Expansion project is well underway, with additional … Continued


BY JENNIFER REISER, CCE, IOM CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Membership organizations strive to provide meaningful value for your investment. The Billings Chamber is committed to building relationships with our members through ongoing interactions. Our hope is that we add to your … Continued



HEATHER MCDOWELL VP LEGAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS • US REGION AT SIBANYE-STILLWATER BOARD MEMBER, FINANCE COMMITTEE AND DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION COMMITTEES Your first job? I grew up on a ranch in Bridger and was moving sprinkler pipe and cows … Continued


  POSITION: MARKETING SPECIALIST, VISIT SOUTHEAST MONTANA Tell us about your photo. My favorite thing to do is spend time with my dogs! We make it a priority to get outside for a walk or run every day to enjoy … Continued


When we asked our membership last June about policy priorities for the 2021 Legislative Session, Public Safety was in the top 3. It was not a surprise. Anecdotally we hear from members tired of reading about another murder, wondering when … Continued


The Billings Chamber of Commerce was recognized last week with four national awards for outstanding programs and communications, including; Honorable Mention for “Smart Design, Safer Spaces” as an Outstanding Chamber Program, Third Place for their e-newsletters, First Place for their … Continued


The 2020 Ag Excellence Award recipient is Karen Yost. When learning of all the incredible ways she has supported and led the industry, Montana Agri-Women stood out. Karen has served as the president of both Montana Agri-Women and American Agri-Women. … Continued


By Jack Jennaway, Business Advocacy Coordinator Ag Celebration week is an opportunity to celebrate the crucial role agriculture plays in our economy; for me, it is also an opportunity to reflect on the role ag has played in my life. … Continued


BY MARYA PENNINGTON, PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER   THE BILLINGS CHAMBER YOUR CATALYST FOR GROWTH Every community needs a catalyst—leaders who rally people to support each other and make the world a better place. At the end of the day, we’re … Continued