The Billings Chamber is thrilled to announce the fourth annual Ag Celebration Week, taking place from January 22-26 and proudly presented by Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative. This event aims to acknowledge the diverse impacts that agriculture makes on our everyday lives. The 2024 Ag Celebration Week specifically honors the dedication of farmers, ranchers, youth, and agribusinesses, who serve as the foundation of Montana’s foremost industry. This week-long celebration is crafted to foster understanding between urban and rural communities through agricultural education, industry highlights, and various engaging activities!

Youth in Ag Spotlights

The Billings Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the opportunity to nominate a young individual for the prestigious “Youth in Ag Spotlight” to be showcased during the month of January leading up to Ag Celebration Week, hosted by the Billings Chamber of Commerce. The spotlights are a wonderful way to recognize and honor the remarkable contributions of our local youth in the field of agriculture. Do you have a youth you wish to spotlight? Nominate them by December 31st!

Fun Facts about the Ag Industry

A major part of Ag Celebration Week is to raise awareness and educate consumers on this amazing industry. There will be daily posts throughout the week on the Billings Chamber’s social media channels as they shed some light on all the ag industry offers.

Ag Appreciation Celebration Banquet

Join us for the Billings Chamber Ag Celebration Banquet, proudly presented by Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative.

Immerse yourself in an evening of commemoration, admiration, and gratitude for the backbone of our community—agriculture. This annual gathering promises a delightful steak dinner with all the trimmings, local entertainment, industry updates, and ample opportunities for engaging conversations and cocktails with fellow ag producers, agribusinesses, and ag enthusiasts. Gain insights from Ag Industry Leaders and join us in honoring the recipient of this year’s Agriculture Excellence Award.

In a commitment to nurturing the future, the Billings Chamber and Chamber Ag Committee are collaborating with local FFA chapters, with the selling of 50-50 tickets to support their financial needs. We are excited to facilitate an FFA Silent Auction and provide a platform for students to showcase their projects while supporting their FFA chapter.

Extend the invitation to your friends and neighbors for an unforgettable evening dedicated to Montana’s leading industry. Mark your calendars for Friday, January 26, 2024, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm, at MetraPark Pavilion. Secure your tickets or reserve a table for 10 by Friday, January 19th. Let’s celebrate the heart of our community and the essence of our state’s prosperity.