Resources and Tools for Business Expansion and Acquisition

This week, we talked with Brenda Wrigley, owner of Great Falls Gymnastics Academy.

With the help of Great Falls Development Authority, Brenda not only bought the business, but has worked to expand her services through a global pandemic, becoming a model for distance learning centers nationwide.

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Workforce Issues Hindering Expansion?

Managing Your Team
We're digging into the challenges employers are facing with workforce. This week we've partnered with Stop the Stigma to address a new challenges of working remotely and the daily stress that effects your team. On September 25 at 8 AM via Zoom, COVID-19 and Survival of the Quarantined: Workplace Stress and Wellbeing. This session, presented by Erin Butts, will increase your strategies and tools to aid your employees. Register here.

Finding New Talent
Great Falls Development Authority has also hired Development Counselors International (DCI) to launch our talent attraction marketing campaign. Have you ever wondered, “What is Talent Attraction and why are we doing it in Great Falls?” If so, please join us for this one hour virtual event where DCI will give a presentation about what talent attraction is and why it’s important. We will also hear from other communities on the success of their talent attraction initiatives and why these initiatives are an absolute “must”. Register here.
Are you financially ready for expansion?
When do you know if you can sustain growth? Do you have the working capital to manage your expansion? Dive into your businesses financials with Profit Mastery. This two day course is designed to build your knowledge and ongoing use of your financials in making business decisions.
Profit Mastery is scheduled on-demand. Reach out to Jason Nitschke for availability. [email protected] or call 406.750.0314.
Plan and Manage Your Business Growth with this Online Tool
If a traditional business plan is not what your business wants or needs, GrowthWheel is another tool to help with the lean business planning approach, offering hundreds of worksheets to make actionable decisions quickly.

Call or email Jason Nitschke to set up a demo [email protected] or 406.750.0314.
Expand into Downtown Great Falls!

Have you considered Downtown Great Falls? Registration is open for our virtual Invest in Downtown Great Falls event on October 13 at 9 AM. Learn what made some of our most popular downtown businesses succeed; hear about new development opportunities; and explore the vision our community has for the future of Downtown Great Falls.

Are you a developer, entrepreneur, business owner? This is for you. We want you in Downtown Great Falls! Register here.
Lender can't finance the whole project?

We have gap financing available!

Contact Jolene to discuss your project. 406.750.4481 or email [email protected]
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