Join Us for the 2022 Big Sky Economic Development Annual Meeting!
Big Sky Economic Development is hosting their 2022 Annual Meeting, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the Babcock Theater in Downtown Billings from 3-4 pm.

Please join us following the Annual Meeting as we celebrate the Grand Opening of Rock31: Business Incubator, Accelerator, and Co-working Space and Big Sky Economic Development on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 201 North Broadway at 4:00 -6:00 pm.

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will begin promptly after the BSED 2022 Annual Meeting. After the ribbon is cut, guests are invited to go inside the newly renovated building for a Grand Opening Celebration, drinks and appetizers will be provided. In addition, BSED/Rock31 team members will be in attendance to provide guests with tours of the building.

Please email if you have any questions!
Big Sky Economic Development July Work Anniversaries
We have two special BSED work anniversaries this month for our Executive Director, Steve Arveschoug and SBDC Business Advisor, Kayla Vokral! Both Steve and Kayla bring passion, hard work, and fun to our organization and we are so appreciative of all that they do. Thank you for your years of service!
Stay Up to Date on Renovation
Follow along with renovation updates on the Rock31 Coworking Spaces and Big Sky Economic Development Offices coming to the heart of Downtown Billings this summer. You can find photos and updates on the following websites and social media platforms:
See the Renovation for Yourself
Take a closer look at the renovation progress in the old Montana National Bank Building that is being transformed into the Rock31 Coworking Spaces and Big Sky Economic Development offices. Explore throughout the building and learn about its history and all that is is going to become in the future. Schedule a tour today by clicking the button below!
Welcome to Our Newest Member Investor Marbled!
Marbled is a direct-to-consumer brand that offers the highest quality beef sourced from ranchers in Montana and Wyoming. We’re a one-stop shop for anything beef with in-house processing and packing. At Marbled, we pride ourselves in knowing who raised the beef, what they were fed, and how they were treated from birth to table. We’re aiming to bring transparency and trust back to the ones that matter most…YOU!
Big Sky Economic Development’s Member Investor Program helps to fulfill our mission by providing additional funds for economic development activities in Yellowstone County, the region, and State of Montana as it relates to job creation, business growth services, new business recruitment, business outreach and community development. Interested in becoming a Member Investor? Contact today!
Understanding Government Contracting Small Business Certifications | July 26
The SBA provides several programs to help small businesses win federal contracts. Learn how participating in these programs can help businesses:
  • Win a fair share of federal contracts
  • Qualify for exclusive set-aside and sole-source contracts
  • Partner with established contractors to win contracts

This is a virtual meeting, no fee, but registration is required.
Use YouTube to Grow Your Business | August 11

Learn how to use YouTube and the power of video to promote your business or brand.
In this workshop we’ll cover:
  • Creating and organizing a YouTube channel
  • Adding videos and streaming with YouTube Live
  • Video ad formats