Calendar of Events

June 2017

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Annual Member Luncheon
06/20/17
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Prospera Business Network presents: 

Annual Member Luncheon - Registration has been closed for this event.

Community by Design: The Future of Open Space and Redevelopment in Northeast Bozeman. 

Tuesday, June 20th
11:30am-1:30pm

Speakers:   

Highlighting the community impact made possible by Prospera's members:

            Paul Reichert, Executive Director, Prospera Business Network

Story Mill Community Park project updates & the park’s role in enhancing the quality of life in the community:

            Maddy Pope, Trust for Public Land

Community-directed planning & the future of Northeast Bozeman:

            Brian Caldwell, ThinkTank Design Group      


Location:              

Hilton Garden Inn

2023 Commerce Way, Bozeman

Registration: $50 Prospera Members, $75 Non-Members
Includes lunch.

Registration has been closed for this event.

ABOUT THIS EVENT
The Annual Member Luncheon features Prospera impact updates from Executive Director Paul Reichert and a keynote speaker. The event attracts over 150 area professionals, representing a diverse mixture of industries, including financial services, government, higher education, manufacturing, nonprofits, real estate and technology.




 

 

 

 




Business Tours

June Women-Owned Business Tour: Delicious Bakery, Style A Gallery & Hattie Rex
06/21/17
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Montana Women’s Business Center Presents: 

Women-Owned Business Tour 

featuring Delicious Bakery, Style A Gallery & Hattie Rex

Join us for a walking business tour of two women-owned businesses. Each business owner will share her experience with starting, operating and growing her business and there will be time for networking and shopping.

Wednesday June 21, 2017 
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Meet at Style A Gallery: 31 South Willson Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715

REGISTER HERE
 

Learn More:

 

   
 www.deliciousmt.com

www.styleagallery.com
 


www.hattie-rex.myshopify.com



GOLD SPONSOR

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Prospera Business Network at  (406) 587-3113 to make arrangements.


June President's Circle
06/29/17
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Prospera Business Network Presents

President's Circle: 5 West Tour & Rooftop Social
*Please note: the date has been changed from June 15th to June 29th!

An exclusive, invitation-only event for executives from Prospera's Partner, Executive and Community Leader level members.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Location: 5 West Mendenhall, Bozeman, MTSee Map

Agenda

4:30-5:15 – Arrivals and networking

5:15-5:20 – Welcome remarks from                          

5:30-5:45 – 5 West Tour and Discussion                                    

5:45-6:00 – Networking and departures

$25 Includes refreshments and light snacks.

THE EVENT

Prospera members will have a behind-the-scenes tour of Bozeman's new downtown
mixed-use development 5 West with developer Andy Holloran of Homebase Montana.
 
Opening remarks from Prospera and light refreshments accompany this special business tour. Join us for our new end-of-day social hour with a question and answer format from our featured host. 


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Montana Women's Business Center Trainings

10 Things You Need to Know about Human Resources - June 2
06/02/17
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Prospera Business Network and the Montana Women’s Business Center present


10 Things You Need to Know about Human Resources -Registration has been closed for this class

Friday June 2, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MMEC)
2310 University Way, Bldg. 2
Bozeman, MT
From Kagy turn south onto 7th Ave.
Park in the first lot and follow signs to Building 2.

Registration: $25 for Prospera Members / $40 non  members 

 

*We reserve the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollments are not met.  In which case, all course fees will be fully refunded.

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 
The Montana State University Extension Service is an ADA/EO/AA/Veteran's Preference Employer and Provider of Educational Outreach.

Strategies for Maximizing Value in Your Business
06/07/17
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Prospera Business Network, Montana Women's Business Center, Montana Small Business Development Center present


Registration has been closed

Strategies for Maximizing Value in Your Business

Instructor: Bryce DeGroot of Compass Advisors & Christopher Gregory of Fortis Group

Wednesday, June 7th
9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Location:
Foundant Technologies
Conference Room 143
143 Willow Peak Dr.
Bozeman, MT 59718

Registration: $25 for Prospera Members, $40 non members


Strategies for Maximizing Value in Your Business: An insider look at what drives value in your business, and how you can take steps to build a sustainable business.

What Can You Expect to Learn?
1. What drives value? 
2. Why must your business be transferable? 
3. How does a valuable and salable business provide freedom and options? 
4. Strategies to build a valuable and salable business. 
5. What is at stake in business ownership transition?

This seminar is for you if you’d like to learn:
• Exit and succession options for long-term planning.
• How to build a business with transferable value.
• What to expect in the process of transferring ownership.
• Common pitfalls to avoid in business transitions. 

 

 The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Prospera Recommends

Montana AG Summit 2017
05/31/17 8:00 AM to 06/01/17 5:00 PM

Montana Ag Summit 2017

May 31 - June 1

Montana ExpoPark in Great Falls, MT

Please visit the website at www.agsummitmontana.com as registration is open NOW!

EVENT OVERVIEW

With agriculture playing such a critical role in the lives of Montanans, we invite you to attend the Montana Ag Summit that will take place at the Montana ExpoPark in Great Falls on May 31 – June 1. 

Montana Ag 2017 is co-sponsored by CHS, First Interstate Bank, MillerCoors, Montana Chamber Foundation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Northwest Farm Credit Services, U.S. Senator Steve Daines, and TransCanada. 

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, United Grain’s President and CEO Augusto Bassanini, and Northwest Farm Credit Services CEO Phil DiPofi, will deliver keynot addresses.

Quest MT - A Forum on Marketing Analytics
06/08/17 8:00 AM to 06/09/17 5:00 AM

Quest MT - A Forum on Marketing Analytics

June 8-9, 2017

University of Montana, Missoula, MT

Please visit the website at www.questmt.co as registration is open NOW!
 

EVENT OVERVIEW

What’s QuestMT about? Cutting-edge keynotes, panels, and case studies.

Cutting-edge topics include using data to enhance the customer experience, delivering relevance across multiple channels, generating automated insights using machine learning, and navigating the intersection between data and creative work.

The forum will help participants:
• develop skills to discover meaning from data and make better data-based decisions;
• understand data analytics methods and tools;
• generate breakthrough insights from data; and
• improve communication about data-based insights through storytelling and other tools.

Managers, decision makers and others who need actionable insights from their organization’s data are encouraged to attend.

How to Sell to the State of Montana - Bozeman
06/20/17
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

How to Sell to the State of Montana - Bozeman


June 20, 2017
9:30am-12:30pm

TechLink/MMEC Conference Room
2310 University Way, Bldg. 2
Bozeman

Event is free. 

The State Procurement Bureau is touring the state again this summer, conducting outreach to vendors and potential vendors.

Representatives from the State Procurement Bureau will be presenting on a number of topics, including:

  • Differences between construction contracts and procuring goods and services
  • Commonly purchased goods and services
  • Regulations and requirements impacting state procurement
  • Where to find solicitations
  • How to register as a vendor in the Montana Acquisition and Contracting System (eMACS)
  • Resident preference and reciprocal preference
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program
  • How to respond to solicitations
  • Tips for winning state contracts
  • Resources for vendors

There will be time for questions and answers at the end.

Other dates and locations on the tour:

  • June 27 in Lewistown
  • July 12 in Missoula
  • July 19 in Helena
  • July 25 in Kalispell
  • August 8 in Hamilton
  • August 15 in Miles City
  • August 16 in Billings
  • August 22 in Great Falls