Montana, the untapped frontier for women-owned business, is an incredibly entrepreneurial state where small businesses thrive. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about one quarter of all Montana businesses are owned by women. The economy is primarily based on agriculture, including ranching and cereal grain farming, other significant economic activities include oil, gas, coal and hard rock mining, lumber, and the fastest-growing sector, tourism. The health care, service, and government sectors also are significant to the state's economy.
Montana is the untapped frontier for women-owned business and offers many opportunities for multiple industries including technology, manufacturing, mining, construction and tourism.
Come and meet with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Payne West Insurance, Xanterra, Dept of Transportation, Malmstrom Airforce Base, SBA, U.S. Bank and more.
Join us at the Montana WBE Economic Development Summit and stake your ground in the new business frontier.
$75 per person, includes lunch, reception and workshop materials. Registration Deadline: April 12, 2017
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Astra Women's Business Alliance
Astra Women’s Business Alliance, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and a regional partner of WBENC. Astra provides WBENC and WOSB National certification to qualified women-owned businesses in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Northern California, Oregon, & Washington. Astra champions business growth by creating opportunities for contracts with Fortune 500 companies while providing these corporations with highly qualified strategic resources. For more information visit: http://www.astrawba.org.