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Tribal Relations Training and Small Business Summit
Event Starts:
Tuesday February 12, 2019
@ 7:30am

Event Ends:
Thursday February 14, 2019
@ 3:30pm


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Best Western Helena Great Northern Hotel

835 Great Northern Blvd
Helena, MT 59601

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Takin' Care of Business

Tribal Relations Training and Small Business Summit

The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs and the Montana Department of Transportation - Small Business Program are collaborating to bring you an exciting conference!  Join us for 1 day or all 3 days to learn from the knowledge and experience of subject matter experts and each other.  Highlights of the conference are below or click here for the agenda.

Please contact mdtdbeprogram@mt.gov for your discount code if you are registering as a:
-certified DBE or SBE firm

Tuesday, February 12th 

Tribal Relations Training (7:30 am - 4:00 pm)

Come experience and learn about Montana's Tribal Nations and become a Partner in Building a Stronger Montana.  The training includes topics on How to Conduct Business in Indian Country and keynote speakers on Entrepreneurship and Government Relations.

Small Business Social (6:00 - 8:00 pm)

Lieutenant Governor Cooney is joining us to kick off the 2019 Small Business Summit at Exploration Works.  Explore the museum, socialize with your elected officials, enjoy drinks and appetizers, and listen to some home-grown tunes.

Wednesday, February 13th

Small Business Summit (7:30 am - 4:30 pm)

This year's Keynote Speaker, Steve Beck, is an author, master facilitator and coach who brings more than 20 years of corporate executive experience to his programs and events.  People who have attended Steve's presentations have described him as "Wildly entertaining, engaging, funny, and highly motivational."

There will also be several breakout sessions on topics such as Bonding, Marketing, Human Resources, Cyber Security and more.

Thursday, February 14th

Small Business Summit (7:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Steve Beck will kick off the morning and is followed by more great breakout sessions including Contract Law, Employee Retention, and Doing Business with the State of Montana.

EEO Training (1:15 pm - 3:15 pm)

Nicole Cosby, EEO Specialist Supervisor, with the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), Office of Civil Rights will present a 2-hour training course with a focus on EEO requirements on MDT contracts.  

This conference will be a great opportunity to network and learn.  If you have any questions, please contact:

Shannon Hahn
Small Business Specialist, Montana Department of Transportation

You may request to cancel your registration for a full refund, up to 48 hours before the date and time of the event. Cancellation requests made within 48 hours of the Tribal Relations Training and Small Business Summit will not receive a refund.

There are room blocks for the conference at $99 per night plus tax at the following hotels:

Best Western Hotel Great Northern Helena
835 Great Northern Blvd
Helena, MT 59601

Room block closed January 16, 2019.

Home 2 Suites by Hilton
3325 North Sanders St
Helena, MT 59601

Room block closed January 21, 2019.

The State of Montana attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person's ability to participate in any Department offered service, program or activity.  If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in this conference, please call Shannon Hahn at (406) 444-7287, TTY 1-800-335-7592, or MT RELAY 711 by February 5, 2019.   Alternative accessible formats of all materials (e.g. large print, electronic, etc.) will be provided upon request.