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Montana Ambassadors Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 10 @ 5:00 pm MDT
Sunday, August 8
11:30 a.m. – Golf at Old Works Golf Course
4 p.m. – Doors Open for networking reception, Fairmont Hot Springs Conference Center – Eduardo Garcia featured speaker at 6 p.m.
Monday, August 9
7:30 a.m. – Newcomers Breakfast – Opportunity to introduce new ambassadors to their regional chapters and meet the board of directors
8 a.m. – Welcome from the President
8:15 a.m. – Montana Department of Commerce welcome and call to action
8:45 a.m. –Montana Ambassadors by the numbers -Overview of membership survey results with actionable ideas and insights
9:15 a.m. – Outreach and Out of State Chapters – Lynda Colucci and James Thompson with California and Pacific Northwest Chapters will lead discussion on goals and current membership
9:45 a.m. – Break
10:00 a.m. – State of the state – Development – A data-driven conversation with industry leaders about some of the largest trends we are experiencing in the state.
11:00 a.m. – State of the state – Community Development – A data-driven conversation with industry leaders about the trends, challenges, and opportunities for Montana communities.
Noon – Networking lunch
1 p.m. – Come Home Montana – panel discussion on reversing the trend of exporting young Montanans while proactively working to bring folks home
2:15 p.m. – Break
2:30 p.m. – What motivates a move? Montana Ambassadors will meet with a business attraction specialist to explore coordinated opportunities
3:30 p.m. – Making connections – fast- paced, structured networking event that will be informative and fun!
4:30 – Break
5:30 p.m. – Annual Awards Social
6:30 p.m. – Annual Awards Program
Tuesday, August 10
8:30 a.m. – Next steps – After everything you learned, how can YOU help? Facilitated conversation
10:00 a.m. – Board of Directors Meeting (open to all)
Noon – Adjourn, go golf, fish, swim and explore!
Stay at the conference site! Call Fairmont Hot Springs directly at 1-800-332-3272 for special lodging rates starting at $159 plus fees.
Register for conference here.