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Workshop Bozeman 2013

Small Business Opportunity Workshop
Friday, May 17, 2013
Strand Union Building, Ballroom A
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Waded Cruzado, President, Montana State University
Sean Becker, Mayor, City of Bozeman
Meg O'Leary, Director, Montana Department of Commerce
United States Senator Jon Tester
9:15 a.m.
National Trends in Travel and Tourism
Roger Dow, President and CEO, U.S. Travel Association
10:00 a.m.

The Big Sky Advantage
John Herzer, Blackfoot River Outfitters
Randy Roberson, Yellowstone Vacations
Kaleigh Brook and Engjell Vrapi, When In Rome Pizza
Benjamin Bennett, Massive Studios Marketing

11:00 a.m.
11:15 a.m.

Touting the Treasure State Through Technology
Luther Lowe, Director of Public Policy, Yelp
Kelly Ramirez, Business Manager, Google
Brooke Oberwetter, Associate Manager for Public Policy, Facebook
Sean O'Connor, Sales Manager, Bing

12:15 p.m.
Tourism Through the Eyes of an Airline Executive
Eric Phillips, Vice President, Pricing and Revenue Management for the Americas, Delta
12:45 a.m.
Closing Remarks
United States Senator Jon Tester
Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.


Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768


Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647


Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586


Capital One Center
208 N Montana Avenue, Suite 202
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462


8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974


130 W Front St.
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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