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GatherBoard Event Platform Launches New App with University of Montana Support

MISSOULA, Mont. (​ May 1, 2019​)​ – Tech startup ​GatherBoard​ has launched an app for their online event calendar platform, […]


MEP Announces New Director of Economic Development Julie Lacey

The Missoula Economic Partnership (MEP) is pleased to introduce Julie Lacey as MEP’s new Director of Economic Development. Julie brings […]


2018 Competitive Realities Report

The Missoula Economic Partnership (MEP), is pleased to release Garner Economics LLC’s “A Competitive Realities Report and Target Industry Strategy […]


From our Fellow: John Ruffatto Business Startup Challenge

Last month, I had the opportunity to participate in the 28th Annual John Ruffatto Business Startup challenge, alongside my teammates […]


MEP Welcomes New Board Members

Joyce Dombrouski Chief Executive Providence St. Patrick Sheila Stearns President University of Montana Jason Williams CEO Blackfoot  The Missoula Economic […]


Montana’s Economy Comes Back into Balance

MISSOULA – After the oil and commodity boom, Montana’s economy is evening out. “The big story is Montana’s economy is […]


Can I analyze your data: UM’s new data analytics masters

We live in a web of data. Our food is grown with the help of data gathered by farming machines […]


Frontier Airlines Announces Service Between Denver and Missoula

February 24, 2014 — Missoula, Mont. — Frontier Airlines today announced it will add nonstop service from its primary hub […]


Progress Report from the Board of Directors

October 31, 2013 On November 14, 2012, exactly two weeks after the Missoula Economic Partnership’s last annual meeting, a Maine-based […]


Melanie Brock joins Missoula Economic Partnership staff

September 3, 2013 — Missoula, Mont. — One of Western Montana’s most successful community organizers will now help Missoula Economic […]


Partnership, Blackfoot and MonTEC work together to boost economic development

August 26, 2013 — Missoula, Mont. — The leading companies of tomorrow need the best technology of today. That’s the […]

ALCOM to open manufacturing facility in Bonner

November 14, 2012 — Missoula, Mont. — One of America’s fastest-growing and most respected brands of aluminum trailers will soon be made […]


Missoula Economic Partnership hires James Grunke as CEO

April 26, 2012 — Missoula, Mont. — The board of directors of the Missoula Economic Partnership has hired James Grunke as […]


Missoula Economic Partnership Elects Board of Directors

December 7, 2011 — Missoula, Mont. — Investors and strategic partners with the Missoula Economic Partnership, the public/private partnership charged […]

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