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Montana Department of Transportation Tribal Relations Training & Small Business Summit
February 12 - February 14
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 and a full agenda will be posted soon.
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 background and history of Tribal Nations in Montana as well as panels on How to Conduct Business in Indian Country and Breaking Down the Myths.
Small Business Social (6:00 – 8:00 pm)
Governor Bullock 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, Employee Retention and more.
Thursday, February 14th
Small Business Summit (7:30 am – 1:00 pm)
More great breakout sessions including Contract Law 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.