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Kalispell chamber meets September 20

The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Luncheon on Tuesday, September 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Kalispell, 1840 US 93. The luncheon will feature House and Senate candidates from Montana. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/y4j5dzze or call 758-2806.

Email marketing workshop

The Small Business Development Center of Montana is hosting an Introductory Email Marketing Workshop on September 21 from noon to 12:30 p.m. The free workshop will discuss how to effectively use email marketing as a tool to attract new customers and keep old customers coming back. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/2p9w8hx9

Safety workshop

The Montana State Fund presents a free Plan, Prevent, Thrive safety workshop on workplace safety by examining accidents and the steps organizations can take to prevent them. The workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon on September 22 at the Hampton Inn, 1140 US 2, Kalispell. To register, visit https://form.jotform.com/SafeMT/safety-workshop-registration

Fall Career Fair Sept 28

The Daily Inter Lake, Job Service Kalispell, Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell Chamber of Commerce & Workforce Flathead are hosting the Fall 2022 Career and Veterans Opportunities Fair on Wednesday, September 28 from 2:30-6 p.m. held at the Flathead County Fairgrounds Exhibit Center. Space is limited. Employers can register at https://tinyurl.com/3vruhhr6

Workshops seek to attract international visitors

Glacier Country Tourism partners with Discover Kalispell to deliver informative workshops on how to market to the international visitor by working with international inbound (receptive) tour operators. Get essential advice on how to work with this lucrative market, plus tools and best practices for attracting international business visitors year-round. The workshops are free, but only 30 places are available for each workshop. Workshops are held from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 13 at the Homewood Suites, 195 Hutton Ranch Road, Kalispell. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/4jeb5tjt

Nominations for Small Business of the Year

The US Small Business Administration’s Montana District Office is accepting nominations for the 2023 National and District Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business of the Year award. Visit the SBA website at www.sba.gov/nsbw [lnks.gd] to download the forms, criteria and guidelines for submitting an application. Montana District Nominating Guidelines and District Award Categories are available on the District’s website at


The Montana District Office must receive all applications by electronic submission only to the District’s BOX account no later than 1 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, December 8.

For additional information or to receive a copy of the National District/Montana Nominating Guidelines, contact [email protected]

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