Billings has a ton of incredible art covering various walls throughout the city. Check out our first installment of Billings Street Art.
Located on Washington Street, DanWalt Gardens is in the city but secluded enough by nature to feel as though you are not.
“I have a really broad interest in art, and narrowing it down has been the hardest part,” said Becca Mueller of starting Mountain Side Designs.
The history of the Yellowstone River is fraught with adventure and action, war and treachery, sustenance and provision. Its waters have given life to nomadic peoples, carried explorers, sustained agri...
Their method takes a nuanced and sophisticated approach to grazing – managing timing and stock density for 500 head of cattle. “It’s taken us 40 years to figure it out,” Bill Milton says humbly.
As we approach the peak hiking and camping season, it’s always a good idea to refresh ourselves with the Leave No Trace Principles.
Underneath our can-do grit-my-teeth outlook on life rests pain and loneliness that penetrates deep down to our souls. We may wonder, “Does anyone really see me? Does anyone even care?”
On the surface, J.B. Farley is making… dirt? Not exactly. Come along and learn about J.B. Farley and his team at Agri Organics and how they're taking community waste and giving it new life.
No matter your age, interests, or abilities, there’s a place for you in Billings’ parks.
While the mountains to the west are undoubtedly majestic and full of their own beauty, we challenge you to try something different: head east and explore Southeast Montana.
Small Business Appreciation Week is a way for us to show gratitude for our innovative small businesses! Join the Billings Chamber during Small Business Appreciation Week, May 2-6!
Check out these local businesses that are here to help you celebrate the right way. From preparation to hosting, you will have all the help you need for your big day, regardless of what you are celebr...
Get to know the pocket communities throughout the Magic City that contribute to Billings’ allure, giving it a genuine cozy-community feel.
The Magic City’s vibrant and thriving urban scene offers unique, family-friendly, and often free events all year long. So, whether you're looking for arts, culture, music, food, sports, or live entert...
Mariah creates collections of products to make the transition from store-bought products to hand-crafted ones a little easier on her clients.
“The earth has music for those who listen.” - William Shakespeare
Meet Isiac D. Hammer, Business Development Manager at the Billings Chamber.
Businesses looking for people from outside the Billings area to work and RELOCATE to our community can rely on the Billings Chamber of Commerce for the resources needed to address their workforce need...
Small businesses are an integral part of a business community. One small business making a big impact in the greater Billings area is Newman Restoration & Cleaning.
After two years of virtual meetings, we've seen that no real substitute exists for face-to-face professional meetings. Meetings are the arena in which deals are struck, relationships are forged, and b...
We are all better off when competition breeds excellence, innovation, and ultimately progress. In some elections, however, competition has been absent.
Celebrating the inaugural class of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Implementation Immersion Program!
Dr. Apostol of Cardiovascular Consultants of Montana points out that even though women are just as likely to have heart disease as men, the signs can be different.
"I grew up on my family's ranch, learning a deep love for nature from a very young age. I draw my inspiration from the color, shapes, and forms that can be found in the woods, mountains, and plains of...
There is a network that is the lifeblood of our community – spidering out along the Yellowstone, up to the Rims, across the Heights, and reaching to the West End. This network has cultural and histori...
Billings Chamber's February Staff Spotlight: introducing Cathy Grider.
A Billings resident since he was 7 years old, his first memories of agriculture are sitting in a 1956 Chevy with his dad and brother, listening to Lonnie Bell, watching the cattle unload at the stocky...
Come along as we explore 75 ways to unwind as you start 2022.
Calm has become like a unicorn in our culture – this rare, magical, unattainable trait that's just out of our reach. So, I say, let's bring this magic to life in our lives, adopting simplicity and a c...
Tired of non-starter New Year's resolutions? What if there was a more effective and holistic way to achieve your goals while also living more intentionally for the entire year? Introducing: The Word...
Getting to know the founder and heart behind Ink Water Designs, Erikka Hagstrom.
The city of Billings is home to 149,316,811 square feet of green space. Within this square footage are 43 city parks managed as "Natural Areas."
What is at the heart of gift giving? Let's discuss!
Heading into 2022, we are more aware than ever that we need to be environmentally conscious. Accordingly, the City of Billings is working to address issues of scarcity, sustainability, and survival.
With the 2021 city elections officially behind us, it's time for the real work to begin for our newly elected officials and the Billings Chamber. Let's go, Billings!
“I don’t want to be a product of my environment; I want my environment to be a product of me.” The Chamber plays a role in determining what our community will look like in the future, and we all hav...
When the weather outside is frightful, you can bring the fun indoors with these local businesses!
In the winter, Billings offers a curation of winter experiences that will have you saying "hiber-nope" and appreciate the finer things provided by the great indoors… and outdoors. After all, this is B...
We all have shopping habits and routines, so how can you make supporting local businesses a part of your routine?
Meet some of the new faces at Billings Chamber of Commerce!
When NextGEN took a deep dive into emphasizing what they offer and why it matters, a common theme emerged. Click and learn more about the impact of young professionals and the things they want to see...
This season of thanksgiving asks us to look outside of ourselves and find ways to operate from a place of gratitude and giving back. We’ve pulled together a variety of ways to give back, not just duri...
“How can we ignite a passion for environmental conservation in future generations?” That was the question that spurred Ashley Gullings and Jessica Riley to start their company, Ignite Candle Co., in...
Get to know Billings’ seven LEED® Platinum-certified buildings found within half a mile of Skypoint.
Keep the Cheer Here is a week-long campaign focused on promoting, educating, and encouraging consumers to do their holiday shopping at their favorite local business.
Lynette Torrez shares her perspective on moving to Montana as a Mexican American now living in Billings.
Calling all beer enthusiasts! If you haven’t tried the brews in Southeast Montana yet – you’re missing out. Wheats, ales, IPAs, stouts, and more are brewed right here and are sure to leave an impressi...
Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale, in collaboration with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, are bringing the beauty of tribal music and customs straight to the Magic City this October.
Getting to know artist, Jerrid Gray, in October 2021's Maker's Space.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is one way everyday citizens can work toward a safer Billings.
Hosting sporting events in Yellowstone County reveals numerous benefits to the community. Visit Billings staff promotes the economic impact of sports events big and small at Montana’s Trailhead; oppor...
Summarizing her nomination of Kris Carpentar for the 2021 Legacy Award, Julie Seedhouse said, “I can think of no one who deserves to be recognized through this award more than Kris does. Kris is the c...
Montana is a powerful magnet for the souls of those fortunate enough to have enjoyed her majesty. Many who left have eventually yielded to the influence of her enchantment and returned to Montana. Res...
The first time I stepped into Central Wellness – the recent recipient of a signature HydraFacial – I had no idea what to expect or where it would lead...
If we wait until the stars align with city, county, state, and federal governments coordinated to implement a cohesive set of policies, we’ll never get anything done. Vote YES for public safety.
Getting to know Billings Chamber board member and Billings Clinic CEO, Scott Ellner.
Summer might be in the rearview mirror, but fall in Montana is the perfect time to get out and explore!
To help businesses in their retention efforts, the Billings Chamber of Commerce offers numerous opportunities to invest in employees.
Sustainable economic growth depends on a sustainable – and diverse – workforce.
As summer winds down, you might be wondering how to end things with a bang. As we wrap up this summer series, we've got a few more ideas for you!
COVID left its mark indelibly on live performance venues across the U.S. As stages closed and performers found other work, venues scrambled to find a way to survive. The Pub Station has been working l...
Billings Logan International Airport in Phase II of Expansion and Renovation.
For the Chamber, the next 12 months will be focused on securing what is essential for our community's growth and economic success; things like public safety, education, and quality of place through ou...
The Billings Chamber is committed to focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout our community in a foundational and long-term way.
Hammocking is one of the most versatile ways to enjoy Montana’s outdoor spaces. It’s the perfect companion for the backyard, a day hike, an overnight camping trip, or an extreme adventure.
The Backpacking Blotskes explore 3 of their must-visit Natural Wonders in this edition of the Simply Local Travel Series.
Josh Chilton's signature snow-capped mountain style and trout have become his calling card.
Enjoying our city parks is something I, like most of us, take for granted. So how does our Magic City keep up with two dog parks, 2,700 acres of park land (roughly half developed and half undeveloped)...
What makes a community? A.J. Kalanick, Executive Director of Billings Studio Theatre (BST), believes it’s about more than just houses and folks headed off to work and school.
Two factors fundamentally shaped the 67th Legislative Session: the global coronavirus pandemic and sweeping election victories by the Montana GOP.
The Billings Chamber’s fiscal year begins on July 1st, and we’re pleased to introduce you to our new board chair, new directors, and the full list of our leadership.
NextGEN is the Billings Chamber young professional’s group for emerging leaders led by a vibrant leadership team committed to creating opportunities to grow their peers.
A quick, local business focused podcast featuring local experts.
“Light pollution continues to grow almost imperceptibly in Montana, literally one light at a time,” said John Ashley, board chair of the Montana Chapter of the IDA and author of the award-winning book...
Check out our 3 picks for this month's edition of the Simply Local Travel Series!
Not many artists specialize in bringing other people's vision to life, but that's precisely what Jesse Jennings of Jennco Designs loves to do.
"I just really want my business to be about collaborating with other talented women, bringing beautiful things to fruition.”
The Billings Chamber takes the opportunity to recognize the incredible businesses and leaders in our community often, but our greatest opportunity comes in the form of our annual Business Excellence A...
I believe Montana's iconic moniker, The Big Sky State, was born on the eastern side. As Montanans, we all relish the beauty and majesty of our mountains. And, honestly, the eastern side cannot compete...
Diversity equals strength and success. Successful economies like Billings strive for diverse industry and services featuring healthcare, agriculture, hospitality, finance and so on.
A statistically valid public opinion survey completed by the National Police Services Survey (NPSS) and an expert Police Operations report from the Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) tells us...
Having a son and having a relationship with a son are often two very different things. One just happens. The other is intentionally built.
Getting to know artist Terri Porta in SLM's May 2021 Maker's Space.
The Billings Chamber series of Networks exists to bring people together, both virtually and in person.
It’s that time of year again. An important part of our culture that many Americans participate in. Now, I know what you’re thinking: obviously, I'm talking about May the 4th (be with you). Well, not q...
A look ahead as Billings gets back on track with travel and tourism.
Use this Vacation Planner to make a smooth exit from the daily grind.
No boat? No problem. Montana Wake Co. has you covered for all your on the water adventures this summer.
Come inside the latest development and improvements to Alberta Bair Theater and Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale.
Highlighting artist Traci Anderson in April's Maker's Space.
As much as we hope to avoid it, conflict is a normal and necessary part of life. Identifying what the conflict is signaling can help reveal potential solutions and find common ground.
Hensley Creek Hangar: A new fly-in wedding venue with Big Sky views and wide-open spaces.
Janeil Anderson of Seventh and Anderson shares 5 tips for stress-free wedding stationery.
Planning a wedding can be a HUGE deal with a lot of moving parts, discover the difference between Wedding Planners and Coordinators and how they might help make your special day go more smoothly.
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we're taking a moment to celebrate our healthcare providers, the incredible efforts being made my scientists, and the resiliency of our community.
A friend turned family is a treasure and just as a chest box full of gold, rubies, and gems is extremely rare, so too is a friend as described.
Five community leaders invite us inwards and reveal their Enneagram number and what that assessment meant to them.
The love stories behind the jewelry.
We've got bling for every budget in this month's Fun Finds!
As we continue to navigate life in a pandemic, perhaps you're looking for Valentine date ideas that are a little closer to home; we've got you covered!