Economic Development

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a business owner or a job seeker, if you’re thinking about relocation to Missoula, you’ll want to visit to Missoula Job Service, voted Missoula’s premier employment agency. The combination of recruitment and business services brings together both job seekers and business owners with an array of resources. The Missoula Job Service provides services ranging from practice interviews to career counseling and resume assistance. Visit employmissoula.com for additional resources for both job seekers and employers. Job Service also offers special Veteran and re-training services for recently laid off or underemployed citizens.

Missoula provides a diverse employment picture. Major industry sectors include health care and social services, professional and technical services, retail trade, and accommodations and food services. The business community is comprised of both large and small employers with a strong entrepreneurial component. As a major cultural center, Missoula offers a wide variety of employment opportunities in both arts and culture and recreational and outdoor activities.
Provided by:
Missoula Job Service
539 S. Third St. W.
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 721-7094

Montana Chamber of Commerce
We are business. The Montana Chamber represents over 1,500 business members – from small mom-and-pop operations to local chambers of commerce to large companies, from retail to manufacturing to tourism to agriculture. We are guided by business leaders, working to improve our business climate. We work for your 24/7/365.
Provided by:
Montana Chamber of Commerce
900 Gibbon St
PO Box 1730
Helena, MT 59624
(406) 442-2405 or (888) 442-6668

Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA)
MEDA is an association of economic development professionals. We are professional “lead” economic developers,business specialists, government employers, and staff members of affiliated non-profit organizations which promote and foster economic development activities in Montana.
Provided by:
Montana Economic Developers Association
(406) 563-5259

Montana Technology Enterprise Center (MONTEC)
MonTEC is Montana’s premiere business incubator, supporting an entrepreneurial community of growth oriented enterprises ranging from health care data analytics to renewable chemistry. MonTEC is located in Missoula, and closely aligned with the University of Montana’s innovation ecosystem which includes the Montana World Trade Center, Blackstone LaunchPAD, Small Business Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Office of Research and Creative Scholarship and the Office of Technology Commercialization.
Provided by:
Montana Technology Enterprise Center
1121 E Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 544-1010

Montana World Trade Center (MWTC)
Based in the University of Montana, MWTC assists Montana businesses with their international trade endeavors, while providing immediately relevant, hands-on opportunities for students to participate in the process. Contact us for answers to your pressing import/export questions.
Provided by:
Montana World Trade Center CM
Gallagher Business Bldg #257
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6982

Missoula Economic Partnership
The Missoula Economic Partnership works collaboratively and strategically to facilitate increased prosperity through business development while enhancing the business environment and quality of life in our community. Many people dream of building a successful business in our thriving mountain community. The Missoula Economic Partnership helps turn those dreams into reality by connecting businesses with the programs, resources and people that can accelerate their success.
Our savvy, connected staff serves a central role in a broad, collaborative effort involving 150 business, individual and government investors as well as more than 30 strategic partners, all of whom share our vision of a vibrant, growing and diversified regional economy.
Provided by:
Missoula Economic Partnership
2501 Catlin St, Ste 205
Missoula, MT 59801
(406) 541-6461

Better Business Bureau
Serving Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Montana
Provided by:
Better Business Bureau
152 S. Jefferson, Ste. 200
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 455-4200