April Monthly: Free Website Trainings, Food and Beverage Show, Tik Tok


Made in Montana, Grown in Montana, Native American Made in Montana

Made in Montana Monthly

April 2022

If it's produced in Montana, it's produced with pride.


Best Employee

Monday, May 2, 9-10 am  |  Register here  |  For Montana companies only

Do you have a website? Is it making you money? Is it saving you time and making it easier to run your business? If not, something's wrong. In this presentation, we'll talk about how to position your website to be the best employee you'll ever hire! Imagine an employee who works 24/7, never takes a day off, and can be trained and re-trained as your business grows and changes. If you feel like your website is not supporting your business goals as well as it could, this webinar is for you.

Hosted by ExportMontana.

5 Things you can do

Tuesday, May 3, 9-10 am  |  Register here  |  For Montana companies only

You have a website, but is it getting the traffic you want? Is that traffic from the *right* kind of visitors? Are those visitors converting into customers? Maybe you've explored Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but got quickly overwhelmed with the various options and techno-babble. In this presentation, you will learn practical steps you can take to start attracting your target customers right away. Without paying for SEO.

Hosted by ExportMontana.

Eric Franzon

About the Presenter

Eric Franzon builds websites, maintains websites, and provides SEO services for companies large and small through his company, Smart Data SEO. He served as an Advisory Committee member of the W3C (the standards body for the Web) and the University of Montana Computer Science Dept., and is a sought-after speaker, including guest lecturing at the RAND Corporation, MSU, UM, and Missoula College. Eric is an alumni of Leadership Montana ('22). He lives in Missoula with his wife, two kids, and mini goldendoodle. He misses global travel.

Food and Beverage Show Logo

Save the Date!

The Montana Food and Beverage Show hosted by the Montana Department of Agriculture, is scheduled for November 7, 2022 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Missoula, MT.

This show will give you a chance to showcase and provide samples of your products to buyers from distributors, restaurants, hotels, bars, retail stores, and more! This show will be open to professional buyers ONLY.

This year we will have a Chef Showcase at the event!  Executive Chef, Sunny Jin of The Resort at Paws Up, will combine products from the show into custom dishes.  This will be an opportunity for buyers to experience your product in real application. Please indicate on the application form if you would like Chef Jin to showcase your product.  Chef Jin will make the final decision on which products will be showcased, but will make an effort to showcase all companies that sign up for it.

Vendor applications are available online and the deadline to register is September 29.  

tik tok

We are excited to launch our Tik Tok page! Go follow @madeinmontanatok. We can't wait to feature our members! If you would like us to share your videos on our page please click here to reach out to Alana, our Public Relations Specialist.