Baucus Unveils New “Montana Jobs Summit” Mobile App

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus continued to boost momentum today for the 2013 Montana Economic Development Summit by unveiling a new “Montana Jobs Summit app” available on The free application includes interactive maps of the Montana Tech Campus, real-time agenda updates, and new networking tools to allow Montana individuals and businesses to make lasting connections before, during and after the summit. Those who sign up for the app now will have an exclusive look at the summit’s agenda which includes an all-star keynote speaker lineup and dozens of breakout sessions designed to give Montanans lasting tools for creating new jobs.

“Our jobs summits have a proven track record of turning handshakes into Montana jobs. The new Montana Jobs Summit app will help improve communication during the summit while building the connections needed to support jobs for the long haul,” Baucus said.

The free app is hosted by Bizzabo and is available for both iOS and Android users.

Registrants can use it to:

  • Plan who to meet:  Join the community, find out who’s attending and pinpoint potential connections.
  • Socialize:  Communicate directly with fellow attendees and add them to your social networks.
  • Stay up to date:  Browse the agenda, see sponsors, follow event Tweets and more.

Get started here: Once downloaded, search for: MTJobs and click ‘JOIN.’

Baucus also unveiled a new public service announcement featuring Montana business success stories. The 60 second video features Mike Robins of Montana Precision Products in Butte, Rob Bargatze, Co-Founder of LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals in Bozeman, Lola Raska with the Montana Grain Growers Association in Great Falls and Kelly Cresswell of Helena with the Montana Chamber Foundation.

Montana Economic Development Summits have resulted in hundreds of new Montana jobs over the years by bringing new private investment to the state and helping elevate Montana’s top notch goods and services at the global level.  The jobs summit will feature some of the most innovative business leaders of our time along with ambassadors from some of the world’s most dynamic economies. The summit will also feature more than 40 breakout panel sessions tailored to every aspect of business from writing a business plan to getting your business online, learning how to export and the best ways to access capital.

Keynote speakers this year will include Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, former Presidential candidate and international businessman Jon Huntsman, Jr., Alan Mulally of Ford Motor Company, Oracle’s Safra Catz, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney, founder of FedEx Fred Smith, Delta’s Richard Anderson and, Montana’s own, Ryan Lance, CEO of ConocoPhillips. Registration is free to all Montanans thanks to our co-sponsors, but space is limited. Register online here: