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Baucus Announces Trio of World’s Top Business Leaders to Join 6th Montana Economic Development Summit

Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus announced three more world-renowned business leaders are heading to Montana for the 6th Montana Economic Development Summit coming up September 16th and 17th in Butte. Baucus added to the influential and inspiring lineup of heavy-hitting keynote speakers announcing the following participants today: International businessman and former U.S. Ambassador to… Read more »

Baucus Promotes Economic Summit, Other Remaining Priorities

Liberated from the demands and time constraints of campaigning, Sen. Max Baucus says he feels reinvigorated as he closes out the final term of his nearly 40-year congressional career. Repeating a line he has used frequently since announcing his retirement from the U.S. Senate two weeks ago, the Democrat told a group of Flathead business… Read more »

Entrepreneur Musk to headline Baucus summit

In Kalispell on Thursday, Montana Sen. Max Baucus announced the latest headliner for this September’s Montana Economic Development Summit in Butte. During a roundtable discussion at the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, Baucus revealed that he has secured Elon Musk for the lead role in Butte. Musk, 41, is a co-founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors… Read more »

Baucus seeks ideas on economic growth from Flathead business leaders

KALISPELL – One day after edging boards at the recently reopened Plum Creek Timber Co. stud mill in Evergreen, working alongside millworkers in a Montana industry that flagged with the housing collapse and is now rebounding, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus plied members of the Kalispell Chamber of Commerce with a question – how can the… Read more »

More Headliners Announced for Upcoming Montana Economic Development Summit

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg will headline this year’s Montana Economic Development Summit hosted by U.S. Sen. Max Baucus. Sandberg is the social media website’s chief operating officer and the author of the book “Lean In,” in which she hopes to create a national movement to help women advance in the workforce…. Read more »

Facebook Chief Coming to Butte for Upcoming Economic Summit

One of the top social networking officials in the nation will be in Butte this fall to headline the 2013 Montana Economic Summit at Montana Tech. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, will tell Montana business leaders at the summit, slated for Sept. 16-17, about social networking’s role in the business development, U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.,… Read more »

Big Name in Social Media to Help Headline Economic Summit

One of the biggest names in social media will help headline Senator Max Baucus’ annual Economic Summit, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Senator Baucus talked about Sandberg today at a stop in Butte. Baucus said he hopes the summit will help generate new jobs throughout Montana. “This all comes down to one thing: jobs; more good-paying jobs for… Read more »

Sheryl Sandberg to Headline Economic Development Summit

Big names coming to Big Sky country later this year. Senator Max Baucus is in Butte today wrapping up his ‘Montana Solutions Jobs Tour’. “I believe strongly we should do whatever we can to get more good paying jobs in Montana.”  Today he announced the headliner for the Economic Development Summit Sheryl Sandberg, who serves… Read more »

Baucus: Boeing CEO Coming to Montana Economic Development Summit

Montana’s senior U.S. senator, Max Baucus, visited Boeing Helena Wednesday afternoon, where he announced the company’s CEO, Jim McNerney, will be among the top-tier business leaders headlining the sixth Montana Economic Development Summit this fall in Butte. “I think these are extremely important for our state,” Baucus said of the economic summit as he addressed… Read more »