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Montana Governor's Conference on Tourism
April 13-14, 2014
Holiday Inn Grand Montana, 5500 Midland Road, Billings

The Montana Tourism Conference is when Montana’s tourism and recreation partners gather for education, training, discussion, networking, and having fun.


Montana Preservation Road Show
June 11-14, 2014
Lewistown and Central MT

See where history happened and learn how to keep it alive! Grab your walking shoes, hop on the tour bus or climb into the boat as you immerse yourself in the history and heritage of Lewistown and Central Montana. Ride and float along with historians, preservationists, archaeologists, tribal experts, and authors as we visit everything from ancient rock art sites to historic trails, depots, barns, churches, Missouri Breaks homesteads, ranger stations, downtown storefronts and more. Check out the conference schedule at-a-glance and Register Now! Tour selection is required at registration time.


Montana Downtown Conference 2014Montana Downtown Conference: Harnessing Pride, Placemaking, and Potential
September 24 to 26, 2014
Holiday Inn, Downtown Helena




MPA Preservation Excellence Awards
September 17, 2014, 5:30 pm
Montana Club, 6th & Fuller, Helena

Each year MPA recognizes a new batch of outstanding preservation projects from all across the state. By honoring excellent preservationists we hope to inspire new projects, promote preservation, and encourage new partnerships.

"Montana Milestones" Montana Historical Society Conference
September 18-20, 2014
Red Lion Colonial Hotel, Helena

The land we now know as Montana has been here since time immemorial and Native Americans have called it home for centuries. But, with the sesquicentennial anniversary of territory-hood in 2014, Montana will be celebrating 150 years of being "Montana."