October 14-16, 2019

Copper King Convention Center | Butte, Montana 

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Why attend IMS 2019?

Innovate Montana Symposium offers tangible value to companies and entrepreneurs looking to gain investment, grow their companies, and reach new markets. Keynote speakers and panelists will focus on actionable steps to recruit the best team members, build company cultures that retain employees, design more efficient operation systems, and deploy marketing tactics that engage the right consumers.

Agenda

October 14th: Pre-Event

1:00pm

Butte Tours, RSVP 


5:00pm

Montana Ambassadors Dinner and Awards Show


October 15th

9:00am - Noon  

LINKup Facilitated Mentor Connections


1:00pm

Governor Steve Bullock 

Welcome Address  


1:30pm  

KEYNOTE: Fritz Lanman, CEO of ClassPass


2:00pm

Governor Bullock and Fritz Lanman 

One-On-One Conversation


2:45pm 

Inspirational Talk Series

October 15th

3:30pm - 3:45pm 

COFFEE BREAK 


3:45pm - 4:30pm  

Buzz Sessions 


4:30pm - 4:45pm  

NETWORK BREAK


4:45pm - 5:30pm  

Buzz Sessions


5:30pm  

No Host Bar


6:30pm  

SHARK PITch


8:30pm  

AFTER PARTY

October 16th

8:00am  

Kickoff the Day


8:15am

Ken Fichtler, Chief Business Development Officer for the state of Montana  


8:30am 

 Pecha Kutcha (Pa-chalk-cha)

How I Got Started Series


9:15am  

KEYNOTE: Deano Roberts, VP of Global Workplace at Slack


9:35am  

KEYNOTE: Padden Murphy, VP of Global Marketing at WeWork


10:00pm 

Fireside Chat: Padden Murphy, Deano Roberts, with Ken Fichtler

October 16th

10:45am - 11:00am 

COFFEE BREAK 


11am - 11:45am  

Buzz Sessions 


11:45am 

Lunch

"Food for Thought" Facilitated Conversations


1:00pm  

Buzz Sessions


1:45pm - 2:00pm 

NETWORK BREAK 


2:00pm  

Closing Remarks: Lt. Governor Mike Cooney & Joe Williauer, BLDC Director


3:30pm 

Uptown Tours (RSVP req.): Headframe Spirits Manufacturing "Vulnerability Tour"


6:00pm 

I AM INTERCHANGE: Future of Work

Covellite Theater

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Register by Monday, August 19th to save $20 on your registration fee. 

REGISTER TODAY!

Contact Us

Please reach out to us if you have any questions about this year’s event.

  • Address: 4655 Harrison Ave., Butte, Montana 59701
  • Phone: 1 (406) 444 -3702
  • Email: julia.bryant@mt.gov