Daines Announces Montana “On The Rise” Economic Summit

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that registration is now open for the Montana “On The Rise” Economic Summit on Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2 in Bozeman. The summit will highlight Montana’s emerging and existing industries from high-tech and photonics to crypto and bioscience. 

“We already know Montana is the best place to live, but it’s also the best place to work and grow a business. From finance and high-tech to energy and manufacturing, Montana businesses are driving job creation and innovation,” Daines said. “The Montana on the Rise Economic Summit will bring together the top business leaders from across Montana and the country to discuss the role Montana has in our global economy and how we’re creating more high-paying jobs.” 

For more information and to register for the Summit, click HERE.

The Summit will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the innovative role high-tech, photonics, crypto and bioscience has in economic development and job creation in Montana, and bring together business leaders to discuss the outlook and challenges facing these sectors and the national economy. We also look forward to featuring the leading companies in the state who are transforming their sectors, expanding their operations and relocating to Montana.

Before being elected to Congress, Daines spent 28 years in the private sector including 12 years working in the technology field. He helped grow RightNow Technologies, a Bozeman-based technology company, into a global leader in cloud computing. RightNow employed over 1,000 people and was one of the largest employers in Bozeman. The company grew rapidly to 17 offices around the world and software products in more than 30 languages. Oracle acquired RightNow in 2012 and remains one of Montana’s largest commercial employers.



Contact: Rachel Dumke,  Katie Schoettler