Five Businesses to be Honored at 2012 Montana Family Business Awards
Businesses from Billings, Bozeman and Chinook are winners of the 2012 Montana Family Business awards.
Five businesses will receive their Family Business Day awards at the 2012 Montana State University (MSU) College of Business State Farm Insurance Family Business Day, set for Friday, September 28, at the Best Western GranTree Inn in Bozeman.
The 2012 award winners in Montana are: Bear Paw Livestock of Chinook, in the very small business category (fewer than 10 employees); Pine Cove Consulting of Billings, in the small business category (10 to 30 employees); Air Controls of Billings, in the medium business category (30-50 employees); and Kagy Korner and Peak Recording, both of Bozeman, with special recognition awards.
Larry Merkel, owner of Round House Sports Center, will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon held prior to the awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Merkel’s presentation, “Learning from Experience: Successful Business Strategies,” will draw from more than 40 years of family business experience. Merkel will discuss lessons learned and share business advice.
A $20 registration fee is required to attend the keynote luncheon and awards ceremony. For more information or to make a reservation, call Phyllis Johnson at 406-994-6796 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Montana Family Business program is in its 19th year. The MSU College of Business and State Farm Insurance, in honor of Robert Jaedicke, host the program. Stockman Bank underwrote the awards, with additional support for the program provided by the Montana Chamber of Commerce.