Whether you are an entrepreneur just starting up a new business or you’re looking for ways to grow your existing company, Montana West has the resources you need to help your business thrive.

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Read our monthly business bulletin with upcoming events, community connections, news, and resources you can use. If you would like your business to receive the bulletin consider becoming a member of MWED.


Looking for business services to help your company grow? Search through our member directory for local businesses that are invested in the Flathead Valley. If you would like your business to be added to the directory consider becoming a member of MWED

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Business Relocation Guide

If you are new to the Flathead Valley or looking to relocate your business download our Business Relocation Guide for resources on local demographics, government, workforce statistics, business incentives, and more. 


The Montana Site Selector service provides a reliable source for connecting business owners with available properties and statistical analysis of the surrounding area. Whether you are looking to open your business in Montana or to expand an existing business, the Montana Site Selector service assists you in your search.

Montana Investment Portal

The Industry Development Program of the Montana Department of Commerce works to identify and facilitate investment in projects that capitalize on the competitive and comparative business advantages Montana offers. If you have an investment project you’d like to include please contact us.


Find current labor, unemployment, wage, and income data for Montana and Flathead County. 

Flathead County Data

Flathead County GIS

Flathead County’s GIS Mapping Portal, the authoritative source for exploring and downloading GIS data in Flathead County, Montana. Discover engaging apps and maps that highlight specific industry needs.

City of Kalispell GIS

The GIS Portal for the City of Kalispell, Montana. Includes data on city infrastructure, development, permits, services, crime, and more.

MDT Traffic Data

Utilize this map if you are looking for Annual Average Daily Traffic. The Traffic web map contains a basemap, a set of data layers, which include interactive pop-up windows with information about the data, and navigation tools to pan around and zoom in to the map.