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10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

It’s no secret that Missoula is a special place. Located at the convergence of five valleys and with three blue-ribbon trout streams nearby, the Missoula Valley has been a gathering place for groups of people for years. It’s also home to one of the best locations for meetings in Western Montana — the University of Montana. With over 42,000 square feet […]

April 2, 2024

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Destination Retreat: Meet The Lodge at Trout Creek

Here is the scenario: You are a meeting planner and have been asked to find the perfect retreat location for a small think tank, executive board retreat, or leadership meeting venue. You’ve been tasked with finding something different. Let us introduce you to The Lodge at Trout Creek via this guest blog post from the […]

Is Winter a Good Time to Meet in Western Montana?

We will let you in on a little secret. In the heart of winter, Western Montana unveils its hidden charm, making it the perfect backdrop for your next meeting or retreat. While many may think of spring and fall as the go-to seasons for destination meetings, winter is our secret season of splendor. And let’s […]

Four and Five-star Meeting Accommodations in Western Montana

In meeting planners’ quest for exceptional four and five-star meeting locations, take notice of the hidden gems in Western Montana. Beyond the unique and gorgeous accommodations, the refined service and the meticulous attention to detail you seek, Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers something extraordinary: our magnificent landscapes, as well. Western Montana is not just a […]

How to Theme Your Meeting, Montana Style

You’re planning a meeting in Montana. And, chances are, the location is one of the primary reasons you selected Montana for your meeting destination. Your primary goal: to have a well-attended, educational, productive event. Your secondary goal is to make it a fantastic meeting that attendees will remember and talk about long after the event. […]

One-of-a-Kind Boutique Guest Ranch in Montana

Exclusive is the name of the game at The Cliff Ranch, located on the renowned Blackfoot River in Ovando, Montana, 58 miles east of Missoula. This backcountry ranch is perfect for groups from eight to 25, whether it’s a corporate retreat, leadership think-tank or incentive. The group will have full and exclusive access to the […]

6 Historic Inns and Lodges in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Tour operators from around the U.S. and Canada often have the request for authentic Montana experiences. Besides the notable activities, like horseback riding, red bus tours, fly-fishing excursions and whitewater rafting, we often talk about how choosing the right type of lodging options can strongly contribute to the types of experiences their group and FIT clients have. If the […]

What’s New in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

Western Montana’s Glacier Country is charging into 2023 with new tourism related products including new hotels, renovations to existing hotels, new unique lodging, exhilarating activities and experiences and of course tasty culinary options. Here is just a sampling of what’s been rolled out recently and what’s coming in 2023. GLACIER NATIONAL PARK UPDATESTo help ease […]

Unique Accommodations for Retreats in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

If it’s time for your next leadership retreat or your client asks you to find a unique location for their next meeting, consider Western Montana’s Glacier Country. This extraordinary meetings destination is chock-full of unique lodging for corporate retreats, leadership meetings, executive think-tanks and more. Combine one-of-a-kind lodging and meeting venues with the stunning scenery, […]

Did You Miss Our Whitefish Montana Meeting Planner FAM?

The town of Whitefish, Montana, can be described as metropolitan flair meets ski-town vibe—the perfect balance of modern amenities, outdoor recreation and a lively arts and culture atmosphere. And let’s not forget the exceptional culinary scene. From boutique downtown hotels to lakeside and golf-side resorts, every property is unique and rolls out the western hospitality […]

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Group Friendly Restaurants and Contingency Plans for 2024

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Top 5 Summer Highlights at Whitefish Mountain Resort

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11 Amazing Hidden Gems in Western Montana’s Glacier Country

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10 Reasons to Meet at the University of Montana

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