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Becky Rogers, left, and Steve Arveschoug, right, of Big Sky Economic Development, talk with Joel Frushone, center left, of the U.S. Economic Development Administration, and Anthony Foti, center right, of the U.S. Department of Commerce, before a roundtable discussion in the former Montana National Bank building in downtown Billings on Tuesday.

Joel Frushone with the U.S. Economic Development Administration and Anthony Foti with the U.S. Department of Commerce toured the building on Tuesday and spoke to local entrepreneurs about struggles and opportunities in Billings.

All of them agreed that making connections with business owners and experts is an important step to business development.

Chantal Hale is the founder of Malax Massage, a mobile massage platform that allows clients to get a massage where they want and when they want. She said that if it weren’t for an event through Rock31, she wouldn’t have met her developer

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