The Montana Department of Commerce Office of Tourism is launching a tourism and brand workshop in the Bitterroot valley on Friday, February 3rd. The program is entitled "Coming Together to Expand Montana's Tourism Story" and is designed to help businesses market themselves and grab hold of vital tourism dollars. Every year, 10.5 million visitors travel through Montana and spend  over 2 billion in the local economy.

The workshop will be at the Bitterroot River Inn Conference Center in Hamilton from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  It is free to attend, however, participants are requested to pre-register for the workshop.  Please RSVP to Carmen Levick at MTOT at (406) 841-2873 or at