2023 Member Events

Through Member Events, the MDA provides a platform for our members to gain valuable insight from other businesses and leaders, provide awareness regarding topical issues, and opportunity to build a valuable network of peers and other members.

As an MDA Member, you will have exclusive access to the education series, luncheons, and Downtown on Taps. These programs offer opportunities for business-to-business connections and create an environment for businesses to thrive.



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Member socials are a great way to showcase your business, connect with fellow members, market and promote events or other news relating to your business. 

Here’s more information on how to Host a Downtown on Tap: How To Host Downtown on Tap 2023

Here’s more information on how to host a Luncheon: How to Host a Membership Luncheon 2023


*New* in 2023: Workshops designed for the small business owner, manager, employee, entrepreneur, maker, & creative.

The Education Series was created with you in mind. We will co-host trainings with other prominent Missoula businesses to address the needs of small businesses and provide valuable professional development to members.

We gear topics towards YOU and your needs as a small business owner, manager, employee. Join us at an upcoming training soon.

This year, topics will include:

+Business loans

+Social Media/Marketing

+Business Development

+Leadership skills/management

+Mental Health in the Workplace

& many more!

Workshops will be held in: February, April, June, September & November on the Third Tuesday of each month from 8:30 am to 9:30 am at the First Interstate Bank Training Room (basement in First Interstate Bank, located at: 101 E. Front St, using the Higgins St. entrance)

~~~~~> Have an idea for a workshop or have a topic you’d like to present? Reach out to the Membership Director, Hanna Reese, here:  [email protected]


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Luncheons are a great opportunity to connect with businesses and fellow members while educating yourself on current and relevant topics affecting Missoulians and the community.

Luncheons are held bi-monthly with the first luncheon held on March 21 from 12-1pm.

Downtown on Taps are a fun way to get to know a business, learn about events and other news happening Downtown, and network with other members.

Held monthly on the last Tuesday of the month at varying locations around Downtown.

June Dates

Membership Education Series: Social Media Marketing

Tuesday, June 20–8:30 am-9:30 am

~~Located at First Interstate Bank -101 E. Front Street, Training Room~~

The workshop will cover how to create organic marketing content, reels, and social media strategy. Micah Larsen helps women creatives build audiences of engaged  customers and has a proven strategy for how to attract ideal customers. RSVP Here: Membership Education Series


Downtown on Tap

Tuesday, June 27–5-7 pm

~~ Located at Missoula PaddleHeads Stadium~~

Come hangout with MDA Members and guests at the PaddleHeads Stadium, co-hosted with Montana Down Syndrome Association! Connect and network with other members and kick off summer!