MISSION - To generate room nights for lodging facilities in the city of Billings by effectively marketing our region as a preferred travel destination.


TBID Board Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Chamber/Visit Billings Board Room.

2015-2016 Meeting Dates

  • July 14 2016
  • August 11 2016
  • September 8 2016
  • October 13 2016
  • November 10 2016
  • December 8 2016
  • January 12 2017
  • February 9 2017
  • March 9 2017
  • April 13 2017
  • May 11 2017
  • June 8 2017
Board Materials

Shelli Mann – Chair
Boothill Inn & Suites
(69 rooms)
242 East Airport Road
Billings, MT 59105
406-245-2000
[email protected]
2nd Term – June 30, 2020

Ron Spence - Vice Chair
Red Lion Hotel and Convention Center Billings
(236 rooms)
1223 Mullowney Lane
Billings, MT 59101
406-248-7151
[email protected]
2st Term – June 30, 2019

Joyce Bratland - Treasurer
Best Western Plus Kelly Inn & Suites
(89 rooms)
4915 Southgate Drive
Billings, MT 59101
406-256-9400
[email protected]
2nd Term - June 30, 2017

Steve Wahrlich - Immediate Past Chair
Best Western Plus Clock Tower Inn
(127 rooms)
2511 1st Avenue North
PO Box 1791
Billings, MT 59103
406-259-5511
[email protected]
2nd Term – June 30, 2020


LaRell Baldwin
Crowne Plaza
(289 rooms)
27 North 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
238-4300
[email protected]
1st Term- June 30, 2019

Art Westwood
Westwood’s Rimview Inn
(54 rooms)
1025 North 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 248-2622
[email protected]
(Unexpired term of Ben Kerns)
1st Term- June 30, 2018

Joe Studiner
Hampton Inn (122 rooms)
Hampton Inn & Suites (101 rooms)
Homewood Inn & Suites (110 rooms)
Billings, MT
406-656-7511
[email protected]
(Unexpired term of Ginny Hart)
1st Term – June 30, 2017

Mike Nelson
Ex-Officio
Northern Hotel
(160 Rooms)
19 N. Broadway
Billings, MT 59101
(406) 867-6767
Billings Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Liaison

John Brewer
President/CEO
Billings Chamber/Visit Billings
815 South 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
406-245-4111
[email protected]

Alex Tyson
Executive Director
Visit Billings
Billings Chamber/Visit Billings
815 South 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
406-245-4111
[email protected]


The Business Improvement District Law, Montana Code Annotated 2007, 7-12-1101 through 7-12-1144 as amended, for the funding of all uses and projects for tourism promotion within Billings as specified in the Billings Tourism Business Improvement District budget. Revenue collected from this assessment must be used for activities and expenditures designed to increase tourism, events, rallies and convention business.

The purposes for which the assessments collected shall be used are the statutory purposes set forth in Business Improvement District Law, Montana Code Annotated 2007, 7-12-1101 through 7-12-1144, for one or more of the following purposes:

  1. The funding of all uses and projects for tourism promotion within Billings as specified in the Billings Tourism Business Improvement District budget.
  2. The marketing of convention and trade shows that benefit local tourism and lodging businesses in Billings; and
  3. The marketing of Billings to the travel industry in order to benefit local tourism and the lodging businesses located within the Billings Tourism Business Improvement District; and
  4. The marketing of Billings to recruit major sporting events in order to promote local tourism and to benefit the lodging businesses within the Billings Tourism Business Improvement District.
travel-guide
38°
view forecast Stay informedreceive our newsletter.
View All
Powered by Billings365.com