Flathead Business & Industry Association - Non-Profit Representing Northwest Montana Business in Local State & Federal Matters

2010 Annual Meeting Details and Registration

Flathead Business and Industry Association

Flathead Business and Industry Association, FBIA, is a non-profit organization advocating for business and industry in the Flathead Valley and Northwest Montana. We represent our members in local, state and federal matters affecting business.

Effecting Change with Action

FBIA diligently works on public policy issues impacting our business community throughout Northwest Montana including Kalispell, Whitefish, Bigfork, Lakeside, Columbia Falls, and Polson, Flathead, Lincoln and Lake Counties. Our non-partisan involvement provides an avenue for educating policy makers regarding a wide array of issues affecting our community. FBIA also takes its involvement one step further by recruiting pro-business candidates to run for office and to apply for appointments to advisory committees and boards.


We are an association for participation and action. Important issues currently affecting Flathead Valley’s businesses and industry:

  • Impact Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Our Economy
  • Infrastructure
  • Telecommunications
  • Local, State and Federal Issues



FBIA has many avenues for everyone to take political action. Our links will guide you in how to contact your elected officials, write to the editors of our local newspapers, contact FBIA or become a member in our non-profit association to promote business interests regarding local and state issues.

Mission Statement

Applying business metrics to community, educational and political institutions for assisting elected officials in understanding the ramifications of their actions on the business community throughout Northwest Montana.


Get Involved

Join our association and make a difference in decisions affecting your business or organization, and your livelihood.