13 Direct Flights Makes Meeting in Montana Easy

Western Montana’s Glacier Country offers ease of accessibility via two regional airports, Glacier Park International (FCA), located in Kalispell, and Missoula International (MSO), located in Missoula. Whether you are a meeting planner looking for a relatively undiscovered mountain destination or an association needing convention space near an international airport, we’ve got you covered. Six major airlines (United, Delta, Alaska, American, Allegiant and Frontier) provide service between these airports with a combined 13 nonstop flights (some seasonal) to major cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Oakland, Phoenix/Mesa, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle), offering flight schedules that make planning your next conference in Western Montana’s Glacier Country a breeze. If attendees are not located in one of these direct flight markets, not to worry, it’s a short flight from most hubs on these major airlines. To learn how simple it is to get to Western Montana, find out more here.

Boardroom to Bucket List: The Ranch at Rock Creek

When meeting planners are site selecting that perfect executive retreat location or corporate incentive destination, they want to draw from the culture of the destination to inspire their attendees through novel and unique experiences. One such place that can accomplish this and more is the all-inclusive and world’s only Forbes five-star luxury guest ranch, The Ranch at Rock Creek. Groups travel from around the world to reconnect, team-build and take advantage of 20+ activities on and near the ranch. It’s magical to watch a guest leave a board meeting and learn how to fly-fish, catching a beautiful brown trout, or bring a horse from a trot to a canter and then gallop for the first time. Part of the unique experience of The Ranch at Rock Creek is to embark on an epicurean journey hosted by the executive chef, tasting foods—possibly for the first time—such as elk, venison, morel mushrooms and huckleberries. Learn more about The Ranch at Rock Creek here.


Add Outdoor Adventure to a Montana Meeting

Meeting planners often contemplate how to boost attendance at their next association meeting or add an element of intrigue to an upcoming corporate retreat. Attendees look forward to visiting a destination they’ve never been to or taking part in an exciting outdoor experience or activity that is part of the conference program. As a bonus, it allows them to see and enjoy the surrounding landscape the host community has to offer. And if there’s one thing Montana can deliver, it’s the ultimate outdoor adventure utilizing Montana’s most notable and stunning adventure assets—rivers, mountains and lakes—along with the services of professional guides and outfitters. Whether your group wants to take a trail ride near Kalispell or a mountain biking excursion in Whitefish, float the Alberton Gorge near Missoula or take a guided hike through Glacier National Park, Western Montana has professional, experienced and well-equipped guides and outfitters to add adventure.