MCCBC Summit

for the Second Annual Summit – August 7-8, 2024

Welcome to the Montana Child Care Business Connect Summit!

This annual event serves as a powerful platform for child care providers, community leaders, and early childhood education experts to come together and forge connections that strengthen our child care industry.

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At the summit, providers can network with fellow professionals, learn from industry experts, and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and best practices. Through engaging workshops and panel discussions, attendees can deepen their knowledge, expand their skills, and discover innovative strategies to enhance the quality of care they provide.

But the summit is not just about professional development—it’s about fostering a sense of community and collaboration. We believe that by bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and areas of expertise, we can create a collective impact that positively influences the future of child care in Montana.

During this exciting event, community leaders have the chance to engage directly with providers and gain insight into the challenges they face. By building bridges and forging partnerships, we can work together to overcome these challenges and create a more supportive environment for child care providers across the state.

Early childhood education experts play a vital role in driving innovation and ensuring that our children receive the highest quality of care. At the summit, these experts share their knowledge and expertise, providing valuable guidance and inspiration to all attendees. By learning from their experiences and research, we can continue to elevate the standard of child care in Montana.

The Montana Child Care Business Connect Summit is not just another conference. 

It’s a gathering of like-minded individuals who are deeply committed to the well-being and future success of our children. By participating in this summit, you are joining a community of dedicated professionals and leaders who share a unified purpose—to create a thriving child care sector that supports the growth and development of every child in Montana.

Together, we can build a brighter future for our children and communities. 

Join us at the Montana Child Care Business Connect Summit and be a part of the positive and transformational change happening in our state.

2024 Summit

Join us August 7-8, 2024 in Helena Montana for this year’s summit!

Lodging Information: 

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriot (Helena Colonial), 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601, PH: 406-443-2100 

Room Block: Rooms held under Montana Child Care Business Connect’s Annual Summit (If the hotel have trouble identifying the block, provide the following additional information: Zero to Five Montana, Event set up by Richard Heitstuman) 

Protocol for Reserving a room: Call 406-443-2100 and let them know you will need a room for the 2024 Montana Child Care Business Connect’s Annual Summit. Let them know the dates that you will need a hotel room. You may need a personal card on file for incidentals, but all rooms will be charged to our master account.  

If the room block at the Delta is full, you will need to contact the Fairfield by Marriot to secure a room at our overflow location. 2150 11th Avenue, Helena, MT 59601, PH: 406-449-9944 

If you experience any issues reserving a room, please contact 

2023 Summit

31 Speakers & 26 Sessions

Spanning a Variety of Child Care Capacity-building Topics






States Speakers & Partners Traveled From


Montana Child Care Facilities Represented