Alcoholic Beverage Outreach Program

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABCD) is dedicated to supporting voluntary compliance through education and outreach. View the upcoming events where you’ll find us or submit a request for ABCD to participate in your event or provide education on requested topics.

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Upcoming Outreach Activities

DateEvent NameDescriptionLocation
4/23/2022Elks Club MeetingOutreach Central MT Elks Meeting Topics - Top 10 violations and updates to the alcoholic beverage law and the differences between fraternal and regular licenses.Lewistown, MT
5/3/2022 - 5/5/2022Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol TrainingTrain the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.Helena, MT
11/7/2022Department of Agriculture Montana Beverage ShowTrade Show Event – Providing professional buyers (licensed alcoholic beverage licensed retailers) alcoholic beverage informationMissoula, MT

Previous Outreach Activities

DateEvent NameDescriptiionLocation
02/11/2020Montana Alcohol Laws & Rules Overview—Licensees and Members of the Public.A high-level overview of Montana’s alcoholic beverage laws & rules. presentation lasting about 1-2 hours. An open question and answer session will follow.Cottonwood Inn & Suite
54250 US Hwy 2
Glasgow, MT
2/13/2020Montana Alcohol Laws & Rules Overview—Law Enforcment and City OfficialsA high-level overview of Montana’s alcoholic beverage laws & rules. presentation lasting about 1-2 hours. An open question and answer session will follow.Stat Hangar at the Airport, Glasgow
11/19/2020Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol TrainingTrain the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena
4/20/2021Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol TrainingTrain the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena
4/21/2021
4/22/2021
7/7/2021 CancelledLocal Sheriff Department Alcohol EducationDelving into code focusing on alcohol laws specifically in Title 16 pertaining to law enforcement.Choteau, MT
7/19/2021 Summer Institute Food and Consumer Safety Part 1Where sanitarians fit in within ABCD.Online
8/23/2021Department of Agriculture Montana Beverage ShowTrade Show Event – Providing professional buyers Montana brewery, winery and distillery informationHelena, MT
8/24/2021Montana Tavern Association 2021 ConventionTrade Show Event - What’s new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcoholButte, MT
9/12/2021Distillers Guild Annual MeetingWhat's new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcoholMissoula, MT
9/23/2021Montana Brewers Association 2021 Trade Show/ConventionWhat’s new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcoholBozeman, MT
9/28/2021Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol TrainingTrain the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena
9/29/2021
9/30/2021
1/19/2022YCM Corporate Train the TrainerCertifying corporate employees as RASS TrainersBozeman
1/21/2022Elks ConventionOutreach Statewide Elks ConventionGreat Falls
1/26/2022 to 1/28/2022MLEA OutreachThree day training session on relevant alcohol codes and rules. Includes live scenarios. Co-present with DOJ.Montana Law Enforcement Academy, Helena
2/10/2022YCM Train the TrainerCertifying public/corporate participants as RASS trainersHelena
2/24/2022YCM Train the TrainerCertifying public/corporate participants as RASS trainersBillings
3/2/2022YCM Train the TrainerCertifying corporate participants as RASS trainersButte, MT
3/28/2022 - 3/31/2022Montana Department of Labor & Industry2022 Building Codes Education Conference
Trade Show Event – Providing information on where building inspectors fit in our processes
Helena, MT
3/15/2022YCM Train the TrainerCertifying corporate participants as RASS trainersBozeman, MT

Invite us to Your Event

We are available to participate in conferences, meetings, webinars, or other outreach events related to our mission. We may not be able to accommodate all requests, but in making our decision, among other things, we will consider:

  • Does the event fit within our mission or strategic goals?
  • Do we have the resources to support it?

Please contact us at least 90 days in advance if at all possible. We will respond within two weeks of receiving your inquiry.

We are interested in your feedback on outreach activities. If you attended a recent webinar, seminar, presentation, or other outreach event, please submit your comments to DORABCDOutreach&Education@mt.gov.