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.
Upcoming Outreach Activities
|4/23/2022||Elks Club Meeting||Outreach 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 - 5/5/2022||Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol Training||Train the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.||Helena, MT|
|11/7/2022||Department of Agriculture Montana Beverage Show||Trade Show Event – Providing professional buyers (licensed alcoholic beverage licensed retailers) alcoholic beverage information||Missoula, MT|
Previous Outreach Activities
|02/11/2020||Montana 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
|2/13/2020||Montana Alcohol Laws & Rules Overview—Law Enforcment and City Officials||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.||Stat Hangar at the Airport, Glasgow|
|11/19/2020||Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol Training||Train the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.||Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena|
|4/20/2021||Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol Training||Train the new cadets alcohol laws focusing on the laws specifically in Title 16 (alcohol) pertaining to law enforcement.||Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena|
|7/7/2021 Cancelled||Local Sheriff Department Alcohol Education||Delving 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 1||Where sanitarians fit in within ABCD.||Online|
|8/23/2021||Department of Agriculture Montana Beverage Show||Trade Show Event – Providing professional buyers Montana brewery, winery and distillery information||Helena, MT|
|8/24/2021||Montana Tavern Association 2021 Convention||Trade Show Event - What’s new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcohol||Butte, MT|
|9/12/2021||Distillers Guild Annual Meeting||What's new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcohol||Missoula, MT|
|9/23/2021||Montana Brewers Association 2021 Trade Show/Convention||What’s new from the 2021 Legislative Session regarding alcohol||Bozeman, MT|
|9/28/2021||Montana Law Enforcement Academy Alcohol Training||Montana Law Enforcement Academy – Helena|
|1/19/2022||YCM Corporate Train the Trainer||Certifying corporate employees as RASS Trainers||Bozeman|
|1/21/2022||Elks Convention||Outreach Statewide Elks Convention||Great Falls|
|1/26/2022 to 1/28/2022||MLEA Outreach||Three day training session on relevant alcohol codes and rules. Includes live scenarios. Co-present with DOJ.||Montana Law Enforcement Academy, Helena|
|2/10/2022||YCM Train the Trainer||Certifying public/corporate participants as RASS trainers||Helena|
|2/24/2022||YCM Train the Trainer||Certifying public/corporate participants as RASS trainers||Billings|
|3/2/2022||YCM Train the Trainer||Certifying corporate participants as RASS trainers||Butte, MT|
|3/28/2022 - 3/31/2022||Montana Department of Labor & Industry||2022 Building Codes Education Conference|
Trade Show Event – Providing information on where building inspectors fit in our processes
|3/15/2022||YCM Train the Trainer||Certifying corporate participants as RASS trainers||Bozeman, 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.