Welcome to the home of the Best in the West! This site was created to bring together two great chapters of the International Society of Explosives Engineers, the Northern Plains Chapter and the Black Hill Chapter, and one great conference, the Best in the West Drilling and Blasting Conference.
This site was constructed to make it easier for individuals or companies to pay membership dues, register for the Best in the West Conference, stay in touch with upcoming events, and keep up-to-date with the drilling and blasting industry.
Please take some time and navigate through the site. Don't forget to check the sponsorship page. These companies help support both chapters and without their help this web site would not be possible.
Due to the COVID-19 virus, the schedule for the 2021 BITW Conference is undetermined. Having the conference in April 2021 is very unlikely, but we are looking at the possibility of having a conference later in 2021. Please check back for updates.
We would also love to hear from you or answer any questions about the conference that you may have. Give us your thoughts by clicking on the "Contact us" tab to send us an email.