Angel & Entrepreneur's Annual Conference

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2015 Annual Meeting
Be prepared to get wet - SOREDI's 28th Annual Meeting will be a Big Splash featuring the recreationa. . .

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Welcome to Southern Oregon!

Thank you for visiting Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. We are Southern Oregon's go-to resource for companies seeking to locate, expand, and grow in a thriving region known for its business and balance.
This is our Southern Oregon Edge!


You may have arrived here wondering how your business can also find its home in this beautiful region nestled in the foothills of lush forests and in an amazing valley that is not only growing a variety of amazing pears, grapes, and more, but an outstanding mix of innovative companies and professionals that love being here. We are here to help you discover that pathway with complimentary business services to new, expanding, and start up companies. SOREDI is a non-profit agency that is supported by private and public membership. We were established in 1987.

We like to say that SOREDI is so ready to help business prosper. We look forward to helping your business prosper as well. Please call our friendly office today to discuss your project and how you can receive the professional and confidential economic development services you need to make your dream a reality. (541) 773-8946.

What kind of assistance is available to you?
  • We can help you locate suitable facilities and properties, in partnership with our local broker/developer network, in any one of our 13 communities. We serve all of Jackson and Josephine Counties.
  • We can help you identify the costs of doing business applicable to your need - utility rates, workers' compensation rates, wages, taxes, and more.
  • We can introduce you to other thriving businesses in the region so that you can hear their Southern Oregon Edge and reasons for being located in the greater Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon.
  • We can tailor a regional tour to suit your interests so that you can see and experience first-hand the cultural, recreational and business benefits of being located here.
  • We can plug you in to an extensive network of other local agencies, non-profits, and partners that are equally passionate about helping our regional business community.
  • We can find applicable incentives and financial resources to complement all the intangible benefits your business will realize by locating in Southern Oregon.

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Thanks to our members, we at SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.) are able to offer business assistance, expansion, and relocation services at no charge to our clients. If you own a company and are ready to grow to the next stage, SOREDI can connect you with the resources that you need.

As a private non-profit organization serving Jackson and Josephine Counties since 1987, we represent more than 100 private companies, public utilities, and local governments. SOREDI exists to help business create and sustain good jobs and diversify the economy of Southern Oregon.

Open Position Notice for Small Business Loan Manager
Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI)   Position:  Business Loan Manager Part Time Position   Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc is a privat. . . read more

Angel Conference at EdenVale - April 29th - Entrepreneurs ticket $5 - Limited seating buy your ticket today!
For Immediate Release: Contact: Colleen Johnston, Senior Business Development Manager (541) 773-8946   Entrepreneurs Receive Chance to Connect with Investors SOREDI Hosts It. . . read more

Annual Export Compliance Seminar: The Basics and Beyond
This one day export compliance training seminar will help exporters navigate the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) which govern export controls administered by the Department of Commerce Burea. . . read more

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