Local Employer Hiring Immediately

By Codi Spodnik | December 7, 2018

At SOREDI, we strive to do whatever it takes to assist companies in Jackson and Josephine County to add jobs to our economy. One of the ways that we do this is by raising awareness of good jobs that are available locally. We’d like to keep our best workers here in Southern Oregon, and to […]

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Register for SOBC 2019 Before Dec. 31 and WIN!

By Codi Spodnik | December 5, 2018

Register by December 31, 2018 for SOBC 2019: Igniting Innovation and you will be entered into a drawing to win a $550 value gift package from Eagle Point Golf Club! This gift package includes dinner for two at the Talon Grill, an overnight stay at The Resort at Eagle Point, and a round of golf at […]

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Celebrate the Gifts of the Season with us on December 6

By Codi Spodnik | November 28, 2018

Every time we are able to help a business in our region accomplish a success, we consider it a Gift! Join us in toasting all the Gifts of this Season and tour our new location, 1311 E. Barnett Road, co-located with People’s Bank. Please recognize them as a co-host while you enjoy complimentary beer, wine, […]

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Rogue Community College SBDC Announces New Business Advisor

By Codi Spodnik | November 28, 2018

RCC Small Business Development Center Director, Ron Goss, is pleased to announce that recently retired banker, Deelia Warner, has joined the RCC SBDC’s business advising team. “Deelia is a well-respected member of our local community and offers a wealth of banking, business assistance, and personal relationship experience with many of our businesses and community leaders […]

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SOREDI Hosts 2019 SOBC: Igniting Innovation: Building High Impact Communities

By SOREDI | November 27, 2018

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) will host their 16th Annual Southern Oregon Business Conference (SOBC) on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Registration begins at 12:30 pm. Held at Inn at the Commons in Medford, this conference seeks to unite municipal partners, educators and private sector business leaders to cultivate […]

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SOREDI Announces Braun Brush Company Facility in Ashland

By SOREDI | November 8, 2018

Medford OR – Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. is proud to announce the move of Braun Brush Company from Brentwood, CA to Ashland, OR. Established in 1875, Braun Brush Company is a family owned and operated company with four generations, operating continuously for 143 years. Braun Brush Company has corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations […]

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ICYMI: Small Banking in a Big Bank World

By Codi Spodnik | November 7, 2018

In case you missed it, Jefferson Public Radio’s Geoffrey Riley did this lovely interview with Ken Trautman, President of our community partner, People’s Bank. People’s Bank has very generously offered SOREDI shared office space in their building on the corner of Barnett and Highland. Please come by and visit our new office on the 3rd […]

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New Venture Catalyst, Alex Palmer Welcomed by SOREDI

By SOREDI | November 1, 2018

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to announce that Alex Palmer will be assuming the role of Venture Catalyst. Palmer will be building on the work done by the previous Venture Catalysts, Rick Hood and Tim Root. Palmer is an experienced digital marketing and e-commerce executive with a specialty in direct-to-consumer sales […]

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SOREDI Industry Tour of Jackson County Businesses ~ Get on-board!

By SOREDI | October 25, 2018

We will meet at SOREDI’s office located in the People’s Bank building at 8:00AM for networking, a light snack and a cup of coffee. 1311 E Barnett Road 3rd floor The bus leaves at 8:15 and returns by 3:15PM Confirmed Tour Stops: Timber Products – Spectrum Plant Fire District 3 The Jet Center The 4th stop […]

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Excel Training – Use the secret code and save!

By SOREDI | October 23, 2018

Excel Training:  A series of half day trainings in Medford, Oregon at the new training center BBSI opened on Cardinal Way. Attached is a PDF of the upcoming series – we added Excel Essentials Level 2 & 3 due do popular demand – one day only November 29. Please sign up early as the last […]

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