Register Now! 2015 OEDA Annual Conference!

By Colleen | October 8, 2015

R E G I S T E R  N O W ! October 18 – 20th  |  Medford, OR CONFERENCE COSTS: Early Bird Registration until October 12th: $199 / OEDA Members  |  $250 / Non Members Late Registration after October 12th: $265  If you haven’t visited Southern Oregon lately, then you don’t know Oregon! Experience southern hospitality and expand your […]

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Growing Your Business Internationally : Resources and Considerations – Grants Pass & Medford

By Colleen | September 30, 2015

Over six thousand Oregon firms exported overseas last year and Southern Oregon companies were active in international markets. In 2014, the Medford area was responsible for over $195 million in international sales, a record increase of 25 percent over 2013.  Grants Pass saw record shipments of $36 million in 2014, a 2 percent increase over […]

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Southern Oregon Surpasses Other US Regions in High-Tech Diversity Measure

By Colleen | April 7, 2015

Medford Ranks #1 for High-Tech Diversity Measure: Southern Oregon Surpasses Other U.S. Regions in High-Technology MEDFORD, OR – When a small town in Southern Oregon rose to become the nation’s #1 city in terms of the high-tech diversity component for the overall ranking, Economist Minoli Ratnatunga and others at the Milken Institute took notice. With […]

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KDRV Newswatch 12 Reports Positive News at SOBC

By Colleen | January 30, 2015

Nice coverage from KDRV Newswatch 12 about the Southern Oregon Business Conference held yesterday at the Inn at the Commons in Medford, Oregon. Southern Oregon is coming back strong and “The Southern Oregon Edge” showcases many of the amazing businesses who are part of the success of the region. *Video features Executive Director of SOREDI, Ron […]

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Exciting Southern Oregon Business Conference | January 29, 2015

By Colleen | January 30, 2015

2015 Southern Oregon Business Conference Featured Milken Institute Speaker and Three Local “Southern Oregon Edge High-Tech” Leaders MEDFORD, OR – Thursday, January 29th, the 12th annual Southern Oregon Business Conference featured an industry-inspired theme titled “High Tech – Southern Oregon’s Edge.” This year’s conference focused on the importance of the high-tech sector to the region and […]

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Passion in Rogue River

By Colleen | October 6, 2014

The Southern Oregon Edge shares the amazing character of business and life in Southern Oregon.  If you will, we’re here to introduce you to Business and Balance in Southern Oregon.  That’s a tough job, because this place is so full of unique people how do find the common thread?  We look long and hard, and […]

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The Jeffersonian: “Take 3” – The Film Industry in Southern Oregon

By Colleen | July 11, 2014

The Jeffersonian is a magazine-style television program airing on SOPTV that captures the multi-faceted blend of people, places and activities that comprise the unique vibe of life in the Northern Siskiyou Mountains and Rogue River Valley of Oregon and California.  The Jeffersonian’s student-focused collaboration among SOPTV, Southern Oregon University, and the Southern Oregon Digital Media Center. There […]

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Southern Oregon Angel Investors Announce Winners $215,000 goes to Nouvola

By Colleen | May 1, 2014

Medford, Ore. – April 30, 2014:  – This afternoon the Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network, an economic development initiative administered by Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) announced its investment of $215,000 in Nouvola a software company in the Launch Stage Contest at the fourth annual Southern Oregon Angel Conference. The People’s Choice Award, […]

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Joma Films and JettStream Take Home Grant and Investment Funds

By Colleen | April 12, 2013

Anne Lundgren of Joma Films says start-ups should give the Angel Conference process a try. “This contest format gives emerging companies a platform to share their vision with the community of investors and the larger business community, offering resources to everyone, not just the winner.” April 12, 2013 By Greg Stiles Mail Tribune JACKSONVILLE — […]

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Southern Oregon Angels Announce Finalists for Concept Grant and Launch Investment

By Colleen | March 20, 2013

The room was crackling with excitement at the Jefferson Grapevine on March 20. Eight Concept Stage Companies gave their best five-minute pitch to a live audience at the Bigham Knoll Event Center. Nearly 100 people were in attendance to encourage these companies and to vote on their single favorite. The top five will continue onto […]

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