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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SOREDI Quest Released in Southern Oregon Schools

By SOREDI | October 9, 2018

Students embark on multimedia business adventure Medford OR – In response to ongoing feedback regarding the rates at which career minded young people leave Southern Oregon, believing there are more exciting possibilities elsewhere, commonly referred to as “brain drain,” SOREDI has embarked on a plan to inform high school students and their families about the […]

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Developing Intelligent Teams: How to Maximize Impact and Get Results

By SOREDI | October 5, 2018

Are you ready to boost team success by delivering results despite external pressures and limited resources? Would you like to learn how to be an effective team leader?  Read more

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By SOREDI | October 5, 2018

Do you want to expand your leadership skills to be a more effective leader?  These 3-4 hour workshops give you the tools to grow from good to GREAT.  Expand your skills, invest in your team!  Read more

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: Providence Health & Services

By SOREDI | October 1, 2018

A Tradition of World-Class Care The basis for any strong community is the health of its people, and for more than 100 years, Providence has continued to bring a robust wellness strategy to the Rogue Valley through its values of dignity, compassion, justice, excellence, and integrity. High touch converges with high tech to make Providence […]

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Next Events

SOBC 2019: Igniting Innovation: Building High Impact Communities

January 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LAUNCH|Talk: Funding Your Business

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


SOREDI has been of value to Oregon Swiss Precision since we moved to Grants Pass to start this company in 1989. SOREDI was a source...

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Oregon Swiss Precision, Grants Pas

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