SOREDI Announces New Executive Director

By SOREDI | May 11, 2016

SOREDI is Pleased to Announce Colleen Padilla will Assume Executive Director Role on May 31, 2016 Medford, OR. – May 11, 2016: Concluding an extensive 3-month search process, the SOREDI Executive Director Search Committee and SOREDI Board of Directors is proud to announce that they have chosen Colleen Padilla as the new Executive Director for SOREDI. […]

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SOREDI Annual Meeting June 29, 2016

By SOREDI | May 4, 2016

Come on down to the SOREDI annual meeting where “The Prize is Right!” Living in Southern Oregon is a prize in itself, but we are also celebrating the many prized companies based in Southern Oregon. Register now by May 11 and receive 30 raffle tickets! SOREDI’s annual meeting and dinner, sponsored by Banner Bank, will be held […]

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Sustainable Valley – Fall 2016 Accelerator

By SOREDI | April 28, 2016

What You Get • 12 weeks of applicable business strategy workshops • 1-on-1 mentoring with established entrepreneurs and business leaders • Financial advising • Networking with entrepreneurs and business professionals • Intensive focus and inspiration on business operations and strategy Continued support from Sustainable Valley for all Accelerator graduates What You Learn • Strategic mindset […]

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SOBIG Training – “TOC”

By SOREDI | April 26, 2016

SOREDI and Rogue Community College are partnering with SOBIG to provide a valuable course on – The Theory of Constraints “TOC” A successful Theory of Constraints implementation can provide the following benefits to your company: • Increased Profitability • Faster Improvement as a Result of Focused Attention • Improved Capacity Through Higher Throughput • Reduced Lead Time […]

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Industry Tour May 18

By SOREDI | April 14, 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016 Meet at the Rogue Regency in & Suites, Medford at 8am – Cost is $35 Register here Fire District 3 – Protecting the 51,000 residents who live in the communities of White City, Central Point, Eagle Point, Sams Valley, Gold Hill, Agate Lake and Dodge Bridge. ICW is a trendsetting, rapidly growing company that […]

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SOREDI Loan Program Celebrates 21st Birthday!

By SOREDI | April 7, 2016

Business Financing Helps Southern Oregon Businesses Prosper April 7, 2016 – MEDFORD, Ore – Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to celebrate the 21st anniversary of its lending program which has nearly surpassed $18 million in financing loans. Since inception of the loan program in 1995, SOREDI has lent to 218 clients […]

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SOREDI The Prize is Right!

By SOREDI | March 31, 2016

SOREDI to Celebrate the Many Prizes of Southern Oregon, June 29, 2016 MEDFORD, Or – Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) will host its annual meeting, 4:30 – 8:30 pm, Wednesday, June 29 at the Ashland Hills Inn, Ashland. Banner Bank will serve as the Title Sponsor and numerous Southern Oregon Edge profiled companies are […]

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SOREDI Attends Heli-Expo in Louisville

By SOREDI | March 1, 2016

Croman Corp, Erickson, and SOREDI represent Southern Oregon, Feb. 29-March 2 Medford, OR. March 1, 2016: – SOREDI, along with representatives of Croman Corp and Erickson are attending the annual Heli-Expo tradeshow in Louisville, Kentucky. SOREDI has been providing facilitation services to the Oregon Heavy Lift Helicopter Consortium for nearly 10 years. The Consortium is comprised of three […]

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SOREDI Promotes Tech Companies to Help Them Prosper

By SOREDI | February 26, 2016

Represents Rogue Tech Collective at OIT Career Fair in Klamath Falls Medford, Ore. – February 26, 2016: – SOREDI, in partnership with the Rogue Workforce Partnership, represented the newly formed Rogue Tech Collective at Oregon Tech’s Annual Spring Career Fair.  Colleen Padilla, Senior Business Development Manager for SOREDI and Graham Hetland, Business Services Coordinator for […]

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Workforce Readiness Prosper Talk February 24

By SOREDI | February 18, 2016

 SOREDI is coordinating a quarterly Prosper Talk to bring interested parties together around key topics Medford, OR. – February 18, 2016: There are some common problems that businesses in Southern Oregon face, perhaps one of the biggest is workforce readiness. SOREDI is looking for interested parties to affect change for the betterment of our region’s […]

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