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Exceptional Groups, Companies and One Inspiring Individual Honored by SOREDI’s Prosper Awards

By SOREDI | July 17, 2019

Three companies, one exceptional group and a particularly inspiring individual were honored at SOREDI’s 2019 Annual Meeting, held June 27 at Ashland Hills Hotel in Ashland. Each year, SOREDI recognizes companies and groups in our region that exhibit the qualities of Collaboration, Prosperity, Tenacity and Ingenuity. These are the defining characteristics that SOREDI recognizes as […]

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SOREDI Announces Grand Opening of Hilton Hampton Inn & Suites, Grants Pass – June 25, 2019

By SOREDI | June 20, 2019

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, located at 110 NE Morgan Lane (Exit 58) in Grants Pass will have a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, June 25 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. This new 101-room hotel, 64,200 s/f development replaces the former Royal […]

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Spring Industry Tour Announced by SOREDI

By SOREDI | May 14, 2019

SOREDI members are invited to attend the next Industry Tour, which will feature a tour of Highway Products, Croman Corporation and CraterWorks MakerSpace, with a stop for lunch at The Talon Grill at Eagle Point Golf Course. This exclusive members-only event is designed to give area business leaders, elected officials and educators the opportunity to […]

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SOREDI’s June LAUNCH|Talk Panel to Cultivate Local Food & Beverage Producers

By SOREDI | May 13, 2019

Thursday, June 6, beginning at 5:30 pm, SOREDI will offer a LAUNCH|Talk featuring local experts in the development of local food and beverage products. The program will be held in the PLEXIS Healthcare Systems building on Oak Street in Ashland. Appetizers, beer and wine will be served. Tickets are $10, available at Panelists, Tom […]

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By SOREDI | April 17, 2019

On Friday, April 19, SOREDI will hold a gala Finale event for its initiative known as SOREDI Quest. Designed as a way to educate local high school students about potential careers that exist among the many world-class employers in Southern Oregon, Quest was an online scavenger hunt that used clues and questions to lead students […]

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Rogue Valley Precast Casts Its Net, Finds Its Catch In Southern Oregon

By SOREDI | April 11, 2019

SOREDI is pleased to announce that Rogue Valley Precast, a subsidiary of Columbia Precast (Woodland, WA) will open a new plant in June, 2019 in White City. Specializing in manholes, catch basins, box culverts, vaults and custom designs, Rogue Valley Precast produces solutions for roads, parking lots, tunnels and trenches that save contractors time and […]

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Rogue Tech Tour Coming to Grants Pass, Hosted by SOREDI and Partners

By SOREDI | April 4, 2019

On Friday, April 12, from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, students from Oregon Institute of Technology and Klamath Community College will join students from Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University for an informative day of meetings with local technology-savvy companies in Grants Pass. Hosts, SOREDI, Rogue Workforce Partnership, and the Rogue Tech Collective are […]

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SOREDI Offers Targeted Economic Forecast and Critical Tax Law Changes for 2019 at Southern Oregon Business Conference

By SOREDI | January 17, 2019

In a year that promises to be tumultuous in terms of domestic politics and international policies, Tim Duy returns to offer an Economic Forecast and indicators targeting Southern Oregon. Sponsored by KeyBank, Duy is the Senior Director of the Oregon Economic Forum and author of the University of Oregon Statewide Economic Indicators and Economic Indicators […]

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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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