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Rapid Prototyping Expert to Speak at SOREDI Symposium

By SOREDI | March 29, 2018

At SOREDI’s first annual LAUNCH & Tech Symposium, Thursday, April 19, 2018, Vince Anewenter, Director of the Rapid Prototyping Center (RPC) at the Milwaukee School of Engineering, will speak about the importance of rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing as assets for business growth.  The RPC is an applied research center that helps businesses create successful […]

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Second Rogue Tech Tour Planned by SOREDI and Partners

By SOREDI | March 28, 2018

On Friday, April 13, 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 in Medford and Southern Oregon University for an informative day of meetings with local technology-savvy companies in Medford. Hosts, SOREDI, Rogue Workforce Partnership, and the Rogue Tech Collective […]

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SOREDI Announces First Annual LAUNCH & Tech Symposium

By SOREDI | March 19, 2018

SOREDI’s first annual LAUNCH & Tech Symposium will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Doors open at 8:00 am at Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in Ashland, OR.  The program will conclude by 3:00 pm. This event will replace SOREDI’s monthly LAUNCH|Talk for the month of April. The focus on the LAUNCH & Tech […]

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SOREDI Announces New LAUNCH & Tech Symposium

By SOREDI | March 1, 2018

Anyone in Southern Oregon with interest in crafting a future vision that supports the growth of business startups and companies that integrate technology and tech workers, should plan to attend SOREDI’s LAUNCH & Tech Symposium on Thursday, April 19, 2018. This daytime event will replace SOREDI’s monthly LAUNCH|Talk for the month of April. Visiting experts […]

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SOREDI Members Invited to Tour Grants Pass Area Businesses

By SOREDI | February 22, 2018

SOREDI members are invited to attend the next Industry Tour, which will feature Grants Pass area businesses, Rogue Valley Door, Met One Instruments, the Grants Pass Museum of Art, the Rogue Innovation Hub, Hy-Speed Machining and the emerging Southern Oregon Air Academy, located at the Grants Pass Airport. Lunch from Goodness Gracious will be provided. […]

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What Do CEO’s, Executives and Business Owners Need to Know About Social Media?

By SOREDI | February 21, 2018

­ Do you understand the full scope of the social-digital world? Is your business integrating social tools at every level of the organization, or just as an afterthought? On Thursday, March 8, beginning at 5:30 pm, SOREDI will offer a LAUNCH|Talk for area start-ups at Climate City Brewing in Grants Pass. The program will feature […]

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SOREDI Hosts Transportation Prosper Talk February 15

By SOREDI | February 1, 2018

On Thursday, February 15, from 8:00 – 9:30 am, at the Medford Airport Conference Room, SOREDI will host a Prosper Talk on the topic of local transportation and ODOT projects. Seats are complimentary, but space is limited. Please visit to register. Parking at the Medford Airport will be validated. Many Southern Oregon companies share […]

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Moss Adams offers 2018 Tax Seminar in Conjunction with Southern Oregon Business Conference

By SOREDI | January 9, 2018

In advance of the 2018 Southern Oregon Business Conference: Resiliency, Moss Adams offers its 2018 Tax Seminar, with Blair Minniti. Minniti will explain the most recent updates to the tax code and answer questions about how they will affect your business in the 2018 tax year. Blair Minniti is an excellent choice to speak on […]

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SOREDI’s January LAUNCH|Talk Introduces New Option for Business Funding in Southern Oregon

By SOREDI | January 8, 2018

Thursday, January 11, beginning at 5:30 pm, SOREDI will offer a LAUNCH|Talk for area start-ups at Climate City Brewing in Grants Pass. The program will feature Jeff Baker of Craft3. Tickets are $15 for non-members and no charge for SOREDI members. Pizza will be provided. Tickets are available at and at the door. Craft3 […]

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Southern Oregon Edge Profile: AllCare Health

By SOREDI | January 5, 2018

Changing Healthcare to Work for Southern Oregon Over the last twenty years, AllCare IPA has grown to better serve Southern Oregon under the AllCare Health brand. AllCare Health is a physician owned organization headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon. It started in 1994 when a small group of local physicians formed an Independent Physician Association (IPA) […]

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