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SOREDI’s Annual Meeting – June 27

By Codi Spodnik | June 12, 2019

Register Now for SOREDI’s Rogue Adventure!   Do you have what it takes to find the Gems hidden throughout Southern Oregon and to reach into the Temple of Doom in search of great prizes! SOREDI’s upcoming Annual Dinner promises great riches of fun and information. Get your tickets now! Tables are filling up!

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Oregon Bioscience Association to Host Medford Mixer

By Codi Spodnik | June 12, 2019

Thanks to the tireless work of SOREDI member, Biomed Diagnostics, Oregon Bioscience Association will be hosting their first ever mixer in Medford! Until now, their chapter meetings, events, and classes have been conducted in Portland and Bend. All biotech, health and life sciences businesses in Southern Oregon are invited. What: Oregon Bioscience Medford Mixer When: […]

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Looking for Funding for a Cleantech startup?

By Alex Palmer | June 12, 2019

Portland based VertueLab, which is an accelerator program aimed at Cleantech/Climate Impact start-ups is hosting its Eco-Capital Connections event on Sept 13th, applications close Jun 26th. If your cleantech startup is ready to connect with investors and strategic partners, apply by June 26th to be considered for Eco-Capital Connections. This annual, invitation-only, matchmaking event pairs entrepreneurs with […]

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FREE Workshop: From Rogue to Global

By Codi Spodnik | June 12, 2019

Business Oregon and the RCC and the SOU Small Business Development Centers have teamed up to bring FREE informational sessions to Southern Oregon businesses interested in exploring exporting to grow their business.    • Have you been considering exporting but don’t know where to start?    • Are you an established company seeking new markets? […]

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Register Today to Brave the Temple of Doom at SOREDI’s Annual Meeting

By Codi Spodnik | June 5, 2019

You won’t want to miss our Rogue Adventure Annual Conference on June 27. Register today. There are still full tables available, giving you the best price, so that you can invite your clients, employees or friends along for your adventure. Over the past year, SOREDI has faced obstacles and challenges, dodged pitfalls and discovered treasure! […]

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Two Southern Oregon Companies Join BUILT OREGON’s First Accelerator Cohort

By Alex Palmer | June 4, 2019

At SOREDI we’ve been really excited to partner with and support Built Oregon’s mission to make Oregon a center of excellence for consumer product innovation and growth. A key part of this mission is Built Oregon’s first accelerator program . Today, they announced the companies participating in the next cohort, which includes Southern Oregon companies, HEM […]

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Notes from Colleen’s Desk: Gadgets & Change – the Impact of Technology

By Codi Spodnik | May 29, 2019

SOREDI has a consultant in town this week. We are ready to embark upon a new frontier, to discover the best vision and path forward for Southern Oregon as we develop our next 5-year regional and comprehensive economic development strategy. As our staff gathered this morning for an initial roundtable conversation with the consultants, they […]

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Be Thinking About Bend Venture Conference: July Application Deadline

By Alex Palmer | May 29, 2019

Bend Venture Conference in October might seem like a long way off, but applications for participating companies open in just over a month (on JULY 10th) so it’s definitely not too early to think about applying. If you’ve not attended BVC before, it’s the biggest venture conference in the entire Pacific Northwest. It not only […]

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Local Food Featured at June 6 LAUNCH|Talk

By Codi Spodnik | May 22, 2019

Don’t miss SOREDI’s LAUNCH|Talk on June 6: Cultivating a High Growth Food & Beverage Business. In addition to expert panelists, Tom Marks-Ladd, Founder of Rogue Natural Foods; Stefan Schachter, Founder and President of ECOTEAS; Elizabeth Fujas, Founder and CEO of Rising Sun Farms; and Kelly McNamara, Specialty Gourmet Food Manager of Ashland Food Co-op, you’ll […]

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Plan to Come Early to Rogue Adventure, June 27, 2019

By Codi Spodnik | May 22, 2019

Registration Opens at 4:30pm on June 27 for Rogue Adventure, our 2019 Annual Meeting. You will want to come when the doors open to learn about every community in SOREDI’s service area. Jackson County, Josephine County and every city in both counties will have a booth to help you recognize the gems that make up […]

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Next Events

Rogue Adventure – Annual Meeting

June 27 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

July LAUNCH|Talk: Get Your Startup’s Products Off the Ground

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Tierra del Sol would not have been able to get financing for the store without SOREDI. SOREDI is an important resource in Southern Oregon that...

Heidi Phillips, Owner
Tierra del Sol, Grants Pass

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