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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June 6 LAUNCH|Talk: Cultivating a High Growth Food & Beverage Business

By Codi Spodnik | May 8, 2019

We are back at PLEXIS in Ashland with a LAUNCH|Talk aimed squarely at food & beverage entrepreneurs! Join our expert panel to learn how to grow a successful food & beverage business, how to scale beyond the Farmers’ Market, develop a national brand and break into major retail distribution. Get your tickets now and please […]

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Successful eCommerce 101 – Experts Go-To Tools.

By Alex Palmer | April 16, 2019

Thanks to everyone who made it out to the LAUNCH|Talk at Urban Cork last week to learn more about Successful eCommerce 101. One of the most valuable parts of our panel discussion was all about our expert panelists’ favorite tools. We had a lot of suggestions, so for your reference here’s a detailed run down […]

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Panelists Confirmed for April 10 LAUNCH|Talk including Harry & David’s Head of E-Commerce.

By Alex Palmer | April 3, 2019

Our next LAUNCH|Talk is just a week away and we’re pleased to confirm our line-up of panelists, including  Oscar Castro, the VP E-Commerce for one of Medford’s biggest and best know businesses, Harry & David. Along with Jim Teece (Project A, Ashland Homenet), Sabina King (Hempure, Taza) and Brandon Kirkland (Epicshops), join us for a […]

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LAUNCH|Talk: Successful E-Commerce 101

By Codi Spodnik | March 20, 2019

Join our panel to discuss everything about building a dedicated e-commerce business, from adding an e-commerce component to a traditional brick and mortar business to building a successful side hustle on Amazon. Panelists include Jim Teece, Oscar Castro, Sabina King and Brandon Kirkland. Oscar Castro is VP eCommerce at Harry & David and is responsible […]

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LAUNCH|Talk: Building Brands Customers Love

By Codi Spodnik | March 18, 2019

Join our panel to discuss the best use of full marketing mix, including; digital, social media, PR and traditional marketing and advertising to really connect with your audience and build a brand your customers will love. Our expert panel includes: Trever Yarrish – is a Founding Partner and CXO of ZEAL, an enterprise web and […]

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April 10 LAUNCH|Talk: E-commerce panel with Jim Teece, Sabina King and more..

By Codi Spodnik | March 13, 2019

The April 3 LAUNCH|Talk has been moved to April 10 at Urban Cork in Medford. We will host a discussion panel on E-Commerce to share their expertise and answer your questions, 2 panelists are confirmed, with 2 more still to come! Jim Teece is President & CEO of Project A, a 29 year old, 10-person […]

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LAUNCH|Talk: Funding Your Business

By Carrie | January 9, 2019

Show me the money! We are back in Ashland for our first LAUNCH|Talk of 2019 at Plexis Healthcare Systems, 340 Oak Street, 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Raising money is one of the biggest challenges every entrepreneur, start-up, and established business faces. It can be a complicated and daunting process navigating all of the various funding […]

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Jim Teece | SOREDI Launch|Talk Presentation

By SOREDI | March 16, 2018

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Norm Kester | SOREDI Launch|Talk Presentation

By SOREDI | December 14, 2017
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