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Calling Southern Oregon Inventors and Makers! July 11 Panel

By Codi Spodnik | July 3, 2019

Get your tickets now! This LAUNCH|Talk will feature a panel discussion to help you learn what it takes to be successful making and selling products right here in Southern Oregon. Join us at the amazing new CraterWorks Maker Space in Central Point. Our evening will include a tour of CraterWorks so that you can see […]

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Make YOUR Voice Heard by OUR Region’s Leaders

By Codi Spodnik | June 19, 2019

As part of this year’s Annual Meeting, TIP Strategies will be sharing their process for gathering insights and making recommendations for a comprehensive, regional strategic plan. This process is underway right now and will be continuing through the summer. The goal is to share their findings by the end of 2019, so that Southern Oregon […]

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Calling All Southern Oregon Makers and Inventors: LAUNCH|Talk July 11

By Codi Spodnik | June 19, 2019

If you are an inventor, a crafter, or someone who makes things, you won’t want to miss this informative talk on July 11. Hosted at the new CraterWorks MakerSpace, you’ll receive a tour and a talk about how to make things in Southern Oregon and sell them to buyers outside the region. There are many […]

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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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LAUNCH|Talk: Winter Pitchfest!

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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I have never seen so many people so eager to lend a hand in our transition to Southern Oregon. Everyone has been extremely helpful –...

John Brinkert Jr., Vice President
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