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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 Quest Released in Southern Oregon Schools

By SOREDI | October 9, 2018

Students embark on multimedia business adventure Medford OR – In response to ongoing feedback regarding the rates at which career minded young people leave Southern Oregon, believing there are more exciting possibilities elsewhere, commonly referred to as “brain drain,” SOREDI has embarked on a plan to inform high school students and their families about the […]

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Moss Adams | Manufacturing Summit Presentation Slides

By SOREDI | October 8, 2018
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Five Nasty Problems that Kill Companies

By Codi Spodnik | October 3, 2018

Visit SOREDI’s new office and join John Lamy of Lamy Consulting as he shares his insights on the Five Nasty Problem’s he’s finding dangerous to Southern Oregon companies. Date: Tuesday, October 9 Time: 7:30 – 9:00 am (includes networking time and Q&A) Place: SOREDI’s New Office above People’s Bank: 1311 E. Barnett Road, Medford – […]

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SOREDI Hosts Manufacturing Summit Featuring the Bald Futurist, Steve Brown

By SOREDI | August 9, 2018

SOREDI will hold the 2018 Southern Oregon Manufacturing Summit from 8 am – 1:30 pm on Friday, October 5 at the RCC Table Rock Campus in White City. This year, the summit will feature Steve Brown, the Bald Futurist. Early bird tickets are available through September 7: SOREDI Members $35/Non-Members $45. After September 7, prices […]

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SOREDI Members Invited on a September Tour of Medford’s Modern Historic Businesses

By SOREDI | August 3, 2018

Guests will enjoy lunch at Grape Street Grill. While touring these interesting locations, participants often learn about hidden employment opportunities and have the ability to network with other SOREDI members. The tour begins at 8:00 am at People’s Bank, 1311 E. Barnett Road in Medford. Owned by California Oregon Broadcasting Inc. (COBi), KOBI and KOTI/Channel […]

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SOREDI is Seriously Playful Approaching 2018 Annual Meeting

By SOREDI | May 31, 2018

Friday, June 29, beginning at 1:00 pm, the SOREDI Annual Meeting will begin as guests meet at Hellgate Jetboat Excursions, before taking boats to the OK Corral. Thanks to generous sponsors, Banner Bank, City of Grants Pass, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, Southern Oregon Sanitation, Pacific Power, Avista Utilities, KTVL News 10, […]

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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 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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SOBC 2019: Igniting Innovation: Building High Impact Communities

January 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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