SOREDI Welcomes 5 New Board Members

By Colleen | October 29, 2015

Kathy Peckham, Chris DuBose, EJ McManus, Terri Coppersmith, and Robin Ford join the SOREDI Board Medford, Ore. – October 29, 2015:  –  SOREDI is proud to welcome five new members to their Board of Directors. SOREDI Board Members have the responsibility of leading the development and cultivation of partnerships among private, community and public entities […]

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One West Main Wins 2015 OEDA Award for Business Development Success Story

By Colleen | October 27, 2015

The collaboration that brought 200+ jobs to downtown Medford was recognized by the Oregon Economic Development Association. Medford, Ore. – October 27, 2015:  –  One West Main, a collaboration between Pacific Retirement Services, Rogue Disposal and Recycling, Inc., and Pro Care Software to bring jobs to downtown Medford to make it more vibrant. This collaboration […]

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Industry Tour of Jackson County Announced by SOREDI

By Colleen | October 22, 2015

SOREDI offers members a behind-the-scenes tour of River Hawk Boats, Erickson, and Timber Products with a special discussion from Carestream. Medford, Ore. – October 22, 2015:  – SOREDI Members are invited to attend the next Industry Tour which will feature a behind-the-scenes tour of River Hawk Boats, Erickson, and Timber Products with a special discussion […]

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SOREDI Announces Kathy Trautman Promoted to Business Development Manager

By Colleen | October 15, 2015

Trautman will build community partnerships while coordinating outreach programs to help business prosper in the region. Medford, Ore. – October 16, 2015:  – Kathy Trautman will assume responsibilities for traded-sector outreach calls in the region, and coordination of industry tours with members and education partners. Trautman will also facilitate the newly reorganized Southern Oregon Business […]

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Register Now! 2015 OEDA Annual Conference!

By Colleen | October 8, 2015

R E G I S T E R  N O W ! October 18 – 20th  |  Medford, OR CONFERENCE COSTS: Early Bird Registration until October 12th: $199 / OEDA Members  |  $250 / Non Members Late Registration after October 12th: $265  If you haven’t visited Southern Oregon lately, then you don’t know Oregon! Experience southern hospitality and expand your […]

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Growing Your Business Internationally : Resources and Considerations – Grants Pass & Medford

By Colleen | September 30, 2015

Over six thousand Oregon firms exported overseas last year and Southern Oregon companies were active in international markets. In 2014, the Medford area was responsible for over $195 million in international sales, a record increase of 25 percent over 2013.  Grants Pass saw record shipments of $36 million in 2014, a 2 percent increase over […]

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Project Management Fundamentals Course

By Colleen | September 29, 2015

SOREDI and RCC are partnering with SOBIG to present: PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS A class on the essential basics of Project Management. Geared for engineers and engineering managers, but it works for anyone with real deliverables, a start and end date, and a pool of resources. BENEFIT: Your projects run on time, on budget, and on […]

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Local Experts Address Marketing and Branding Myths

By Colleen | September 11, 2015

SOREDI A&E Grapevine Offers Businesses Learning Opportunities to Expand and Grow Sales Medford, Ore. – September 11, 2015:  – Some businesses in Southern Oregon already export their goods and services internationally.  But that isn’t the case for everyone.  SOREDI is hoping to change that.  Next Wednesday, September 16 from 5 to 7 pm, at Dancin […]

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Venture Catalyst Hired to Help Entrepreneurs Launch Companies

By Colleen | September 2, 2015

SOREDI Hires Tim Root; Will Introduce at A&E Grapevine, September 16 at Dancin Vineyards Medford, OR – Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI) is pleased to announce that Tim Root has joined SOREDI as the agency’s first Venture Catalyst, managing its program to help entrepreneurs launch new companies and secure funding resources. Root is […]

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Southern Oregon Angel Investors Announce Next Round of Companies for Angel Investments

By Colleen | August 31, 2015

Additional Angel Investors are Invited to Participate Medford, Ore. – August 31, 2015:  – The Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network is entertaining presentations from four companies at a September 15, 2015 event for accredited investors. These companies, collectively raising $3.5 million, include CredNetic and WizMaps of Medford, and Folium Partners and Homeschool Outerwear of Portland. From 2011 the region’s Angel Investment Network has invested $1.34 […]

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