RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURS
- March 30, 2016 YES Meetup & Pub Talk: Is Roseburg “Primed” For a Pre-Accelerator
Joe Maruschak who will be sharing his story, talking about how he went from founding a video game company to becoming an expert startup strategist. Will be an excellent talk – because from what I hear – Joe really knows his stuff!
TheLoft 950 SE Oak St Roseburg — Wednesday March 30, 2016 – 5 PM.
For more info: www.UmpquaEntrepreneurs.com Sponsored by Tim Allen’ Roseburg Rental and The Small Business Development Center.
Startup weekend is an intensive experience that gives participants an opportunity to take a business idea from concept-to-creation in one amazing weekend. The 2015 event <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJtN0ZTsfbo> was a big success, with over 80 participants.
To learn more about the 2016 version, visit: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/roseburg/startup-weekend/8519
Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon (WESCO) Fall Business Accelerator
- 2013 RAIN Launch Stage Winner:
Homeschool Outerware’s Story: Learning by Doing by Daniel Clancey.
|DOUGLAS COUNTY COMPANIES MAKING THE NEWS|
Expanding into new markets.
Brandon Ikola, general manager and co-owner of local family business was recently awarded the 2016 Young Professional Award by NATM (National Association of Trailer Manufacturers). http://www.natm.com/2016-young-professionals-award.html
Production Excellence Awards. Winner to be announce April 24-26. http://www.umpquadairy.com/umpqua-dairy-named-finalist-in-national-excellence-awards
Received the highest distinction for excellence as one of the top performing chain stores. http://www.nrtoday.com/news/21192804-113/roseburg-jcpenney-receives-founders-award
Professor Associate receives Toyota National Award. David Wolf of UCC’s Toyota T-TEN program was awarded the Motor Age Training/Automotive Service Excellence Master L1 Training Specialist of the Year Award.
- Jordon Cove Energy Project Updates:
- Finds a buyer:
- Jordon Cove Denied:
Federal Government Denys the Project:
|RESOURCES FOR THE TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY|
On March 3, 2016, Oregon lawmakers passed HB 4146 which will increase transient tax effective July 16, 2016. http://industry.traveloregon.com/organization/lodging-tax Travel Oregon is looking for your perspectives and priorities for enhancements of the statewide tourism program. Deadline for survey feedback in April 4, 2016 – survey can be found on: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VHPCJ55
The Oregon Seafood Story – From Boat to Pouch A story of how an individual developed a processing plant on the Oregon coast.
- Oregon Employer Council Trainings and Conference:
- April 20, 2016 – Clean it Up for Good: How to Trash Conflict in the Office” https://oec.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/OEC-Clean-it-up-for-good.pdf
- May 2-3 2016, Spirit Mountain Casino – Employer Council Spring Conference
Small Business Development Center) Spring Business & Career Training http://www.umpqua.edu/community-workforce-training