Event Calendar

Jan 23-26, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

World of Concrete (WOC) 2018

World of Concrete is the largest annual international event for the concrete and masonry industries, attracting more than 55,000 professionals—key decision makers seeking better ways to get the job done. Nowhere else can you connect with—and sell to—such a large population of qualified leads and lay the foundation for a strong business year.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Sunun Setboonsarng at 503-229-6057.

Jan 23-26, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

SHOT Show

The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world's premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics and related products and services.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Dana Shannon at 503-229-6053.

Jan 24, 2018, 10:00 am-12:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Board Meeting

The Eatern Oregon Border Economic Development Board will hold a board meeting on January 24, 2018. Visit the board's meeting Web page for meeting details and materials as they become available.

For more information, contact Scott Fairley at 541-969-0202.

Jan 25, 2018, 9:15 a-12:15 p calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Broadband Advisory Council Meeting

The Broadband Advisory Council will hold a regular monthly meeting in Salem at the Local Government Center, 1201 Court Street NE, Conference Room 306. Visit the 2018 Meeting Schedule page to download meeting agendas and materials as they become available.

For more information, contact Chris Tamarin at 503-508-0178.

Jan 25, 2017, 9:00 am calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Finance Committee Meeting

The Business Oregon Commission's Finance Committee will hold a conference call meeting executive session authorized under ORS 192.660(2)(f) to consider the following application:

Health Wright of Clackamas County, Industrial Development Bonds

Meeting information may be obtained by contacting Pam Brunell at Business Oregon, Business Finance, 775 Summer St NE, Suite 200, Salem, OR 97301-1280.

Feb 1, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Aerospace Meetings Brazil Webinar

Aerospace Meetings Brazil (AMB) is an opportunity for aerospace contract manufacturers, service providers, OEMs, and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers to connect through pre-arranged meetings. Sign up for a free webinar facilitated by the U.S. Department of Commerce to learn more about how AMB will benefit your company, and to speak directly with the event organizer, BCI Aerospace.

Feb 6-11, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Singapore Airshow 2018

Business Oregon is leading a delegation of Oregon companies to the Singapore Airshow, one of the top three air shows in the world, February 6-11, 2018. We are offering Oregon aerospace/defense and aviation companies an opportunity to share subsidized Business Oregon booth space. Each company's share of eligible expenses may be reimbursed at 50% through the Export Promotion Program. Companies will also receive expertise from Business Oregon and the U.S. Commercial Service aerospace/defense industry officials.

Participation information or reserve your spot today.

Feb 22, 2018, 9:15 a-12:15 p calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Broadband Advisory Council Meeting

The Broadband Advisory Council will hold a regular monthly meeting in Salem at the Local Government Center, 1201 Court Street NE, Conference Room 306. Visit the 2018 Meeting Schedule page to download meeting agendas and materials as they become available.

For more information, contact Chris Tamarin at 503-508-0178.

Mar 7-8, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Complying with U.S. Export Controls Seminar

This two-day program is led by the Bureau of Industry and Security and provides in-depth information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods. Participate in "hands-on" exercises and benefit from the experience of export specialists and enforcement personnel from the Bureau of Industry and Security's field offices and other agencies. Learn more and register for this seminar.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

Mar 8-11, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Natural Products Expo West/Engredea 2018

Natural Products Expo West & Engredea continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting more than 80,000 industry professionals and 3,100 exhibits to the Anaheim Convention Center annually.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Alexa Byers at 503-475-1832.

Mar 9-12, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

IWA Outdoor Classics 2018

IWA Outdoor Classics is one of the top Outdoor Gear and Security/Defense trade shows in the world and serves as a global marketplace and networking powerhouse for the world in this industry segment. More than one dozen Oregon Outdoor Gear companies have exhibited at the show in the past.

Business Oregon will be leading a delegation of Oregon companies at IWA Outdoor Classics 2018! Any Oregon outdoor-industry company interested in attending this show is encouraged to contact us. This event qualifies for an Export Promotion grant to offset show attendance.

Mar 26-28, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit

The Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit is a professional business-to-business (B2B) matchmaking program, offering a unique format of face-to-face meetings for establishing business contacts. Participants will be able to identify and request meetings with other aerospace manufacturers prior to the forum. These meetings will be pre-arranged by program organizers for better coordination and efficiency. Visit the event web site for summit details.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Alexa Byers at 503-475-1832.

Apr 6, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Business Oregon Commission Meeting

The Business Oregon Commission will hold a meeting April 6, 2018. Visit the 2018 Meeting Schedule page to download meeting agendas and materials as they become available.

For more information, contact Gina Wiedrick at 503-229-5009.

Apr 29-May 1, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference

Save the Date—April 29 - May 1, 2018, at Gleneden Beach, Oregon. The 12th Oregon Brownfields Conference and Awards Program delivers an exceptional learning and networking environment for those working to make contaminated properties economically viable for reuse. The conference will be beneficial for local government and economic development staff; land developers, real estate agents, and appraisers; environmental engineers, consultants, and remediation experts; financiers, lawyers, and insurance providers; environmental regulators; and property owners—public and private.

Watch the conference web pages for program and activity updates and information.

For more information, contact Karen Homolac at 971-239-9951.

May 23, 2018, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Diversity Summit 2018

PGE's Diversity Summit is dedicated to improving fairness and equity in the workplace by recognizing the inherent value of every person and group. Human resource professionals, managers, diversity specialists, and employees will learn about various programs and initiatives that promote equality and inclusion. With more than 20 different workshops to choose from, join us to learn how to foster an environment of respect and understanding, so you can build a stronger, more inclusive and competitive organization that reflects the diversity of your workforce and customer base.

Location: Oregon Convention Center
Cost: varies, early bird is available
Online registration and additional information

Questions: email Caroline

Jun 18-21, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Outdoor Friedrichafen 2018

This is the leading international trade show for outdoor and apparel industries. It will provide companies with opportunities to meet potential distributors, wholesalers, and retailers of outdoor gear products. Visit the show Web site for more information.

Business Oregon will have a booth in the exhibition hall and sponsor 6 Oregon outdoor-industry companies to participate. Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding to attend this event.

For more information, contact Dana Edward Shannon at 503-229-6053.

Jul 16-22, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Farnborough International Airshow 2018

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long event that combines a major trade show exhibition for the aerospace and defense industries with a public airshow. Kallman Worldwide, Inc. is organizing a USA Pavilion.

Oregon companies are welcome to inquire about a cost-share arrangement and a grant to offset expenses to participate in the USA Pavilion.

For more information, contact Alexa Byers at 503-475-1832.

Aug 8-13, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Consumer Products Mission

Business Oregon will lead a group of consumer-oriented product exporters from the state to Melbourne for a week of 1:1 meetings, events, and tours in concert with the Fine Food Show. Partners include Prospect Portland, US Department of Commerce, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Travel Oregon, and Travel Portland.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Alexa Byers at 503-475-1832.

Aug 16-20, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

HKTDC Food Expo

The HKTDC (Hong Kong Trade Development Council) Food Expo gives food and beverage suppliers a golden opportunity to create new business and promote brand recognition internationally. With 1,500 exhibitors from 26 countries last year, and 21,000 trade visitors, this show reached nearly 500,000 visitors total.

Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event.

For more information, contact Alexa Byers at 503-475-1832.