Event Calendar

Sept 17-Nov 21, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Public Notice—Call for Enterprise Zone Applications

Enterprise Zone Designation and Call for Applications from Local Governments
The Director of Business Oregon will seek to designate up to two enterprise zones remaining under ORS 285C.080, since House Bill 4093 (2012).

Download an application and get more information or contact the Enterprise Zone Coordinator at 503-986-0140 or in writing to: Enterprise Zone Coordinator, Business Oregon, 775 Summer Street NE, Suite 200, Salem OR 97301-1280.

Mandatory elements of the application must be completed and postmarked no later than November 21, 2014.

Oct 20-22, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

NW Marine Technology Summit

The NW Marine Technology Summit, sponsored by the Marine Technology Society, partnering with Business Oregon, PNDC, OSU and AUVSI, provides a forum for business, researchers and students to learn more about industry opportunities.

Location: Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn, Newport

Additional event information is available on the Society's Web site as well as online registration.

For more information, contact Amy Clark at 503-371-6239.

Oct 21, 2014, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

ODOT Construction Projects Civil Rights and BOLI Compliance Workshop

If you want to improve your understanding of ODOT projects and compliance with Oregon's prevailing wage rate laws, this workshop is for you! ODOT and BOLI forms will be explained, what information is needed and where. BOLI will cover the prevailing wage rate law requirements for contractors and subcontractors will be covered. Where to find current forms, other tools and resources available for your use. Bring your questions.

Location: Southwestern Oregon Community College, Small Business Development Center, 2455 Maple Leaf, North Bend

Registration: opens 8:30 am. There is limited seating so please register prior to the event. To register: call 541-957-3698 or email Christie Meacham.

Oct 22, 2014, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

ODOT Construction Projects Civil Rights and BOLI Compliance Workshop

If you want to improve your understanding of ODOT projects and compliance with Oregon's prevailing wage rate laws, this workshop is for you! ODOT and BOLI forms will be explained, what information is needed and where. BOLI will cover the prevailing wage rate law requirements for contractors and subcontractors will be covered. Where to find current forms, other tools and resources available for your use. Bring your questions.

Location: RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S Bartlett St, Medford

Registration: opens 8:30 am. There is limited seating so please register prior to the event. To register: call 541-957-3698 or email Christie Meacham.

Oct 23, 2014, 8:00 am-5:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

2014 Oregon Wood Solutions Fair

Join us at the Wood Solutions Fair for a free multi-faceted, day-long educational event on the use of wood in non-residential and multi-family buildings. Visit Woodworks.org for Fair details.

Oct 23, 2014, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

ODOT Construction Projects Civil Rights and BOLI Compliance Workshop

If you want to improve your understanding of ODOT projects and compliance with Oregon's prevailing wage rate laws, this workshop is for you! ODOT and BOLI forms will be explained, what information is needed and where. BOLI will cover the prevailing wage rate law requirements for contractors and subcontractors will be covered. Where to find current forms, other tools and resources available for your use. Bring your questions.

Location: Umpqua Business Center, 522 Southeast Washington Ave, Roseburg

Registration: opens 8:30 am. There is limited seating so please register prior to the event. To register: call 541-957-3698 or email Christie Meacham.

Oct 23-24, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference

This annual conference draws attendees from all regions of the state to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications. This year's conference will explore the emerging Internet of Things (IOT), strategies for cyber security in the age of Big Data and the status of Broadband in Oregon. Visit the conference Web site for more details and to register.

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

Oct 26-28, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

2014 OEDA Annual Conference

This year's conference will be held in Eugene. Watch the OEDA Web site for details and online registration.

Oct 30, 2014, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Growth Board Meeting

The Oregon Growth Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Portland. When available, the meeting agenda will be posted on the board page.

For more information contact Beth Cooke at the Oregon Growth Board.

Oct 30, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Doing Business with Metro Workshop

Join Metro Procurement Services, the state of Oregon's Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business (OMWESB) certification program and Oregon's Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) for an informative workshop on doing business with Metro. Assistance will be available for proposal development for RFP 15-2788 Natural Area Vegetation Management to Disadvantaged, Minority, Woman-owned and Emerging Small Businesses meeting the certification criteria required by the state of Oregon.

Location: Metro Regional Center, Room 370 A&B, 500 NE Grand Ave, Portland

For more information visit www.oregonmetro.gov/contracts or call 503-797-1613.

Nov 3, 2014, 10 am - 3 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zone & Tax Incentives Workshop

The city of Gresham is hosting an Enterprise Zone and Tax Incentives workshop, presented by Business Oregon. Topics covered will include a background on taxes and incentives; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; other property tax exemptions and income tax abatements. This will be an interactive workshop, so come with your questions!

Lunch on your own; variety of walkable places available
RSVP by October 29: Erika Fitzgerald, 503-618-2504.

Nov 17, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Growth Board Meeting

The Oregon Growth Board will hold a meeting on Monday, November 17, 2014, location to be determined. When available, the meeting agenda will be posted on the board page.

For more information contact Beth Cooke at the Oregon Growth Board.

Nov 17-20, 2014 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

2014 AOC Annual Conference

The Annual conference will be held in Eugene and features training, education, networking opportunities and committee meetings.

Conference Agenda
Online Registration

Nov 21, 2014, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Business Development Commission Meeting

The Oregon Business Development Commission will hold a meeting. Visit the 2014 Meeting Schedule page to download meeting agendas.

For more information, contact Suzy Miller at 503-986-0106.