Portland region
Lake Abert, Lakeview
Lake Abert, Lakeview

Crater Lake
Crater Lake

Prospect, Jackson County
Prospect, Jackson County

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Southern Oregon Region

Southern Oregon shares California's northern border, and is home to many innovative manufacturers, food processors, wood products and transportation services. The region is lush with orchards and vineyards, as well as world-class fishing and river rafting, snow skiing, biking, hiking and America's deepest lake, Crater Lake.

Advanced Manufacturing, Outdoor Gear & Activewear and Clean Technology are examples of growing industries in Southern Oregon.

Successful companies and projects in the region:

  • Amy's Kitchen
  • Rogue Creamery
  • Brammo
  • Met One Instruments
  • Murphy Company
  • Krauss Craft

Regional Resources

Business Oregon and its economic development partners work with local companies to spur job growth and retention in each region of the state.

Team Members

Business Oregon
Larry Holzgang, Regional Development Officer
(Klamath and Lake counties)

Marta Tarantsey, Regional Development Officer
(Jackson and Josephine counties)

Sean Stevens, Regional Development Officer
(Douglas County)

Shanna Bailey, Regional Coordinator
(Klamath and Lake counties)

Tawni Bean, Regional Coordinator
(Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine counties)

Key Partners

Economic Development
Choose Klamath (formerly Klamath County Economic Development Association)
Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI)
South Central Oregon Economic Development District
The Partnership for Economic Development
Additional economic development partners in the region

Public Higher Education
Oregon Institute of Technology (OIT), Klamath Falls
Southern Oregon University, Ashland
Klamath Community College, Klamath Falls
Rogue Community College, Grants Pass and Medford
Umpqua Community College, Roseburg
Additional educational institutions

Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
Klamath Tribes