Event Calendar

Nov 26-Dec 8, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Consumer Products Mission to Australia

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 and another few days in Sydney for more meetings and promotions. 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.

Contact Alexa Byers, 503-475-1832, for additional information.

Nov 27, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Growth Board Meeting

The Oregon Growth Board will hold a regular board meeting on November 27, 2018. Visit the board's meeting Web page for meeting details and materials as they become available.

For more information, contact Nate Wildfire at 503-349-5342.

Nov 29, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: 522 Southeast Washington Avenue, Roseburg, OR 97470

Register and order lunch by November 16, 2018, by email to Brandi Whelchel, Community Development Specialist, CCD Business Development Corporation or call 541-672-6728, ext. 308. Lunch is provided and hosted by Oregon Pacific Bank.

Dec 3, 2018, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Board Meeting

The Eastern Oregon Border Economic Development Board will hold a board meeting on December 3, 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.

Dec 4, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: Woodburn City Hall, 270 Montgomery Street, Woodburn, OR 97071 in the Council Chambers.

Register/RSVP by November 26, 2018, by emailing Jamie L. Johnk, Economic Development Director, City of Woodburn, or calling 503-980-6319. Lunch is provided and hosted by Republic Services, Recycling and Waste Solutions.

Dec 6, 2018, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: Small Business Development Center, Eastern Oregon University, 1607 Gekeler Lane, La Grande, OR 97850; Room 147

Register/RSVP by November 30, 2018, by emailing Gina Perkins, or calling 541-962-1532. In registering with Gina, please inquire about ordering and paying for lunch. Cost for lunch is $10.

Dec 7, 2018 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Business Oregon Commission Meeting

The Business Oregon Commission will hold a meeting December 7, 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.

Dec 7, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

IFA Board Meeting

The IFA Board will hold a regular board meeting in Salem, December 7, 2018. Meeting agenda and materials are available on the board meeting page.

For more information, contact Suzy Miller at 503-986-0117.

Jan 7, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: Clackamas County Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045; Auditorium

Register by December 28, 2018, by email to Corina Copeland, Business & Economic Development Clackamas County or call 541-742-4329. Working lunch will be available at no charge for timely registrants.

Jan 11, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Enterprise Zones and Other Oregon Tax Incentives Workshop

Training, questions, and discussion, with presentation on topics: taxes & incentives background; income tax abatements; enterprise zones; enterprise zone incentives; non-zone property tax exemptions.

Location: Prosper Portland, 222 NW Fifth Ave., Portland, OR 97209 in the Commission Room (First Floor)

Register/RSVP by January 2, 2019, by emailing Andy Reed, Project Manager, Economic Development, Prosper Portland, or calling 503-823-7053. Working lunch will be available at no charge for timely registrants.

Jan 15, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Mass Timber Industry Development Summit

Identifying Opportunities and Strategies for Facilitating a Robust Local Supply Chain
Hosted by the TallWood Design Institute and Business Oregon, the Oregon Mass Timber Industry Development Summit is uniquely designed for public officials, economic development professionals, and manufacturers to learn about and discuss tools, strategies, specialists, and potential partners available to them to support sector development for the adoption, use, or production of mass timber in Oregon counties and municipalities.

The Summit will provide a forum for communication between industry, investors, public officials, and the R&D community to facilitate dialog and identification of possible strategic partners. Themes include

  • current initiatives and strategies throughout the state
  • critical research/studies
  • key supply chain needs
  • business/investment opportunities

Location: Salem Convention Center
Cost: $35/person, includes lunch

Contacts:
TallWood Design Institute, Evan Schmidt, 541-737-8955
Business Oregon, Donna Greene-Salter, 503-986-0116

Save the date, spread the word, and watch for the web registration notice.

Jan 25-Feb 1, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon's Medical Trade Mission to Arab Health

Business Oregon invites Oregon medical equipment and services companies to join our Medical Trade Mission to attend the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, which is the largest healthcare exhibition in the Middle East and the second largest in the world, after Medica. This show is where ministers of health, hospital directors, doctors, clinicians, health planning and finance specialists, and tens of thousands of other healthcare professionals from throughout the entire region gather to make buying decisions. Visit the show web site for details.

Business Oregon has room for 5 Oregon businesses to participate in the show. Small-sized businesses are encouraged to apply for Export Promotion grant funding for this event. Participation is on a first-come first-served basis.

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Feb 12-15, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Tokyo Gift Show

Tokyo International Gift Show is Japan's largest personal gift and lifestyle sundries international fair. The show features exhibits of personal gifts, consumer goods, and decorative accessories. Visit the Show Web site for details.

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.

Mar 8-11, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

IWA Outdoor Classic

IWA Outdoor Classics is one of the major trade shows for Oregon companies in the hunting, military products, knives, outdoor hunting apparel industry. Visit the show web site for more information.

Business Oregon will have an Oregon booth and take a delegation of 5 Oregon companies to the show. This event qualifies for an Export Promotion grant to offset show attendance. Any Oregon outdoor-industry company interested in attending the show should contact Dana Shannon.

Apr 24-27, 2019 calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

FAMEX 2019

FAMEX 2019 is a commercial trade show for the civil and military aeronautics and aerospace sectors. The show is organized by the Ministry of National Defence and Mexican Air Force and is expected to attract more than 220,000 attendees.

Visit Kallman Worldwide to reserve your space; or email Peter Kelley.

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