Event Calendar

July 19, 2018, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm calendarAdd to vCal | iCal

Oregon Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Finance Workshop—Winston

Learn about water and wastewater funding programs, Oregon's One-Stop funding process, resources for assistance, project development and finance, asset management, utility rates, and gaining support to move your infrastructure project forward!

Who Should Attend? Everyone involved in managing, operating or supporting a small water or wastewater utility: elected officials, public works staff, city recorders, administrators, managers, engineers, agency staff, organizations involved with water and wastewater programs and projects in Oregon—network, connect, and learn!

Sponsored by Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), USDA Rural Development, and Business Oregon. Agencies and Organizations Invited to Present: Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Oregon Water Resources Department (OWRD), Indian Health Services (IHS), Oregon Association of Water Utilities (OAWU).

There is not cost to attend but registration is required and lunch is provided. Reserve your spot today; register online.

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STOPfakes.gov Roadshow

The StopFakes Roadshow delivers information about intellectual property with an emphasis on what small- and medium-sized businesses, minority-owned businesses, and new exporters need to know. The focus is both on domestic and international protection and enforcement. Topics include: intellectual property rights, recording copyright/trademark with US Customs, how to report IP violations, protecting your business from trade secret theft, and protecting your IP in export markets/e-commerce sites.

Learn more and register for the roadshow.

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Bend Outdoor Worx

The Bend Outdoor Worx BreakOut is the only funding event created solely for the outdoor product industry. Early and Growth stage company pitch finalists will secure an opportunity to present to the audience at the 450-seat Tower Theatre.

At last year's event, a total of $117,500 was awarded to five different emerging outdoor companies and another $100k in debt funding through Business Oregon's Small Business Expansion Program.

Applications close July 20, 2018, for outdoor companies seeking funding and visibility.

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2018 Bend Venture Conference

The Bend Venture Conference connects impact, early stage, and growth stage companies with investment opportunities. If that's you, mark the calendar for October 18-19, 2018, so you can take part in this premier regional event that attracts more than 600 top entrepreneurs, investors (including Business Oregon), and business leaders each year. Business Oregon will return as a Fund Sponsor at the 2018 conference.

Visit the conference web site to learn about the categories. Application deadline is August 8, 2018.