Business Networking

Spend a day with other small business owners

October 20, 2017

FREE Event for Small Business Owners

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, October 20, 2017

RCC/SOU Higher Education Center; Medford, OR

Friday October 20, 2017


One-on-one meetings with agencies here to help you succeed

FREE Classes and Resources

Rogue Valley Business Resource Forum
SAVE THE DATE! Friday October 20, 2017
RCC/SOU Higher Education Center 101 S. Bartlett Street, Medford, OR 97501

Register for FREE

There is no other event in the Rogue Valley that brings together representatives from all over Oregon to answer your questions. This event is a special opportunity to:

  • Get FREE consultations with representatives from banking, insurance, government, and local trade organizations
  • Attend seminars that cover up-to-date topics for all stages of your business
  • Learn about available resources to help your business thrive
  • Network with other entrepreneurs
  • Get business tips from experienced entrepreneurs


Program Schedule
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Registration (Lobby)

Registration will be in the lobby of the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center. The Exhibitors Hall will also be open with coffee and light refreshments sponsored by People’s Bank of Commerce.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Opening Remarks/Keynote Panel
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Meet the Exhibitors
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM The Fundamentals of a Successful eCommerce Business
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Understanding Financials With Ease
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Contracting with the Government
12:50 PM - 01:30 PM Break/Exhibitors Hall Open
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM Business Funding Panel: Part 1 of 2
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM Where Do I Start? Business Plans
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM Benefit Corporations
01:30 PM - 02:20 PM Intelligence in Marketing
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Business Funding Panel: Part 2 of 2
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM How to Remain Lean and Mean in a Competitive Marketplace
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Write On!
02:30 PM - 03:20 PM Getting Social Online and Offline
Speaker Lineup
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Walter Acuna

Walter is a Senior Business Lender for the Washington Puget Sound region. Prior to joining the Craft3 team in September 2010, he served as Assistant Vice President – Business Relationship Manager for Plaza Bank in Kent, WA. Previously Walter held positions as a Small Business Banker for Wachovia, Bank of America and Washington Mutual Bank. […]

Lisa Manyon

The Business Marketing Architect

Lisa Manyon is The Business Marketing Architect and founder of Write On Creative.

Jim Teece

Small Business Owner

Jim Teece is a parallel entrepreneur. He runs several small businesses in Southern Oregon.

Dorian Corliss

RCC SBDC Business Advisor

Dorian has worked with the SBDC since 2010 as an Small Business Management and Next Level Plan Advisor offering his expertise in financial matters.

Jack Vitacco

SOU SBDC Director

Jack is the former Director of the SOU SBDC.  He specializes in business start-up, marketing, sales, distribution, and strategic planning.