2018 Exhibitors

Ashland Chamber of Commerce

The Ashland Chamber of Commerce has been in existence for over one hundred years. Through the years it has taken a strong leadership role in helping the business community prosper and remains committed to bettering the entire community.

Business educational workshops, collaboration and partnership with the City and community organizations, development and coordination of the key community events such as the Ashland 4th of July Celebration and the Holiday Festival of Light enhance community togetherness and engender a spirit of small town life.

Business Oregon

Business Oregon helps Oregon businesses locate, grow, export and expand. It provides business loans with lottery dollars, technical assistance, and industry support.

Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID) is helping small businesses succeed by leveling the playing field and providing certified firms a fair opportunity to compete for government contracts regardless of owner ethnicity, gender, disability, or firm size.

City of Ashland

The City of Ashland, home to both the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University, is a bustling center of art, outdoor activities, and great food.

City of Medford

The City of Medford is an outstanding, livable community.  Since it was incorporated in 1885, Medford has grown from a small town with unpaved roads to the largest City in Southern Oregon.


Oregon Construction Contractors Board

Oregon Construction Contractors Board offers continuing education classes throughout Oregon based on CCB laws, regulations, and best business practices.

Medford Chamber of Commerce

A priority of The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County is to create a stronger local economy. Over 1,500 small and large businesses collectively work together to achieve this goal by promoting the community, providing networking opportunities and representing business issues through lobbying and political action.

The Chamber is the number one business resource citizens look to in the community. The area’s economic well-being benefits from the work performed by The Chamber. That is why their goal is to have a major impact on business, income, and future growth of the Medford/Jackson County area.

Oregon Procurement Information Network

Are you a supplier of  goods or services?  Would you be interested in finding out more about state contracting opportunities?  Use ORPIN to search for opportunities that match your business offerings and access procurement and contracting information issued by the State of Oregon, local governments, and political subdivisions.

Oregon Secretary of State Business Services Division

The Oregon Secretary of State Business Services Division centralizes services for the Secretary of State’s office, ensuring the agency’s business runs efficiently.

Oregon Department of Revenue

The Department of Revenue administers Oregon tax laws and collects taxes for more than 30 programs to fund public services that preserve and enhance the quality of life for all citizens.

Oregon Department of Transportation

The Oregon Department of Transportation began in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to “get Oregon out of the mud.” Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. ODOT develops programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges, railways, public transportation services, transportation safety programs, driver and vehicle licensing, and motor carrier regulation.

Oregon Government Contract Assistance Program

GCAP‘s mission is to assist Oregon small businesses to succeed in obtaining government contracts, which stimulate the growth of Oregon’s economy. For over 30 years, GCAP has assisted Oregon small businesses in creating jobs, fostering economic diversity, and becoming successful government contractors.

Oregon OSHA

OSHA is dedicated to improving workplace safety and health in Oregon and committed to working with labor, business, and other government agencies to achieve that goal.

Oregon Association of Minority Entreprenuers

The mission of OAME is to promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon and SW Washington. An all-inclusive organization , they encourage everyone to live by their motto: “Everybody’s In, Nobody’s Out.”

Oregon Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority

Oregon’s Department of Human Services is committed to providing a key safety net for those in society who are the most vulnerable or who are at a difficult place in their life.

The Oregon Health Authority’s goal is to help people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being.  It is at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians.

Rogue Co-Ops

Rogue Co-ops is a collaboration of four co-ops in Southern Oregon and Northern California that are working together toward a shared vision of a thriving co-operative economy and a vibrant community of co-operative enterprise. Rogue Co-ops provides Southern Oregon and Northern California residents with everything from high-quality groceries and garden supplies, to farm and pet supplies, home, auto and business loans, and much more.

Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace

The Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace makes sure that health insurance plans on HealthCare.gov meet state and federal requirements. They help Oregonians find and use the health insurance (medical and dental) that works best for them and their budgets, qualify for financial assistance, provide special options for members of Tribes, and provide premium assistance through their COFA program.

Rogue Community Health

Rogue Community Health is a nonprofit patient-centered medical home that offers medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, lab and integrative health services to people of all ages and backgrounds.

SAIF Corporation

SAIF is Oregon’s not-for-profit, state-chartered workers’ compensation insurance company. The proven market leader, SAIF issues almost half of the policies in Oregon and provides coverage to more than 600,000 workers.  Their unique charter, mission, vision, and Core Commitments drive their dedication to the people, businesses, and state of Oregon.

Southern Oregon University Outreach and Engagement Programs

Southern Oregon University School of Business Online MBA Program

SOU’s Outreach and Engagement Programs connect the resources of the University with the needs of the community. They collaborate with departments and faculty of the University to meet the professional development and personal enrichment needs of a diverse population. Outreach & Engagement establishes partnerships with businesses, public institutions, and community organizations to provide accessible and conveniently scheduled lifelong learning opportunities for people of all ages. SOU’s School of Business offers a 100% online Master of Business Administration with focus on accounting, business analytics, or marketing.

Southern Oregon University Small Business Development Center

The SOU Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides in-depth, one-on-one guidance to businesses and prospective entrepreneurs at no fee. SBDC business advisers have expertise in a broad spectrum of business issues. The local center hosts data analysis through its Market Research Institute (MRI) and provides a nine-month Small Business Management class to a select group of business owners.

Talent Maker City

Talent Maker City is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Talent, Oregon. Their goal is to drive local economic opportunity by establishing Talent as a regional hub for cultural and economic innovation.

Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon (WESO)

Women Entrepreneurs of Southern Oregon (WESO) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs and business owners. Whether one is a business owner, commissioned salesperson, franchisee, or other entrepreneur, WESO can help by offering ongoing support, networking and education in a dynamic monthly forum.

OregonSaves/Oregon State Treasury Office

OregonSaves is a simple and convenient way for workers to save in their own retirement accounts. When small businesses are ready to offer their employees an opportunity to save for the future, this new program can help them reach their goal.


Oregon Workers Compensation/Preferred Workers Program

Oregon Workers Compensation administers, regulates, and enforces the laws and administrative rules that govern Oregon’s workers. Their Preferred Workers Program helps qualified Oregon workers who have permanent restrictions from on-the-job injuries and who are not able to return to their regular employment because of those injuries.

Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services is the state’s largest consumer protection and business regulatory agency.

Oregon Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID)

COBID provides certified firms a fair opportunity to compete for government contracts regardless of owner ethnicity, gender, disability, or firm size.

Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Helping manufacturers across the state overcome business challenges, create sustainable operating systems, realize daily improvement and long-term results is the overall mission of the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries protects employment rights, advances employment opportunities, and ensures access to housing and public accommodations free from discrimination.