OEDA News and Events

The Clackamas County Business and Economic Development team has begun its innovative drone program to highlight available employment lands in the County. As more interest develops around available parcels of land in the area, capturing aerial photogr...

The Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center – Research & Development (OMIC R&D) is a unique collaborative consisting of members from the metals manufacturing industry, academia and government.  The collaborative provides applied research so...

In 2018, the Oregon Legislature provided funding to the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) for economic development planning assistance to economically-distressed Eastern Oregon counties.  Thirty-one cities within seven ea...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lacey Dykgraaf Office: 503.434.7450 November 13, 2018   (MCMINNVILLE, OR) -Based on the successful McMinnville WORKS Internship Program, the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership (MEDP) created Or...

Growing Small Businesses Globally In 2018, Greater Portland Inc (GPI) created a first-of-its-kind business development program offering export-focused training and travel scholarships to entrepreneurs interested in expanding their businesses throu...

In February 2018, GPI and the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) began a collaboration to introduce a new program to the region – the Greater Portland Tech Challenge. The inaugural Greater Portland Tech Challenge paired public and private secto...

This year's presentations at the 2018 OEDA Annual Conference once again shared a wealth of timely, relevant and useful informatio n with attendees on a range of economic development topics.  Missed the conference? Don't worry! In order to connect a...

We are so pleased to share our 2017-2018 Annual Report! This report reflects OEDA’s continued growth and strong program activity.   The 2017-2018 year brought important milestones to OEDA, both in our programs and in the organization's own struct...

29 participants recently completed the 6th course on the way to earning their Oregon Economic Developer Certification. Held in Klamath Falls, a strong cohort of new and seasoned economic development professionals spent a full day together delving int...

Happy Fall from OEDA! We have lots going on. Check out this issue of the OEDA Newsletter to get up to speed: IN THIS ISSUE: Upcoming Events New Resource: TIF Video Series Member Benefit: Job Board Welcome New Members OEDA Summer C...