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OCED: Marketing & Branding Course REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!


OEDA is pleased to bring you the next course in our OCED series: Marketing & Branding for Economic Development.

Join us for this course to learn how to create a marketing plan and brand for your community, target industry, or redevelopment site.

Learn from consultants, economic development professionals, and successful brand managers about what works, what doesn’t, and how to start implementing your plan and measuring results.  We all have some level of marketing in our economic development work and this class will provide you with new tools and approaches to become more successful in your efforts.

CLICK HERE to visit the event page for more information!

Online Booking Instructions:

Register for this course via the EventBrite. If you are interested in pursuing an award through our Rural Scholarship program, please review the details below before proceeding to checkout.

Rural Scholarships Available:

OEDA is pleased to offer professional development scholarships to rural communities, in partnership with Business Oregon and the Ford Family Foundation. Scholarships are approved on a rolling basis and according to availability of funds.  Individuals that meet the criteria will be notified with an approval email and coupon code. Please await code before registering. Priority is given to applicants that best meet the criteria and that will benefit most from professional development opportunities. View Rural Scholarship Application: 2019 OEDA Professional Development Rural Scholarships 

Questions? Email the Professional Development Co-Chair, Marta Tarantsey (Marta.Tarantsey@biz.or.gov), or OEDA Director Caitlyn Q. (director@oeda.biz)