SOBC 2019: ConferenceName: SOBC 2019: ConferenceDate: January 31, 2019Event Description:
SOBC 2019: Igniting Innovation: Building High Impact Communities
Have you ever wondered how Amazon.com manages a huge workforce of mostly Millennials to distribute your orders on time? What technical and logistical solutions is Amazon unveiling next? John Darrow, Senior Executive at Amazon will tell you at the Southern Oregon Business Conference on January 31.
In addition, Mary Hebert, a professional site selector from WAVTEQ, in Scottsdale, AZ will share her professional insights with us. What do international companies look for when they are seeking to expand into the West Coast of the US? How can a community support companies who employ tech savvy workers? Many sectors of our local economy now depend on tech skills and connectivity. These factors are not just for “high tech” companies any more. Can Southern Oregon attract these workers and support business growth? Mary Hebert will tell us how communities all over the country are doing it.
Are you curious about how 2019 Tax Law Changes might affect your business? Rob O’Neill and Dan Lapour from Moss Adams LLC will spell out the changes for us.
What are the economic trends coming our way and how will they impact you? University of Oregon Economist, Tim Duy, sponsored by KeyBank, will return to give us his summary and forecast for 2019.
Date: Thursday, January 31
Time: Registration begins at 12:30, Program begins at 1:00 pm
Place: Inn at the Commons, Medford
Cost: $60 for SOREDI Members/$75 for Non-Members