Beaverton Business Walk

September 13th, 2017

Beaverton Business Walk presented by Wells Fargo

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 12-4 PM

Beaverton Chamber of Commerce, 12600 SW Crescent St, Ste 160, Beaverton, 97005

We need all volunteer hands on deck to visit retailers in Beaverton. As part of our high touch approach, we are checking in with Beaverton-based businesses to ask three questions. How is business? How is doing business in Beaverton? What’s your biggest business challenge? While we can’t promise solutions, we have found that we can often connect folks to resources and often improve their situation. It’s a great experience that allows you to learn a lot about the businesses in our community we don’t even know are here. Our volunteers in the past have loved it and look forward to the next chance. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jon-Michael at jonmichael@beaverton.org.

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Business Disaster Planning

August 30th, 2017

We must get ready!

Disasterprepardeness – brought to you by your Chamber.

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Effective Sales Workshop

August 17th, 2017

Effective Sales Workshop

Wednesday, August 30, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

OMEP Offices, 7650 SW Beveland St., Portland, OR 97223

Your sales system keeps your company running. Yet, as a manufacturing business owner it can be difficult to maintain a steady flow of new sales while meeting the needs of your existing buyers. With increasingly complex demands from buyers, it can be easy for manufacturers to feel forced into using high pressure tactics to bring in new business. OMEP and Dennis Hungerford created this workshop to help you change that cycle. Designed for business owners and leaders who are directly involved in B2B sales, or who manage sales personnel, this one day workshop will teach you to become a more effective seller without resorting to high pressure tactics.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

– Learn how your sales tactics can differentiate your business from the competition

– Learn how to sell on value rather than price

– Take control of your sales process to increase predictability and profitability

– Close sales without high pressure tactics

Cost

$995 / Company (up to 3 attendees)  – Additional attendees $199

Included in this price is OMEP pre-meeting and sales assessment, one month of sales support per company- this includes 4 scheduled phone support meetings, and other phone and email support as needed. Lunch is included.

RSVP https://www.omep.org/event/effective-sales-workshop-3/

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The 23rd Annual Oregon Small Business Fair

August 15th, 2017

The Oregon Small Business Fair is a free all-day event presented by executives borrowed from city, county, state, federal, and academic entities.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 8:30am–2:30pm

Warner Pacific College, 2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, OR 97215

Objective information is provided in a non-selling atmosphere to assist existing, new, and startup entrepreneurs with business questions and problems. Keynote Speakers include Oregon Governor, Kate Brown and Prosper Portland Director, Kimberly Branam. Individual 90-minute workshops will be held in two rooms throughout the day, with a break for lunch. Workshop topics are:

For new businesses:

  • Small Business Legal Basics (9:00am)
  • Business Plans (10:45am)
  • Small Business Taxes (1:00pm)

For existing businesses:

  • Access to Capital (9:00am)
  • Successful Use of Social Media (10:45am)
  • Government Contracting (1:00pm)

 

This event is free the public and includes free parking.

Save time at the door and pre-register here. 

 

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Columbia Sportswear is Hiring!

August 10th, 2017

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OregonSaves Rolls Out - Offer a retirement plan for employees? If not...You better get up to speed.

July 11th, 2017

The Oregon State Treasury is launching a new program called OregonSaves that may impact your business, clients, and members.

OregonSaves is a simple and convenient way for workers to save for retirement. It allows them to save a part of each paycheck through payroll deductions facilitated by their employer and invest their savings in professionally-managed investment options in a Roth individual retirement account. The account is also portable, allowing them to take it with them from job to job.

Any business with employees that does not sponsor a qualified retirement plan* will need to register to facilitate OregonSaves for its employees. The registration process is designed to be simple in order to limit any burden on employers. Employers can choose to offer their own retirement plans to some or all of their employees instead of participating in the program.

The program is scheduled to roll out in phases, and the State will let employers know when their phase will begin. The deadlines for employers to register to facilitate are as follows:

• An employer employing 100 or more employees: November 15, 2017
• An employer employing 50 to 99 employees: May 15, 2018
• An employer employing 20 to 49 employees: December 15, 2018
• An employer employing 10 to 19 employees: May 15, 2019
• An employer employing 5 to 9 employees: November 15, 2019
• An employer employing 4 or fewer employees: May 15, 2020 (more…)

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100 Strong Paint Day June 24

May 5th, 2017

Rolling up our sleeves and getting a little dirty for a wonderful cause!

Volunteer Leadership Job Description

Full size 100 Promo pdf

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Virginia Garcia Job Academy - July 10th-14th, 9am-1pm

May 1st, 2017

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Washington County Economic Indicators

April 12th, 2017

This week we haerd from Emily Starbuck about the state of the economy for Washington County.

Washington County Update

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OregonEmployment Dept-Chamber Presentation-Beaverton Details

Beaverton Commuting Methods

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Caregiver Support - Prestige Senior Living Beaverton Hills

March 29th, 2017

Beaverton Hills Caregiver Support Flyer

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