Small Business Fair set for Sept. 15 at Marylhurst
Existing, new, startup, pre-startup, or still a dream; get the answers to your questions in a non-selling environment at the 24th annual Oregon Small Business Fair taking place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Clark Commons Building on the Marylhurst University Campus, 17600 Pacific Hwy., at Marylhurst. This free event will assist business owners and entrepreneurs with business questions and problems. There will be over 50 exhibitors - government agencies, nonprofits, academic, and business sources ready to answer your questions in the exhibit hall, which will open all day long.
Nine workshops will be offered at the event free of charge. The workshops are organized into three tracks: Before You Begin, Now What and Take it to the Next Level. Attendees are welcome to attend workshops from any track.
• Getting Up to Speed on Small Business Taxes
• The One Essential Behind Every Great Business
• Intellectual Property Law – Why it matters to your business
• Contracts and Other Complicated Forms
• How to Choose the Right Legal Structure
• Perspectives on Diversity
• Social Media Tools: How to Use Them Effectively
• Funding Your Business in Nontraditional Ways
• Why Passion Isn't Enough for a Successful Business
Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction set for April 6
Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) has announced that Eugenia Keegan and Shirley Brooks will serve as co-chairs for the fourth-annual Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction. The auction is attended by the wine-trade and media only, and will take place April 6, 2019 at The Allison Inn and Spa in Newberg. The 2018 auction raised $737,000 to support marketing and educational initiatives of the WVWA. The 2019 auction comes at an exciting time when consumer demand for Oregon wine surpasses that of other regions.
To learn more visit willamettewines.com.
— The Review, Tidings