The SOU Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides in-depth, one-on-one guidance to businesses and prospective entrepreneurs at no fee. The SBDC business advisors have expertise in a broad spectrum of business issues.
The U. S. Small Business Administration, established in 1953, provides financial, technical, and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses.
The Office of Women's Business Ownership (OWBO) assists women achieve their dreams and improve their communities by helping them start and run successful businesses, regardless of social or financial disadvantage, race, ethnicity or business background.
Oregon Online is the table of contents and index to all the state's websites and services.
Oregon Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certifications are for minority-owned and women-owned businesses seeking opportunities for state, county, and city government, and special jurisdiction (e.g. hospitals and universities) contracts. M/WBE are based on the individual rather than the size of the business.
The Chamber's priority is to create a stronger local economy. Over 1,500 small and large businesses collectively work together to achieve this goal by promoting the community, providing networking opportunities and representing business issues through lobbying and political action. WESO is a member of the Medford/Jackson County Chamber.
The Ashland Chamber of Commerce has been in existence for over one hundred years. Through the years it has taken a strong leadership role in helping the business community prosper and remains committed to bettering the entire community. It offers business educational workshops, plus collaboration and partnership with the city and community organizations. WESO is a member of the Ashland Chamber.
The Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber of Commerce works every day to make our community a place where businesses can grow and prosper, people want to raise their families and where tourists want to visit. We support and promote our local commerce through communication, advocacy and partnerships! WESO is a member of the Grants Pass & Josephine County Chamber.
Investment in Business, Investment in Community. WESO is a member of the Central Point Chamber.
Business Owners' Idea Cafe® The Small Business Gathering Place® serves up "A FUN Approach to Serious Business"(sm) with hearty advice on how to start, finance and run a small business. CyberSchmooz(sm) Forums give virtual peer feedback on business ideas and questions. Free advice from experts, plus stress-busting fun diversions.