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Business Innovation Workshop – Portland

September 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

OMEP invites you to participate in the Business Innovation Workshop Series which is designed to teach the principles and execution of a continuous improvement business model so you can understand how to make the best decisions for your manufacturing business.

This BIW series is made possible by Portland Prosper, formerly the Portland Development Commission – PDC

What You Can Expect

  • Understand how to empower your people to solve problems
  • Utilize your financials to support sound business decision making
  • Apply operational excellence initiatives in your organization
  • Harness the power of marketing to support top line growth


Program Design

1. Active Learning Sessions: We will conduct 4 classroom sessions

September 14th, October 19th, November 16, December 14 from noon to four.

2. On-Site Check-Ins: OMEP will conduct up to 3 support sessions

3. Assessments: You will receive a business evaluation, marketing assessment and on-site evaluation

The heart of the Business Innovation Workshop series is the continuous improvement cycle. Our 5 topics: financials, strategy, top line growth, operational excellence, and conscious leadership work in tandem powerfully within the continuous improvement model to bring you success.


Tim Root has more than 35 years experience managing food processing and other businesses. He is past president of Pacific Pure-Aid Company; served as owner, president and managing partner of Myron Root & Company, Inc. and general manager of Sabroso Company.



$500 per Company


Portland Development Comission
222 NW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States