During these uncertain times, OMEP staff are standing by to provide resources for Oregon’s manufacturers. We are releasing a series of free webinars on a variety of topics designed to provide constructive information to manufacturers about successfully managing their businesses now and in the future. Scroll down to see past webinar recordings.


UPCOMING WEBINARS


Statewide Manufacturer Resource Sharing Discussion – August 18 at 3 PM

You’re invited to join OMEP and Prosper Portland as we facilitate a discDave Demotsussion around resources specifically aimed to help Oregon Manufacturers. This week’s special guest will be Dave DeMots, who owns a manufacturing business and is also President of DHX Advertising, a marketing firm. Dave will discuss marketing opportunities for manufacturers in today’s economic environment.

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Achieving Business Goals and Overcoming Obstacles to Success – August 18th at 9:00 AM

Sheila Cuyler OMEP Senior Consultant

Join OMEP’s ongoing webinar series designed to help manufacturers build resilient businesses. This week Yvonne Muir and Sheila Cuyler will share proven processes to help businesses achieve goals and meet milestones. As the current health situation has forced all businesses to shift focus quickly, understanding how to set and measure realistic goals, and how to overcome obstacles that stand in the way of reaching those goals is more critical than ever. Sheila and Yvonne will help you understand to evaluate your current process – are you ahead, behind, or not going in the right direction? You’ll also learn how to set metrics, what you should track, and how to track. Finally, they will share how to utilize the Plan Do Check Act model to achieve your goals. Don’t miss these valuable processes that you can implement in your manufacturing business today.
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RECORDINGS


Sales Techniques for Manufacturers in Today’s Economy: Matching Your Selling Cycle with your Client’s Buying Cycle

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How to Skill Up New and Existing Employees Quickly

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Employee Engagement for Manufacturers

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Low and No-Cost Ways to Reduce Operating Expenses with Energy Trust of Oregon

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Business Tax & Financial Insights

Ryan Kuenzi of Moss Adams and Michael Smoot of Moss Adams share potential tax breaks and savings for your manufacturing business.

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Employment Law COVID-19 Updates 

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Testing Resource 

IEF Covid-19 Testing resource

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COVID-19 Workplace Preparedness resources

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PR and Communication for Your Manufacturing Business

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Operational Excellence Tools for Recovery

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Where Do We Go from Here? Business Continuity Webinar

UrbanWild Studio Live Event Drawing

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Workforce Best Practices for Recovery

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Clean Facility Resource 

Small Business Guidance resource


Three Dimensions of Digital Transformation

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SBA Coronavirus Relief Funding Options for Manufacturers

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SBA Funding Programs

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Social Distancing Best Practices for Your Shop Floor

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Business Survival Tips with Tom Schnell of Business Oregon

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Business Survival Guide

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Covid-19 Employment Law Updates with Jean Back of Schwabe Williamson and Wyatt

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Employee Rights from the Department of Labor

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Leadership During Uncertain Times with John Hunt

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Covid 19 RESOURCES

If you are looking for specific resources on Covid19, we have a page dedicated to the topic. It is updated regularly. Learn More