Portland Made: Email and Newsletter Deep Dive

Portland Made: Email and Newsletter Deep Dive

Savvy marketers know email is more relevant than ever. It’s effective and low-cost while targeting customers who already know and like your products. Are you using this effective tool appropriately? Join us for a presentation about tapping into the powers of email. Key takeaways include: engaging subject line ideas…

Northwest Food and Beverage World

Register today to be a part of Northwest Food & Beverage World in Spokane, WA February 17-19, 2020! 300+ booths in the trade show and 30+ breakout sessions will expose you and 4000 attendees to industry experts and suppliers to help catapult your business to the next level. Tuesday’s breakfast keynote…

PNDC Supply Chain Opportunities Conference

Through a combination of presentations and roundtable discussions, this Supply Chain Opportunities Conference is designed to help companies develop new knowledge, new contacts, and most importantly, new business. This is a unique opportunity for manufacturers to network with primes and each other. In addition, several 25-minute roundtable discussions with…

Portland Made: Instagram Deep Dive

So you have an Instagram profile for your business… now what? During this session you will walk through best practices for how to post, when to post, best use of hashtags as well as when to use posts vs stories, how to use Instagram Insights to help refine your…

Manufacturing Matters Oregon Podcast

OMEP is pleased to announce the launch of a new collaborative podcast, Manufacturing Matters Oregon. Hosted by our very own Linda Wechsler,  this podcast is dedicated to Northwest manufacturers. The concept of the podcast originated in the Industrial Districts Meeting Group, a collaboration…

Why You Know More About Industry 4.0 Than You Think

Originally Published through the NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog Credit: iStock/ipopba If industrial manufacturing had a buzzword of the decade, it might be “Industry 4.0.” The concept is inescapable, yet it can be hard to define, especially for small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs). After all, SMMs’ capabilities, needs,…

Portland Made: Intro to Content Calendar Planning

What will you post on your website next month? What about on Facebook this week or Twitter today? Instead of posting whatever you can, whenever you can, a content calendar helps you organize, plan and get the most out of your messaging. In this session, we’ll provide you a…

Food Safety Cohort

OMEP invites you to participate in the 6 part Food Safety Cohort which is designed to help small manufacturers implement a food safety program for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This series will also provide you with easily customizable templates for documentation and training so that you can start…

Pathogen Environmental Monitoring (PEM) Workshop

Food processing, handling and storage facilities can create conditions that allow microorganisms to become established and thrive. Though most microorganisms in these environments are abundant, natural and harmless, some have the potential to cause foodborne illness if they contaminate food products. Identifying niche locations and hotspots that house these microorganisms…

Optimism Growing Among Women-Owned Small Businesses

A new Key4Women Confidence survey finds positive trends among women-owned small businesses, from business growth in the future to optimism on a more level business environment. By Ron Wolfe, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, KeyBank Linda Hamilton, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager…