Archive | Monthly Meeting

Attend our Upcoming Workshop: Build Well. Live Well.

Join us on January 31 for a workshop on revitalizing the environments where we create, live and work. Guest speaker: Tayna Star Weitman, Founder and Lead Consultant, StarConserve

SCC January Event Flyer 2017


Come and learn about how to do business with the City of Salem and meet Mayor Elect Chuck Bennett!

  • Learn about potential work that is available and how to get plugged into those opportunities
  • Understand the contract and procurement process at the City of Salem

SCC November 2016 Event Flyer


Come and learn about the Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Program!

Come and learn about how the program will support entrepreneurship through partnerships with federal partners, foundations, economic development groups, Oregon’s incubators and accelerators, Economic Development Districts, and Small Business Development Centers. The goal is to jointly drive forward Business Oregon’s strategy for an inclusive and accessible entrepreneurial ecosystem for Oregon.

Salem Capitol Connections Flyer Oct. 2016


Change is in the air in the world of Government Contracting!

WORKSHOP: Change is in the air in the world of Government Contracting! 

  • Learn about new contracting regulations and guidelines
  • Know the value the SBA certification programs may bring your business
  • Get insight into what goods and services “the feds” are buying locally
  • Learn of trends that the SBA is observing across Oregon and SW Washington

SCC August 2016 Event Flyer


Learn how to do business with Oregon Department of Transportation!

Are you a small or certified business seeking to do work in the fields of heavy highway construction or architecture/design/engineering? Do you want to learn more about how your business might fit with our facilities and maintenance work?

Join Amy Jermain, Small Business Programs manager from the Office of Civil Rights, as she discusses how to access opportunities at ODOT – from supportive services for certified firms, to accessing letting schedules, to understanding all the lines of work available at ODOT.




Doing Business with the Portland Public School District!

This month at SCC learn about:

  • Contracting opportunities with PPS.
  • Learn about the process and requirements to do business with PPS.

SCC March 2016 Printable Event Flyer



SCC Business Development Tips – December 2015

Photos from the December SCC meeting where business development tips were brainstormed.

SCC Dec Photo 1           SCC Photo2 Dec 2015


Celebrate the end of year and share successful practices

  • Share successful practices and/or marketing tips for the holiday season
  • Door prize for most interesting or successful idea
  • Get inspired for the new year!
  • Please bring your favorite seasonal treat to share!

SCC December Event Flyer 2015


Small Business and Oregon’s Health Insurance Marketplace

Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace

What your small business needs to know!

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins on November 1, 2015. As a small business owner your choices may affect not only you but your employees as well.

On Tuesday, October 27th, Salem Capitol Connections will host Michael Morter, an agent and Small Business Liaison at the Department of Consumer and Business Services, who will explain the tools, resources and education available to help small businesses make informed decisions about both buying and using health care coverage.

The session begins with networking at 7:30 am and will conclude at 8:45 am at the Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry at 626 High Street NE in Salem, Oregon.

Printable flyer in PDF format.

Please send us an email to RSVP.


Salem Mayor Scheduled

Learn How to do Business with the City of Salem

Meet Mayor Anna M. Peterson

Salem Mayor Anna Peterson speaking at the September Salem Capitol Connections meeting.

Salem Mayor Anna Peterson speaking at the September Salem Capitol Connections meeting.

On Tuesday, September 29, Mayor Peterson will speak to Salem Capitol Connections about doing business with the City of Salem and the contract and procurement process.

Learn about potential work that is available and get plugged into those opportunities.

Meeting begins at 7:30 am at Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, 626 High Street NE, 2nd Floor, Salem:

Link for printable PDF event flyer.


Website by Waterlink Web | connecting your customers with you