Salem Capitol Connections meets the last Tuesday of every month
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Guest Speaker, Introductions, Announcements & Networking
We Hold Webinars and/or Meetings the Last Tuesday of Every Month
On January 31 we will co-host the Salem Area Connect 2 Oregon (C2O)
Salem Capitol Connections’ January 31 event is a joint effort with various agencies to bring you Connect 2 Oregon.
Learn about State, Local and Federal opportunities and enjoy in-person socializing.
Hosts: Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry (CCBI) and Salem Capitol Connections (SCC) are the hosts for this C2O event.
Time: This special C2O event starts at 7:30 am and concludes at 2:30 pm.
Location: Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, 626 High St NE, Salem, OR 97301, in the Auditorium and the Large Conference Room.
Parking: Free parking in the Marion Parkade!
CEU Credits: Contractors who attend C2O will receive 4 CEU credits toward CCB requirements (bring your CCB License number).
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/c2oconnect-2-oregon-salem-tickets-500171365017
OR – click on the TinyUrl QR code on the flyer.
- OregonBuys (the State’s e-procurement system)
- COBID (Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity)
- ODOT (Oregon Department of Transportation)
- GCAP (Government Contracting Assistance Program)
- City of Salem
- Oregon Department of Corrections
- Oregon Secretary of State
- US Army Corps of Engineers
- Small Business Administration
Upcoming meeting dates:
- January 31, 2023
- February 28, 2023
- March 28, 2023
- April 25, 2023
- May 30, 2023
- June 27, 2023
- July 25, 2023
Message from Marin Arreola, Nov. 23, 2022:
Resources from the October 25, 2022 webinar by Kerry Thomas, Program Manager, Future Ready Oregon, Higher Education Coordinating Commission: (click to download)
Resources from the July 26, 2022 hybrid meeting/webinar on CAMSIII: (click to download)
Resources from the May 31, 2022, webinar, at which ODOT presented: (click to download)
Resources from the April 26, 2022, webinar, at which OregonBuys presented: (click to download)
Resources from the June 29, 2021, webinar, at which ODHS and OHA presented: (click to download)
Resources from the April, 2021, webinar, at which OregonBuys presented:
(click to download)
Resources from the SBDC regarding the 1-21-21 Q&A webinar about PPP 2.0:
Links in the announcement:
US Chamber of Commerce Guide to New Pandemic Relief Package: https://www.uschamber.com/report/guide-small-business-covid-19-emergency-loans
SBA PPP: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program
Resources from the November 24, 2020, meeting, presentation by Oregon Buys: (click to download)
Resources received July 13, 2020, Response To Business Oregon Emergency Business Assistance Grant Fund RFP: (click to download)
Resources from the City of Salem, June 10, 2020:
The pages in this PDF have been received from the City of Salem and describe (English and Spanish) financing available to support City of Salem companies affected by COVID-19. (6-10-20) (click to download)
Resources from the May 26, 2020, virtual meeting (Marta Clifford from GCAP presenting):
PowerPoint presentation slides: (click to download)
Capability Statements: (click to download)
Read the CORE group (Coordinated Organizations for Recovery Efforts) announcement about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offering low-interest federal Emergency Impact Disaster Loans (EIDL) to small business and nonprofits for working capital who are suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties and statewide. (Click to download)
Overview, Capitol Connections
Last Tuesday AM Meeting - Business Oregon-COBID
February 23, 2016
Join Us! The monthly meeting uses a forum format with guest speaker and networking opportunities for small businesses.
What the heck is certification and how can it help your small business grow? If you’re a service-disabled veteran, a minority, woman or emerging small business, then certification through Oregon’s COBID office may be a huge game-changer for your business. Learn more at the February Salem Capitol Connections meeting.
POST-EVENT WORKSHOP: Ready to get certified? Get the process started during this one-hour workshop with key certification advisors.