Thursday, August 4, 2011

Venture NW 2011, Bend's Venture Conference & Seed Oregon Deadline Near

Deadlines are coming up fast for two competitions sponsored by the Oregon Entrepreneur Network (OEN.) The Seed Oregon PubTalk is a unique opportunity for companies from Oregon and Southwest Washington seeking capital within the range of $100,000 to $2,000,000. In this competition, CEOs of emerging companies learn the rules of the road for effective fundraising and receive coaching from content experts. The first application deadline is Friday August 12.

Central Oregon is gearing up for their annual venture competition October 13-14, and southern Oregon companies are welcome to apply! The competition is targeting $200,000 for its primary investment award, and has added a “concept stage” award that will be worth $5,000 to $10,000 as well. The early bird application deadline is August 12, with an application fee of just $99 that includes a ticket to the event. Learn more and plan your trip to Bend at

OEN's Venture Northwest is an outstanding networking opportunity for all entrepreneurs and investors. Not only will your application be reviewed by a selection committee filled with investors, but if you are selected, you will be invited to present at the conference, as well as attend the prestigious Intel/Perkins Coie Investor Reception on the eve of the main event. Applications to Venture Northwest are due Friday, September 2. You can learn more and apply via

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August Promo Events

Monthly Events
American Adventures Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Children’s Vision and Learning Month
National Immunization Awareness Month
National Inventors’ Month®
Virgo , The Virgin

Weekly Events
World Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1st - Aug 7th

International Clown Week
Aug 1st - Aug 7th

Assistance Dog Week
Aug 7th - Aug 13th

PGA Championship
Aug 8th - Aug 14th

National Aviation Week
Aug 15th - Aug 21st

Little League Baseball World Series
Aug 19th - Aug 28th

National Safe at Home Week
Aug 22nd - Aug 26th

Be Kind to Humankind Week
Aug 25th - Aug 31st

Daily Events
Girlfriend’s Day
Aug 1st

Canada Civic Holiday
Aug 1st

Respect for Parent’s Day
Aug 1st

Psychic Week
Aug 1st

National Night Out
Aug 2nd

Coast Guard Day
Aug 4th

Sister’s Day®
Aug 7th

SNA: What Major & National Advertisers Wished You Knew
Aug 11th

National Garage Sale Day
Aug 13th

Best Friend’s Day
Aug 15th

National Relaxation Day
Aug 15th

National Aviation Day
Aug 19th

National Men’s Grooming Day
Aug 19th

World Humanitarian Day
Aug 19th

National Homeless Animals Day & Candlelight Vigil
Aug 20th

Poet’s Day
Aug 21st

National Dog Day
Aug 26th

Women's Equality Day
Aug 26th