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OMEN 2008 NW Summit on Entrepreneurship

Sentinel Hotel
614 Southwest 11th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205, US (map)



Join us October 16-17th as we bring together the best minds in the Northwest to learn about innovations and best practices to help entrepreneurs grow and prosper. The summit will provide you with opportunities to network, share your experiences, explore strategies for future growth & partnership, learn from industry leaders and more!

In celebration of OMEN's 10th Anniversary, this annual meeting will feature an expanded set of trainings for the economic development professional.


Michael Shuman, author of "The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition" and Vice President for Enterprise Development for TDC (Training & Development Corporation)

Kim Pate, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships & Administration at CFED (Corporation For Enterprise Development)

Robin Doussard, Editor of Oregon Business Magazine

Representative David Edwards of the OECD Commission

Who Should Attend Microenterprise Development Organizations Economic Development Organizations Small Business Development Centers Policymakers and local elected officials State and Local Government Agencies Business Associations Chambers of Commerce Financial Institutions Community Members Revolving Loan Fund Managers