Press Releases

Ten years as Salem’s perfectly sized convention center

Ten years. Nearly 900,000 event attendees. More than $33 million in total net revenue. Steady revenue growth, year by year, and an unbroken record of operating in the black. By any measure, the Salem Convention Center is an acknowledged urban success. It is also a landmark player in downtown Salem's ongoing revitalization.

Dallas G. Thomsen Named Chair of Sussman Shank’s Estates and Trusts Practice Group

Sussman Shank has appointed Dallas G. Thomsen as chair of the firm’s Estates and Trusts Practice Group effective July 1, 2015. 

Creative Company receives award for Salem Convention Center advertising design

Creative Company was recently recognized by the prestigious Summit International Awards for print advertising created for Salem Convention Center. Out of more than 5000 entries from 24 countries, the firm earned a Bronze Summit Creative Award in the Advertising Redesign category.

Cannabis Creative Conference in Oregon Brings Businesses 
Together to Learn about Budding Opportunities

National trade show will help businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals profit in the growing, legal marijuana industry.

Hiring Challenges & Solutions for Today’s Manufacturers

BY KEN MADDEN

My company, Madden Industrial Craftsmen, has been in the business of helping manufacturers find skilled workers for 27 years, so I have been fighting the workforce challenges first hand. In addition, I Chair the Oregon Workforce Investment Board (OWIB), and I’m an elected Board Member for Portland Community College. These experiences give me a broad platform for witnessing how manufacturers are competing for talent with other industry sectors across the region.

Selecting the Best Staffing Company for your Business

BY KEN MADDEN

Over the past decade, the temporary workforce has increased dramatically in numbers. Many staffing services have been opened to meet this growing demand. This means that as an employee looking for work or an employer looking for contingent staffing, you have a lot more options to choose from. The following paragraphs will describe factors to consider when choosing a service to make sure you are getting the best return for your investment in time and money.

Fifteen Lane Powell Attorneys Named "Oregon Super Lawyers" and Five Named as "Oregon Rising Stars"

Fifteen Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2015 “Oregon Super Lawyers,” and another five attorneys have been named as “Oregon Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine.

Helping small businesses — and our community — thrive

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our community—and as a community credit union, we deliver the extra help they need to achieve and maintain success.

Nonprofits and Businesses Mix and Mingle at Sunset in Old Town PDX

3 Degrees Event Celebrates 5th Year Bringing Nonprofit and Business Professionals Together to Benefit Portland.