Author: Jim Teece


Jim Teece to Share Top 15 Tips at SOREDI’s December LAUNCH|Talk

November 22, 2017 by SOREDI

Thursday, December 14, 2017, beginning at 5:30 pm, SOREDI will offer a LAUNCH|Talk for area start-ups at Climate City Brewery in Grants Pass. The program will feature serial entrepreneur, Jim Teece, founder of Project A, Ashland Home Net, Rogue Broadband and Umpqua Broadband. Food and beverage will be provided at the event. Beer and wine […]

I was invited to speak to fellow entrepreneurs about what it was like to start and grow a business in Southern Oregon. It was supposed to only be 15 tips but in typical Teece fashion I over did it.

January 12, 2019 – Oregon Fairs Association

Fair Attendance Attracting the Millennials
How do you attract the “Millennial Generation” to the County Fair?
2:10-3:00 PM

Slidedeck here.

I will share our experiences at the Jackson County Fair and how we turned it around by creating experiences for the next Generation. I’ll also share real world “Millennials” stories and misconceptions and I’ll speak to removing the label “Millennials” and instead focus on “TNG – The Next Generation

Speakers: Jim Teece.
Moderated by: Mark Koberstein-Josephine County Fair

January 23, 2019 – Klamath Idea Talk

I have been asked to give a talk at the Klamath Idea on January 23, 2019 – The event runs from 5:30 to 8pm atMC’s on Main is located at 617 Main St. in downtown Klamath Falls and I’m just a small part of it. I’ll be speaking about Project A as well as all my other companies and what it’s like to run them in Southern Oregon.

The Klamath IDEA is a community initiative committed to creating a thriving entrepreneurial culture in Klamath and Lake Counties here in Oregon.

It sounds a lot like the E2E initiative we started here. I’m looking forward to it.

Here is the link to the event info.


Slide deck

Closing Keynote – 2018 Rogue Valley Business Resource Forum & The Governor’s Marketplace – October 26, 2018

I have been asked to give the closing keynote at the 16th annual Rogue Biz Forum. This is a free event for small business owners and dreamers. I am proud to have been involved since the first forum. I also sponsor the after-party. It’s a free event so come down and make sure you don’t miss my closing keynote.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 7:30 AM – 4:30

May 5, 2018 – Keynote at Rotary District 5110 Conference 

I have been asked to give the morning kickoff keynote for the regional Rotary District Meeting. It is quite the honor. Rotarians in communities from Lincoln City to Bend down to Lakeview and over to Brookings (That is a huge footprint). It also includes Yreka and Tulelake. Over 300 community leaders will attend and I have been asked to speak about “Future Proofing” and the Rotary. I’m very excited.

April 9, 2018 – Medford Chamber Forum

I have been asked to speak again (my third year in a row) at the Medford Forum. To change it up and provide a smooth transition to future speakers I will be doing a talk show style talk with Carey Cahill, Director of Business Development, Hunter Communications. We will discuss Future Proofing Southern Oregon and checking in on all the progress that we are all making together. I’ll also talk about my 3 future projects that I will be focusing on.

February 7-9, 2018 – WACE Conference Henderson, NV

I have been asked to present “Future Proofing your Chamber and your Community.” to the Western Association of Chamber Executives. I will give my future proofing concept but instead of being about fairs, it will be about the work we have done in Ashland and with the Ashland Chamber of Commerce.

You can find out more about the conference at