RuralBusiness & Innovation Summit2017

RBIS (Rural Business and Innovation Summit) is the Northwest's premier conference focused on rural business! Doing business in rural communities is both rewarding and challenging!


The Rural Business and Innovation Summit will inspire entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation, cultivate a successful business ecosystem within their communities, and take advantage of opportunities for growth. 


Anyone in a rural community! Startups, entrepreneurs, corporate business leaders, accelerators, and investors will come together to exchange ideas, share experiences, and discover best practices that provide a competitive edge and lead to thriving business in rural areas.

Event Details

Date:          September 13th and 14th, 2017

Time:          8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location:   Klamath Community College, Klamath Falls, OR

More Info: (541) 884-5193


Registration: $149 for non-Chamber members and $99 for members (member in any Chamber qualifies you for a discount)


Sponsorships may be available  - call (541) 884-5193!

Interactive Sharing Sessions

  • assessing the current and future economic and employment situation
  • creating a collaborative culture of innovation and managing the process in your organization
  • finding opportunities for growth
  • dealing with risk and failure
  • identifying local investment opportunities
  • understanding the psychology and mechanics of entrepreneurship
  • and much more! 

Who Should attend:


  • Insights and advice from expert speakers, leading innovators, and peers!
  • Practical, relevant takeaways to implement easily and immediately
  • Build your network of connections
  • Speak with our mentors
  • One-on-one coaching

What to Expect

Visiting Klamath Falls

If you are coming from outside the Klamath Falls area, visit the

Klamath County Chamber of Commerce's business directory for a list of lodging options for your stay.


Summit at a Glance