Guest Speaker Night


One of the world's greatest inspirational speakers

will be LIVE in a virtual event:

Backside Brewing Company

October 5th @ 5:30PM.

Tickets are limited

Each person that pre-registers to attend will receive a copy of David Meltzers most recent book titled:

Connected to Goodness:

Manifest Everything you Desire In Business and Life.

David Meltzer

David Meltzer is the Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire.

His life’s mission is to empower OVER 1 BILLION people to be happy!

This simple yet powerful mission has led him on an incredible journey. David’s combination of inspiration, energy, and pragmatism has led to recognition by outlets such as Forbes and Entrepreneur as well as a starring role in WGN’s World’s Greatest Motivators. Named a Top 100 Business Coach by Marshall Goldsmith, David regularly speaks at the world’s biggest business, sports, technology, and motivational events. David was recently named as a Forbes Top 10 Speaker.


Why We Do It

GrowthTalks is produced by Umpqua Economic Development Partnership. As a Douglas County economic development organization, part of what we focus on is workforce and entrepreneurial development. The ability of entrepreneurs to start new businesses and scale them is critical for future economic growth in our county. These bi-monthly events will allow us to grow our startup community and lead entrepreneurs down a pathway to success.

Thank you to our 2022 partners!

Title Partners

Supporting Partners

Backside Brewing Company

This event will be located at

Backside Brewing Company

in Roseburg, Oregon.


1640 NE Odell Avenue

Roseburg, OR. 97470