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Bend Venture Conference Returns October 17th & 18th

THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS OCTOBER 17-18 CONFERENCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW COMPANY APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW THRU AUGUST 15TH BEND, OR (July 18, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) will again host the annual two-day Bend Venture Conference (BVC) on Thursday, October 17 – Friday, October 18, 2019, at the iconic Tower Theatre […]

PUBTALK HITS THE ROAD – JOIN US IN SISTERS ON THURSDAY, JULY 25TH

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EDCO’S CENTRAL OREGON PUBTALK HITS THE ROAD JOIN US IN SISTERS, THURSDAY, JULY 25TH Bend, Ore. (July 15, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)’s Central Oregon PubTalk hits the road! Join us in Sisters at Three Creeks Production Facility to hear what’s been cooking in their entrepreneurial community. See below for the Sisters-centric lineup […]

EDCO’S PUBTALK RETURNS THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH

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EDCO’S PUBTALK RETURNS THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH FEATURING HYDRO FLASK, TERRA FRMA, ADVENTURE GURU Bend, Ore. (June 11, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next Central Oregon PubTalk at McMenamins in downtown Bend on Thursday, June 27, at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and available via […]

START: Q&A with HR Any Day’s Christine Frazer

Bend, Ore. – May 29, 2019: You’ll often hear Christine Frazer, Owner/CEO of HR Any Day, say “we’ve pretty much seen it all.” Christine has been a human resources professional for the last three decades. She has been part of some of the most challenging business models you can think of, in some of the most […]

EDCO Members Connect: Novunex Provides Metabolic Maintenance with Process Automation Platform

Bend, Ore. – May 29th, 2019:  Meet Manfred Walder, VP of Operations for Novunex. Novunex is a highly configurable software as a service (SaaS) platform that manages business processes of all kinds. The pre-configured, industry proven method enables customers to get up and running within a day. Novunex provides customers startup and ongoing support including […]

We’re Hiring: Sunriver / La Pine Area Economic Development Director

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**This position has been filled** Bend, Ore. (May 17, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) works to build a stronger, more stable and diversified local economy.  We are currently looking for a Sunriver/La Pine Area Economic Development Director to execute the plans and programs of business retention/expansion and recruitment for projects within the […]

EDCO’S Central Oregon PubTalk Returns May 23

EDCO’S PUBTALK RETURNS THURSDAY, MAY 23RD: THE WORKFORCE IN TECH FROM START TO FINISH Bend, Ore. (May 16, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next Central Oregon PubTalk at McMenamins in downtown Bend on Thursday, May 23, at 5 pm. Tickets are on sale now and available via […]

EDCO Releases 2019 List of Largest Employers in Central Oregon

EDCO RELEASES LARGEST EMPLOYERS LIST FOR CENTRAL OREGON Data compiled by EDCO Shows Top Public & Private Regional Employers Bend, Ore. – May 9, 2019 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is pleased to announce the 2019 Largest Central Oregon Employers, complete with breakouts of the top employers in each Central Oregon community. This […]

We’re Hiring: Business and Event Development Intern

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**This position has been filled.** We’re Hiring – Business and Event Development Intern EDCO’s currently looking for our newest (and some say most important) team member. Are you looking for an experience that’s never dull? This position will give the right candidate one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience and exposure to Central Oregon’s broad business community. EDCO produces […]

EDCO’s April PubTalk: Is Your Brand Safe?

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BEND, Ore. (April 16, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next Central Oregon PubTalk at McMenamins in Downtown Bend on Thursday, April 25, at 5 pm. Tickets are on sale now and available via Eventbrite here. EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk is a happy hour aimed at bringing […]