Mueggenburg Farms: A North America Staple in the Botanical Market

Bend, Ore., August 3, 2021 - Located in Culver, Oregon, Mueggenburg Farms was established as the North American branch of the Mueggenburg Group, with the purpose of importing and distributing the vast assortment of European herbs and botanical ingredients produced overseas by the Mueggenburg members. With increased customer demand for domestic production and products, Mueggenburg [...]

Skanska: Building What Matters in Central Oregon and Beyond

Bend, Ore., August 3, 2021 - To many, when they think of Skanska they think of a global construction company. However, when it comes to Central Oregon, they are very much a local company with a local team and strong local partnerships that span over 25 years. In fact, many of the buildings we enter [...]

2021 BVC Company Applications Now Open

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THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS OCTOBER 21-22, 2021 COMPANY APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW THRU AUGUST 13TH BEND, OR (July 8, 2021) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) will again host the annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) on Thursday, October 21 – Friday, October 22, 2021, in downtown Bend and virtually online. Ticketing, speaker announcements and […]


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EDCO’S ANNUAL LUNCHEON RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JULY 15TH  FEATURING INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR & ECONOMIST TIM HARFORD BEND, OR (June 3, 2021) – Originally scheduled for May 6th, Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has rescheduled its Annual Luncheon for Thursday, July 15th, 2021, from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, both in-person and virtually. All previously purchased […]

April 2021 PubTalk: Kara Buckley and the World of Sports

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April 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Kara Buckley United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee | Oregon Sports Angels Sports at the Intersection of Impact and Innovation Relive the keynote speech from the April 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk, as Kara Buckley talks about the intersection of impact and innovation in the world of sports. Including her involvement with the [...]


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EDCO RELEASES 2021 CENTRAL OREGON LARGEST EMPLOYERS Data compiled by EDCO Shows Top Public & Private Regional Employers Bend, Ore. – April 1, 2021 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is pleased to announce the 2021 Central Oregon Largest Employers List, complete with breakouts of the top employers in each Central Oregon community. This [...]

March 2021 PubTalk: Randy Adams and Failure

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March 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Randy Adams  Managing Partner, C-Level Solutions | Strategic Advisor Three Failures of a Serial Entrepreneur Experience the March 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk keynote speech given by, Randy Adams. Randy dives into his own experiences as a serial entrepreneur and the three failures to avoid. Check out the full event to hear [...]


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  TECH COMPANY COGNITO ANNOUNCES HEADQUARTERS MOVE TO SISTERS, OREGON ACTIVELY RECRUITING THROUGHOUT THE REGION FOR NEW POSITIONS SISTERS, ORE (March 2, 2021) – Cognito, a technology company creating frictionless, modern identity verification, which started in Palo Alto in 2014, has chosen to relocate its headquarters to Sisters, Oregon (pop. 3,003). The company provides identity […]

January 2021 PubTalk: Andrew McCormick and the IPO Wave

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January 2021 PubTalk Keynote Speaker: Andrew McCormick Andrew McCormick | General Counsel & Secretary | Laird Superfood Catching the IPO Wave from Sisters, Oregon Experience Andrew McCormick's keynote speech at the January 2021 Central Oregon PubTalk. Andrew McCormick discusses and gives his insight into the biggest IPO to hit Central Oregon in years. Check out other [...]

Pinnacle Architecture: Celebrating 30 Years in Central Oregon

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Bend, Ore., December 16, 2020 – Celebrating 30 years in Central Oregon, Pinnacle Architecture’s mission is to design places that enhance lives and community. The firm provides planning, architecture and interior design services for education, multi-family housing, healthcare, senior living, and social service projects. It prides itself on its solid reputation for integrity, collaboration and […]