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EDCO’s Traveling to Outdoor Retailer This July

EDCO’S HEADING TO OUTDOOR RETAILER THIS JULY SHOWCASING LOCAL COMPANIES SITTING AT THE INTERSECTION OF OUTDOOR + NATURAL PRODUCTS BEND, OR (July 19, 2018) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is heading to Outdoor Retailer next week with the Oregon Outdoor Alliance and a slew of Central Oregon outdoor companies. Outdoor Retailer is North America’s […]

2008 BVC Winner Jama Software Receives $200 Million in Additional Funding

2008 BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE WINNER JAMA SOFTWARE RECEIVES $200 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING To Date, One of the Biggest Investment Rounds for a Portland Company 2008 BVC, LLC Accepts Offer to Exit BEND, Ore. – June 28, 2018 – On Tuesday, 2008 Bend Venture Conference (BVC) winner Jama Software announced a $200 million growth equity investment, […]

The Local’s Story: InvestiPro

Composite Approach

The Local’s Story: InvestiPro The third video in our Local’s Story series highlights a company that won big at the 2017 Bend Venture Conference. Follow the story of InvestiPro‘s founder, Dana Barbato, as she goes from a Human Resources professional in the restoration sector to running her own company. Her cloud-based platform guides HR professionals […]

SnoTemp Cold Storage to Open Refrigerated Warehouse in Redmond

SnoTemp Cold Storage

SnoTemp Cold Storage to Open Refrigerated Warehouse in Redmond Slated to open early 2019, the 40,000 sq. ft. warehouse will serve Central Oregon’s growing food and beverage industry Redmond, Ore. – SnoTemp Cold Storage recently announced plans to build a 40,000 sq. ft. temperature controlled warehouse in Redmond, Ore, making this SnoTemp’s third Oregon location. […]

Speakers for the May 2018 Central Oregon PubTalk Announced

EDCO's Central Oregon PubTalk

EDCO ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR THURSDAY, MAY 24 PUBTALK FEATURING RIFF COLD BREWED CO-FOUNDER PAUL EVERS, RUFFWEAR FOUNDER PATRICK KRUSE, AND MORE BEND, OR (May 16, 2018) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next PubTalk on Thursday, May 24, 5 pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now […]

EDCO Releases Largest Employers List for Central Oregon

New Team Member

EDCO RELEASES LARGEST EMPLOYERS LIST FOR CENTRAL OREGON Data compiled by EDCO Shows Top Public & Private Regional Employers BEND, Ore. – May 7, 2018 – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is pleased to announce the 2018 Largest Central Oregon Employers, complete with breakouts of the top employers in each Central Oregon community. This […]

EDCO’s April PubTalk Speakers Announced

2018 PubTalk Speakers Announced

EDCO ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 26 PUBTALK FEATURING KATE DELHAGEN, RED DUCK FOODS, HYPERDRIVE & KIDRUNNER BEND, OR (April 10, 2018) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next PubTalk on Thursday, April 26, 5 pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now and available via […]

The Local’s Story: Composite Approach

Composite Approach

The Local’s Story: Composite Approach The second video in our Local’s Story series is here! Redmond’s Composite Approach takes interns into the fold with help from Youth Career Connect‘s Central Oregon Internship Program. OSU-Cascades student Sam Stout expects to continue on his career path with the company while continuing with his engineering degree. For more information on local […]

We’re Hiring – Business and Event Development Intern

We’re Hiring – Business and Event Development Intern –Position has been filled– 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 monthly […]

Facebook Data Centers Contribute Nearly $6 Billion in GDP

Economic Development Facebook Prineville Data Center

Study Finds Domestic Facebook Data Centers Have Contributed Nearly $6 Billion in GDP, Support Thousands of Jobs, and Spur Growth of Clean and Renewable Energy –  Prineville Data Center has seen an investment of more than $1 billion and has more than 200 full-time workers – Prineville, Ore. – March 1, 2018 – A new […]