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THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS OCTOBER 17-18

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THE BEND VENTURE CONFERENCE RETURNS OCTOBER 17-18, 2019 CONFERENCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW COMPANY APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW THRU AUGUST 15TH BEND, OR (July 17, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) will again host the annual two-day Bend Venture Conference (BVC), now in its 16th year, on Thursday, October 17 – Friday, October 18, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Manzama Leading the Way in Legal Software

Manzama Leading the Way in Legal Software BEND, Ore. (March 5, 2019) –  Peter Ozolin, CEO of Manzama, joined Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) at the February Central Oregon PubTalk to deliver an update on the company’s recent exit. The 2010 Bend Venture Conference (BVC) winner was acquired by Diligent Corp., adding to the […]

Central Oregon PubTalk Returns This Thursday

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EDCO ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH PUBTALK FEATURING DUTCHIE, AXIOLOGY, MANZAMA AND AMPLION BEND, OR (February 25, 2019) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) has announced the speakers for the next Central Oregon PubTalk on Thursday, February 28, 5 pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now and available via Eventbrite here. […]

Cv International Receives $14 Million NATO Contract

Bend-based company Cv International (CvI) recently secured a $14 million contract with NATO to engineer, design and manufacture C-130 aircraft maintenance stands. This contract will allow CvI to increase fabrication and welding jobs at their Central Oregon manufacturing facility. The implementation of their Advanced Aircraft Maintenance Stands is now supporting Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed, Martin, and Sikorsky […]