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EDCO’s May 25 PubTalk – Speakers Announced

EDCO's Central Oregon PubTalk

EDCO’S NEXT PUBTALK SET FOR MAY 25 AT MCMENAMINS FEATURING SCOTT SANDLER, OREGON ANGEL FUND BEND, OR (May 4, 2017) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) just announced the speakers for the next PubTalk to be held Thursday, May 25, 5 pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now and available via […]

CENTRAL OREGON POWER SUPPLY POISED FOR GROWTH

CENTRAL OREGON POWER SUPPLY POISED FOR GROWTH, INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES ANNOUNCED BEND, OR (April 14, 2017) A recently completed study by the Bonneville Power Administration identifies needed transmission upgrades in Central Oregon to support the expanding economy – one of the fastest growing in the United States. BPA, a federal power marketer that owns and operates three-quarters […]

We’re Hiring – Sunriver/La Pine Area Managing Director

**Application Process Now Closed** 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 Managing Director to execute the plans and programs of business retention/expansion and recruitment for projects within the La Pine and Sunriver areas. This position will […]

EDCO’S NEXT PUBTALK SET FOR APRIL 27 AT MCMENAMINS

EDCO’S NEXT PUBTALK SET FOR APRIL 27 AT MCMENAMINS FEATURING DOUG LAYMAN, FOUNDER KADIX SYSTEMS   BEND, OR (April 5, 2017) – Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) just announced the speakers for the next PubTalk to be held Thursday, April 27, 5pm at McMenamins in Downtown Bend. Tickets are on sale now and available via […]

We’re Hiring – Director of Membership

Director of Membership Applications Being Accepted Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) works to build a stronger, more stable, and diversified local economy.  We are hiring our very first Director of Membership to actively develop our membership base. This role will be outward facing in the community in sharing how EDCO benefits our region as […]

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Announces 2017 Angel Oregon Semifinalists

RIPCLEAR, PIERCE FOOTWEAR, COLOR KITCHEN, OUTDOOR PROJECT ALL SEMIFINALISTS IN OEN’S 2017 ANGEL OREGON PROGRAM POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE OVER $200,000 IN FUNDING BEND, OR (March 8, 2017) –  Out of 101 applications, three Bend-based companies and one Bend Venture Conference Winner have advanced through the next round of cuts in Oregon Entrepreneurs Network’s (OEN) 2017 Angel […]

MILKEN INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW STUDY ON BEND-REDMOND MSA

MILKEN INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW STUDY ON THE BEND-REDMOND MSA RECOGNIZING REGION’S SUCCESS, GROWTH BEND, OR (February 27, 2017) – The Los Angeles-based Milken Institute released the findings to its most recent Best Performing Small Cities study, affirming the Bend-Redmond area as number one in the country. The Milken Institute has tracked and evaluated the success of […]

Three Bend Companies In The Running For $200,000 Investment

7Even Dynamics, ColorKitchen, Ripclear in the running to win over $200,000 in funding as part of OEN’s Angel Oregon Program Bend, OR – February 10, 2017 – Oregon Entrepreneurs Network recently announced the 18 early-stage companies to make the quarterfinals of their 2017 Angel Oregon Program, with three of the hopefuls based locally in Bend, […]

MOVE: Q&A with Terry Buchholz, PE, CWRE, principal and owner of Integrated Water Solutions

BEND, Ore. – January 3, 2016 – Ever wonder how the water flow of the Columbia River is managed? Big agencies like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) do it, but they don’t do it alone. They are assisted by people like Terry Buchholz, owner of Integrated Water Solutions (IWS) […]

Bend Ranks #5 on SmartAsset’s List of “The Top 10 Boomtowns of 2016”

BEND, Ore. – December 22, 2016 – The U.S. economy isn’t exactly booming. While the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, the economy is still growing at a relatively slow pace. Some places, however, are better off than others. For the third year in a row, SmartAsset took a look at the […]