EDCO Events

Upcoming EDCO Events

EDCO hosts over 50 events a year, connecting the local business community through networking, new ideas and fun. Come hang out with us at one of our many events including PubTalk, Bend Venture Conference, Annual Luncheon and more.

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Central Oregon PubTalk
Thursday, June 27, 2024
Worthy Brewing
4:30 PM Networking | 5:30 PM Program

EDCO’s Central Oregon PubTalk is a happy hour aimed at bringing together different facets of the business community in one place to network, share ideas and further local businesses.


Keynote Presentation: Winners and Losers – How regulation shapes and is shaped by entrepreneurship
Corey Owens, CEO, Bonta Gelato; Former CMO, Metropolis Technologies; Former Head of Global Public Policy, WeWork

Company Pitch: Tag
Ben Moreno, Founder

Community Update: Venture Partners Fund
Luis Villagrana, Program Director

Tickets available through Eventbrite.

Title Sponsors

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Journey in Exporting: Oregon Producers Go Global
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us as seasoned Oregon exporters share stories about their path to export success! This moderated business panel discussion and professional networking event will focus on global trade, how these producers got started, what they think it takes to succeed, and how they’ve grown their business through exporting. You are guaranteed to learn something new related to international business and meet peer practitioners active in trade.

Hosted by the Oregon District Export Council, in collaboration with EDCO, it’s the perfect chance to connect with fellow businesses, pick up secrets to success, and get inspired to tackle new markets.

In this event, you will:

  • Discover essential tips and techniques to enhance your approach to international business!
  • Connect with industry professionals to expand your professional network!
  • Explore mentorship opportunities to further your growth in the field!
  • Be inspired to venture into new markets and expand your global reach!

Registration through Eventbrite is required for this event.
Space is limited. Donations to offset event costs welcome! 

Past EDCO Events

Central Oregon PubTalk: April 2024
Watch the April 2024 PubTalk in its entirety below.

To view previously recorded PubTalks, Bend Venture Conferences and other events, visit our YouTube channel.

EDCO hosts over 50 events a year that connect the business community with networking, new ideas, and fun. Make sure to sign up to stay informed about our upcoming events.

– Central Oregon PubTalks
– Bend Venture Conference
– Made In Central Oregon Tours
– EDCO Annual Luncheon
– Annual EDCO Board Member Meeting

EDCO hosts the region’s most popular business events, and our event sponsors enjoy focused, impactful exposure to the business community. Contact Larry Holeman to learn more about available sponsorship opportunities.