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.

Central Oregon PubTalk LogoCentral Oregon PubTalk
Thursday, September 23, 2021
McMenamins Old St. Francis School | Virtual
5:00 pm Networking | 5:30 pm Program

Join us in-person for our most exciting PubTalk of the year: The Road to BVC.

This high-energy entrepreneurial event showcases the Bend Venture Conference Early Stage semi-finalists as they deliver fast-paced, three-minute pitches to a live and virtual crowd. The audience, along with an expert panel of judges, will vote to decide which five companies advance to present at BVC on October 21-22, 2021.

PubTalk Title Sponsors:

Columbia Bank logo Karnopp Peterson logo Velox Systems logo Providence Health Plan Logo

PubTalk Supporting Sponsors:

COAR logo SGA logo COCC logo BBSI logo Bend Broadband Ferguson Wellman logo

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OSU Cascades logo OEN Logo

Made in Redmond Tour
Friday, October 1, 2021
Redmond High Desert Music Hall| Virtual
10:00 am- 12:00 pm

Each year, on the first Friday in October, cities across the nation recognize National Manufacturing Day. REDI invites you to celebrate with us by attending the 9th Annual Made In Redmond Tour.

We’ll stream in virtual tours, giving attendees a glance at the inner workings of three local companies that are creating amazing things. Learn how products are made, hear about company stories, and why they choose Redmond as a place to do business. Tours will be followed up with audience Q&A and a chance to engage with company leaders.

Click on the button below to join us in person or watch the program virtually.

Made in Redmond Tour Title Sponsors:

Bend Venture Conference
Thursday, October 21 – Friday, October 22, 2021
Downtown Bend | Virtual

Now in its 18th year, BVC, hosted by EDCO, is one of the largest angel conferences in the country. Over the past five years, more than $10 million has been invested in 40 companies as a result of the conference. This year’s conference will take place on October 21-22, 2021, gathering entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders.

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Past EDCO Events
2021 JunePubTalk
Watch the 2021 June 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.

• Monthly Central Oregon PubTalks
• Bend Venture Conference
• Civil War Rally & Auction
• 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 Erin Reilly to learn more about available sponsorship opportunities.