REDI Annual Luncheon May 21

Redmond Annual Luncheon May 21, 2019. Crowd photo engaged with keynote.


Redmond, Ore. (April 29, 2019)Redmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is pleased to announce its upcoming luncheon focused on topics applicable to the Central Oregon business community.

This year’s event focuses on the ever-changing world of work and workforce. With technological advances such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotics, 5G, and augmented reality, it’s important for businesses to know how they can streamline using these tools. Keynote Speaker Steve Brown, “The Bald Futurist,” will help attendees understand both the business and societal impacts, how they will shape the future and will help develop new strategies to navigate and thrive amidst these upcoming changes.

Former Chief Evangelist and Futurist at Intel Corporation, Steve Brown is an energetic speaker, author, strategist, and advisor with over 30 years of experience in high tech. Speaking at events all over the world, Steve helps his audiences understand the impacts of new technologies and how they will shape the future five, ten and fifteen years from now.

REDI’s Senior Director, Jon Stark, will also report on key metrics that have impacted Redmond’s economic prosperity and business development initiatives.

REDI Annual Luncheon
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Eagle Crest Resort and Conference Center – Juniper Hall (click for directions)
Tickets $35 REDI & EDCO Members; $50 Non-members
Tickets available here.

REDI 2019 Luncheon Sponsor Logos: BendBroadband Business, Central Oregon Community College, First Interstate Bank
About Redmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)
Redmond Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), in collaboration with EDCO, is a private, non-profit corporation established in 1987 as a partnership between private business and the public sector to encourage economic development in the City of Redmond, Oregon. Its mission is to create prosperity through community and business development. REDI serves as an advocate for Redmond’s industrial companies and assists them by providing information about Redmond as an area for business, relocation or expansion. For more information, visit

About Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is a non-profit corporation supported by private and public members and stakeholders, whose mission is to create middle-class jobs in Central Oregon by: recruiting new employers to move to the region; helping entrepreneurs start new, scalable businesses; and working with businesses that are already here to grow their operations. For more information, visit

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