July 26, 2019
ATTENTION:
We are Seeking Applications to Our Board of Directors!
It is our intent at the Bend Chamber of Commerce , to have a diversified representation from as many different business categories as possible. Board members must be “C”- level executives, business or consulting owners. 
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Leadership Bend
Leaders of Tomorrow
Leadership Bend is one of the most powerful courses you or your colleagues and employees can go through. The program has influenced over 450 Bendites, becoming leaders in our community and making meaningful impacts though service and dedication in all they do.
Our Community: Where Will You Make Your Impact?
August 15 // Bend YP DevLabs: Session 3
N eil Bryant, retired Senator and former shareholder of Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis and Todd Taylor, CEO of Taylor NW, present why Bend needs people like you to step into community leadership roles!
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Bend Venture Conference
Company applications close Aug. 15
Over the past five years, investments, awards and prizes upwards of $10 million were awarded to 38 companies as a result of the conference.
VIDEO: David Hoover: Creative Development Intern @ Aperion Management Group 
INTERNSHIPS
Did You Know that Our Intern Program is FREE for Businesses & Students to Participate?
Youth Career Connect
It's summer and your business is booming, but you're short-handed and projects are getting pushed to the back burner... maybe it's time you look into getting an intern!
City of Bend Updates


Avoiding the Pitfalls
of Urban Renewal
"Redevelopment in Bend's Central District" - City Club on Aug. 15

Urban renewal is not just for blighted inner cities. With Bend’s fast-paced growth, we have the opportunity to redefine the center of our city as a place that accommodates mixed residential and commercial development, entertainment and community-friendly spaces.
City Begins Converting Street Lights to Energy Efficient LEDs
The project replaces existing high pressure sodium street light fixtures on public streets with new LED fixtures, and is one of several Strategic Energy Management projects happening in 2019-2021 to help achieve the City Council Climate Action Goals .
State of the City Address
October 8, 2019
Save the date for the Annual State of the City of Bend Address hosted by the Bend Chamber and made possible by Mid Oregon Credit Union & Cascade Insurance Center .
Video: Lindsay Piegza on Bloomberg: Fed Has No Pressure to Raise Rates in Near Term
SAVE THE DATE: October 31
Economic Impact Breakfast
Chief Economist Dr. Lindsey Piegza will cover macro-economic trends in consumer behaviors and in the manufacturing sector, in addition to new Federal Reserve policy initiatives and potential economic effects of these changes. Get your tickets early!
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NEW MEMBERS
Join us in welcoming fellow new members to the Bend Chamber of Commerce!
BEND Business Edition
Our quarterly paper is online! Enjoy updates from our CEO and Chairman, as well as business features and insight on the Bend business community. In this issue we feature " Adventure Guru " - The video-based adventure guide for EVERYONE !
Featured Community Event
BEND CHAMBER EVENTS
JULY 30
Ribbon Cutting for Cross Dot Digital & Creative Agency
August 13
Membership 101 | Driving Your Membership

August 21
Mixer @ LOGE Entrada
2019 Lead Investors