March 22, 2019
2019 BEND CHAMBER ENEWS POWERED BY:
TRIP TO SALEM:
Innovation District at
OSU-Cascades in the Works
On March 20, Bend Chamber CEO, Katy Brooks, traveled to Salem with key Chamber members to meet with elected officials.
State Leaders Talk Budget in Central Oregon
The Bend Chamber shared concerns that the cumulative impacts of new revenue legislation will add new business taxes...
Bend City Council Adopts Two-Year Goals
Bend City Councilors on Wednesday approved an aggressive package of two-year goals for the City.
Know your why.
Be your authentic self.
Be inclusive. Be intentional.
BY: LINDA ORCELLETTO
At t his month's What's Brewing event, four remarkable women shared their own journeys in business, offered advice, and addressed barriers to success.
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Can We Activate More Local Women to Be Startup Investors?
BY: KELLY KEARSLEY // STARTUPBEND.COM
You’re likely familiar with the gender pay gap. Well, there’s also a very real and very large gender investment gap.
Women of the Year Awards
APRIL 4 - Just 13 days until we celebrate the 2019 nominees and unveil this year's recipients! Watch the 2018 award ceremony now.
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The Future of Young Professionals in Your Company and in Our Community
Unlock leadership pathways in their careers and within our community! Our Bend YP Development Lab Series [ DevLabs ] i s an interactive FOUR part educational series, with presenters: Julie Harrelson, Nicole Schrubb, Neil Bryant, and Dave Salciccoli...
FIRST SESSION: APRIL 11
SERIES PASS AVAILABLE
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Do You Need an Extra Set of Hands with Projects at Work?
YCC Internships , not only help your employees get projects done, they also build our local AND skilled workforce through experiential learning. 
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Increasing Business Costs:
Oregon Set for Extensive Taxation Legislation
“The number of new tax laws under consideration could mean significant added costs to businesses in Oregon,” says Katy Brooks, Bend Chamber CEO. 
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Central Oregon Charities to "Pitch for a Purpose" Taking Home $10K+
MAY 8: This is a hands-on competition hosted by our Leadership Bend Class and has awarded more than $50,000 in unrestricted funds to winning nonprofits in the past four years.
Diversity & Leadership: Respect in the Workplace
MARCH 26 - Recognize the need to remember most employees have good intentions...
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NEW MEMBERS
Join us in welcoming new members to the Bend Chamber!
Member-to-Member Offer

It's the Touch is offering 25% off PROM corsages to Bend Chamber Members!
EVENTS
March 27
Bend YP Social @ Velox Systems
April 2
Ribbon Cutting for Desert Orthopedics
April 4
Women of the Year
Awards Ceremony
2019 Lead Investors