October 4, 2019
2019 Bend Chamber Enews Powered by Jones & Roth
Child Care Crisis is Getting Increased Attention
Everyone is in agreement that this is a complex issue and that it can’t and won’t be solved with just a single solution .
Are Millennials More Prone to Job Hopping than Previous Generations?
BY: Damon Runberg
Speaking at the Economic Impact Breakfast on OCT. 31 - DETAILS
I am a millennial. As such, I am a bit sensitive to some of the negative stereotypes associated with my particular age cohort.
Bend YP DevLab - OCT. 10
Discover How Your Core Values Drive You
Registration closes at 12 PM, OCT. 9
One of the largest problems facing business owners, leaders, employees and HR professionals today is the lack of high-engagement at work. During this session of DevLabs, Dave Salciccoli will lead attendees through the fascinating results of their Core Values Index.
Accomplished Under 40
Every year Cascade Business News puts out the Central Oregon “ Accomplished Under 40 ” list and here at the Bend Chamber, we are honored to recognize those recipients that have also participated in Bend Chamber programming! We congratulate all the recipients and especially recognize...
Muse, Fuse & Enthuse:
Uplevel Your Thinking Power to Innovate and Activate Change
The Bend Chamber is honored to sponsor this session at the 2019 Bend Design Conference !

"...successful advocacy and social change depend upon this fusing process ... we must be able to fuse with the thinking styles of other people to harness change in larger groups."
Engaging “Not-so-Retired” Residents of Bend
BY: Jim Schell
You’ve heard what many of Bend’s oldtimers have done to get our community this far and you want to be part of the next generation. 
EDCO Announces the Five Early Stage Finalists
The Early Stage competition received 42 company applications from six states. It includes companies that have a great idea and are close to “proof of concept.”
Oregon’s High Demand Jobs
The times are changing and Oregon’s workforce is changing with it. Globalization, innovation, shifting demographics and regulatory hurdles are all disruptive forces that are influencing the availability and skills of Oregon’s workforce.
From the Desk of the Bend Business Advocate: Ben Hemson
Young Professionals in Bend are Passionate About How the City Will Develop Over Time
I was curious what sort of feedback a panel of City of Bend staff and one City Councilor would receive at the second annual Young Professionals Summit on September 7 as we opened up the conversation with a word cloud asking attendees what they thought about growth.

COCC Small Business Development Center
Helping build Oregon's best businesses. See what business classes are coming up in Bend next month....
Central Oregon Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Gives Back
Central Oregon Heating, Cooling & Plumbing will donate to each organization based on what place they come in at the end of Thursday, October 31, 2019.
5 Things to Know: Permitting Software Replacement Project
Earlier this year, the City of Bend launched a roadshow to introduce our customers and stakeholders to the Permitting Software Replacement Project—a complex undertaking to replace our outdated software systems.
Join us in welcoming fellow new members to the Bend Chamber of Commerce!
Hot off the Press!
Bend Business Edition
Our quarterly paper was in your copy of the Bend Bulletin yesterday and is now online! Enjoy updates from our CEO and Chairman, as well as business features and insight on the Bend business community.
October 8
Membership 101 with Shelley Junker
October 9
Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening for Columbia Bank
October 10
DevLabs: Motivated & Engaged: Discover How Your Core Values Drive You
October 15
Ribbon Cutting for Jessica Anserson - State Farm
October 16
Mixer at Consolidated Supply Co.
October 23
Bend YP Social Hosted by PrideStaff at The Loft
2019 Bend Chamber Lead Investors