September 20, 2019
2019 Bend Chamber Enews Powered by Jones & Roth
Bend Chamber and U.S. Chamber Foundation Tackling Child Care Shortage
We are working with the U.S. Chamber Foundation in collaboration with chambers across the region to host a number of meetings next week with businesses, community leaders and others concerned about the child care shortage in Central Oregon.

The U.S. Chamber Foundation is funding a statewide study on the economic impact of the lack of child care and will be releasing results in early 2020. 
Watch this short video about the Council's two-year goals. WATCH NOW
State of the City Address
October 8, 2019
Bend City Councilors have approved an aggressive package of two-year goals for the City. Hear from Mayor Sally Russell and City Manager Eric King at the Annual State of the City Address this October.
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Department of Revenue Seeks Input on Administrative Rules for New Corporate Activity Tax
October 1 & October 2
Department representatives will ensure two-way conversations throughout the meeting and do their best to answer questions from attendees. They’ll also seek input from attendees to help guide the rule-making process.
10 Companies to Present at the Largest PubTalk of the Year
This group of companies is one step closer to presenting on the historic Tower Theatre stage in Downtown Bend, competing for an investment of $25,000 from Portland Seed Fund. 
Economic Impact Breakfast Keynote:
Dr. Lindsey Piegza Speaks to Predicted Recession
Lindsey, CFRA Research Investment Strategist, talks about interest rates, the Fed, and possibility of recession in 2020.
Hear Dr. Piegza at the 2019 Economic Impact Breakfast on October 31 at the Riverhouse Convention Center - EVENT DETAILS
CBN's Fastest 20
Now Accepting Nominations
Recognizing the fastest growing companies located and based in Central Oregon. Become a part of this impressive group of companies by filling out the form!

Driving Inclusive Innovation for Central Oregon
Today more than ever, it takes multi-stakeholder partnerships with government, business, non-governmental organizations and community organizations to drive greater results and outcomes. 
Community Learning
Led by OSU-Cascades faculty and local industry leaders, Community Learning courses and workshops are for people who want to expand their knowledge for professional and personal development.
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Central Oregon Conservation Summit
The hope of this Summit is to connect everyday citizens, conservationists, recreationalists, researchers and volunteers in Central Oregon around the biggest challenges facing our region as population and climate change amplify. 
Go Clean Energy Conference and Social Hour
You can benefit from innovation and save thousands in incentives! Discover how you can join the thousands who are already getting paid to save money!

PROMO CODE: Chamber
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WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Join us in welcoming fellow new members to the Bend Chamber of Commerce!
BEND CHAMBER EVENTS
September 25
Bend YP Social @ Tetherow
October 1
Ribbon Cutting for Ideal You Weight Loss Center
October 3
Ribbon Cutting for BBT Architects Inc
2019 Bend Chamber Lead Investors