September PubTalk

The September Pubtalk is the largest of the year!

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September’s PubTalk will showcase 10 Early Stage companies pitching for audience vote with a chance to move on to the 12th annual Bend Venture Conference (BVC) in October. The 10 semifinalists will each present quick, three minutes pitches, audience vote sends the five finalists on  to the BVC stage for a chance to win a $15,000 cash prize thanks to BendBroadband Business.

This is EDCO’s biggest PubTalk of the year and the largest PubTalk event in the state. Over 300 people will attend this crowed favorite, sold out event, so make sure to register in advance and show up early to ensure your front row or movie theater seat to the big show! Make your vote count.

Event questions: 541-388-3236 x. 3

Title Sponsors

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Bend Venture Conference


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The Bend Venture Conference, hosted by EDCO, is the largest Angel Conference in the Pacific Northwest connecting early and growth stage companies with investment opportunities and attracts over 400 of the Pacific Northwest’s top entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders.


Advance registration is available. Due to facility capacity, space is limited and early registration is encouraged.

Title Sponsors:

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Civil War Rally and Auction

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend and EDCO are teaming up to present the “Civil War Rally and Auction” fundraiser. Trade your black tie in for a jersey, show your team spirit, and join us for a night of pre-game fun! With a gourmet tailgating menu and a sensational halftime show, auction participants will have the opportunity to experience the Civil War rivalry right here in Central Oregon weeks before the big game. Event highlights include: 150+ silent and live auction items, appearances by team players, coaches and alumni, kids’ rally (free onsite childcare), competitions, prizes, and more!