The Bend Venture Conference is open to anyone in the business community to attend. Register online here.   

About the Bend Venture Conference (
Now in its ninth year, the Bend Venture Conference (BVC) is the premier regional event connecting concept and early stage companies with investment opportunities.  The annual event attracts more than 300 of the Pacific Northwest's top investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders and is held at the historic Tower Theatre in Bend, Oregon. The event encompasses pre-conference learning seminars, TechSpace Bend's lively unConference, a pre-conference networking reception at Broken Top Club, the full day venture conference on October 19th, and offers an opportunity to explore Bend’s lively hotel, restaurant and downtown scene.  

 About EDCO (
Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to diversifying the Central Oregon economy by attracting new investment and jobs. EDCO focuses on recruiting new companies, helping grow Central Oregon’s entrepreneurs, and by helping traded-sector firms already in Central Oregon expand. EDCO has been helping to diversify Central Oregon’s economy since 1981.