April 12, 2017

Mayor Endicott to speak at biz expo

From the Redmond Chamber of Commerce:

  Redmond’s Mayor George Endicott will present his 2017 State of the City address at the US Bank Central Oregon Business Expo and Job Fair Luncheon Wednesday, April 19, at the Deschutes Fair and Expo Center. The annual State of the City address will review Redmond’s recent achievements and challenges throughout the previous year and outline the mayor’s goals for the coming year.

   The presentation will highlight the City’s financial stewardship, AAA bond rating, and the numerous annual awards for financial reporting as one of the keys to the City’s continued success. The Mayor will also review the diverse services provided to the more than 27,000 residents by strong city departments working together to meet the high demands of our growing community. In addition, he will discuss current and upcoming projects ranging from infrastructure, parks, and public safety to long-range planning efforts and the City’s preparation for the influx of visitors expected for August’s solar eclipse.

   Luncheon Registration: The 19th Annual Central Oregon Business Expo and Job Fair will take place Wednesday, April 19, 2017, and is the area’s premier business networking event. The luncheon presentation will take place from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m, is $17 per person and RSVPs are required. The luncheon kicks off a full day of networking and informative presentations by local experts. You can register by calling the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB at 541-923- 5191. To learn more, visit COBusinessExpo.com.

“Where Connections Happen”
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Expo Booths 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Join us at the Business Expo and Job Fair, bringing together hundreds of regional business owners and decision-makers to network, build relationships, and connect with vendors that provide unique products & services. See the latest trends and technology all in one convenient place. Attendance during the Expo and Job Fair is completely FREE! So bring your business cards and resumes and be ready to make new regional connections.

Booth spaces are still available and cost $275 for area chamber members (members of any Central Oregon Chamber), $325 for non-members. Applications are available online at www.cobusinessexpo.com and from the Redmond Chamber.

Workshops 1:15pm – 4:00pm

Our free workshops are very informational and cover a myriad of important factors to creating a successful business. Be sure to catch a few or all of these sessions held throughout the day, and get up-to- date on all the factors that affect the growth of your business and Central Oregon.

1:15 - 2:00 Result Driven Communication
Cale Pearson, Crestcom Management Training

2:15 - 3:00 Creating an Attractive Work Culture
Steve Bettis, ReNewal Medline; Greg Lambert, Mid Oregon Personnel; Debbie Butler, Worksource Oregon; Steve Curley, COCC

3:15 - 4:00 Retirement By Design
John Meyer, Edward Jones Investments

Giveaways 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Finally, close out the day with our Expo MC as they circulate through the Expo exhibitors, reintroduce the highlights of the day, and reveal the raffle prize winners of each booth. This “Business After Hours” portion also includes appetizers and a no-host bar. It’s the best opportunity to add giveaways to the stack of new business connections and resources already at the Expo.

See You at the Expo
Join U.S. Bank, The Redmond Chamber, and Central Oregon’s leading businesses at the 2016 Central Oregon Business Expo, Wednesday, April 19 th , at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center. “Where Connections Happen”.

This event is made possible by our generous community partners: U.S. Bank, St. Charles Health Systems, Cascade Business News, The Bulletin, Combined Communications and BendBroadband.

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