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Top 10 BEDAB Successes

Five years ago, the City of Bend launched Bend Economic Development Advisory Board—a 13-member council committee made up of business owners and representatives from the city’s key economic development partners. The board promotes communication between the city and businesses, and directly advises city officials to make sure policies promote business growth. These are the highlights […]

Connecting Bend with Business | Carolyn Eagan is the city’s @BendbizAdvocate

Connecting people to opportunities has always been a mantra for Carolyn Eagan. Now, as the City of Bend’s Business Advocate, it’s the focal point for her career and a major boon to local businesses. Even as a young person studying at the University of Pennsylvania, Eagan noticed disconnects and missed opportunities all around her. Philadelphia’s […]