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Press Release for Ignite Bend 4


Cassondra Schindler (cassondras@gmail.com)
Ignite Bend
Phone: 541‐388‐7532 or 541‐585‐2032
Fax: 541‐388‐7532

Ignite Bend 4 Lights Up the Tower Theater on February 25, 2010

Bend, Oregon, December 7, 2009 – Following the incredible success of previous Ignite Bend events, we are pleased to announce that Ignite Bend 4 will be held on February 25, 2010. We hope that you will join us at this outstanding community event, which is exciting and fun for all ages!

Ignite Bend 4
Tower Theatre ‐ Bend, OR
February 25, 2010 ‐ 7pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)

Ignite Bend 4 will be webcast live thanks to our multimedia partner, Pinnacle Media. Presentations may also be selected for inclusion in the O’Reilly “Ignite Show” which highlights a different talk from Ignite events around the world for weekly broadcast at their site.

Presentation proposals will be accepted through February 4, 2010 for Ignite Bend 4. Nine speakers will be pre‐selected from the submissions based on feedback and votes collected online from the community. The presenters selected to speak at Ignite Bend 4 will receive a handmade coffee mug bearing the Ignite Bend logo from Mug Revolution. Submission forms are available at the Ignite Bend website (http://www.ignitebend.com).

As a free community event, Ignite Bend is thankful for community support in the form of sponsorships. Please contact Jen Floyd (jenfloyd08@gmail.com) for more information.

Volunteers are needed to help Ignite Bend run smoothly. Please contact Rachel Wente-Chaney (rwentechaney@gmail.com) if you wish to help at the event on January 25, 2010.

ABOUT IGNITE BEND – If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 PowerPoint slides and they rotated automatically every 15 seconds? Around the world people have been putting together “Ignite” nights to share their answers. Visit the Ignite Bend website (http://www.ignitebend.com) to find out more about local events. More information about Ignite Events held around the world can be found at O’Reilly’s Ignite website (http://ignite.oreilly.com).


Next Event

Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
Admission is always FREE

Tickets will be available two weeks prior to the event.


We're looking for sponsors for Ignite Bend! Please download a Sponsor Packet or check out the Sponsorships page for details.

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Ember Sponsors

Berg Real Estate Brokers


Home System Solutions

Wanderlust Tours

Alpenglow Vacation Rentals

The Village Baker

Anjou Spa

Spark Sponsors



Multimedia Partner

Hand In Hand Productions

Media Partner

The Source Weekly

Other Partners


Mug Revolution


Mt. Bachelor

Connexion Printing

Jill Rosell Photography


Thanks to these businesses for supporting Ignite Bend!

Ideasmith • Silver Moon Brewing • Hot Box Betty • Where To Eat Guide • Dahlia's Consigment • Sara Bella Upcycled • Hypnotherapy Healing • Humm Kombucha • Robbie Bianchi • Café Sintra • Bellatazza • Spa W