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Vote for your favorite IB12 submissions now!

Published on October 6, 2014

Proposal submissions for Ignite Bend 12 are closed, and it's now time to vote for the speakers you would most like to see at Ignite on the 23rd! Go here to vote for your top three favorite proposals, and this Friday the 10th we will announce the final lineup for the event.

And don't forget Battledecks is this Thursday, the 9th, taking place at Silver Moon Brewing downtown, where in addition to a great evening of beer, slideshow karaoke (Ignite style!), and fun, you can also vote for your top three on paper ballots. So once your online vote is in, join us at Silver Moon and vote again! (There may even be some of the speakers vying for a slot on the 23rd at Battledecks doing some slideshow improv—you never know!

Vote now!

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

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