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Published on January 8, 2009

Ignite Bend 1 has sold out!

That’s right, all of our (free) advance tickets have been reserved. Now there are only two ways to try to get in the doors and enjoy Ignite Bend 1 live, and in person:

  1. Wait in the standby line the night of the event. If there are no-shows we’ll admit people as space allows starting at 7:15pm.
  2. Be a speaker! There is still time to submit your proposal for a speaker slot at Ignite Bend 1. Speakers will receive two tickets (for themselves and a guest) and a unique coffee mug handmade by Owen Dearing of Mug Revolution.

Any family friendly topic is fair game. It can be geeky, serious, funny… anything goes at Ignite Bend! Take a chance and share your burning ideas!

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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.


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