About Ignite

If you had 5 minutes on stage what would you say? What if you only got 20 slides and they rotated automatically after 15 seconds?

Around the world geeks have been putting together Ignite nights to enlighten us – quickly.

Ignite Bend 5

September 30, 2010

Janette Sherman — What is Ignite?  
Kristin Luck-Donatelli — Manolos to Marmot: Lifestyle Tips for Successfully Transitioning Between Southern California and Oregon 
Kate Willis — Mother Chukar: Adventures in Bird-Dogging  
Lisa Smith — Challah-back Girl  
Brad A. Ward — Music and Lyrics: The Soundtrack of your life  
Nick Reese — Facts and Truth: The Difference, and How to Exploit It 
Heidi Bolt — What Borat Didn't Tell You  
Kent Lewis — 6 Steps to an Early Retirement  
Sami Fournier — How to Ride your Bike to Montana  
Robert Killen — The Art of Dialog in the Age of Demons
Fawn Sybrant — Beer and the women that love it 


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.

Flame Sponsors

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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