Bend leaders discuss how our past led us here, and how we can ensure a healthy future for the city we love

Bend, Oregon, is vibrant city tucked into a bend in the river on the famed Deschutes River and at the foot of the snow-capped Cascade mountains. From its rebirth from a sawmill town in the 1980’s, this economic powerhouse has grow into one of the fastest growing small metro areas in the us and and is the role model in how to  grow a diverse lifestyle focused economy with over 60 separate industries from outdoor apparel to bio tech.  BeatBeat is a collection of unfiltered conversations led by Brian Ladd with the optimistic leaders that made this all possible and those looking to the future to solve our current challenges and define what it means to grow nirvana.

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