Central Oregon Region
Central Oregon is a playground for outdoor sports lovers with its snow-capped mountains, lakes and rivers, golf courses and miles of hiking trails. The region is a mix of well-established manufacturers, an expanding high technology sector and world-class tourist destinations.
Advanced Manufacturing, Outdoor Gear & Activewear, High Technology and Clean Technology are examples of growing industries in Central Oregon.
Read about these successful companies and projects in the region:
Business Oregon and its economic development partners work with local companies to spur job growth and retention in each region of the state.
Mitch Gee, Business Development Officer
(Crook and Deschutes counties)
Carolyn Meece, Business Development Officer
(Jefferson and Sherman counties)
Melisa Drugge, Business Development Officer
(Gilliam and Wheeler counties)
Melissa Murphy, Regional Coordinator
(Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties)
Tawni Bean, Regional Coordinator
Annette Liebe, Regional Coordinator
Economic Development for Central Oregon
Additional economic development partners in the region
Public Higher Education
Oregon State UniversityCascades, Bend
Central Oregon Community College, Bend
Additional educational institutions
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs