The Tourism Issue

This summer seems to have been the tipping point for tourism in Bend—namely, that we are starting to see backlash against the number of tourists and the possibility is being raised that too much tourism is a bad thing for Bend. Not that local negativity against tourism is a new thing, but it’s really the first… Read More The Tourism Issue

Bend WebCAM is back!

Bend WebCAM, the web creative  marketing conference, is back again is back this month, specifically next week on October 25 and 26. Taking place at downtown venues such as the Tower Theatre, Oxford Hotel and Phoenix Inn, the conference is in it’s fourth year. This conference still features the three educational tracks: The Left Brain (aka “Geek”)… Read More Bend WebCAM is back!

Bend WebCAM is back

It’s here again! The 2012 Bend WebCAM web, creative and marketing conference on October 25-26 at the Tower Theatre. It’s shaping up to be one of the best conferences ever with confirmed speakers such as: • Danny Sullivan, Editor-In-Chief, Search Engine Land • Anna Sawyer, Social Media Content Queen & Auteur, Trada • Brad Cohen,… Read More Bend WebCAM is back

"Real Winter"

So I’ve been loosely following the "Real Winter" story/project that the Central Oregon Visitors Association has been promoting; it started with this story in Sunday’s Bulletin, and there was a bit on KTVZ last night about it. The gist of it is, it’s a new ad campaign promoting winter tourism for Central Oregon (obviously), and… Read More "Real Winter"