Looking forward to seeing everyone at the BendTECH unConference tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the 1001 Tech Center. This year promises to be a fun-filled event with cash prizes for winning founders, and free drinks and fun for everyone else. Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect:

Founders will line up first-come, first serve. The first 16 people will get the chance to pitch to our friendly audience. Pitches are 3 minutes. No slides, just you and whatever you want to bring on stage. New this year: We’re feeding the line! If you’re dedicated to holding your space in line, we’re dedicated to providing you with tacos and beer.

For the audience. Per usual, there’s free beer and cowbells so you that you can support the pitching entrepreneurs in style. New this year: If you vote, then you get entered into a raffle to win an Apple Watch, courtesy of BendBroadband Business.

Note: An old poster from September mistakenly listed the start time at 4 p.m. It’s at 2 p.m.!!

Kelly Kearsley

Kelly Kearsley, the co-founder of StartupBend.com, is passionate about startups, entrepreneurship and Bend. In addition to writing this blog, she creates content and manages content projects for global financial companies, tech firms and startups. She began her career as a newspaper journalist and later worked as a freelance writer. Her work has appeared in WSJ.com, Money Magazine, CNNMoney, MSNBC and Runner's World. See her work at kellykearsley.contently.com or kellykearsley.com.

You can reach Kelly by email at [email protected].
Kelly Kearsley