A strong and historic entrepreneurial spirit is shared is throughout Pendleton and is a  part of the overall western flavor that the town wears on it its sleeve. 


Locals enjoy a myriad of entertainment recreation and social opportunities in a community that packs its calendar full of activities that attract regional, national and international visitors.


For over a century Pendleton has welcomed visitors from around the world as a place where business and fun mix nicely. 




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Pat Beard, Director

Pend. Convention Center

.The city's approach combines key investments into new and existing community assets with strong public-private partnerships in select strategic industries.  


As access to and understanding of new transformative technologies has rapidly increased, Pendleton has developed a "Historic Town with a High Tech Future" mindset.


Today, several years into this strategy, new traditional and high tech businesses are opening or growing in Pendleton.




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Steve Chrisman, Director

Pendleton Economic Dev.

In Pendleton, business opportunity is created intentionally whenever possible through coordinated action by a city-wide team of economic stakeholders.


Creating and sharing commerce opportunities is daily work for several city departments, civic clubs and associations.  


The 125 year old local Chamber of Commerce is a driving force behind Pendleton's continued success as a regional commercial center.  




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Janet Duffy, Exec. Director

Chamber of Commerce. 

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