Building a Better Bend, Inc. (BBB) is a non-profit organization that is committed to presenting a lecture series to the Central Oregon community focused on “Smart Growth Principles.” These annual lectures focus on:
- Educating planners, real estate development professionals, architects, builders, engineers, elected and volunteer office holders, and the general public;
- Positively impacting on the quality of development and growth in Bend and the surrounding region;
- Bringing expert lecturers in from outside the region who can bring innovative ideas as well as examples of things that have worked (or failed) in other areas; and
- Creating a discussion on how to apply these lessons to our community.