The East Portland Chamber of Commerce is an independent organization dedicated to serving the interests of businesses on Portland’s sprawling Eastside, from the bank of the Willamette River to the City of Gresham.
The mission of the East Portland Chamber of Commerce is to provide a voice for business on the Eastside. The Chamber strives to work actively with existing business associations on the Eastside and with other private and public organizations that support business growth and development.
Major areas of focus for the East Portland Chamber include educational forums for small businesses, regular networking events, timely information on tax, regulatory and governmental issues impacting business, support for grand openings and business expansions, leadership development, and participation in special events.
As a desirable and vibrant part of the Portland metropolitan area, East Portland’s many unique neighborhoods and districts offer a wide variety of choices to its residents and business community. From housing to schools, Parks and Recreation facilities to shopping centers, business districts and industrial areas, East Portland’s infrastructure supports the full range of business activities.
As an independent Chamber of Commerce, the East Portland Chamber is able to recognize and listen to each of their members, from the one person home-based business to large companies. Governed by a Board of Directors who represent small, medium, and large businesses on Portland’s Eastside, the Chamber has the same needs, concerns, and goals as you do.
Check out the calendar of events for additional information on ways you can get involved, have your voice heard, and connect with potential business associates and clients.