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Professional Development

Stay ahead, learn skills and grow as a professional

Development, training, and opportunities for Portland-area professionals

Chamber members have access to a wide array of programs, events, and trainings to help them grow as business leaders and build strong Portland businesses.

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Leadership Portland

Presenting Sponsor
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Leadership Portland is a civic education program designed to help Portland-area professionals deepen their understanding of our community. Each month, the class explores a different aspect of Portland, while meeting with relevant civic, political, and business leaders.

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Emerging Leaders of Portland (EPOP)

Presenting Sponsors
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EPOP offers young professionals a place to nurture their careers, build a peer network, and gain exposure among business leaders. Programming is focused on educational and professional development, as well as civic engagement and networking.

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Business Support Programs

The Chamber facilitates an array of training programs and mentor opportunities to help small business owners grow and thrive.

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