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June 2024

A Class Act: Celebrating the Graduating 2024 Class of Leadership Portland

The 2024 Leadership Portland class celebrated the bittersweet end of their series of insightful program days with a relaxing graduation day held at NW Natural.
River view of the Fremont Bridge across the Willamette. February 2024

Chamber releases poll showing voters are concerned about quality of life

From December 13 to December 19, 2023, DHM Research conducted a hybrid survey of 500 registered voters in the tri-county area.
February 2024

Chamber unveils 2024 Policy Agenda

Over the past five years, Portland has faced a cascading series of crises that have measurably damaged our city’s reputation and spurred the realization that the condition on the streets is simply not consistent with Portland’s values.
A child using a laptop at school October 2023

A message regarding the PPS strike from Chair Alando Simpson and President & CEO Andrew Hoan

This was a letter sent on October 30, 2023 to representatives of Portland Public Schools, the Portland Public Schools Board and Portland Association of Teachers.
September 2023

Chamber supports downtown business tax credit

Chamber testifies in support of a measure that would help spur economic development by giving businesses with at least 15 employees a Business License Tax Credit for signing a new or extending an existing lease in downtown.
September 2023

2023 State of Small Business

Portland's small business owners dream big, take risks, and make our city a uniquely creative and inspiring place. In recent years, Portland has experienced a surge in small business activity, with thousands of new enterprises taking root.
May 2023

Chamber backs living wage for homeless service workers

A letter to the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington Counties urges policies to increase wages for frontline nonprofit homelessness service workers.
April 2023

2023 Portland & Seattle Washington D.C. Fly-In

This year’s Washington D.C. fly-in was in partnership with the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. The Portland Metro Chamber were joined by long-standing partners Oregon Business & Industry and Oregon […]
February 2023

2023 State of the Economy & State of Downtown reports released

The report highlights: jobs recovery trends, continued population decline in Multnomah County, growing unaffordability, and a comparative tax analysis.