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June 2024

2024 State of the Alliance by Board Chair Alando Simpson

Portland Metro Chamber Board Chair Alando Simpson presents key accomplishments at the 2024 Annual Meeting, presented by U.S. Bank, on June 18.
April 2024

City adopts the Chamber’s Small Business Report presented by Comcast

On April 10, the Portland Metro Chamber, in collaboration with Comcast and Prosper Portland, had the privilege of presenting our 2023 State of Small Business Report to the Portland City Council.
March 2024

Chamber advocates for expanding Business Incentive Tax Credit program

On February 28, Jon Isaacs, the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for the Portland Metro Chamber, testified to advocate for significant amendments to the Downtown Business Incentive Tax Credit (DBITC) Code.
March 2024

Chamber cautions federal rule that impacts small business access to capital

The Portland Metro Chamber signed on to a letter with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other chambers across the county to raise concerns for the proposed rule known at the "Basel III Endgame."
February 2024

Chamber Welcomes the 2024 Small Business Management Cohort

For more than 13 years, the Chamber has provided scholarships to invest in Portland's local small businesses and helps support their growth.
February 2024

A Love Note to Portland: Woonwinkel

Woonwinkel celebrates the creative spirit of downtown Portland and the small businesses that make it thrive.
February 2024

2024 State of the Economy

This report offers some modest improvements over last year’s checkup, but on critical measures like population growth and housing production, the region still has a long way to go.
February 2024

2024 State of Downtown & the Central City

In this year's report, we document the first steps of the Central City recovery locally and in comparison with peer cities.
February 2024

Chamber endorses Senate Bill 1553

On February 12, Jon Isaacs, the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs for the Portland Metro Chamber, spoke before the Joint Committee on Addiction and Community Safety Response, advocating for the endorsement of Senate Bill 1553.