Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:27

Have you ever noticed the enormous amounts of Halloween décor that hit the stores right after Labor Day? Why are there so many items to dress up your home and yard for the creepiest of holidays? Simply answered…because they sell.

Getting into the Halloween spirit at your business can help you amass a following, have some fun, and bring in more revenue. Here are several ideas on how you can do that without spending a lot of money.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:18

SW Corridor Light Rail News

As you may or may not know, Metro & TRIMET are in the middle of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the SW Corridor Light Rail project, studying route options, station options and more.  

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:35





Final 2017 State Legislative Session Report Out -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 14:13




Another Gross Receipts Tax, son of Measure 97 moving through the State House

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 16:02

As a business owner, you’ve likely heard of the importance of content marketing by now. But if not, here’s the short version of it. Content marketing is producing content on topics of interest to your customers, in a medium they enjoy, at the time that it is relevant to them. If you’re hearing a lot of references to the customer you’ve got the crux of content marketing.

It’s all about the customer.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:43

OSCC Update 2017 Legislative Report - Week 18

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:25




Notes from 6-2-17 State Legislative Update from Oregon State Chamber of Commerce Conference Call with our Lobbyist. – Click the bill hyperlink to go to the bill details on the OLIS website.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 18:20

Okay, so maybe your dad never told you anything about chamber memberships but I’m sure between one of your parents you learned the following lessons. And you might be surprised how they apply to chamber memberships.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:30

It’s obvious to mention that you’re losing money if you’re not using your chamber membership, but it’s more than just being out the membership dues. If you’re not using your membership to its fullest, you are losing potential customers, revenue, and you’re out significant cost savings. Here’s what you’re not taking advantage of:

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 17:30

 Sue Stephens has been selected as the 2017 Tigard Shining Stars “From the Heart” Volunteer of the Year, named in honor of Jim Hartman.  Jim Hartman set the standard for this award by his example of giving from the heart to his community, and the “From the Heart” award honors a person who has dedicated their time and energy to a specific cause in the Tigard community.  This person gives willingly, energetically and con