As we have shared before, the Tigard Chamber CEO sits on the Metro SW Corridor Light Rail Community Advisory Committee with 18 other stakeholders. Route alignment options are being evaluated. The Tigard Chamber would like feedback from business on what factors they think should be considered as route alternatives are looked at.
Support Your Fellow Chamber Businesses – Shop Local this Holiday Season:
As a career-long chamber member, I’ve always been a strong supporter of “Shop Local” campaigns. Supporting local businesses keeps our spending dollars in our own community, supporting local jobs and strengthening and growing businesses.
Tigard is home to a thriving business community of more than 3,300 firms. A mix of regionally and nationally renowned companies like Gerber Gear, Tazo Tea, iFLY and Koi Fusion all operate in Tigard. In addition, almost half of the 3,300 firms in Tigard are small businesses employing 1-4 employees.
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.
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.
Final 2017 State Legislative Session Report Out -
Another Gross Receipts Tax, son of Measure 97 moving through the State House
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.
OSCC Update 2017 Legislative Report - Week 18
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.