WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN
STRENGTHEN OUR LOCAL ECONOMY
A believer in being a Catalyst for Business Growth in Tigard, the Tigard Chamber has engaged at a variety of levels to impact Tigard’s economy.
A 9 month, 1 day/month community leadership program
Business Directory & Community Guide
10,000 copies and searchable online directory promoting our local business community
Member Job Board
Member job board on the Tigard Chamber website
Board Member & Partner of Tigard Downtown Alliance
NETWORKING VISIBILITY AND EDUCATION
100+ annual face to face networking opportunities enabling business growth for our members
5 Annual chamber events
10 “Invest in U” educational a.m. series
6 “Leverage & Learn”
10 “Good Evening Tigard” monthly p.m.
48 “Good Morning Tigard” weekly a.m.
20 Affinity Group monthly meetings
PROMOTING THE COMMUNITY
A Champion for stronger communities
The Tigard Chamber and its members promote the local community through:
- Tigard Shining Stars Community Awards Celebration (scholarships, volunteer and business awards)
- Our seasonal (May-October) Tigard Farmers Market
- Donations to non-profits and support of Tigard Tualatin Relay for Life
- Support of the TDA’s Annual Street Fair, Trick or Treat Main Street and Holiday Tree Lighting.
- A Community/Visitor’s guide within our annual Tigard Business Directory
- A dedicated community/visitor section of the Chamber website and a walk-in Visitor Center.
ADVOCACY FOR BUSINESS WITH GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL ACTION
The Convener of Leaders & Influencers
Our Government & Public Policy (GAPP) committee is active and involved in bringing opportunities for business and community to meet, interact, and question their State legislative reps and their Tigard City Council. This includes forums, debates and surveys. Focus areas are outlined in our Business Advocacy Agenda.
Other Key Committees & Activities
- Candidate Endorsement Committee
- SW Corridor Community Advisory Committee
- Chamber Day at the Capital
- Member of Oregon State Chamber of Commerce
- Member Westside Economic Alliance