2017 Action Plan

What are we going to do for you in 2017?   This morning, the Chamber board of directors adopted the following Action Plan. This resulted out of the November planning session and subsequent staff work to implement their vision in to measurable and specific goals.

Disaster Preparedness

Will you be Open for Business? QuakeUP2016 is this weekend adjacent to the Beaverton Farmers Market on Saturday. If you can’t attend, be sure and check out our booklet on business preparedness……..Are you ready? Download Booklet  

Chamber Endorses May 911 Communications System Bond Measure

Measure 34-243 is Vital for the Safety of Washington County Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue rely on information from an emergency communications system (911) to answer the community’s calls for help. Whether it’s a cardiac arrest, house fire, car crash or other emergency, vital details about the location and circumstances of a situation [...]

City’s Quarterly Economic Development News

What’s been happening in Economic Development and what’s ahead!     What’s in this issue? Beaverton Retention and Recruitment News Beaverton Brownfields Program Enterprize Zone & Electronic Commerce News Beaverton 4 Business Awards Update Workforce Training Program Export Program News Downtown Program News Read the FULL ISSUE  

Business Advocacy Council and Board Release 2015 Legislative Agendas

New Year…New Business Priorities are Released  As 2015 rolled in, your BAC and Board spent a great deal of effort identifying our business priorities for this year. For the first time in our Chamber’s history, they have developed a LOCAL agenda as well. This tool will guide our conversations with local elected officials including the [...]

2014 IMPACT*Beaverton Business Walk – Community Report

 May 15, 2014 Results – Things are pretty good in Beaverton!             Community Report available here.

2014 Primary Candidate Endorsements Announced

Your Candidate Endorsement Council Announces Pro-Business Candidates for May 2014 Primary Beaverton City Council Position No. 1 – Lacey Beaty Beaverton City Council Position No. 5 – Marc San Soucie Washington County Board of Commissioners Chair – Andy Duyck Metro President – Tom Hughes Metro Councilor District 4 – Kathryn Harrington State Representative District 27 – [...]

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The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Giving Business Testimonials

The weekly Coffee Connection testimonials are a great way to give kudos to well-deserving businesses and people. The Chamber records and uploads these testimonials to Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest so that the Beaverton community and beyond has the opportunity to hear first-hand about the great service or products these businesses provide. These videos are [...]

Beaverton: OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Development 101 – Demystifying the Development Process Due to unforeseen circumstances, Open for Business has been cancelled at this time. We will be rescheduling as soon as we are able. Apologies! Objective: Navigating the pathway & connecting the pieces to successful business development   Whether you have need for a new sign on the outside [...]

Chamber Goes on Record to Move City Services to the South Office Building

Chamber testifies moving to The Round & South Office Building is a Prudent Financial Decision   Good evening Mayor Doyle and City Councilors. For the record, my name is Lorraine Clarno, President and CEO of the Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce. I am here tonight on behalf of the Chamber’s board of directors and 653 [...]

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