Columbia Gorge Region
The Columbia Gorge region is a thriving hub of recreational, industrial and diverse industries. An increasing number of breweries, clothing, outdoor gear, high tech and clean tech companies call the area home.
Read about these successful companies and projects in the region:
Business Oregon and its economic development partners work with local companies to spur job growth and retention in each region of the state.
Carolyn Meece, Business Development Officer
(Hood River, Multnomah, Sherman and Wasco counties)
Shanna Bailey, Regional Coordinator
(Hood River, Sherman and Wasco counties)
Nate Stice, Regional Coordinator
Columbia River Economic Development Corp.
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District
Additional economic development partners in the region
Port of Cascade Locks
Port of Hood River
Port of The Dalles
Public Higher Education
Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles and Hood River locations
Additional educational institutions