Business Support Resources

Industry Associations

Associated Oregon Industries (AOI)

1149 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-4030
Phone: 503-588-0050
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AOI represents its members before the legislature and state agencies for issues relating to: education and workforce development, employment practices, environment and energy, health care, retail, fiscal policy and transportation.

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Cascade Chapter

11160 SW Durham Lane, Suite 7
McMinnville, OR 97128
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The association represents the views of the unmanned systems and robotics community and supports the development and advancement of UAS technology in a safe and responsible manner, while respecting existing privacy laws and ensuring transparency and accountability.

Oregon Bioscience Association

2828 SW Corbett Ave, Ste 115
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503-548-4432
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Provide workforce development, advocacy and business services for the state's biotechnology companies, research institutions and service providers.


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A coalition of companies and interest groups engaged in the electric vehicle industry and transportation electrification.

Manufacturing 21 Coalition (MFG 21)

1100 SW Sixth Avenue, Suite 1425
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-802-4101
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A private-public partnership that advocates for Oregon and Southwest Washington's manufacturing economy.

Northwest Energy Efficiency Council

605 First Ave, Ste 401
Seattle, WA 98104
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A business association of the energy efficiency industry.

Northwest Environmental Business Council

620 SW Fifth Ave., Ste 1008
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-227-6361
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A non-profit trade association advocating for science-based regulation.

Northwest Food Processors Association

8338 NE Alderwood Road, Suite 160
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: 503-327-2200
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Represents the interests of food processors in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN)

29751 SW Town Center Loop W.
Wilsonville, OR 97070
Phone: 503-682-5089
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A non-profit trade association that represents more than 1,400 individual nursery stock producers, retailers, landscapers and related companies serving the nursery and greenhouse industry.

Oregon Creative Industries

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Promoting sustainable growth and business development for companies and individuals working as part of Oregon's Creative Economy.

Oregon Forest Industries Council (OFIC)

PO Box 12826
Salem, OR 97309
Phone: 503-371-2942
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A trade association representing Oregon forestland owners and forest products manufacturing-related firms.

Association of Oregon Loggers

P.O. Box 12339
Salem, OR 97309
Phone: 503-364-1330
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A trade association providing business services to contract logging firms and related businesses.

Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP)

20175 NW AmberGlen Court, Suite 100
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: 503-821-1300
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OMEP helps Oregon manufacturers reduce costs, increase sales and create jobs by becoming more competitive and productive in the global marketplace.

Oregon Small Wind Energy Association

11124 NE Halsey
PMB 634
Portland, OR 97220
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A non-profit organization poised to become the leading advocate for the small and distributed wind energy industry in Oregon.

Oregon Small Woodlands Association

187 High Street NE, Suite 208
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-588-1813
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A member-based association that represents small woodland owners in Oregon

Oregon Solar Energy Industries Association (OSEIA)

PO Box 14927
Portland, OR 97293-0927
Phone: 503-853-5804
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State trade group exclusively focused on the solar energy cluster

Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET)

PO Box 8626
Portland, OR 97207-8626
Phone: 503-224-1966
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Part of the Oregon InC portfolio, OWET is a nonprofit public-private partnership whose mission is to support the responsible development of wave energy in Oregon. OWET emphasizes an inclusive, collaborative model to ensure that Oregon maintains its competitive advantage and maximizes the economic development potential of this emerging industry. Work includes stakeholder outreach and education, policy development, environmental assessment, applied research and market development.

Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC)

PO Box 1379
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 888-701-7632
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PNDC is the non-profit trade association for Pacific Northwest defense and security industry businesses. Our mission is to bring more defense & security contracts to the Pacific Northwest and to support the supply chain for these companies, thereby helping create, grow, and diversify business development opportunities for a wide range of Oregon and Washington companies. PNDC's 300+ member companies range from large Fortune 100 companies to small machine shops and support the supply chain in aerospace, unmanned systems, advanced manufacturing, medical devices, tactical equipment, information technology, maritime defense, homeland security, space exploration, and more.

Renewable Northwest Project (RNP)

917 SW Oak St., Suite 303
Portland, OR 97205-2806
Phone: 503-223-4544
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Promotes the implementation of environmentally responsible renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal and wave energy, in the Northwest.

Technology Association of Oregon

222 NW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: 503-228-5401
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Trade association dedicated solely to supporting the success of Oregon's software and technology industries.

Travel Oregon

319 SW Washington St, Suite 700
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-967-1560
Toll Free: 1-800-547-7842
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The state's lead tourism agency overseeing travel and hospitality industry organizations and programs. Headquarters are in Salem at 250 Church Street SE, Suite 100, Salem 97301.