Why Eugene?

Conducting business in the past several years has certainly proved to be challenging. The Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to take a look at the ten reasons to remain optimistic about our community’s economic recovery.

  • Local companies are still growing. Even in these times, several local employers continue to thrive.
  • The region’s medical sector continues its dynamic growth.
  • The University of Oregon continues its role as the engine that drives the local economy.
  • Eugene solidified its role as Track Town USA.
  • A local utility is relocated and creating new opportunities for downtown Eugene in the process.
  • The community continues its commitment to a healthy downtown.
  • Eugene/Springfield continues to shine as the retail center for the Southern Willamette Valley.
  • There is a new energy surrounding entrepreneurial development in Eugene/Springfield.
  • And finally, The Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce is stronger than ever and positioned to help lead the way for the region’s economic recovery.