Building a strong economy with good jobs
The well-being of a community depends largely on its economic health, and the Eugene Chamber is committed to enhancing the prosperity of our region through our economic development and job-creation efforts. The Chamber’s economic development strategies build on regional strengths, focusing on supporting businesses in four primary areas: business retention/expansion (BRE), building local business sectors, business recruitment, and entrepreneurship/innovation.
In addition, the Eugene Chamber is a partner in local economic development efforts such as RAIN Eugene, Lane County Sector Strategies Team, the Willamette Angels, the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene, and Downtown Eugene, Inc.
These strategies work together to improve the business climate and make Eugene a great place to start, expand, or locate a business.
Our strategic initiatives drive our economic development and job creation efforts. read more
Business Retention and Expansion
The Eugene Chamber’s Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Program focuses on businesses that are already here employing community members and contributing to the region’s economic health.
Our current projects include sector strategy work including food and beverage manufacturing, workforce, and entrepreneurial support. read more
Our recent accomplishments include working to bring Avago / Broadcom to Eugene and securing 942 Olive as an exciting new hub for entrepreneurship and innovation. read more
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