Partner Organizations

Portland U.S. Export Assistance Center Partner Organizations:

Eugene Chamber of Commerce

For over 100 years the Chamber has provided outstanding programs in the areas of business assistance, government affairs, community development and membership services. Whether it is providing a quality training program, hosting an enjoyable networking opportunity or speaking out on a key public policy issue, the Chamber is committed to meeting the needs of the local business community.

Export Council of Oregon and Southwest Washington

The Export Council of Oregon and Southwest Washington is an organization of local leaders whose knowledge of international business provides a source of professional advice to companies seeking to expand international sales. The Council works with the local U.S. Export Assistance Center in Portland.

Oregon International Trade Division

The Business Oregon's goal is to strengthen the state's economy in an effort to put more Oregonians to work in good jobs. We work with the private sector to create an environment that encourages business expansion, creation and relocation; and with local communities to help develop the infrastructure they need to attract business and keep their economy going.

Portland Business Alliance

The Portland Business Alliance serves as your Regional Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Management Organization. It is a private, not-for-profit organization established in 2002 with the mission to ensure economic prosperity in the Portland region by providing strong leadership, partnership, and programs that encourage business growth and vitality.


SEDCOR, the lead economic development agency for Marion and Polk Counties, is a private, non-profit membership organization, composed of over 400 business and community leaders. Its mission is to enhance and diversify the Mid-Willamette Valley area economy.

Software Association of Oregon

The Software Association of Oregon (SAO) fosters an environment that fuels the explosive growth of Oregon’s software industry. Our members enjoy exceptional networking and educational opportunities, critical workforce development programs, and valuable company benefits. Whether you are a start-up software developer, established industry leader, or a provider of services to the industry, your company will benefit from an SAO membership.

Study Oregon

In the spring of 1999, sixteen Oregon institutions of higher education came together to form an international marketing network, STUDY OREGON. These schools, ranging from private language academies and community colleges to public and private universities, joined together because of a common vision of promoting Oregon as a destination for international students. The United States Export Assistance Center, part of the US Department of Commerce, works with Study Oregon to help pursue its goal.