Advocacy in Action
Cultivating relationships to elevate the collective voices of Central Oregon businesses.
Whether reviewing local city ordinances and development codes or weighing in on legislative proposals in Salem, the Chamber has an active and effective advocacy program. Our guiding policy principles, set by the Chamber Board of Directors, include:
Increasing the supply of affordable and attainable housing to support Bend’s growing population.
Economic vitality, workforce development and innovation that lead to a vibrant business community.
Diversity & Inclusion
A diverse, equitable and inclusive chamber membership, workforce and business community.
Transportation & Infrastructure
Support for transportation and infrastructure projects to alleviate traffic congestion and plan for future growth.
Access to affordable, high-quality child care for infants, toddlers and preschool age children.
A thoughtful balance between environmental sustainability and economic health.