Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings in the Gresham Area
Opening your new business is an exciting time and we would love to share your enthusiasm and help you spread the word. The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce exists to help locally owned and operated businesses thrive and grow through advocating, educating, and collaborating.
Past Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings in the Gresham Oregon Area
2022 3rd Quarter Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings
2022 2nd Quarter Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings
2022 1st Quarter Ribbon Cuttings and Grand Openings
Expand Your Circle
Network and grow your business with the over 220 annual events and opportunities to expand your circle.
- Friday AM Networking Events Weekly
- Monthly Business & Leaders Luncheons
- Monthly Try Local First Events
- Annual Economic Summit Event
- Annual Leadership Academy
The City of Gresham and surrounding area is a great place to own a business. You can even apply for your business permit online or even renew it annually.
There are a few exceptions that include marijuana businesses and short-term rentals.
For these business licenses you will need to reach out to the City directly at 503-618-2370. You can also visit the City of Gresham Business License Department in person on the first floor of City Hall located at 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham OR 97030.
Being an entrepreneur is difficult work. The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center works hard to provide the resources and connections that make your journey easier and more successful.
Review the Event Calendar and review the regular and varied networking and educational opportunities.
Many business owners are preoccupied with the daily operations of their local Gresham business and as a result often don't make time to advocate for their industry or neighbor businesses. The Gresham Chamber works regularly to advocate on behalf of local businesses.
Avocation is one of the leading reasons many choose to support the chamber with membership. Members receive regular newsletters with details and opportunities for your business.
Every month the Chamber staff coordinates a variety of opportunities for growth and development for business owners and operators.
For instance, Chamber 101 is one of the most popular Chamber events that help you to maximize your membership with tips, tricks, and reminders.
Bringing people together is what the Chamber does best. The Chamber staff assisted by the Gresham Area Ambassadors coordinate a weekly networking event at a different member business each week.
Quarterly a Speed Networking Event is also held. This popular networking event provides the opportunity to share your elevator speech with 15-20 new business owners and decision makers.
New or Established Businesses
No matter the size of your business or how long you have been in operation, the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce can help you be more profitable and connect with your community. Many members site the support of other local business owners and operators as the best unexpected surprise when becoming a member.
Gresham Area Businesses Grand Openings and Ribbon Cuttings
Learn more about networking and growing your business in the Gresham area from the Chamber of Commerce. Through our mission to advocate, educate, and collaborate, our team and volunteers encourage and enable you to thrive. Economic development resources and the Gresham area business community is here to support you. Reach out for more information and to get answers to all your questions.