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Unique Services

Building Relationships and Making Connections:

We host 80+ networking events each year. That’s lots of chances for you to make professional connections with potential business partners or clients. We also offer a range of opportunities for professional and business development at forums and seminars with a wide array of guest speakers, and our 9-month leadership programs. Members and their employees receive exclusive discounts to most programs and events. 


Business Advocacy

The Albany Area Chamber believes that Standing Up for Business is one of the most important things we do. The Chamber is working on your behalf at the city, county, state, and federal levels. As we recover from the major economic shock brought on by the pandemic, we are committed to working with policymakers at every level of government to rebuild a thriving region. 

In addition to our role as a policy advocate, we are a convener and community partner. Bringing people together on issues and concerns of businesses and the community. 


Chamber Dollars

Chamber Dollars may be purchased by contacting the chamber office and may be spent/used at Albany Area Chamber member businesses. They are a wonderful way for anyone to give gifts for birthdays, holidays, wedding gifts, bonuses, employee incentives, etc. The recipients choose from a wide variety of businesses that accept them just like cash/check. 

NOTE: We only accept cash or check payment.


Certificates of Origin

A certificate of origin certifies the country where the goods originated, it may be required by the government of the country where your goods are imported. It's also frequently used to determine how much duty the importer will pay to bring in your goods. This service is exclusively offered to Albany Area Chamber members only.


Friday Finds

Do you have a new product, hosting an event, hiring employees, or other opportunities? Friday Finds allow you to reach over 2000 business leaders via an email blast.

$50 per email blast for members only. Please contact Jorden at or call 541-926-1517 for more details.

High School Scholarships

High School Scholarships

The Albany Area Chamber awards up to four $1,500 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors from South Albany, West Albany, Albany Options and Santiam Christian High Schools. Applicants must be the child or under the guardianship of an Albany Area Chamber member. Applications are available at the Chamber office, at the four High Schools, or you may download the application by clicking the link below.

relocation packet

Relocation Packets

Be the first business a potential resident or business learns about. The Chamber mails and hands out relocation packets throughout the year. As a member you may provide brochures and other business information to be included in the packets for a nominal fee.

ribbon cutting

Ribbon Cuttings

New member businesses enjoy the opportunity for a Chamber ribbon cutting during their first year of membership! These require at least two weeks’ notice for scheduling. Held Monday through Friday, at the business location. Chamber Ambassadors attend this event, bringing the ribbon cutting scissors, congratulations banner and red ribbon. Photos will appear in the Chamber Network, broadcast emails, and social media postings.


Sponsorships are a Win-Win

As a member, you get to highlight your brand and support for the business community. The business community gets access to the events and information they need to grow and thrive. Sponsors have the opportunity to get their business name in front of thousands of business and community leaders. 

For more information contact Janet Steele, President/CEO.


The Chamber Network

Published monthly and emailed to over 2000 business and community members the newsletter contains up-to date information about programs, events, sponsors, business highlights, policy positions, new member information, etc.