OEC’s membership is mostly comprised of small to medium sized businesses in in rural and underserved parts of Oregon. Especially in these rural communities, OEC chapters are often the only business membership organization in the area.

Local chapters are able to quickly identify and fill workforce needs within their communities, including business trainings, scholarships, career fairs, and donations that provide much needed services to veterans, students, and other individuals returning to the workforce.

OEC also has strong partnerships with government agencies making it a cost effective and efficient way for government organizations to provide businesses with services and information.

Whether it is providing veterans with gas cards or educating small businesses on healthcare law changes, OEC offers low cost and high impact services to local business communities across the State of Oregon.