Tourism investments & opportunities in Clackamas County

By admin / July 28, 2023 /

People are traveling in increasing numbers these days. How can local businesses attract them? Our town offers authenticity, history, great food, beautiful attractions, and an accessible location. What’s not to like? What is on the horizon in the county and region that will attract more visitors? An expert panel will share their perspectives and highlights.…

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Who New? Meet Your Newly Elected Officials

By admin / July 11, 2023 /

The phrase “a new broom sweeps clean” was already in John Heywood’s 1546 collection of proverbs and was used figuratively by Shakespeare. At this month’s Forum, we’ll get an introduction to three “new brooms”: our newest County Commissioner, our County Assessor, and our newest City Commissioner. Things sometimes look different from the “inside” view. Join us to see their perspectives,…

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Tolling: Is there an equitable solution?

By admin / May 24, 2023 /

This month, we explore updates on the Tolling project on Interstate 205. Our Speakers are Ms. Della Mosier, Deputy Director of ODOT’s Urban Mobility, to give us the state’s update on the I-205 Tolling project. Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner, will talk about the impact of tolling on this section of I-205. Come and hear…

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Solving Homelessness through Community Partnerships

By Dan Fowler / April 25, 2023 /

On April 25, the Homeless Solutions Coalition of Clackamas County (HSCCC) will share its vision for solving homelessness through strong local partnerships. Join OCBA to learn more about HSCCC’s proposed capital project to build a Navigation Center (Center) in the Two Rivers neighborhood of Oregon City. The proposed Center will offer space to local service…

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Major Economic Opportunities in Oregon City’s North-End

By admin / April 3, 2023 /

For two decades, this City has had a vision for the North End of its downtown district. A key component in that downtown mixed-use development district is the Rossman landfill. For the last three years, Summit Development Group has partnered with this community to help advance that twenty-year vision and to show how the landfill…

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Housing: Density, Sprawl, or Homelessness – Choose One

By admin / March 6, 2023 /

Oregon is in a housing crisis. A recent State report showed that Oregon needs to create over 550,000 new housing units over the next 20 years. One-third of these need to be affordable to first-time home buyers and renters, many of whom already have to pay rents exceeding 50% of their income. The entire land-use…

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Catch the Latest News From The Leaders of Oregon City

By admin / February 6, 2023 /

We are excited to have Tony Konkol, City Manager for Oregon City, and James Graham, City Economic Development Manager for Oregon City, share their vision and strategies on OC’s Economic Development plans for 2023. Oregon City has several large-scale projects in the pipeline for breaking ground in the near foreseeable future, and we are on…

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The Current and Future States of Health Care

By admin / November 29, 2022 /

Brad Henry, chief executive of Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, will discuss the current state of health care across Oregon and the impacts on the hospital, local businesses, and the community. Brad will share his thoughts on how Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center supports our community during these challenging times and expands to meet our…

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Can we Safeguard our Clean Water?

By admin / October 30, 2022 /

Our nation is at a crossroads. Deteriorating infrastructure, exacerbated by climate challenges such as droughts, floods, and wildfires, is impeding our ability to compete in a thriving global economy. We want to know what our county’s wastewater treatment services provider is doing to build a resilient, clean water future where people and businesses benefit, and our…

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The Future of CCC: Higher Ed in a Post Pandemic World

By admin / September 28, 2022 /

How learning happens has changed and continues to evolve as our community and workforce needs change. Come hear about how education is changing in and out of the classroom, how buildings are evolving, and what skills are needed to thrive in our new workplace environment.  Speaker Tim Cook– President of Clackamas Community College Dr. Tim Cook…

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Previous Forums

PGE: Leaders in new smart technology. What’s Next?

Breakthroughs in Homeless Solutions

Business of the County 2024

Oregon’s Economy: Recent Performance, Outlook, and Risks

What’s New in West Linn?

2023 Highlights: 2024 Priorities

Investing in Clackamas County’s Future

One Water Summit: Charting a path for our shared-water future

To Your Health!

The Silver Tsunami: Are We Ready?

Tourism investments & opportunities in Clackamas County

Who New? Meet Your Newly Elected Officials

Tolling: Is there an equitable solution?

Solving Homelessness through Community Partnerships

Major Economic Opportunities in Oregon City’s North-End

Housing: Density, Sprawl, or Homelessness – Choose One

Catch the Latest News From The Leaders of Oregon City

The Current and Future States of Health Care

Can we Safeguard our Clean Water?

The Future of CCC: Higher Ed in a Post Pandemic World

Will Real Estate ever be “Real” again?

Working together to make a difference on the Homeless front

2022 Travel Trends: At Home, Nearby, and Beyond

Why Can’t I Get What I Want?

The Origin and Future of our Tight Labor Market

The Future of Work

Catch the Latest (News) from the Leaders of Oregon City

What the Toll is going on with the I-205 Project?

Is the Falls Project moving?

A Vibrant North End Community

Urban Renewal – Does it work?

Reopening OC: Challenges and Opportunities

Good-bye 2020: Oregon City going forward into 2021!

Clackamas County – What to Expect in 2021

OC’s Northern Lights Shine

What’s Metro Up To Now?

CBX Business Broadband Expansion Grant Support

Legislative Update: From Pandemic to Protests, what’s next?

Greater Portland Inc Presentation Slideshow and Video

Crisis: Land Use Laws and Homelessness

What’s up with OZ (Opportunity Zones)?

Live! From Salem!

Creative Solutions for Workforce Challenges

Tourism on the Water!

Is Clackamas Workforce Future-Ready?

The Business of Homelessness

Preparing for the Worst: Are we Ready?

Capitalizing on Economic Opportunities in Oregon City

Learn how to grow your business with CCC’s help

The Road Ahead 2018: The Conversation Continues

Everyone wants better schools, so … ?

Is it really all about jobs?

Craft Beer Renaissance in Oregon City!

OCBA May 2016 Forum – “Marijuana: OC Policies & Policing”

Whitewater Park Presentation Video

Oregon City Business Alliance

Nov1 University of Oregon Economic Indicators

Following the Recession, Job Growth Strongest in Industries Paying $50,000+

The Businomics Newsletter Solid Economic Growth

Growth is not inevitable – or is it?