TEAM Oregon

TEAM Oregon is a coalition of Business Oregon and local/regional economic development organizations in the state supported by OEDA. The TEAM model is an effective way for organizations large and small, rural and urban – to leveraged focused resources to create more proactive and strategic retention, expansion and recruitment efforts. Strategically positioned to support the industry in our local communities, together, we send a strong message to out-of-state companies that Oregon is open for business and offers many competitive advantages to support their success.  The TEAM leverage resources and investments to deliver a solid program of activities from July – June each year.

Advanced Manufacturing

Team Oregon Manufacturing markets Oregon’s advantages as a location for Advanced Manufacturing. The team identifies growing and expanding advanced manufacturers, develop relationships and generate business recruitment leads. At the same time, we support our existing manufacturers by connecting them to opportunities, developing resources, and addressing industry challenges. The team recruits companies to fill strategic missing niches in the supply chain and attract buyers and suppliers to support Oregon companies. Through its multipronged efforts, we collect industry data and valuable resources recruit, retain and expand the multi-million dollar advanced manufacturing industry in Oregon. This year’s program will focus on qualified lead generation, site selector meetings, tradeshow participation and training, professional development, resource mining, and many other activities.


TEAM Oregon Advanced Manufacturing Membership

Any organization meeting the TEAMs membership criteria is welcome to join. OEDA Members can join the team for an investment of $1,500 and non-members, for $2,000. The participation fee does not cover travel, most show admissions, some team gear, etc.

Contact Renate Mengelberg for more details.

Food Processing

TEAM Oregon Food Processing aggressively promotes retention, expansion and recruitment of food processing and related traded sector companies in Oregon. Oregon is the nation’s premiere environment where food processors and their supply chain can thrive. Join the food processing team to connect directly to resources available through other TEAM members such as Oregon Department of Agriculture and Business Oregon.

Other benefits include:

  • Attend targeted food processor shows
  • Strategic industry data and data report
  • Private business sponsorship opportunities at premier Oregon reception including exclusive offer for Oregon companies to showcase product
  • Booth share program at Natural Products Expo West

Cost is $1,000 for OEDA members, $1,500 for non-members.

Contact Melissa Rogers for more details.

Melissa Rogers

Portland General Electric - Business Development Specialist

(503) 464-7694