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Networking Opportunities

Opportunities for you to network with other businesses. Many of these organizations are membership based.

Latino Built

Non-profit trade association serving Latino(a) business owners and entrepreneurs in Construction. Membership includes construction project opportunities, technical assistance, 1:1 advising, networking, and professional provider referrals.

Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)

MBDA assists existing minority-owned businesses create strategic plans toward increasing revenue. Assist businesses with contract opportunities within the local, state and federal government.

National Association of Minority Owned Contractors – Oregon Chapter (NAMC)

NAMC is a non-profit organization that has been in existence since 1969 providing support for construction businesses owned by people of color.

Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) Networking

OAME members gather for large bi-monthly networking meetings to promote business growth. Contractors, Architects, Engineers, & Professional Technical (CAEPT) Networking — 2nd Friday of the month. Coffee & Issues Forum — Last Fridays. Both at 7:30am.

Oregon Entrepreneurs Network

OEN helps entrepreneurs start up and scale up by connecting them to peers and mentors, startup funding opportunities, and hands-on training.

Partners in Diversity

Aims to attract, retain and develop diversity influencers and professionals of color in Oregon and SW Washington by offering educational programs, a career center and resources for CEOs, human resources professionals and diversity influencers.

Professional Business Development Group (PBDG)

PBDG serves minority and/or women owned business in the construction field providing monthly membership meeting, trainings, IDA, mentoring, networking events, technical assistance, and government contracts.