Chamber of Commerce

Get access to business resources, stakeholder membership information, benefits, the chamber event calendar, and the latest updates on local economic development.

Who We Are

The Hood River County Chamber of Commerce dba Visit Hood River (HRCCC|VHR) is a non-profit organization serving our tourism and businesses in the greater Hood River region.

The purpose of Visit Hood River is to inspire and sustain economic vitality and responsible destination management and marketing as stewards of community resources in partnership with local leaders.

Sign Up For Our E-Newsletter

Why Join

The HRCCC|VHR is the strongest business advocacy non-profit organization in the region and we need your support to fulfill our vision and purpose.

Reason 1

Our programs provide your business with continual, year-round support and exposure for a nominal annual investment.

Reason 2

Position your business in front of thousands of qualified residents and travelers visiting VisitHoodRiver.com, a high trafficked website highlighting visitor services, business referrals, special events, and community communications.

Reason 3

Our stakeholder networking opportunities keep you connected with the most current events, activities, promotions, and business advocacy strategies affecting our communities.

Membership Levels

Choose the membership right for you and become a member of Hood River Chamber of Commerce!



  • Tourism business listing on visithoodriver.com


$300 / Year

  • Business directory listing
  • B2B community-wide communications network with business-critical bulletins
  • Invitation to ‘Morning Brew’ and/or ‘After Hours’ networking meetings
  • Invitation to participate in educational and/or advocacy Zoom forums on trending topics
  • Eligible to submit nominations to serve on the board of directors
  • Eligible to vote on the slate of candidates to serve on the board of directors
  • List your business events on the website community calendar
  • Eligible to serve on ad hoc committees and work groups
  • HRCCC|VHR branded stakeholder window cling
  • Link from your business listing to your website (backlink to VisitHoodRiver.com requested)


$500 / Year

Includes all benefits in Bronze level, PLUS:

  • Opportunity for exclusive sponsorships of events and activities
  • Includes custom business listing page on the new Visit Hood River site

(Custom business listing page photography and general content to be provided by the stakeholder. Minor updates will be complimentary. A complete page overhaul will require additional investment.)


$1000 / Year

Includes all benefits in Bronze and Silver levels, PLUS:

  • One stakeholder spotlight post on Facebook and Instagram
  • Marketing investment opportunities on VisitHoodRiver.com

    (Including: sidebar ads, full-width ads, and menu tout ads)

  • Visit Hood River advertising and media leveraged cooperative partnership campaigns in key target markets. These opportunities will be developed within the strategic planning process and may include print (magazine and newspaper), digital, and broadcast on a seasonal and/or annual basis.

Become a member of the Chamber of Commerce

Meet the Board of Directors

Meet the team committed to helping Visit Hood River grow and flourish.

Abigail Elder

City Manager
City of Hood River

Ali McLaughlin

Board Member
The Fruit Company

Arthur Babitz

Ex Officio Member
Hood River County

Brian Crosswhite


Christine Barthmus

Board Member
Chemistry Jewelry

Susan Lutton

Board Member
Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

Corina Farrar

Board Chair
Full Sail Brewing

David Murrell

Past Chair
Double Mountain Brewery

Greg Price

Board Member
Small Business Development Center

Steve Tessmer

Board Member
Columbia Cliff Villas

Sean Cruger

Board Member
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

James Pearrow

Board Member
Historic Hood River Hotel

Doug Stepina

Ex Officio Member
City of Hood River

Mark Zanmiller

Ex Officio Member
City of Hood River

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to stay updated on local happenings, new businesses, and tips for planning your next Hood River adventure!

    Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge Repair Closures: July 8-21, 7PM-7AM Daily
    This is default text for notification bar