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 business Stakeholders 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.

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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 Stakeholder 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

    Past Chair
    Chemistry Jewelry

    Susan Lutton

    Board Member
    Best Western Plus Hood River Inn

    Corina Farrar

    Board Member
    Full Sail Brewing

    David Murrell

    Board Chair
    Double Mountain Brewery

    Elizabeth Rovianek

    Board Member
    Peachey Davies, & Myers, P.C.

    Greg Price

    Board Member
    Small Business Development Center

    Steve Tessmer

    Board Member
    Columbia Cliff Villas

    Kristi Chapman

    Ex Officio Member
    Port of Hood River

    Sean Cruger

    Board Member
    Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

    James Pearrow

    Board Member
    Historic Hood River Hotel

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