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.

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!

Basic

Free

  • Tourism business listing on visithoodriver.com

Bronze

$300 / Year

  • Business directory listing
  • B2B community-wide communications network with business-critical bulletins
  • Invitation to ‘Morning Brew’ and/or ‘After Hours’ networking meetings
  • Eligible to feature goods and services on the Visit Hood River online marketplace
  • 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)

Silver

$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.)

Gold

$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

Fill out the form below and learn more about joining the cause. We look forward to connecting!

    Meet the Board of Directors

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

    Christine Barthmus

    Elected Director
    Chemistry Jewelry

    Craig Bowder

    Elected Director
    Key Bank Inc.

    Joseph Brice

    Elected Director
    Hampton Inn

    Jeremy Duncan

    Vice Chair - Elected Director
    Hood River Hotel

    Corina Farrar

    Chair - Elected Director
    Evoke Winery

    Chuck Hinman

    Elected Director
    Best Western Plus HR Inn

    Sean Cruger

    Elected Director
    Providence HR Memorial Hospital

    Don Loop

    Elected Director
    Stave and Stone Winery

    Ali McLaughlin

    Elected Director
    Mtn. Barrel

    Jan Meyer

    Elected Director
    Art of Community

    David Murrell

    Sec/Treas - Elected Director
    Double Mountain Brewery

    Francisco Ojeda

    Elected Director
    Lavender Valley

    Grant Polson

    Elected Director
    Westcliff Lodge

    Rachael Fuller

    Ex Officio
    City of Hood River

    Genevieve Scholl

    Ex Officio
    Port of Hood River

    Gordan Zimmerman

    Ex Officio
    City of Cascade Locks

    Arthur Babitz

    Ex Officio
    Hood River County

    Katie Kadlub Riss

    Executive Director
    Visit Hood River

    Mary Ellen Holmes

    Visitor Center Manager
    Visit Hood River

    Alana Hughson

    VHR contractor
    Visit Hood River

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