The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce Website had 352,870 page views in 2016 reaching communities and markets well beyond the Columbia River Gorge.

In 2016 our website had 71,271 users from North America alone which is no small feat for a small town chamber of commerce.

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce

Who Are We?

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization that gets things done – things that you and your company can’t do alone.  Chamber membership is an investment in your company’s future and the vitality of the community.

Our diverse membership represents the entire community with members from business and industry, civic and non-profit organizations, social service agencies, education, government, home-based businesses and individuals.  Nearly 500 members representing 2,000 individuals believe that Chamber membership is an important component to business growth, job development, and a healthy economy.

The Chamber and its activities are managed by the President/CEO and a professional staff under the leadership of a 17 member Board of Directors, who serve on a voluntary basis and are elected by the Membership. Through countless volunteer hours, members accomplish much of the work of the Chamber by serving on committees and task forces.


Mission & Strategic Objectives


To provide value to our members through advocacy and leadership, promoting a positive environment for business, tourism, community, and education. By being the voice of business, promoting collaboration and helping members grow.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to advance agricultural, professional, commercial, industrial, civic, tourism and general interest of The Dalles area and region.

Strategic Objectives

  • Strengthen the Economy of the Chamber Area
  • Represent Business’s Interests
  • Taking Political Action
  • Promoting Business
  • Providing Networking Options
  • Promote Tourism in The Dalles Area