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Why Join TAO?

Want exclusive access to events, visibility for your business, and a supportive community of tech enthusiasts?

Stay on the cutting edge of the tech industry

When you join TAO, you become part of a community of more than 450 local companies who love tech and are passionate about making Oregon & SW Washington the best place to grow a tech company. We equip our members with resources, connections, and opportunities to foster innovation and impact—here and around the world. Through membership, you gain a forum for business development and civic engagement, opportunities for professional development and access to influential thought leaders.

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Who should join?

Charmaine Guillory

Technology start-ups and early-stage companies

Dan Vetras

Growth technology companies


Established technology companies

Technology-enabled manufacturing and hardware companies

IT and development departments in non-tech companies

Companies and organizations that provide services to the technology industry

Benefits of membership

Networking opportunities:

Join a community of 450+ member companies and make valuable industry connections through TAO professional networks and our online member-only Tech Oregon Community

Professional development + fun:

Receive exclusive invitations and free or discounted pricing to the 130+ events TAO organizes each year

Visibility through TAO:

Let us help you tell your company’s story and gain visibility through marketing and PR opportunities

Advocacy on your behalf:

Gain access to elected officials and policymakers and stay up-to-date on important legislation

Resources for your business:

Benefit from industry partnerships and save your company money with our 401(K) and healthcare plans

Member discounts:

Access the TAO Member Portal to receive special member discounts and promote your products in our Member Marketplace

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Membership structure & pricing

Membership and organizational partnership in Technology Association of Oregon is by company and divided into four categories:

  • Technology & Tech-Enabled
  • Service Providers
  • Community Affiliates
  • Individual Memberships

Every employee of a member company is recognized as a member of the Technology Association of Oregon, therefore rates are based on the number of full-time Oregon and Southwest Washington employees

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