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Our Mission

To create an inclusive, world-class innovation economy in Oregon and SW Washington that strengthens our regional technology industry.

Strategic Initiatives

Tech + Members

TAO strives to deliver extraordinary value to our members. We want to get to know our members and provide them with resources, opportunities to connect, and visibility through effortless engagement with our team.

Tech + Talent

TAO aims to scale our talent development by providing thought leadership in key economic areas, engaging our members in conversations around Future of Work, and furthering the conversation around equity and inclusion in our region.

Tech + Place

TAO commits to enabling our region to use data and technology to improve people’s lives. We will foster collaboration and conversation around smart cities and connected regions through conferences and TAO communities.

Tech + Trust

TAO knows that building trust in technology makes the region's economy more resilient. We will work to be a catalyst for innovative, industry-led standards and policies related to data privacy and security.

Our people

The team that makes it happen at TAO


For information on the benefits of joining TAO, please visit the Membership Benefits page. Membership is available for companies in Oregon and SW Washington and rates are based on the number of employees. If you are interested in joining TAO, please complete our brief online application.

View our member directory here.

You can find all upcoming TAO events listed on our Events Calendar. You can also sign up for our Weekly Digest to stay up to date with events, discussions and the latest news.

You may attend most TAO events at the non-member rate. Our Communities and Signature Events are reserved for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member, please fill out this application.

For general inquiries and membership, email us at You can also reach us by phone at 503.228.5401.

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Signature Events

TAO Signature Events

TAO signature events are annual experiences that bring our community together to network, collaborate on innovative solutions, honor accomplishments of people and companies in our region, and have fun!

Techlandia Table of Contents

Learn About Our Region

TECHLANDIA is an online guide created by TAO that showcases Oregon and SW Washington as a global hub for innovation. The interactive magazine features interviews with local technology companies, articles on the latest industry trends, and insights on living and working in our part of the world.