TAO Benefits

Explore the unique programs and benefits tailored for members of our technology membership association, designed to boost your professional and business growth in the tech industry.

"Skip and the entire TAO community have been incredible advocates offering support for us throughout our journey. Making connections to other startups and investors, sharing best practices, and hosting events to help our team grow and feel a part of a community – the Technology Association of Oregon has been a hugely valuable local resource for our EasyHome family."

Sean Kennedy

Founder/CEO, EasyHome, Inc.

"TAO is at the forefront of important conversations that impact tech companies at the state and local level. TAO raises awareness about issues, engages directly with community leaders and politicians, and helps the tech community align in order to have a unified impact on decisions that affect us."

Peggy Miller

CEO, PacStar

"TAO provides me with a space to amplify my voice, my stories, my concerns and to be connected to folks who have a deep desire to connect with my values."

Blaire Hervey

Sales Productivity & Readiness Lead, AWS

"Partnering with TAO helped RFPIO connect with the Portland tech community, significantly raising visibility of our work and company, and helping to fuel our growth."

Ganesh Shankar

Co-Founder & CEO, RFPIO

"TAO is a strong advocate and voice for the technology community at a state and local level, and works tirelessly to bring our ecosystem at large together. JLL is proud to partner with TAO for the past two decades, collectively supporting and connecting tech industry leaders from around the region."

Eric Turner

Managing Director, JLL

Curious about becoming a TAO member?

Find quick answers to common queries about our programs, events, and membership.

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Why should I join TAO?

Joining TAO brings your company into a community of 450+ like-minded companies and provides your employees access to membership benefits. These include access to exclusive events, sponsorship opportunities, business resources, industry connections, networking opportunities, a supportive community, and more1.

What is the cost of a TAO membership?

Membership and Organizational Partnership in TAO is by company and divided into four categories: Technology & Tech-Enabled Service Providers, Nonprofit, Education, Government and Industry Partners, Individual Membership, and Students. The rates are based on the number of full-time Oregon and Southwest Washington employees. You can view the pricing details here.

My company is a TAO member - does that make me a TAO member too?

Yes, every employee of a member company is recognized as a member of TAO, and can enjoy the membership benefits.

How do I check the status of my membership?

You can contact TAO at ashley.kmiecik@techoregon.org or call them at (503) 210 9789 to check the status of your membership

Does TAO offer sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, TAO offers various strategic opportunities for sponsors to gain visibility and engage with industry leaders, peers, and potential clients. You can sign up here or contact Ashley Kmiecik at membership@techoregon.org for more information.

Can I attend a TAO event before I become a member?

Anyone may attend TAO Community Events and Special Events at the non-member rate. The Committees and Signature Events are reserved for members only. If you are interested in becoming a member, you can fill out this application.

As a TAO member, do I get access to the TAO Health Plan?

Yes, as a TAO member, you can save money with healthcare and 401(k) benefit offerings. You can learn more about the TAO Health Plan here.

How do I become a TAO blog contributor?

If you are interested in becoming a TAO blog contributor, you can contact TAO at info@techoregon.org or call them at (503) 210 9789. You can also check out some of the existing blog posts here.

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