Developing Public Policy Recommendations Through Member-led Councils Providing Services Through CompSAFE, HealthChoice and other Partners Helping The Business Community Organize to be More Effective Politically

Analyzing the Revenue Forecast

Last week’s revenue forecast from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis closed the books on the 2015-17 biennium, triggered “kicker” tax refunds and underscored the flaws in Oregon’s current fiscal system.

Strategic Planning Starts

OBI has engaged the North Highland consulting group to lead a member-driven strategic-planning process. OBI members will have an opportunity to provide feedback through surveys, interviews and focus groups.

Statesman Dinner

Keynote speaker Susan O’Malley and Statesman of the Year Paul Stewart will highlight this year’s Statesman Dinner, October 10 at the Oregon Convention Center. Click below for information on reserving a table.

OBI Mission

OBI exists to strengthen Oregon’s economy in order to achieve a healthy, prosperous and competitive Oregon for the benefit of present and future generations.

Oregon Prosperity Project

Every day, government actions influence the quality of life for Oregonians. The Oregon Prosperity Project helps educate Oregonians about important economic issues and engage them in the political process.

Retail National Convention

About 150 retail advocates from across the nation gathered in Oregon to discuss legal, technological, regulatory and economic issues affecting retailers.

Statesman of the Year

Paul Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sky Lakes Medical Center, will be presented the 2017 Statesman of the Year Award for his leadership role in Klamath Works and other community activities.