Why Invest In GPI?GPI is the region's premier public / private partnership that unites business leaders and elected officials from every corner of our seven-county Greater Portland region. GPI convenes the entire region to promote our collective strengths, capitalize on economic opportunities and cultivate new markets that grow our regional economic prosperity.
These things do not happen without regional support. As an Investor, you have the opportunity to shape and drive Greater Portland's economic strategy while positioning the region to compete globally.
Interested in learning more? Contact Cara Rene, vice president of stakeholder relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-445-8065.
Investment in GPI Provides ReturnsFOR THE REGION
Your investment in GPI is an investment in the entire region’s future. GPI's mission to build a world-class economy in Greater Portland through business expansion, business recruitment and high-quality job growth is one of the most powerful ways to address today’s greatest social challenges and transform our region's communities.
FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION
GPI helps create business opportunities for your organization by connecting you with supply chain partners, customers and new markets. Whether your business is in metals & machinery, software & IT, clean tech or athletic & outdoor, you will benefit from increased regional exposure and connections to workforce and talent. You'll also have a chance to participate in recruiting and welcoming new businesses to the Portland-Vancouver region.
GPI is a strong platform for leveraging your thought leadership and contributing your unique expertise to shape the region’s economic future. Through your investment in GPI, you also have the opportunity to efficiently forge relationships throughout the region with GPI's numerous partners in a variety of sectors, including: business, higher education, workforce development and regional cities, counties, ports and other governmental entities.
Investor BenefitsOrganizations that invest in GPI share a strong belief in building a vibrant economy through the recruitment and expansion of businesses and jobs to our region. GPI works diligently to market the business strengths of all of the communities of Greater Portland to the world, and our Investors play a vital role in helping to position the region as a top location for high-quality jobs and innovation. Together, we are uniting the region in order to enhance our global competitiveness.
Investors have the chance to:
- Serve as advisors to the GPI staff and Board of Directors
- Build relationships with fellow investors
- Join GPI on outbound marketing missions
- Collaborate on recruitment and retention leads with GPI
- Host meetings for recruitment prospects and regional CEOs
- Serve as a resource for businesses who are considering Greater Portland
- Supplement GPI’s database of regional business leaders
- Provide examples of regional business innovation and success
- Coordinate speaking opportunities with target audiences for GPI