Corvallis Benton Economic Development

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Helping Businesses Innovate, Grow and Thrive.
Helping businesses innovate, grow and thrive in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Serving a diverse business population, ranging from high tech, food and beverage, and advanced engineering.

Key Industries

Clusters of high tech,  food and beverage, and advanced engineering firms are here. Click here to view all our industries.

Metrics for Success

Your business thrives on data, and so do we. View the latest regional metrics and macro-trends online.

Recent News

Amazing things are happening in our region. Click here to read all about our companies.

From the Mid-Valley to the World

In Corvallis and Benton County, success is built from the ground up, starting with partnerships among business, government and civic leaders. We’re all working toward the same goal: economic prosperity for the entire mid-valley region. With strong communities focused on healthy lifestyles and top-notch education, the region is ideal for businesses looking to hire or relocate a workforce. And the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Corvallis and Benton County, thanks to the support and investment from our partners at Oregon State University. Let us introduce you to a region that has rediscovered its strengths and forged the partnerships that will help you create success.

Best College Towns in the USA

2016

Most Innovative City

2011

Best College Towns USA

2016

OSU Ranks TOP 1% Worldwide Universities

2016, 2017

Oregon's #1 Start-up Hub

Safest City for Avoiding Natural Disasters

2014

#11 Best Small Places for Business & Careers

2014

Traded Sector

Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Officer explains why traded sector businesses are so crucial for a thriving community.

Featured New Stories

Amazing things are happeing in our region.  Click on the articles to read more.
The best small cities to start a small business

The best small cities to start a small business

America has become the veritable poster child of the startup era. It’s hard to look at the surge of self-made billionaires across all industries within the US and their humble startup beginnings and not feel a certain amount of awe. Things around here show no sign of...

Craft Beverage Industry Growing Fast

Craft Beverage Industry Growing Fast

Article published in the Gazettte Times by: BENNETT HALL Corvallis Gazette-Times Apr 24, 2018 Updated Apr 24, 2018   The craft alcoholic beverage industry — from beer and wine to cider and spirits — is emerging as a new focal point in the Benton County economy, local...

Oregon’s small-nuke company wins $40M federal grant

Oregon’s small-nuke company wins $40M federal grant

By Pete Danko – Staff Reporter, Portland Business Journal Apr 27, 2018, 12:23pm PDTUpdatedApr 27, 2018, 1:33pm NuScale Power LLC, the small-scale nuclear power company founded in Corvallis, has won a $40 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy. The company...

“The Corvallis Benton County Economic Development Office has been instrumental in coordinating the continuing growth of 2 Towns Ciderhouse."

-Aaron Sarnoff-Wood, Co-Founder
2 Towns Ciderhouse

Economic Developoment Team

Reach out to us today to get the help you need to grow, to relocate or to get the news out about your business.
Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson

Economic Development Manager.

Read more about Tom by clicking on this link. 

Phone: 541-766-6339
Email: tom.nelson@corvallisoregon.com

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Our economic developoment officers are here to help your buisness grow, and thrive.  Send us your information so we can get in contact with you.