Corvallis Benton Economic Development

Helping grow businesses in the Mid-Willamette Valley.
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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.
Cider Maker Stays Close to Home

Cider Maker Stays Close to Home

2 Towns Ciderhouse is putting down roots. Launched in a Corvallis mini-storage unit in 2010, the fast-growing company has already moved its headquarters three times as it scrambles to keep pace with surging demand for its hard apple cider. But Lee Larsen, the...

#Eclipse2017 What To Expect

#Eclipse2017 What To Expect

One of nature’s most incredible — and rarest — sights is coming to Oregon. On August 21, 2017, the state will be treated to a total solar eclipse, a rare celestial event in which the moon passes in front of the sun and completely blocks its light, briefly turning...

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria raises another $1.5 million from OAF

Inpria, one of the first of now 40 ONAMI Gap Fund startup companies, has just announced that it's raised $1.45 million from the Oregon Angel Fund. OAF is a collection of local investors backing early-stage startups. Oregon startups typically start with small, local...

“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.