Orcas Island Chamber Membership



The mission of the Orcas Island OI Chamber of Commerce (OI Chamber) is to promote, support, develop, encourage, and protect the commercial, professional, financial, and general business interests of Orcas Island. The OI Chamber fosters civic engagement and advocates for the general welfare of the island by representing the island community before county and state entities and government officials, by providing information about the stewardship of Orcas Island and sustainable tourism to visitors, and by supporting and sponsoring community events. The OI Chamber works to obtain financial support to achieve its mission.


The OI Chamber is connected to every demographic on Orcas Island providing a unique opportunity to build community by supporting the businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and artisans, tradespeople, service providers, and non-profits and community organizations among its members.

Together our members strengthen local commerce, and attract and develop future business, while fostering community engagement

What are the tangible benefits of OI Chamber membership?

    • Networking within the island community, across the archipelago, and beyond the islands
    • Promotion, marketing and sponsorship opportunities
    • Business education and training resources
    • Access to county and state funding sources and direct financial aid

How does the OI Chamber deliver these benefits? The OI Chamber:

    • Makes referrals to your business or organization through the OI Chamber office and Visitor Information Center
    • Includes your complete business/organization listing on the OI Chamber website and within targeted communications
    • Hosts networking mixers and events with other island business owners
    • Increases visibility through OI Chamber publications, social media, and sponsored community events
    • Advertises and promotes events through the OI Chamber’s weekly newsletter “On Island” with nearly 4,000 subscribers
    • Represents members at select Pacific Northwest events, expos, and shows
    • Represents Orcas Island as a member of the San Juan Islands Visitor’s Bureau board of directors
    • Connects with the Lopez and San Juan Island Chambers of Commerce
    • Promotes your business and events through the online community calendar in collaboration with the Orcas Public Library
    • Provides opportunities for inclusion in select regional and national advertising and promotion campaigns
    • Offers workshops, education, and professional development sponsored by the OI Chamber
    • Shares benefits from OI Chamber membership in Association of Washington Business (the Washington State OI Chamber of Commerce) & Western Association of OI Chamber Executives
    • Promote job listings & real estate rental listings for OI Chamber members on our website and in our weekly newsletter
    • Provides listing opportunities in the annual Orcas Island Map & Guide 

Thank you for your investment in the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce!