OREGON ASSOCIATION OF MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS

731 N Hayden Meadows Drive
Portland, OR 97217

Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Phone: 503-249-7744
Email: oame@oame.org 


Thank You to
Our 2022 Platinum & Gold Sponsors

Mission & Impact

OAME is a non-profit, tax-exempt membership organization founded in 1987 with the mission to promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon & SW Washington. OAME focuses on providing support services to small businesses.

We are an all-inclusive organization and encourage everyone to live by our motto: Everybody’s In, Nobody’s Out!

OAME Coffee & Issues meeting March 25, 2022

Welcome Back!

We are meeting in-person beginning March 25th. If you are vaccinated, masks are optional. If you are not, please wear a mask for your safety and the safety of others. Thank you.

EVERYBODY’S IN, NOBODY’S OUT!

Thank You to
Our 2022 Silver & Bronze Sponsors

Our Core Services

OAME has over 700 members and over 200 Minority-Owned, Woman-Owned, Emerging Small Business, and Service-Disabled Veteran Business enterprises (MWESBDV).

Learn more about MWESB and SDVB Certification.


Front entrance of OAME, 731 N Hayden Meadows Drive, Portland, OR 97203
OAME, 731 N Hayden Meadows Drive, Portland, OR 97217

Monthly Networking Meetings

OAME members meet twice each month with over 100 business owners and others attending each meeting:

  • Contractors, Architects, Engineers, & Professional Technical (CAEPT) Networking — 2nd Friday of the month, 7:30 am
  • Coffee & Issues Forum — Last Friday of the month, 7:30 am

Learn about new businesses, upcoming events, projects and bids, resources, employment and business opportunities.

Join OAME Today

Membership with OAME supports the core services that we provide to members and small businesses (MWESBDV).

OAME has partnerships with the Private, Public, and Educational Sectors that lead to connections and business opportunities for you and your business.


Summer Fowler, Senator Frederick, Sam Brooks, and Skanska representative at the March 25, 2022 OAME meeting
Summer Fowler, Senator Frederick, Sam Brooks, Joe Schneider from Skanska, and Jorge Guerra at the presenter’s table at the March 25, 2022 Coffee & Issues Meeting. This meeting was a hybrid meeting and also held on Zoom.

Annual Trade Show & Luncheon

Held in May, OAME’s Annual Trade Show and Luncheon features 133 trade show booths with plenty of time to network and meet business owners and booth sponsors from various companies and agencies.

It includes a Silent Auction with unique items and great deals for everyone. After the luncheon, check out the Silent Auction tables and pick your favorites. Proceeds go to benefit the OAME Youth Program.

34th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon Sponsors, May 12, 2022