Salem is home
Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Salem is the capital city of Oregon. Thanks to its central location, easy-going lifestyle, as well as a strong business community, Salem is at the center of it all.
Working in Salem
The Salem Chamber works with regional partners to promote the mid-Willamette Valley as a great place to do business. Low business costs, easy access to Interstate 5 and major transportation hubs, along with collaborative relationships with the City of Salem, make this region a dynamic location for business. Our focus on workforce development, along with close proximity to some of the state’s top public and private colleges and universities, provides qualified employees. Paired with a high quality of life, the mid-Willamette Valley is a great place to live, work, and grow your business.
Living in Salem
Despite being one of the largest cities in the State, Salem has a friendly, small-town feel. Its proximity to the ocean beaches to the west and the Cascade mountains to the east make its location ideal for those looking for an active, outdoor lifestyle. Living options range from well established, historic neighborhoods to urban living, thanks to downtown revitalization. With an award-winning school system, abundant parks and recreational activities, mild climate, affordable living, and moderate pace of life, Salem is a great place to set down roots. Request a relocation packet
Salem is surrounded by natural beauty. There is a wide range of activities to take part in, from arts and culture to outdoor recreation. Visit Travel Salem to get a taste of what Salem and the mid-Willamette Valley has to offer.