CleanTech Alliance represents 300 member organizations spanning ten U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. Founded in 2007 by business and cleantech leaders, the Alliance facilitates the generation and growth of cleantech companies and jobs through a variety of educational programs, research, products and services.
“We display our Alliance membership on our company website and this is frequently referenced. Membership carries weight. We support the organization but it also supports us.”
—TJ Mothersbaugh, Business Development Manager, WaterTectonics
We engage our members and the cleantech industry
Events, Networking and Connections
CleanTech Alliance events are extremely well attended—and for good reason. We provide networking opportunities that deliver connections that make a difference by presenting industry executives and thought leaders in an interactive, educational format. No other organization delivers such a wide blend of educational, networking and brand exposure opportunities targeted to the cleantech industry.
Check out our events calendar to start making connections that make a difference, and ask us about sponsorship opportunities.
Build Your Brand
With more than 20,000 active subscribers and followers across the Northwest region, CleanTech Alliance serves as the information hub for cleantech news and resources. Our website, newsletter and social media reach cleantech industry executives, investors, policymakers, media and the general public.
Public Policy Advocacy
There is power in a unified voice. We leverage that power to inform policymakers on cleantech trends through advocacy and education. Our members are kept up-to-date on the latest federal, state and local public policy issues to remain effective, competitive and profitable.
Learn more about our public policy and advocacy efforts.
Commercialization and Business Development
Commercialization assistance is critical to the CleanTech Alliance mission. We help early-stage and high-growth companies hone their business plans, products and market delivery to cross the valley of death from concept to commercial success.
CleanTech Alliance and Oregon BEST partnered to create the Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator, designed specifically for cleantech startups in the Northwest. The program delivers mentorship, business connections, exposure and general support.
Each year, CleanTech Alliance businesses, organizations and individuals with CleanTech Achievement and CleanTech Vision Awards. The annual Achievement Award honors onebusiness or organization and one individual for making significant contributions to the cleantech industry. The Vision Award honors a business or organization and an individual who have championed an innovation making significant changes to the clean technology sector. Both awards are presented at the CleanTech Leadership Summit (formerly the Annual Meeting) in front of an audience of more than 300 cleantech industry executives, investors and policymakers from across the region. An independent panel of judges consisting of CleanTech Alliance members screens each application to select the finalists and overall winners.
If you are interested in sponsoring the awards to build your brand, contact Tom Ranken.
Members benefit from a variety of business services and discounts, including the CleanTech Alliance Health Trust offered by Advanced Professionals Insurance and Benefit Solutions and Premera. The Health Trust now boasts more than 100 participating companies and insures approximately 2,000 members, saving them as much as 15 percent on their healthcare costs.