PMI Portland Chapter

Join PMI Portland

Join PMI Global (and PMI Portland Chapter) 

Become a Member!

PMI Portland Chapter is a local chapter of the international organization, PMI (Project Management Institute). The PMI Portland Chapter prides itself on being an active and growing project management community and is one of the largest chapters in the Pacific Northwest. 

Why join PMI and PMI Portland Chapter?  Watch this!

To become a member of the Portland Chapter...

1. Join PMI Global & Portland Chapter at the same time

While joining PMI at, you will be given an opportunity to join Chapters and SIGs (Special Interest Groups). Select the Portland Chapter from the list.

You can join online or download an application.

2. Join Portland Chapter after joining PMI Global

If you’re already a member of PMI Global and want to join the PMI Portland Chapter, go to and navigate to the Portland, Oregon Chapter.

New (or Renewing) Members

After you join (or renew), please visit the New Member Information web page. We are honored to welcome you as a new member! You will begin receiving the benefits of membership right away.

IMPORTANT - It takes up to three business days for PMI Global to process your new PMI Portland Chapter membership (or renewal) and to send us the data so that we can create your PMI Portland account on our site.  You cannot log in and receive member benefits and pricing until this happens - don't wait!!!  

Membership Benefits

PMI Portland Chapter membership is an invaluable resource for the exchange of ideas and information. It is a great way to keep up-to-date with project management tools and techniques, as well as to get acquainted with fellow project managers. PMI Portland Chapter membership offers the following services and benefits:

Network of Project Management Professionals

PMI Portland Chapter is made up of project management professionals from many different organizations. Chapter members have years of project management expertise across numerous industries. Networking with others provides an opportunity to share best practices and ideas.

Professional Development

PMI Portland Chapter offers local PMP Certification courses to help project managers prepare for taking the PMP exam. Areas of study include: Framework and Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Communications, Procurement, Risk, Human Resources and Quality. At least four (4) full-day and half-day workshops are also offered each year, with topics such as Implementing the PMBOK, Organizational Politics and Working with Virtual Teams.

Discounts on Chapter Events

PMI Portland Chapter members receive substantial discounts on Chapter events like monthly Chapter Meetings, professional PMP/CAPM certification courses and Project Management Workshops.

Monthly Roundtables

PMI Portland Chapter sponsors roundtables in several locations throughout the Portland metro area. Check the chapter event calendar for dates. These roundtable sessions enable project managers to discuss real-world issues with peers. Read more...

PMI Portland Chapter Monthly Newsletter

PMI Portland Chapter members receive a monthly newsletter which communicates valuable chapter information. The newsletter generally includes details on the upcoming chapter dinner meeting, announcements of other events, interesting professional articles, membership and certification updates, and much more. Read more...

Current Job Listings

PMI Portland Chapter members can join our member-only Job Posting service.  Employers may post positions with the Chapter (at no cost), which are then e-mailed to participating Chapter members. Read more...

Volunteer Opportunities

Turbo-charge the benefits of your chapter membership with exceptional networking, career development, training, and leadership opportunities. PMI Portland Chapter members can volunteer in a variety of career-enhancing roles. Members are encouraged to take a leadership role in this all-volunteer organization. Read more...

Membership Costs

Costs can be found on at:

Join: PMI Membership costs $129/year.  PMI Portland Chapter membership costs an additional $25/year.

Renew: PMI Membership renewal costs $129/year.  PMI Portland Chapter membership renewal costs an additional $25/year.  You must renew your Chapter membership each year, as well as your PMI global membership.


These discounted memberships are based on qualification via PMI Global.  See

  • Retired members pay just $60 per year for PMI membership. Must be a PMI member in good standing for five consecutive years and have retired from active employment.  Retirees pay member rates for Portland Chapter events.
  • Student members may join PMI for just $30 per year, plus a $10 application fee for new members. Membership is open to any student enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited, or global equivalent, college or university.  Student members pay Student rates for Portland Chapter events.  
    NOTE:  Student Chapter membership is designated by PMI Global.  It does not apply to Chapter members or non-members who may also happen to be students.

Test Drive a Membership

Would you like to come to a PMI event to meet some of your fellow project management professionals and see what the chapter is all about? You’re welcome to attend, even as a non-member!

Get on our mailing list! PMI Portland members automatically receive e-mail announcements of all Chapter events and monthly newsletters-and you can too. If you would like to receive chapter announcements and newsletters, sign up using the Stay Informed fields on the right.


If you have difficulty signing up for your membership on the site, please contact them as follows:

Contact the PMI Portland Chapter VP of Membership.