Join the Best in Town

The Painting Contractors Association (PCA) is the only professional organization that exclusively represents the interests of more than 300,000 contractors in the painting and wall covering industries in the United State and Canada. 

The PCA Portland Chapter, established in 1935, includes both Union and Open Shop painting companies and serves residential, commercial, and industrial contractors of all sizes, from new businesses to well-established shops. If you are a painting contractor in the Portland Metro area or Southwestern Washington, then the PCA Portland Chapter is your trade association. 


Access to the PCA Portland Health Insurance Plan!

Members of the PCA Portland Chapter have the option to join the PCA Portland Health Insurance Program through a joint membership collaboration with the Associated Builders and Contractors Pacific Northwest Chapter.  This is an amazing opportunity to be a part of two outstanding trade organizations while securing health insurance coverage.

PCA Portland + ABC PNW Membership 

If you would like to sign up for the joint membership, please email us at 


Members of the PCA Portland Chapter have access to the most recent technical information regarding safety issues, paint and coatings innovations, and application techniques. With monthly programs and annual seminars, education is a top priority.  In addition, our monthly programs and seminars qualify for CCB Continuing Education Credits. 

Local Resources

The PCA Portland Chapter is your resource for running a professional paint contracting business that meets the needs of your customers. We provide invaluable networking opportunities as well as a way to exchange ideas, share problems, and brainstorm solutions with your peers locally.  PCA Portland Chapter members serve the industry in leadership roles and are experts in their field. Whether you have a quick question or a challenging business issue, it’s comforting to know that you have friends in the industry. The PCA Portland Chapter is your local connection.


Reasons to Join

What our members are saying

My painting company went from being run out of my garage to a full service shop. Joining PCA gave me the knowledge and resources I needed to grow.
Stan Wryn
Western Accents
As a commercial painter, our customers value our involvement in the trade association that actually sets the national standards for our industry.
Ian Siegner
Siegner and Company
I grew up in the family painting business, but I still learn something new at every PCA meeting and event. I think that continuous learning makes you successful.
Sam Sundeleaf
Sundeleaf Painting, Inc.
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