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. 



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

  • Access to the knowledge and resources you need to grow your business
  • Elevate your level of professionalism with your customers
  • Monthly educational meetings, seminars, and other events, most of which qualify for CCB Continuting Education Credits
  • Stay ahead of industry trends, safety, and health issues.
  • Newsletters
  • Networking with the top paint contractors and industry professionals locally
  • Mentor Partnership Program
  • Social events such an our Golf Tournament or Holiday Banquet for your employees, family members, and friends
  • Use of the PCA Portland Chapter logo on your advertising, website, documents, and vehicles
  • A listing in the "Find A Pro" section of the PCA Portland Chapter website for consumers looking for contractors or other industry professionals

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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