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Portlanders explore – seeking new experiences and finding the next big thing. With more than 200 public business district events each year … What do you want to do?

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At the intersection of business & neighborhood where Portland becomes Portland.

From manufacturers to microbrewers, creative services to coffee carts, and bike shops to bookstores, Portland’s neighborhood business districts serve the diverse residents that call our city home.

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Venture Portland

Venture Portland means business. Since 1986 Venture Portland has invested in the smart, strategic growth of Portland’s unique neighborhood business districts.

Through grant funds, trainings, and technical assistance the organization serves Portland’s diverse and dynamic business districts. Comprised of a majority of the city’s businesses and nearly half of its jobs – playing a vital role in Portland’s economic prosperity.

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Upcoming Events

Learn holiday retail trends, tricks for using shopper psychology to your advantage and seasonal event strategies that keep business merry and bright at our ‘Hottest Ticket in Town’ training on 10/13 at 12pm

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Mississippi Ave Farm...

October 8, 2015
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mississippi Ave Seco...

October 8, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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All summer long, Venture Portland and Uber have joined forces to support neighborhood businesses. From August 22-September 7, ‪#‎VentureOut‬ and show some ‪#‎NeighborhoodLove‬ to the … Keep Reading ››

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