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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

On 5/11, join us for an informal discussion about the roles and responsibilities of successful business district association board members. More Info>>

St. Johns Bites

May 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

42nd Avenue - Cully ...

May 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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May is National Bike Month and May 20th is National Bike to Work Day so this week’s newsletter will be dedicated to all things bikes! … Keep Reading ››

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