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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

Neighborhood businesses show their love for Portland all year long. They create and keep more local jobs for our neighbors and donate to local causes at more than twice the rate of national chains. Now it’s your turn to show some love to neighborhood businesses. Learn More>>

Greater Brooklyn Far...

January 29, 2020
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Lloyd District Farme...

February 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Thank You Heather Hoell for 10 Years of Service to Neighborhood Businesses In December we said goodbye and good luck to Heather Hoell, who faithfully … Keep Reading ››

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