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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

Retailers! Learn how to effectively engage with your customers in the age of COVID-19 at this free webinar hosted by Bricks Need Mortar. Learn More>>

Hillsdale Farmers Ma...

July 12, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Woodstock Farmers Ma...

July 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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July is National Independent Retailer Month, a time to shop local and celebrate the indie retailers that are creating more vibrant, livable and sustainable cities. … Keep Reading ››

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