Growing Business. Connecting Neighborhoods.

It's about people, neighborhoods, and culture.

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

Attend Video Killed the Radio Star and learn the secrets to successful social media and how to make the most of your limited time online. You’ll learn about some of the new features of Instagram, Facebook and Google My Business and discover how districts have used these tools to become marketing masters. Learn More>>

Lloyd District Farme...

March 3, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Greater Brooklyn Far...

March 4, 2020
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Love is in the air Portland! Neighborhood businesses show love for their communities all year long. They provide more local jobs for our neighbors and donate … Keep Reading ››

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