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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 Wednesday, 10/27, Liz Smith from Bizzy Lizzie Social Media Marketing will share tips and tricks for building your brand, identifying your audience, creating engaging social content, getting your audience to SHOP, and keeping them coming back for more! Learn More>>

St. Johns Pumpkin Gi...

October 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Gateway Fall-o-Ween ...

October 26, 2021
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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While we may not agree on everything, one thing is certain – everyone loves pizza. So much so that we dedicate the entire month of … Keep Reading ››

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