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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 10/19, Sarah Shaoul from Small Shops Big Hearts and Ross Putnam from Kuto will share information on how their organizations are helping small businesses and how you can be a part of it. More Info>>

St. Johns Bites

October 5, 2022
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

St. Johns Trick or T...

October 5, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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National Hispanic Heritage Month occurs September 15-October 15, and honors the cultures, contributions, and traditions of people from Central and South American countries. In Portland, Hispanic and Latinx influences can be … Keep Reading ››

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