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

Join us on November 14 as we Celebrate the City! Our celebration of neighborhood businesses and business districts is a can’t miss event. Come party, win a delicious raffle or auction prize and kick off the holiday season in style!  Learn more ›› 

St. Johns Last Frida...

April 25, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Raleigh Hills Shred ...

April 26, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Latest News

Show your love for local Portland!  Valentine’s Day is Friday and neighborhood business districts are ready to help you find the perfect signs of affection … Keep Reading ››

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