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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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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

What’s the vacancy rate in your district? Which businesses are doing best and why? How will your district adapt to increasing density? Attend our Uniquely Urban training on 4/15 to answer these questions and more.  Learn more ›› 

Pearl District First...

April 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Multnomah Village Fi...

April 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Have you been to Division/Clinton lately? Thanks to innovative eateries, private developers and the recently completed ‘Division Streetscape Project’, Division/Clinton has transformed into a vibrant … Keep Reading ››

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