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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

Pledge to keep your hard-earned money ‘home for the holidays’ by shopping locally and supporting the neighborhood businesses that make Portland Portland.  Venture Out to any of the 20 festive events happening city wide this holiday season. Learn more ›› 

Multnomah Village/Hi...

December 7, 2016
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Kenton Wooden Nickel

December 7, 2016
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Commissioner Nick Fish showed thier love for local on Small Business Saturday as they met with neighborhood business owners in Nob … Keep Reading ››

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