Neighborhood businesses have always given back to their communities. Portland’s neighborhood businesses provide half the jobs in the City and contribute to local causes twice … Keep Reading ››
As business district Presidents, you’re a driving economic force and wield substantial political clout in our great city. We want to celebrate your collective power and help you make neighborhood businesses even stronger!
The Presidents Council is an exclusive gathering of business district Presidents. Join us for breakfast to network, share experiences with peers, strengthen your leadership skills and plot the future of your district and Portland’s economy.
- 8/24/16 – Culture Club: Defining and Shaping Your Board’s Vibe
- Build a strong productive board culture
- 10/26/16 – Lemons into Lemonade: Managing Tough Meetings
- Hone your facilitation skills for when the heat is on
- 2/22/17 – “One of These Things is Not Like the Other”: District Leadership
- Learn critical skills for successful business district leadership
- 5/24/17 – “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Navigating Residential Relationships
- Work with business district neighbors
The Presidents Council occurs quarterly at Venture Portland (1125 SE Madison, Suite 112) from 8-9:30am. Attendance is free and breakfast is provided.