Venture Portland’s Spring/Summer 2019 grant applications are now available! Economic Development Grants: $5,000-$10,000 (maximum award)Benchmark Grants: $3,000-$4,000 (maximum award)Catalytic Grant: District Staffing Kickstarter: $2,000 (maximum … Keep Reading ››
As business district Presidents, you’re a driving economic force and wield substantial political clout in our great city. But with great power comes great responsibility. We want to celebrate your collective power and help you navigate the often unpredictable waters that come with being a business district President!
The Presidents Council is an exclusive gathering just for business district Presidents. Join us for lunch to network, learn from each other, share experiences with peers, workshop your successes and challenges, strengthen your leadership skills and plot the future of your district and Portland’s economy. Lunch is on us.
- September 13
Work Smarter Not Harder
Tips and tools to make your job easier
- November 8
Massaging Membership: Leading an Inclusive District
Ensuring your member and board mix reflect your district
- February 14
Spread the Love: Volunteer Recognition
Boosting board morale on a regular basis
- May 9
Show and Tell: Success Stories
Learning effective inclusivity practices from other districts
- May 23 (Hail to the Chief Presidents and Vice Presidents Training)
Mastering your legal responsibilities as Chief Executive and setting up your Vice President to succeed you
The Presidents Council occurs quarterly at Venture Portland (1125 SE Madison, Suite 112) from 12-1:30pm. Attendance is free and lunch is provided.