It is an exciting year when February brings us one additional day to support local businesses in Portland! This article from Here Is Oregon makes … Keep Reading ››
Each year Venture Portland hosts trainings to build the capacity of business district leaders. Venture Portland trainings address all aspects of business district operations such as great promotions, membership campaigns, marketing and running a successful business association. RSVP via Google or email firstname.lastname@example.org and learn best practices with other business district participants and help your business district thrive.
Webinars are quick practical introductions to common topics that affect business districts. You’ll leave with new knowledge and easy-to-use samples to share with your district. RSVP today!
Upcoming Venture Portland Lunch & Learn Wednesdays
3/13 – Lunch & Learn Wednesdays: Portland City Charter Reform and Your Business
The City of Portland will host its first election using geographic districts and ranked-choice voting in November 2024. This new form of government will significantly change the way your business works with elected officials in the city. Join us on March 13th where our special guest will be Lory Hefele. Lory is a member of the City Charter Change Committee for the City of Portland and will give us an overview of the changes we can expect in the coming months and ensure our small businesses stay connected to our local government.
Videos of Past Venture Portland Webinars and Panel Discussions
- 2/28 – Grants, Loans, & Small Business Support w/ Prosper Portland
- 2/21-Event Budgeting and Permitting
- 1/24 – Creative Events That Bring People Together
- 1/10 – Business District Membership Campaigns
- 9/13-Increase Holiday Sales by Participating in Winter Events
- 8/9-Boost Your Business by Partnering with Travel Portland and Locl
- 5/3-How Your Business can Benefit from the SummerWorks Internship Program
- 3/8-District Staffer Management Best Practices
- 3/1-New Outdoor Dining Guidelines w/ PBOT
- 12/7 – How to Run Giveaways, Contests, and Other Online Business Promotions
- 11/16 – Boost Your Business Using TikTok & Instagram Reels
- 10/26 – District Design Made Easy with Canva
- 10/19 – Boosting Holiday Sales with Special Promotions