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It's about people, neighborhoods, and culture.

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 business districts define our City.

What business district do you live, work, shop or play in?

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Venture Portland

Venture Portland means business. Since 1986 Venture Portland has invested in the smart, strategic growth of Portland’s 50 unique business districts.

Through grant funds, training, and marketing 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

Join us for our next Lunch & Learn on 7/17 and learn about how to promote your business district using Instagram’s short form video platform, Reels! More Info >>

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Summer’s sun-filled days mean many great reasons to venture out and explore business districts across Portland. Whether you are looking to browse boutiques during a … Keep Reading ››

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