Join Us at Boke Bowl !
Sep
17
5:30 PM17:30

Join Us at Boke Bowl !

We are back after a summer break and invite you to join us at Boke Bowl (northwest location) on Tuesday, September 17th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. We have the entire venue for our group to enjoy ramen with handmade noodles, unique slow simmered dashis, and seasonally changing accoutrements.

We are welcoming members of the NW Business Association as our guests, looking forward to hearing all they are doing for the local businesses.

REGISTER OR RSVP NOW !

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Pacific Northwest Experience's 4th Anniversary Party!
Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Pacific Northwest Experience's 4th Anniversary Party!

We invite you to join us for our 4th Anniversary Party!

You won't want to miss out on this fantastic event hosted in the Mezzanine at The Paramount Hotel. Join us on Wednesday, June 26th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Small bites will be provided by Swank and Swine, the amazing restaurant inside The Paramount. We will hear a presentation from Leave No Trace and you'll have the chance to ask questions from some of their Traveling Trainers.

And guess what? We're so excited to share this special event with everyone that we can't bear to charge the event fee. This event's free! So come join in on the fun and bring some friends in the industry.

RSVP NOW !

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Pacific NW Experience - The Exchange
May
21
5:30 PM17:30

Pacific NW Experience - The Exchange

Join us on Tuesday, May 21st from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Oregon Historical Society to see their latest exhibits, “Experience Oregon” and “Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!”.

Network with local providers and frontline professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry who recommend daily what visitors should see, do and spend their time and money on. 

As always, there will be wonderful food and drink and we'll end with a fabulous raffle!

The event fee for attendees is $5 for online tickets / $10 for tickets at the door.

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Tour Operators Showcase at Mark Spencer Hotel
Apr
16
5:30 PM17:30

Tour Operators Showcase at Mark Spencer Hotel

Join us on April 16th for one of our most popular events of the year, the Tour Operators Showcase. We will be meeting at Mark Spencer Hotel to discover exciting tour options in our great city. This event is particularly beneficial for concierge team members. Meat Cheese Bread will be providing snacks for the evening and, as always, we'll end with a fabulous raffle! The event fee for attendees is $5 for online tickets / $10 for tickets at the door.

RSVP NOW !!!

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Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
Mar
19
5:30 PM17:30

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation

Join us on Tuesday, March 19th for an evening of discussion about the transportation systems in our beautiful state. We will be meeting at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center (2250 SE Water Ave) and will have a host of great speakers. Terra Lingley will represent the Oregon Department of Transportation and Jake Warr will join us from the Columbia Gorge Express. We'll hear from Hannah Bogenreuther at Explore Washington Park before we end the evening with the team at Northwest Navigator. Come hear about the city, the Gorge and even as far out as Bend. As always, we'll have some great food and beverage so grab a friend in the industry and meet us there.

Join us for this great evening of fellowship, food and drink, and new knowledge! As always, we'll end the evening with our fantastic raffle. We would love if you could bring an item or gift card to be raffled at our event - this is a great way to promote your business!

RSVP NOW!!!

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Plaza Del Toro
Feb
19
5:30 PM17:30

Plaza Del Toro

Mark your calendars now for our next event on Tuesday, February 19th at Plaza Del Toro, a beautiful event space in southeast Portland. Invite your friends in the industry to this important evening discussing the topic of How to Manage the Living Challenged.

Working in the city of Portland, we are often faced with questions regarding the people outside of our buildings and the resources available. It is important to feel safe and to ensure your guests and visitors feel safe. This month, we will hear from a variety of speakers including Officer James A. Stegemeyer, the CIT Coordinator for the Portland Police Bureau's Behavior Health Unit and from the team at Street Roots.

This is such an important topic facing our city today. Please invite your friends in the industry. We all need to know about the social services Portland has to offer.

RSVP Today!


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Jupiter NEXT Hotel + Portland Winter Light Festival
Jan
15
5:30 PM17:30

Jupiter NEXT Hotel + Portland Winter Light Festival

The Pacific Northwest Experience will be holding our next event on Tuesday, January 15th at Jupiter NEXT (900 E Burnside St). Join us from 5:30pm-7:30pm as we explore this sleek, urban hotel on the east side. This is your chance to see one of the newest additions to the Portland hotel scene.

You won't want to miss our guest speaker, Alisha Sullivan, the Executive Director of the beautiful Portland Winter Light Festival. This city-wide festival will take place February 7th-9th and is free to all ages. Thousands of visitors from all over the country come to visit the festival so if you haven't been before, this will be a great opportunity to learn all about this amazing event. For more great pictures from around the city, click here.

Join us for this fun-filled evening of food, drink, and fellowship and bring a few friends in the industry.

Let us know if you're coming! Please RSVP!

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December's Special Holiday Event
Dec
11
5:00 PM17:00

December's Special Holiday Event

Join the Pacific Northwest Experience on Dec. 11 for an extended holiday event!

We will begin the evening at Portland's own Urbanite (1005 SE Grand Ave), on the east side. We'll spend time shopping around this cool local store and sipping on champagne and mulled cider.

Later in the evening we'll go for an exciting ride hosted by Shanghai Portland Party Bus and Tours. Appetizers and comfort foods will be provided by The Colony St. John's, with beverages provided by Helioterra Wines & Alter Ego Cider. Come join us for this fun-filled evening and don't forget about our amazing raffle at the end.

There are only a select number of spaces available for this event as we have a party bus! Please RSVP TODAY to secure your spot.

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The Exchange at Bunk Bar Water
Oct
16
5:30 PM17:30

The Exchange at Bunk Bar Water

Shaping the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the keepers of all things NW, we love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

Join us for the next "Exchange" on Tuesday, October 16 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Bunk Bar Water. There will be hosted food and beverages along with fabulous door prizes.

There is a per meeting fee for all attendees ($5 for online tickets / $10 for tickets at the door)

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

Enjoy informative and educational programs structured to include a keynote presentation, panel, and/or small group breakouts.

RSVP today!

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The Exchange at Figlia Americana
Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

The Exchange at Figlia Americana

Shaping the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the keepers of all things NW, we love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

Join us for the next "Exchange" on Tuesday, September 18 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Figlia Americana. There will be hosted food and beverages along with fabulous door prizes.

There is a per meeting fee for all attendees ($5 for online tickets / $10 for tickets at the door)

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 45 registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

Network with local supplier vendors, have access to frontline professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry who recommend visitors' spending dollars. Enjoy informative and educational programs structured to include a keynote presentation, panel, and/or small group breakouts.

RSVP today!

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The "Exchange" at Nonna Tavern
Aug
21
5:30 PM17:30

The "Exchange" at Nonna Tavern

Shaping the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the keepers of all things NW, we love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

Join us for the next "Exchange" on Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Nonna Tavern. There will be hosted food and beverages along with fabulous door prizes.

There is a per meeting fee for all attendees ($5 for online tickets / $10 for tickets at the door)

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

Network with local supplier vendors, have access to frontline professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry who recommend visitors' spending dollars. Enjoy informative and educational programs structured to include a keynote presentation, panel, and/or small group breakouts.

RSVP TODAY!

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Come Explore All Natural Portland!
Jul
17
5:30 PM17:30

Come Explore All Natural Portland!

The cannabis scene is huge in Portland and we want to make sure you have a chance to explore it. Join us on Tuesday, July 17th, from 5:30 to 7:30 for our event at Oregon's Finest (736 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd). The evening will begin at Spirit of 77 (500 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd) for a lovely happy hour before we walk over to Oregon's Finest. If you are't able to join us for the happy hour portion, we'll be heading to the dispensary at 5:50pm. As always, our evening with wrap up with everybody's favorite, the raffle. Come for your chance to learn about the cannabis scene and maybe win a raffle prize. Don't forget to invite your coworkers. This event is for everyone in the industry and will truly be a unique time that you won't want to miss.

This event is for 21 and over. Don't forget your ID!

RSVP Now!

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3rd Anniversary and Appreciation Party
Jun
19
5:30 PM17:30

3rd Anniversary and Appreciation Party

Shaping the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the keepers of all things NW, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience.

Join us for the Pacific NW Experience's 3rd Anniversary and Appreciation Party on Tuesday, June 19 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Mark Spencer Hotel.

Since this is our Anniversary and Appreciation Party, there will be no fee to attend; however, please be sure to RSVP. Space is limited to the first 150 registered attendees. This is an industry-only event (no guests, please).

 

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"Let Us Be Your Guide" at the Paramount Hotel
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

"Let Us Be Your Guide" at the Paramount Hotel

We have another wonderful event planned on Tuesday, May 15th. Join us for "Let us Be Your Guide" from 5:30-7:30 at the Paramount Hotelin downtown Portland (808 SW Taylor St.). The city's top tour companies will be represented and you'll have the chance to meet and greet with them. Pearl Catering and Willamette Valley Vineyards will be providing food and drinks and don't forget about the fantastic raffle at the end. As a reminder, hoteliers, this is an amazing event to bring your concierge team to. Sign up everyone on your team.

We only have a couple of tour company trade show tables left. If you would like to come represent your company, please reach out to us at pacificnwexperience@gmail.com.

RSVP for next week's event!

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Get Crafty at DIY Bar!
Apr
17
5:30 PM17:30

Get Crafty at DIY Bar!

On Tuesday, April 17th, we'll be meeting at the DIY Bar in North Portland (3522 N Vancouver Ave) from 6:30pm-8:30pm. Come get the creative juices flowing! We will spend the evening making luggage tags and snacking on Bread and Honey Cafe's mini savory pies and other fan favorites off the lunch menu. Come hear from Jake Warr, a manager at Columbia Gorge Express, and Kathie G Robbins, a volunteer at the Vista House, as they share about the progress in the Columbia River Gorge since the fires. Multnomah Falls is back open and all of Portland is prepping for another beautiful summer by the river. Check out the quilt Kathie made for the 100th Birthday of the Vista House.

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The Exchange @ Portland Cider House
Mar
20
5:30 PM17:30

The Exchange @ Portland Cider House

Try some of the local favorite ciders as well as share a few bites with friends, old and new. Portland Cider Company, founded in 2012, opened it's doors on the east side in 2015. Since then, it has become a staple in the Hawthorne community. Come hear all about the exciting happenings on Hawthrone Boulevard! We will have two speakers from the Hawthrone Boulevard Business Association join us.You won't want to miss this wonderful evening. Don't forget to stick around for the entire event. We'll have some fantastic raffle prizes at the end.

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Holiday Party!
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Party!

Join us for this on-the-move holiday celebration on Tuesday, December 19 from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Transportation will be hosted by MTR Western. 

Pickup Location: Cacao 414 SW 13th Ave.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 40 registered attendees.

Click here to RSVP.

 

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Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Nob Hill Business Association Appreciation Party

Don't want to read the text? Just click here to RSVP. We know you want to!

Let’s Shape the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the front line for all-things-Portland, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. The event will be a great opportunity to network, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

Join us for our next event in which we will be partnering with the Nob Hill Business Association. The event will be held at the Inn @ Northrup Station from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. There will be hosted food and beverage tastings which will be provided along with fabulous door prizes.

There will not be a meeting fee for this event.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 150 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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The Exchange at Coopers Hall Winery and Taproom
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Exchange at Coopers Hall Winery and Taproom

Don't want to read the text? Just click here to RSVP. We know you want to!

Let’s Shape the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the front line for all-things-Portland, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

If you haven't been to the Central Eastside, then be sure to join us at the "Exchange" on May 16th at Coopers Hall Winery and Taproom. "The Exchange" will go from 6:00pm - 8:00pm and will include food and beverage samples along with fabulous door prizes! 

There is a per meeting fee for both Frontline and Suppliers members with discounted rates for paying online in advance. If you are not yet a member, you can join when you arrive. Non-members are welcome to attend one event before committing to a membership.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

Don't delay, click here to RSVP today!

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The Social at Vacasa
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

The Social at Vacasa

Want to RSVP? Just click here and make it happen now!

Let’s Shape the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the front line for all-things-Portland, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Social” is an opportunity to network, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.

Join us for our next "Social" at Vacasa on Tuesday, April 18 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. There will be hosted food and beverage tastings which will be provided along with fabulous door prizes.

There is a per meeting fee for both Frontline and Suppliers members with discounted rates for paying online in advance. If you are not yet a member, you can join when you arrive. Non-members are welcome to attend one event before committing to a membership.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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 The Social at MadeHere PDX
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Social at MadeHere PDX

Join us for our next "Social" at MadeHere PDX on Tuesday, February 21 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Come explore the talents of Portland-based designers, artists, and makers in a shop dedicated to bringing them all together. There will be hosted food and beverage tastings will be provided along with fabulous door prizes.

Click here now to RSVP and secure your tickets.

There is a per meeting fee for both Frontline and Suppliers members with discounted rates for paying online in advance. If you are not yet a member, you can join when you arrive. Non-members are welcome to attend one event before committing to a membership.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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The Exchange
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

The Exchange

 

Let’s Shape the Pacific NW Experience Together

As the front line for all-things-Portland, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun.


Join us to ring in the new year with fresh ideas for 2017 at the next "Exchange" on January 17 at Crisp. "The Exchange" will go from 6:00pm - 8:00pm and will include food and beverage samples along with fabulous door prizes! 

There is a per meeting fee for both Frontline and Suppliers members with discounted rates for paying online in advance. If you are not yet a member, you can join when you arrive. Non-members are welcome to attend one event before committing to a membership.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Party

Join us for our 2016 Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 13 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at a secret location that will be revealed in November! Celebrate the season with food and beverage tastings and fabulous door prizes. 

This sold out in 2015 and we suggest you RSVP and get your tickets right now.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

The Social by Double Decker PDX

Join us for this on-the-move "Social" on Tuesday, November 15 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Hosted by Double Decker PDX, this event will be a progressive evening tour to multiple locations. Enjoy a myriad of food and beverage samples while exploring these great locations. 

Pickup Location: Salmon Street between 5th and 6th (across the street from Starbucks). Please plan to board the bus by 5:30pm, we will depart promptly at 5:45pm!

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 30 to registered attendees, which is less than our usual amount. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

The Exchange at Al Amir

“The Exchange” is an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, make valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun. Join us for the this "Exchange" on October 18 at Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant. "The Exchange" will go from 6:00pm - 8:00pm and will include food and beverage samples along with fabulous door prizes! 

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

The Social at Urban Crush

As the front line for all-things-Portland, we all love our region and sharing it with others. Let’s get together, have a bite and a drink, and share our passion for creating the best Pacific NW Experience. “The Social” is an opportunity to network with valuable new connections, share your tourism insights, and have fun. 

Join us for our this "Social" at Urban Crush on Tuesday, September 20 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. There will be hosted food and beverage tastings and fabulous door prizes.

There is a per meeting fee for both Frontline and Suppliers members with discounted rates for paying online in advance. If you are not yet a member, you can join when you arrive. Non-members are welcome to attend one event before committing to a membership.

This is an industry-only event (no guests, please) and space is limited to the first 50 to registered attendees. Our events continue to hit this max, so RSVP today to reserve your spot before it’s closed out.

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Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Exchange at the Oregon Zoo

Don't miss our amazing event scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. We will gather at AfriCafe at the Oregon Zoo (4001 SW Canyon Rd) for a full hor d'oeuvres buffet. The evening will be filled with interactive, team building games brought to us by Run Brain Run. Cooper's Hall will provide local wine and craft beer to add an extra kick to the evening. Be sure to wear comfy shoes and weather appropriate attire as we will be moving around the zoo.

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