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Mar 16, 2009
Real Wealth of Portland: Supporting a More Caring Economy Community Commons: Our Skills, Resources & Relationships
First Unitarian Church

Real Wealth in Our Communities is Found Within Us – Our Skills, Resources, and Relationships

Join Us! Monday, March 16th 7-9pm as we explore Real Wealth here in Portland.

· Get involved with a project or organization aligned with your passions, come hear what others are doing.

· Make new connections with people and/or other groups, this is the networking place to be.

· Share your vision of an action, project or organization with others who can help as your vision becomes a reality.

Our evening will include an update on a project to map our city’s existing real wealth activities (We need your help to extend this work! See for a start to one aspect of this project)

Community Commons – Exploring the Real Wealth in Portland

Monday, March 16th 7-9pm with social time to follow

First Unitarian Church – 1011 SW 12th – Buchan Reception Room

Enter through alleyway on 12th between Main & Salmon [email protected]

Feb 18, 2014
HacksHackers Portland Monthly Meeting

All the data! Data resources, a bit on how to gather it, and what you can do with it. Examples from news outlets. Hopefully some brainstorming of your own projects.

Oct 13, 2016
3rd Annual Manufacturers Summit

Join startup and seasoned manufacturers for networking, skill development, and learning at the Hillsboro Chamber's 3rd Annual Manufacturers Summit. This is not an expo. Companies troubleshoot challenges in 5 engaging mini-roundtables facilitated by an expert. Roundtables are each 25 minutes and topics include:

1) R&D Tax Credits 2) Strategic Leadership Planning 3) Online/Social Media Marketing for Manufacturers 4) Streamlining Operations through Affordable Tech 5) Planning for Changes in Government Policies

Our keynote is Adrian Allen, Co-Founder and Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center in England, which provided the basis for Oregon's $7.5 million Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center to open in Scappoose in 2017.

The Summit includes breakfast, lunch, keynote, networking, resource packet and hands-on learning exercises. Admission is $50 by 10/3!

Please note this is a manufacturers only event. Registration is required.

For questions, contact Aimee Sukol at [email protected].

Sponsored by: Jones & Roth, CPAs, Applied Materials, Software Technologies, and Tinitron

Nov 16, 2016
Startup 411 – How to Start Your Startup
OTBC [Old location, do not use!]

Got an idea for a startup, but don’t know where to start? This workshop will provide an overview of local resources, along with a checklist of steps to take as you build out your plan.

This workshop, held jointly by OEN and OTBC, will provide you with:

  • A checklist of where to get started
  • A review of common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them
  • An overview of startup funding options (and realities)
  • An overview of resources available to entrepreneurs
  • Answers to some of the basic questions that always come up about protecting your idea, co-founders, etc.

Register here:

Dec 7, 2016
OEN Startup Resources Tradeshow 2016
Lagunitas Community Room

Did you know that in the Portland metro area alone, there are over 50 organizations dedicated to helping entrepreneurs? But which ones can help YOU?

The Startup Resources Tradeshow 2016, hosted by Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, is the perfect starting point for new entrepreneurs trying to navigate our startup ecosystem. It includes representatives from local organizations, accelerators, incubators, universities, and government programs that provide support, mentorship, and potential funding for entrepreneurs.

Register at:

Oct 19, 2017
Makers/Manufacturers Summit
PCC Willow Creek Center

Join local makers and manufacturers for the Hillsboro Chamber's 4th Annual Manufacturers Summit. This mfr specific event features three interactive/timed roundtable discussions and three keynotes: Hillsboro's economic development department, PCC's mechatronics/robotics department and the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers. Representatives from the SBA, Pacific NW Defense Coalition and Work Share Oregon will also have information and resources.

Registration begins at 7:30AM at PCC Willow Creek. The Manufacturers Summit includes breakfast and lunch. This is a manufacturer/maker exclusive event.

Questions? [email protected]

Oct 3, 2018
NW Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo
Tektronix Bldg 38

Startup & seasoned manufacturers are invited to attend the 18th annual Northwest Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo, which celebrates and promotes local electronics and manufacturing industries. NEDME offers:

Connections to seasoned companies Mentorship opportunities Networking with diverse companies Tech sessions to develop skills and strategies Keynotes speakers - Duane Benson, Board President of the Electronics Manufacturing Association and Rick Turoczy of PiE. Free lunch & coffee!

Just register at Attendance is $5/person or 2 cans of non-perishable items donated to the Oregon Food Bank. Tech sessions are $15.

Time: 7AM-4PM Date: Wednesday, October 3rd Location: Tektronix - 3025 SW Zworykin Ave Building #38 Beaverton, OR 97005 Cost: $5-$20 depending on activity