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Moda Center

1 North Center Court Street
Portland, OR 97227, US (map)

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  • Friday
    Mar 9 2018
    PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Volunteer with Girls Inc.

    Moda Center

    Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-in-tech-pdxwit-volunteer-wgirls-inc-tickets-43483541443] is required to gain entry to this event

    At the March 9th Trail Blazers game, PDXWIT is partnering with Girls Inc. to sell raffle tickets for a 50/50 Raffle. Proceeds will go to Girls Inc.

    Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. They equip girls aged 6-18 with the skills and confidence to access a bright and economically-independent future, through after school programs and experiences that help girls grow up to be healthy, educated, and independent.

    Note, this is a volunteer event that requires 3-4 hours of standing, walking, and sales of raffle tickets to the general public. Talking points to assist with sales will be provided. Additionally, volunteers will be provided tickets to the Blazers game to watch the second half.


    4:50 p.m. - meet at Moda Center box office to check-in as a volunteer (all volunteers must arrive before 5 p.m.) and receive instructions

    5:00 p.m. - leave box office to enter Moda Center

    5:30 p.m. - doors open to general public, sales begin

    End of halftime - turn in equipment at 5050 booth on the 100 level concourse near entry to A7 After equipment is returned, volunteers can leave or enjoy the remainder of the game from their seats.

    Event FAQ:

    Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms? A: Yes, Gender neutral bathrooms are located at A21 on the 100-Level, and C15 on the 300-Level.

    Q: Is the space ADA accessible? A: Volunteers will be circulating the building for about 3 hours, and so it does require the ability to stand/walk for about that long. Should that be a barrier for some, we do have a booth on the 3rd level that will require 2 volunteers to be stationary. The building is ADA accessible, and there are also ADA tickets available for the game afterwards. If any volunteers require ADA accessible game tickets, please let us know in advance so we can reserve some!

    Q: Where there be food and drink at this event? A: None will be provided. There are concessions with food for purchase available after the volunteer portion of this event has concluded (after 3rd quarter of the game begins).

    Q: What is the parking situation? A: Parking near the Moda Center on game day is in high demand. Free street parking is limited and neighboring lots usually charge between $10 and $25, but you are welcome to pay to park in any of these spaces. DO NOT park in the Lloyd Center parking structure or any neighboring lots without permission, as you risk getting your vehicle ticketed or impounded.

    Q: Is there secured bike parking? A:. Bike parking is available behind the box office, as well as various other stations around the Moda Center campus.

    Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Yes! Several public transportation options including the bus, MAX, and Street Car can be taken to the Moda Center. The Rose Quarter Transit Center is located at the South end of the Moda Center and the Street Car stops are at the North end. Visit trimet.org if you need help planning your trip.


    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

    Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

  • Tuesday
    Nov 11 2014
    Growing Sales by Defining, Refining and Aligning | CEO Leadership Exchange

    Moda Center

    Growing Sales – this is the #1 issue that comes up each year in the TAO Member Survey! Please join us on November 11th as our special guest, Tim Moriarty , Senior Sales Executive at Dell and Apple will share two case studies on how those companies were able to define and refine their respective organizations for optimal success in growing sales.

    Dell employed a more collaborative approach, using a concept known as “The Triangle”, which aligned all activities around three core company goals. In contrast, Apple utilized a “Stove Pipe”, or top-down, command and control approach where everyone has very narrowly-defined responsibilities. Tim will walk through each of these approaches and give explicit examples of why each approach worked for each of the companies and how these approaches can be applied to different corporate cultures.

    In addition, you will have ample time to talk 1:1 with Tim in the TAO Blazer Suite as we conclude the evening watching the Portland Trail Blazers take on the Charlotte Hornets. Space is limited, so register right away!

    Event Details:

    When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM 5:00 PM – networking reception in Private Dinning Suite 5:30 PM – moderated discussion in Private Dinning Suite 7:00 PM – Trail Blazer tip-off against Charlotte Hornets in combined suites 56 & 57

    Where: Moda Center, Portland, OR

    Cost: $95 Members | $125 Nonmembers -- dinner and game included