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Refuge PDX

116 SE Yamhill Street
Portland, OR 97214, US (map)

Refuge PDX is Portland's premier audiovisionary center. A space for artists, musicians, retailers, dancers, and communities to congregate and create. A fully adaptable space, able to drastically transform for a variety of needs, Refuge has been known as a warehouse club space, hosting national and internal music talent of every type. It has been known as an event loft, hosting avant-garde parties and A-list after parties going well into the night. It has been known as a visual art center, hosting exhibitions of paintings, photography, sculpture, and large scale installations. But these events are merely our past. We want you to come to Refuge and help to create our future.

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Past events that happened here

  • Monday
    Jun 20 2016
    NewTech PDX - June

    Refuge PDX

    Join us for NewTech PDX on the 3rd Monday of every month. Portland has one of the most vibrant tech communities in the country, and the more we support our tech ecosystem, the more we'll all experience and create together!

    Join us to learn about the cool and amazing technologies being developed by Portland companies. Event volunteers are welcome! Let us know if you'd like to volunteer.

    Entry to the meetup is $10 online, or $20 at the door.

    5:30pm - Doors Open / Buffet / Drinks / Get to know your community
    7:00pm - Event Begins!

    • Community Announcements: Events, Jobs, etc. (20 seconds/ea)

    • Pres. #1: Tim Wetzel of Big Mouth Water Purifier

    • Pres. #2: Joe Montaño of JoLoMo Hardware
    • Pres. #4: Jeffrey Kleiss of Rela Chat
    • Pres. #5: Greg Clark & Erik Gordon of Storybulbs

    8:30pm - After-Party at Hair of the Dog (SE Yamhill and Water)

    Tickets at: https://impactflow.com/event/newtech-pdx-june-298

  • Thursday
    May 19 2016
    Stages PDX
    Refuge PDX

    Stages PDX is a two-day working conference for entrepreneurs from all industries. Join expert speakers and successful startup founders to learn the specific tools and knowledge that will take your company to the next stage.

    How Stages PDX works: • Brings together entrepreneurs from across industries and levels • Connects you with entrepreneurs who are at the same stage of business development • Provides programming that addresses the challenges most critical to you

    Stages PDX Features • Main stage with talks and panels from successful startup founders • Tools, tips and tricks sessions with essential workflow and insider know-how • Swag bag that includes recordings from all sessions • Closing party with STAGES partners and Portland's greater entrepreneurial community!

    Learn more at StagesPDX.com

  • Friday
    Sep 27 2013
    Security Bsides Portland 2013

    Refuge PDX

    ABOUT THE EVENT Each Security BSides event is a community-driven framework for building events for and by information security community members. The goal is to expand the conversation beyond the traditional confines of space and time. It creates opportunities for individuals to both present and participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It is where conversations for the next-big-thing are happening. Last year's event was a great success that surpassed our expectations. Don't miss the 3rd year of this awesome event!

    THE PORTLAND TAKE A gathering of the most interesting infosec minds in Portland and the Pacific Northwest! Our passion about all things security has driven attendance from other parts of the country. Our goal is to provide an open environment for the infosec community to engage in conversations, learn from each other and promote knowledge sharing and collaboration. The Portland and greater Northwest information security community spans a broad spectrum of participation from CISOs, Fortune 100 company security experts, small business system admins, to independent security researchers.

    A DIFFERENT KIND OF EVENT BSides Portland will have a variety of activities to provide an opportunity to network and meet other like-minded individuals. Some of the activities include: Technical and business presentations – our only requirement is that they are engaging and fun! Networking lunch Researcher Demos and community driven information exchange (lockpicking, hardware hacking, and more).

    Registration opens at 8am

  • Saturday
    Oct 13 2012
    State of the Map party

    Refuge PDX

    Join registered State of the Map and WhereCampPDX attendees for dinner, drinks, games, and music. There will be an open bar all night and plenty of food.

  • Thursday
    Sep 27 2012
    Bridge to Produce Row

    Refuge PDX

    Produce Row is a network of entrepreneurial minded companies driven by creativity and innovation, companies that seek to grow not only in size but in ideas, products, and services.

    If you are in the Central Eastside Industrial District fill out a business profile on the site and be added to the map and receive an invite to the event for free!