Making Connections

Portland Business Alliance events are among the highest-quality networking and professional development gatherings in the Portland region, attracting more than 7,500 people each year. The Alliance offers a wide variety of events to help members boost their visibility, connect with civic and business leaders, and raise their awareness of local and regional issues.

As a benefit of membership, Alliance members can post their company events to our Member Events Calendar.
Want to post your event? 

For questions, please contact:
Ashley Odil, Director, Events & Sponsorships, 503-552-6742
Sandra Butler, Senior Membership Events Coordinator, 503-552-6770
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2019 Washington DC Trip

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Name: 2019 Washington DC Trip
Date: April 2, 2019 - April 4, 2019
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Leaders of the Oregon Business Plan are traveling to Washington, D.C., this spring to discuss the priority issues from the Oregon Business Plan with our congressional delegation and members of the administration. 

Lodging Information:

  • Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall (400 E St SW, Washington, DC 20024)
  • $299 per night plus taxes, includes complimentary breakfast

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the rate above. Once you have registered for the trip, please contact Kiley Wilson at and she will send you instructions on how to make hotel reservations. Please let Kiley know if you will be making your own accommodations at a different location.

Participants are responsible for their own airfare and hotel costs.

Questions? Contact Kiley Wilson at or 503-552-6764.

Tuesday, April 2

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Evening welcome reception

Wednesday, April 3

  • Morning meetings on Capitol Hill
  • Lunch at The Monocle
  • Afternoon meetings on Capitol Hill
  • Evening reception and dinner with delegation

Thursday, April 4

  • Meetings with the administration
  • Adjourned by noon, return trip to Oregon
Date/Time Information:
April 2 - 4, 2019
Contact Information:
Program fee:
The program fee is $700.00. Includes meeting room costs, reception Tuesday evening, lunch Thursday, reception and dinner Thursday, hosted meals for guests, and miscellaneous costs. The fee is payable upon registration.

*Air fare: 
Varied. Participants are responsible for booking their own airfare.
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Event Sponsorship & Hosting

Sponsoring or hosting an Alliance event is an exclusive member benefit. To learn more about these opportunities, contact Alliance senior event manager, Ashley Odil.
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