October 2015 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting this Wednesday, October 14th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. If you haven’t already, please RSVP at our website now.   Guest Speakers Representatives from MercyCorps Northwest, Ben Misley – Microloan Officer, Laura Locker – Individual Development Grant Manager, and Andrew Volkman – Small Business Development Manager, will be discussing their services available to small businesses. Mercy Corps Northwest is the U.S. economic development office of Mercy Corps, the ... Read More

August 2015 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for a very informative and timely Monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, August 12th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. If you haven’t already signed-up, please RSVP at our website now. GUEST SPEAKER Our guest speaker is John Warner, a board member for the Pearl District Neighborhood Association (PDNA), and chair of the association’s Emergency Preparedness (E-Prep) Committee. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS IN THE PEARL The recent NewYorker Magazine article, “The Really Big ... Read More

July 2015 Member Breakfast Meeting

Tyler Bump and Nicholas Kobel from the Economic Planning team at the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability are sharing their findings on the Pearl District from their report, “Growth and change – what you need to know about our community to market your business.” How much has the Pearl District grown in the past few years? How has the market changed, and in what areas? How does the Pearl District compare to ... Read More

June 2015 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our Monthly Breakfast Meeting next Wednesday, June 10th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Seating is limited, so please RSVP at our website now. GUEST SPEAKERS Mark Wells from Portland’s Crime Prevention Program Coordinator Office of Neighborhood Involvement will be sharing resources and providing an update on our district. Wednesday, June 10th from 7:30am-9am BridgePort BrewPub | 1313 NW Marshall, Portland, Oregon Thank you to our sponsors: PREM Group, Hoyt Realty Group and BridgePort BrewPub.

PDBA Annual Meeting – May 13, 2015

The Pearl District Business Association Board of Directors has called The Pearl District Business Association Annual Meeting of PDBA Members for Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 7:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the BridgePort BrewPub, 1313 NW Marshall St. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is as follows: 1. To elect 4 Directors to 1-year term; 2. To transact other business as may properly come before the meeting. Please mark your calendar and RSVP if you plan ... Read More

November Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our Monthly Breakfast Meeting this Wednesday, November 12th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Seating is limited, so please RSVP at our website now. Guest Speaker Bryan Baker, Managing Partner Express Employment Professionals “The High Cost of Reckless Hiring” – Bryan Baker discusses some of the most common mistakes that companies make when bringing on new staff. Please RSVP for the meeting now Thank you to our sponsors, PREM Group, Hoyt ... Read More

August Monthly Member Breakfast Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Guest Speaker:  Jenée Bader from HeartLink “Learn how and why a customized safety program is important to your business, no matter how big or small as well as two steps to staying alive with a demo (and practice) of hands-only CPR from the American ... Read More

July Member Breakfast Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. ThePearl360 Project: The world’s first interactive neighborhood virtual directory and map system  Benjamin Powers, founder of Visiting Media, a Pearl-based virtual media innovator, will discuss ThePearl360 TrueTour™ project and how Pearl businesses can use this new website and map system to benefit and grow their business. ... Read More

PDBA Annual Meeting

Join us for the most important meeting of the year!  Meet the board, vote in new board members and learn about what’s to come in 2014. The Pearl District Business Association Annual Meeting of PDBA Members takes place Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 8:00 am. The meeting will be held at the BridgePort BrewPub, 1313 NW Marshall St. The purpose of the Annual Meeting is as follows: To elect 4 Directors to a 1-year term; To transact ... Read More

April Member Breakfast Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Guest Speakers:  Running for Multnomah County Chair, Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury. Have a specific question for the speakers? Forward them to “CC” by Monday, April 7th. New Member Introductions Community News Seating is limited, so please RSVP to new Executive Director, Carolyn Ciolkosz.  We want to thank BridgePort BrewPub, our breakfast ... Read More