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

March Member Breakfast Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Window Display Workshop Guest Speakers: Seanette Corkill with Frontdoor Backdoor demonstrates how to build a creative window display that people will notice. Seating is limited, so please RSVP to new Executive Director, Carolyn Ciolkosz.  We want to thank BridgePort BrewPub, our breakfast sponsor this month.

February Member Breakfast Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Guest Speaker: Tori Pontrelli with Travel Portland “Travel Trends – Why It’s Important to Your Business” Member Update: How to be included on event for First Thursday New Member to Member Newsletter Event Calendar Seating is limited, so please RSVP to new Executive Director, Carolyn Ciolkosz.  We ... Read More

January Member Breakfast Meeting 1/8

Please join us for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, January 8th from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Maximize Your Member Benefits Are you utilizing all of the benefits available to you in 2014? Guest Speakers Aaron Cooper and Dan Blackman from The Oregonian will share with us how to get the most exposure in Explore the Pearl magazine. Also, as part of this meeting’s agenda:  Introduction of ... Read More

November Member Breakfast Meeting 11/13

Please join us for the next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, November 13th from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub at 1313 NW Marshall. The Doors open at 7:30am for networking and coffee. Demystifying ExploreThePearl.com Learn how to get the most out of our Explore the Pearl website. David Bailey from Deluxe Design + Advertising will walk you through: Building a powerful profile Developing meaningful content Posting your events Promoting your business Promoting the Pearl District Linking Social Media ... Read More

August Member Breakfast Meeting 8/14/13

Please join your fellow PDBA Members for our monthly breakfast meeting, Wednesday, August 14th from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub (1313 NW Marshall). The Doors open at 7:30am for Networking and coffee. Health Care Reform – It’s Here! Everyone is required to have insurance beginning 2014 Tracy Vicario with Group Insurance PDX will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for you and your business Topics Include: Our State Exchange, Cover Oregon, opening ... Read More

Member Breakfast Meeting – July 10, 2013

Please join us for our next PDBA Member Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, July 10th from 8am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub (1313 NW Marshall). The Doors open at 7:30am for Networking and coffee. We will learn about our new explorethepearl.com website David Bailey and Felipe Lujan-Bear of Deluxe Design + Advertising will take us through new site, including the member’s area and enhancements The Oregonian’s new Digital Format will be introduced  Hallie Janssen, Vice President of Marketing will talk about ... Read More