August 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, August 9th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Guest Speaker: Meris Gebhardt Mindfulness Meditation. Meris Gebhardt of Opulent Mindfulness has been exploring yoga, meditation and this healing modality for 17+ years. Adapted to today’s current stressors along with modern science to support, this part lecture, part practice will leave you feeling clear, refreshed, and invigorated beyond belief. The ... Read More

July 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, July 12th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Clean Energy Jobs Bill Join our guest speaker, Sonny Mehta for a discussion on the Clean Energy Jobs bill in the Oregon House which has the potential to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for investment statewide. The clean energy economy is growing fast and this policy will position Oregon as ... Read More

June 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, June 14th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome!   Pregame Your Summer Ciara Pressler, business strategist and founder of Pregame, shares six specific ways to power your sales, maximize your marketing, and accelerate your business growth, all while creating time to enjoy your summer. Monthly Prize Drawing The raffle prize is two tickets to Cider Summit Portland.

PDBA Annual Meeting – May 2017

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 10th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Your attendance is vital as we will be voting for new board members at this important meeting, so please plan on attending and making your voice heard. Membership Benefits Q&A We will be reviewing PDBA membership benefits and answering your questions about our Website, Pearl SWAG’R, Member-to-Member Benefits, Townsquared, and more! Join the PDBA Board of Directors ... Read More

April 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, April 12th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Get Your Business Ready for International Travelers Join us as Billie Moser, Travel Portland’s VP of International Tourism shares insight and practical tips to get your business ready for international visitors and their customer service expectations. Learn more at TravelPortland.com Monthly Prize Drawing Raffle prize is a gift card for 3 free ... Read More

March 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! An Introduction to SCORE Kaye Kloster, SCORE Volunteer and board member, will introduce SCORE’s various services, how SCORE supports the small business community and the importance of using mentors to grow and improve business practices, revenue and operations. SCORE is an acronym:  Service Core of Retired Executives.  SCORE is fully ... Read More

February 2017 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, February 8th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Finding the Right Fit Sheila Walty from Create Change will share some strategies for understanding yourself and others using the People Map System. She will offer tips for choosing employees, pleasing your boss, and matching your strengths to your job. Create Change will help you create change through Portland-based counseling, ... Read More

December 2016 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, December 14th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Getting Started on SWAG’R – Our new visitor app This is an interactive breakfast meeting led by Greg Williams from SWAG’R. We will be going over the Pearl District SWAG’R app and having members load their offers into the app at the meeting. Members should be thinking about an offer that they would ... Read More

November 2016 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, November 9th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Please RSVP now. Guests are welcome! Are Credit Card Companies Ripping You Off? What exactly happens from the moment a customer swipes (or dips) their credit card and when those funds get deposited into your business bank account? Who is making money off of your business, and how? Join us on a trip down the rabbit hole, ... Read More

October 2016 Breakfast Meeting

Please join your fellow Pearl District Business Association members for our monthly Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, October 12th from 7:30am-9am at BridgePort BrewPub. Missed the Meeting? View the presentation here.   How prepared is the Pearl District for a major emergency? Our guest speaker, at this month’s meeting, is John Warner, a board member for the Pearl District Neighborhood Association (PDNA) and chair of the association’s Emergency Preparedness (E-Prep) Committee. When John last spoke at our breakfast meeting in August 2015 about the ... Read More