Networking + Social Events
Relationships can be as important as experiences and information. First Stop Portland helps visitors make meaningful connections with Portland's green "brain trust" through strategic networking and social events.
Elected officials from Brazil discuss the Central Eastside Industrial Sanctuary with a local planner over lunch at a local cafe.
Gatherings like this one in Portland's Pearl District offer visiting delegations an opportunity to converse informally with Portland's experts.
Documentary crew from French station ARTE debriefs with Portland State Students at a microbrewery. (See their documentary online.)
First Stop Portland has helped cities around the globe forge MOUs and official partnerships with the City of Portland. Read about one of these partnerships here.
Cultural Events + Day Trips