September 17-23, 2017


SneakerWeek is a celebration of all things Sneaker Culture – Design, Music, Art and Sports. Check out for details.

September 21, 2017 -- 4:30pm-6:30pm

International Business Networking Reception

World Trade Center, Portland

Dates for the 2017-2018 International Business Networking Reception series have been announced! Come meet professional peers in the trade community, expand your network of partners and business connections, exchange best...

September 22, 2017 -- 8:30am - 10:00am

Design Museum Mornings: Sneakers With Soul

Wacom Experience Center 1455 NW Irving St.

Learn the unparalleled impact that design can play in the recovery process with Jenn Scholes, Nike designer and member of the Doernbecher Freestyle team. Join us for the September installation...

September 22, 2017 -- 3pm-4pm

Built Up Festival: How to Determine Cost of Finished Goods, Inventory Value & CoGS

The Redd 831 SE Salmon St

Mark, Sr Accountant at Radix Accounting, will be describing how to reach cost of materials value for individual finished goods skus, and why it is important to know this information...

September 22, 2017 -- 5:30pm-6:45pm

Built Up Festival: Making it as a Maker presented by Portland Made

Centrl Eastside (329 NE Couch Street)

What does it mean to succeed as a Portland maker business? Hockey-stick growth and a fast exit? Maybe not. Join Ken Tomita of Grovemade, Genevieve Brazelton of The Bitter Housewife,...

September 23, 2017 -- 2pm-5pm

Community Appreciation – On Street Pub Run

On US Headquarter (1937 NW Quimby St)

On Community Appreciation: Run to the Deschutes Street Pub What a summer it has been! As a way to say thank you for supporting us over the years, we invite...

September 25, 2017 -- 5:15pm - 7:30pm

From Concept to Market – Sports and Apparel Product Development

Join the UofO for an engaging and enlightening panel discussion on how to take your product idea from a sketch pad to retail. Steve Woodside — recently retired from Columbia Sportswear with...

September 26, 2017 -- 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Built Up Festival: How to Talk to a Buyer presented by Tender Loving Empire

Centrl Office- Pearl (1355 NW Everett St)

Calling all makers! TLE is hosting a buyers panel along with Built Oregon and CENTRL Office. We’ll be chatting with awesome folks from TLE, Radish Underground, and Green Zebra Grocery about the ins and outs of...

September 27, 2017 -- 9:30am- 11am

Built Up Festival: The Many Faces of Consumer Products

Consumer products in Oregon provide entrepreneurial opportunities to people in communities throughout our cities and state. Join us as Built Oregon, The Mercado, and Soul District launch a program with...

September 27, 2017 -- 5:15pm - 7:30pm

Built Up Festival: Future of Consumer Interaction

IDL Worldwide 135 NW Park Ave

Burn it down! Revolutionary Marketing Strategies Over Evolutionary Tactics Join us at IDL in our ground floor gallery space for an evening exploring the Future of Consumer Interaction. Our heritage...

September 27, 2017 -- 6pm-9pm

AOYP September Meet up

Lower Macleay Park (2960 NW Upshur St)

Get outdoors to hang out with your favorite fellow A&O young professionals! We’ll be meeting at the MacLeay Park Entrance at 6:20 and then embarking on a 1.75 mile hike at...

September 28, 2017 -- 9am-10:30am

Built Up Festival: A Founder’s Quest to Tame the Beast

Centrl Eastside (329 NE Couch Street)

Learn how CEO Jason Bolt of Revant Optics reignited his passion for entrepreneurship The physical and emotional toll of bringing a business into existence can wreak havoc on a founder’s...

September 28, 2017 -- 12pm-1:30pm

Built Up Festival – The Ins and Outs of Commercial Space for Consumer Companies

There are tons of decisions and potential pitfalls when looking for commercial space as a consumer product company. Join us as we hear from Jason Bolt: CEO Revant, Mark Reis:...

September 29, 2017 -- 8am-6pm

Built Up Festival (main event)


Join Built Up Oregon for the launch of their inaugural Built Up Festival to celebrate the makers, brands and regions that together, create Oregon’s tapestry. The festival is kicking off year...

October 6, 2017 -- 5:00pm - 9:30pm

On Art Run: Portland

Ecotrust Building (721 NW 9th Ave)

The power of art and running collide for a night of charity and celebration hosted by On at the Ecotrust building in Portland’s Pearl District. Check in @ Ecoturst, Ground Floor —...

October 21, 2017 -- 5:30pm

Northwest Outward Bound School Black Tie & Tennis Shoes Benefit Dinner

Embassy Suites Portland Airport

Northwest Outward Bound School Presents 2017 Black Tie & Tennis Shoes Benefit Dinner Saturday, October 21, 2017 Embassy Suites – Portland Airport 5:30pm Don your fancy clothes, lace up your...

October 26, 2017 -- 9am-10:30am

Exporting to Guatemala: Market Entry Strategies and Commercial Opportunities

World Trade Center, Portland

Senior Commercial Specialist Ana Polanco will join us from the U.S. Embassy – Guatemala City to share perspectives on new commercial opportunities and developments in the country. The following industries...

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