Want to meet those responsible for guiding NMM? Voice some feedback? Find out more about what the board does? Gather at the NMM table in the hotel atrium for complimentary happy hour drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
Gather near the hotel front door at 7:00 pm for transport to Mississippi Ave., one of Portland's famed entertainment areas. Your challenge will include visits to a series of bars to identify clues. Drinking is optional, fun is inevitable! Highly coveted prizes to be announced.
Sponsored Panel Discussion: Rights and Disruptions.
Join Will Whalen, Vice President of Licensing for Alexander Street, as he leads a discussion focusing on the chal (Learn more) Delicious buffet lunch. Embassy Suites.
Tour of Open Signal, Portland's Legendary Community Media Center (Optional - Limited to 25 people, transportation provided)
Join us on a visit to a legendary community media center, including a tour and participatory activities.
The plan is to go en masse (42 min by light rail) to Pine Street Market – a gorgeous, on-the-Historic-Registry former carriage house & livery building at 126 SW 2nd Ave. This delightful venue offers dining options from “9 of Portland’s best chefs and purveyors,” including Bless Your Heart Burgers, Kim Jong Smokehouse, Marukin Ramen (made daily, locally-sourced ingredients), OP Wurst (gourmet dogs), Pollo Bravo (tapas), Trifecta Annex (pizza and topped breads), WizBangBar (soft serve). To be followed by the Best In Show special event.
Arriving early and want to meet some friends? Starting with Embassy Suites' complimentary happy hour in the lobby, locate the NMM table to see who's gathering for dinner and evening outings. If you're attending for the first time, this is a great place to meet and make new friends.