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Luxury Hotels in Downtown Portland
January 17, 2020
Heathman Hotel

Luxury Hotels in Downtown Portland

Heathman Hotel
Portland has a great inventory of classy, historic hotels, as well as some glitzy newcomers. We’ll start at the Heathman Hotel and make our way through downtown viewing several more distinctive hotel lobbies before ending the tour at the historic Multnomah Hotel/Embassy Suites. Included in the tour will be comments about the architecture and history […]
Science Fiction Prototyping: A How-To Workshop
January 17, 2020
Ace Hotel Portland

Science Fiction Prototyping: A How-To Workshop

Ace Hotel Portland
Come learn with us at this informal workshop, where author and consultant Corey Pressman will introduce science fiction prototyping. Come learn with us at this fun and informal workshop and networking opportunity, where author and consultant Corey Pressman will introduce the history and utility of science fiction prototyping and show us how to explore, test, […]
The Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Rescuing Oregon’s Railroad History
January 18, 2020
Architectural Heritage Center

The Oregon Rail Heritage Center: Rescuing Oregon’s Railroad History

Architectural Heritage Center
Portland’s railroad heritage includes three steam locomotives donated to the city in the 1950s. These engines sat adjacent to Oaks Park until 1974, when the first of the three, Southern Pacific 4449, was restored to pull the American Freedom Train in celebration of the US Bicentennial. Eventually 4449 and the other locomotives were moved to […]
CSI Learning and Libations: Women in Construction Event at TopGolf
January 22, 2020
TopGolf

CSI Learning and Libations: Women in Construction Event at TopGolf

TopGolf
On January 22nd, Construction Specifications Institute is hosting a Women in Construction Event at TopGolf in Hillsboro, Oregon from 6pm to 9pm. The Goal: If you are a leader in the AECO industry, you should bring an employee from your company. If you are an employee in the AECO industry, you should bring your leader. […]
First Real Estate Social Hour
January 23, 2020
The Redd on Salmon Street

First Real Estate Social Hour

The Redd on Salmon Street
FRESHPDX: IREM, BOMA, NAIOP, ULI, CREW, ICSC, NARPM, CAI, & SMPS OREGON FRESH PDX gathers members of the local commercial real estate community for the first networking and social event of the calendar year. Founded in 2013, the First Real Estate Social Hour, or “FRESH,” provides cross-networking opportunities in a large-scale event format open to […]
Bank Lobbies in Downtown Portland – Old and New
January 24, 2020
Starbucks - Pac West Center

Bank Lobbies in Downtown Portland – Old and New

Starbucks - Pac West Center
Since the early pioneer days, bank buildings have had major role in defining the streetscape in downtown Portland. From modest to monumental; financial institutions continue to make an aesthetic statement and at the same time provide a visual sense of security for their customers. We’ll take a look at several elegant bank interiors that span […]
Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks
January 25, 2020
Architectural Heritage Center

Thresholds and the Liminal: A Tale of Three Portland Landmarks

Architectural Heritage Center
When we say “threshold” we usually think of that physical crossing one steps over while moving from one place to another. A threshold, however, might also be a point of departure as we move from one architectural era to another, and in doing so, find new and even different interpretations. Liminal, refers to that place […]
Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture
January 28, 2020
David Evans & Associates

Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture

David Evans & Associates
Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture Transform your business development process from one that focuses on what we have done and what we think you need to one that is built on active listening. This authentic investment of time and attention shows clients that it’s not all about the consultant and will lead to stronger, more […]
SMPS Oregon New Member Welcome Event
January 30, 2020
Daily Cafe

SMPS Oregon New Member Welcome Event

Daily Cafe
New to SMPS Oregon? Curious to know more about your membership and fellow members? Meet the Membership Committee and some members of our Board of Directors, and ask your questions over coffee! This is a completely casual but great opportunity to match faces to names and learn more about SMPS in a small-group setting. Registration […]
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