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November 2015
Free

Autodesk Hits Portland 2015

November 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
OMSI – Empirical Theater, 1945 SE Water Ave
Portland, 97214 United States
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3DV & Autodesk Presents Autodesk Hits Portland 2015 (FREE) @ OMSI in the Empirical Theater Lots of Free parking   Schedule: 5:00 - 6:30  Free Beer/Wine, Food & Networking 6:00 - 6:30  Theater opens with customer demo reels 6:30 - 9:00  Show 9:00   Raffle - Wacom Intuos Pro Guest Speakers from Laika: Brian Mclean Director of Rapid Prototype and Ty Johnson Rapid Prototyping "3D Printing for Film Making"   Autodesk Application Engineers: Steven Roselle  and Jose Manuel Elizardo will be showing Maya, 3ds Max, Stingray, Shotgun and more.  …

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December 2015
Free

Camp Optimization Meet-Up

December 3, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
Green Dragon, 928 SE 9th Ave
Portland, 97214 United States
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Camp Optimization's mission is simple: provide a casual, fun and informative forum for digital marketers and technologists to share optimization best-practices, challenges and wins. Camp Optimization welcomes Analytics Pros team member Charles Farina. Charles is an accomplished digital analyst who has completed over 15 Google Analytics Premium implementations, and is a 2015 Digital Analytics Association Practitioner of the Year nominee. This month Charles joins Camp Optimization to share his passion for cross device/platform analytics, discuss the role of data analytics…

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$10

Cre8CampPDX

December 5, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Connective DX, 2030 NW Pettygrove Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Cre8Camp, the unconference for creative industries Cre8Camp is a unique workshop and networking event for creatives. All of the attendees help to create the experience in real-time by deciding on the discussion topics for the day and organizing the schedule. As an unconference, we start with a blank schedule, some breakout rooms and time. You, the participants, decide what the topics are. Attendees can lead sessions, and everyone shares ideas and experiences. You can view Cre8Camp photos and here is…

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FREE, but RSVP in advance

SEMpdx – Holiday Networking Party

December 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spirit of 77, 500 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, 97232 United States
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SEMpdx Joins Forces with Local Organizations for a Holiday Party! Join SEMpdx and our local partners pdxMindShare, AMA, Mac’s List, and IABC after work on December 8, 2015 to celebrate the holiday season by eating, drinking, and partaking in good conversation. Light appetizers will be provided. There will be a no-host bar. RAFFLE We will be holding a raffle to benefit our Charity of Choice the Brody Borlaug Foundation. Tickets are $5 each or three for $15. Tickets can be…

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Free

To Be Continued…

December 16, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 NW Broadway
Portland, 97239 United States
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MFA Collaborative Design Fall Semester Exhibition The graduate students of the Collaborative Design program have been working on tough problems - PTSD, tribal housing, homogeneous food systems, over consumption, climate refugees, the future of work - with few immediate solutions in sight. But we are developing design approaches. On Wednesday we report our progress - proposals in the CD Corridor, work and pitches in the studio, refreshments everywhere. Please join us in celebrating the work so far, the adjacent possibilities…

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January 2016
$55

SEMpdx presents: Content Strategy & Copywriting

January 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us on Tuesday, January 12, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Lisa Williams from Oregon Health & Science University and Heather Lloyd-Martin from SuccessWorks, who will be presenting “Content Strategy and Copywriting: Both Sides of the Content Equation”. Synopsis Content strategy is planning for the creation, delivery and governance of content. It includes a plan, audience, story, channel, conversation, process and measurement. Copywriting is the story itself. Content strategy and copywriting don’t work without…

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Free

January Camp Optimization Meetup

January 28, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Baerlic Brewing Company, 2235 SE 11th Ave
Portland, 97214 United States
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What is Camp Optimization? Camp Optimization's mission is simple: provide a casual, fun and informative forum for digital marketers and technologists to share optimization best-practices, challenges and wins. This month Ryan Campell joins Camp Optimization from Add3 to talk on behalf of pay per click marketing. PPC is one of the most measurable digital marketing channels available. Come learn actionable strategies and tactics you can implement to take your optimization campaigns to the next level. Ryan has been leading and…

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February 2016
$38 - $60

SEMpdx presents Building an Online Community

February 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Puppet Labs, 308 SW 2nd Ave., 5th Floor
Portland, 97204 United States
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February 2016 – Building an Online Community with Jennifer Sable Lopez SPECIAL NOTE: Due to venue request, this event will begin 30 minutes later than our normal time. Doors open at 5:30PM and the presentation will start at 6:00PM. Please join us on Tuesday, February 9, in the downtown offices of Puppet Labs as we welcome Jennifer Sable Lopez from Moz, who will be presenting “Transforming your Visitors into a Dedicated & Passionate Community”. Synopsis Sure, you’re getting traffic to…

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$40

Moving Creatively Into B2C: Wacom

February 12, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Global giant Wacom inspires and equips people to make the world a more creative place by delivering innovative digital technologies to support all aspects of human creativity. Since 1983, Wacom’s intuitive input devices have been used to create some of the most exciting professional digital art, films, special effects, fashion, and designs around the world. Wacom's Global Director of Marketing Communications and Senior Global Manager, Digital Marketing join us to discuss Wacom’s recent focus on the individual consumer market, and…

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March 2016
$80

Most Contagious Distilled / Portland

March 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
The Cleaners at Ace Hotel, 1022 SW Stark Street
Portland, 97205 United States
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For the first time ever, Contagious is bringing the thinking and analysis of our annual, sell-out Most Contagious conference to Portland. Most Contagious: Distilled is a 90-minute look at the most impactful marketing themes from the year to decipher what influence each will have on the immediate future for brands and agencies. Presented by Nick Parish, President of Contagious North America, and Will Sansom, Director of Content and Strategy for Contagious Insider, the event will help Portland marketers navigate the…

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$749

SearchFest Conference | SEMpdx

March 10, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sentinel Hotel, 614 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, 97205
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10th Annual SearchFest Conference presented by Yext – March 10, 2016 SEMpdx is excited to announce that Michael King of iPullRank and Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz will be the keynotes of SearchFest 2016! SearchFest is a one-day digital marketing conference, presenting multiple informative learning tracks and panel sessions designed to provide expert insight into the latest strategies and technological advancements in online marketing, whether that is SEO, advertising, content, or social media. Our devout attendees and speakers will tell…

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March Camp Optimization Meetup

March 31, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ecliptic Brewing, 825 North Cook Street
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Camp Optimization's mission is simple: provide a casual, fun and informative forum for digital marketers and technologists to share optimization best-practices, challenges and wins. This month’s discussion topic: The Power of Unified Customer Data & Segment Marketing. Camp Optimization welcomes Craig Schinn, Senior Director of Solutions Consulting at Lytics. With a strong analytics background, and over 15 years e-commerce and digital marketing experience, Craig knows how to turn customer data into dollars. Join us this month as we discuss the…

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$25

Exercise your creativity & collaborate with your community!

March 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DeskHub, 334 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, 97209 United States
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Join The Creative Roundtable for our first Creative Challenge of 2016: The "March Mad-Lib" Creative Challenge Our creative challenges are designed to help you exercise your creativity in new ways while collaborating with the community. A $25 participant ticket gets you (buy one here): • Access to a treasure trove of creative supplies (woo!) • Admission to the pre and post networking activities • Light refreshments and snacks • An opportunity to bond with your community When: March 31st, 6-9pm…

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April 2016
$40

Level Up Your Career

April 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Urban Airship, 1417 NW Everett St.
Portland, 97209 United States
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Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Are you wondering how to land your dream job, or even how to start your own business? Maybe you’re a recent grad looking to get your start. Or maybe you’re already an established professional, excited for your next challenge. We want to help you take your career to the next level, whether that be with your current employer, another employer or through entrepreneurship. We’ve recruited a panel of experts…

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Free

Intro to Live Design: Benefits of Real-Time 3D Visualization

April 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WeWork PDX, 220 NW 8th Ave
Portland, 97209
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A Design Week Portland event. Prepare to be immersed in a new, powerful process for group conceptualization. Join Dug Ketterman of DugOut Design Studio and guest speaker, Joshua Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio, for a presentation on Live Design in 3D Visualization. Live Design allows an individual or team to co-create and watch as a vision is brought to life in real-time via shared screen or in-person. Learn how this practice can immerse your client in the design, enhance the…

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May 2016
$20 - $55

Growing Brands in the Marijuana Industry

May 10, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Join AMA PDX on May 10th as Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian’s voice on the marijuana industry, moderates a panel discussion about growing your brand in this new and evolving industry. Topics will include marketing and branding in a dynamic, regulated environment, using data to formulate strategies, and firsthand stories of what’s working (and what’s not). Whether you’re in the marijuana industry or not, there are sure to be valuable marketing takeaways from this marketing case study. Register now: http://www.ama-pdx.org/events/growing-brands-marijuana-industry/

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Free

SEMpdx Members’ Appreciation: Free Workshop & Event

May 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us for our annual Members’ Appreciation event on Tuesday, May 10, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Dennis Yu, CTO at BlitzMetrics, who will be presenting a two-part Members’ Only event: an afternoon workshop "Advanced Facebook Growth Hacking" from 3:00 – 4:45 pm followed by our normal evening event "My Best Social + SEM Hacks" from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. The event and afternoon workshop are both FREE for SEMpdx Members! You just need…

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$10 - $20

Blind Pig 5th Annual “Let’s Duet!” Karaoke Networking Party

May 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alibi Tiki Lounge, 4024 N Interstate Ave.
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Are you a latent pop star trapped inside of a marketing professional’s body? Is your inner “Adele” stuck in cubicle hell? It’s time to let your voice be heard! Mark your calendars, it’s time for the 5th Annual Blind Pig “Let’s Duet!” Karaoke Death Match and Professional Networking Party. Presented by the American Marketing Association – PDX. Sign-up today! http://www.ama-pdx.org/events/blind-pig-5th-annual-lets-duet-karaoke-death-match-networking-party/

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Free

Set Goals & Get Sh!t Done with your Creative Community

May 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DeskHub, 334 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, 97209 United States
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Can you believe we're already HALF way through 2016? Step outside your office or workspace for an evening with The Creative Roundtable community. We will be sharing goals we hope to achieve before the end of 2016 and finding ways to stay accountable for business success! As always, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Bring your big ideas and friend or two. We look forward to seeing you! - Jehn & Jena

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$30

Portland ReelAbilities Film Festival

May 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Hey folks, The Portland ReelAbilities Film festival is happening May 27-29 at The Alberta Rose. There are some great films with great stories showing the whole weekend. The festival’s 25 films screen at Alberta Rose Theatre, located at 3000 NE Alberta Street, the tickets are $10 to individual screenings, $18 day pass and $30 weekend pass. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.albertarosetheatre.com/. More information, including a roster of titles, screening times, workshop and panel information is available on the festival…

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June 2016
$15 - $20

RawArtists Portland

June 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Roseland Theater, 8 NW 6th Ave
Portland, OR United States
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Every other month, our RAW Directors in cities across the world hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in visual art, fashion design, film,music, performance art, hair & makeup artistry, and photography through local eclectic RAW events. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity. What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase? You'll experience an independent film screening (usually a short, webisode or music video), a pop-up…

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$20 - $38

SEMpdx: Leveraging Analytics with Leslie To

June 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us on Tuesday, June 7, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Leslie To, Director of SEO at 3Q Digital, who will be presenting "Cutting Through the Clutter: Leveraging Analytics to Drive Your SEO Strategy & Optimizations." Using Analytics, we'll seek to identify specific strategies that simply don't work, high value customer segments, ways in which other channels can be leveraged to make the overall business grow, and if/how to address expectation gaps on your…

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$30 - $40

Makers’ Marketing: When Craft Brands Go Mainstream

June 8, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bridgeport Brewery, 1313 NW Marshall Street
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Portland is a hotbed for craft brands of all types. With the values driving these brands rapidly becoming more mainstream, craft brand marketing will continue to evolve. Join marketing and branding expert Michelle Hunt for AMA PDX’s June luncheon for her reflections on how the consumer landscape for craft brands has changed during her 25-year career.

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$25

Urban Typography Scavenger Hunt

June 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DeskHub, 334 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, 97209 United States
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Once a quarter, at The Creative Roundtable, we like to up the ante of our events and really think outside the box. We strive to make creative experiences for our community that you can’t find anywhere else! We know sometimes it is tempting to work on the weekends, but Saturday, June 25th, close your computers, put away your sewing machines and stop working on your to-do list. Come experience the first of it’s kind Urban Typography Scavenger Hunt! > Limited…

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July 2016
Free to members

SEMpdx Quarterly Member Mixer

July 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Migration Brewing, 2828 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us at our Member Mixer & Networking event! This event will celebrate our new members from Q2 and is a great way for these new members to get to know each other, the SEMpdx Board, and our seasoned members. Our Q2 new members will get their first drink on SEMpdx and appetizers will be available for all members. Hope to see you there!

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Free

Learn how to stay motivated during the summer months!

July 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NedSpace Broadway, 707 SW Washington St. Suite #1100
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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It’s summer which means it’s probably getting harder and harder to stay indoors working at your computer, being behind your camera, or making things in your craft room. In order to deliver our best work professionally we need to take time to relax and recharge. This month we will be sharing what we do in the summer months to recharge and we look forward to hearing from you! For one night, step away from your work to relax and enjoy…

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August 2016
$20

SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party presented by Moz

August 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hotel deLuxe, 729 Southwest 15th Ave
Portland, 97205
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Join us in uptown Portland at the Hotel deLuxe. Enjoy good food, drinks and conversations as DJ Jonas Healy spins tunes. Be on top of the latest developments from the most innovative marketing associations in the Pacific Northwest. Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer!

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Free

Share Knowledge and Team Up with Your Creative Community

August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NedSpace Broadway, 707 SW Washington St. Suite #1100
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Meeting new people is always fun, so get out of the studio, office, or wherever you get work done! Come hang out with The Creative Roundtable community for an evening of conversation about sharing knowledge and finding ways to collaborate with other creatives for a more successful outcome on your projects. We love bringing together such a wonderful and inspiring group of people each month- so this time, let’s find ways to work together. This month, we encourage you to…

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September 2016
$10 - $15

Portland Thorns Game with SEMpdx

September 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Providence Park, 1844 SW Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Join us for a fun night of networking and soccer - The Portland Thorns will be playing the Houston Dash. We have a reserved a block of seats in the Widmer Brothers Southern Front. Tickets are available to members for $10 and to non-members for $15, which includes admission to the game and appetizers. Seats are limited so register for this event today!

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$20 - $38

Personal Branding with Mel Carson presented by SEMpdx

September 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us on Tuesday, September 13, in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Mel Carson, Founder and Principal Strategist at Delightful Communications, who will be presenting "Discoverable, Shareable and Memorable: How to Discover and Define Your Personal Brand to Compete Effectively in the New World of Work." Early Bird member tickets start as low as $20! Prices go up on September 7th.

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$30 - $45

MAX Awards

September 22, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Colony, 7525 N Richmond Ave.
Portland, OR 97203 United States
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The MAX Awards is AMA PDX's largest event of the year and honors top marketing work being produced in the Portland area. Come schmooze with local marketing professionals, enjoy some great food and drinks, and check out award-worthy marketing campaigns.

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Free

Pizza Party with your Creative Community

September 29, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NedSpace Broadway, 707 SW Washington St. Suite #1100
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Summer is coming to a close, so let's send it off in style- pizza style that is! Join your friends in The Creative Roundtable community for an evening of networking, indie board games, and pizza, provided by Sizzle Pie. We will provide the pizza and refreshments, you bring yourself and a friend! The format will be casual, with open networking and a few tables stocked with games by independent designers and members of The Creative Roundtable community. See you then,…

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October 2016
$20 - $38

SEMpdx Presents AMPed SEO: What You Need to Know with Mike Arnesen

October 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us as we welcome Mike Arnesen, Founder and CEO at UpBuild, who will present "AMPed SEO: What You Need to Know." Internet site speed is increasingly important: many users will abandon a site if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load and poor site speed affects SEO. Mike give a detailed overview of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), dig into its role in web marketing and SEO, and provide resources to get started with AMP. Early bird prices…

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Free

HYMN Space Launch Party

October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Commissary, 915 NW 19TH Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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HYMN Space Launch Party Wednesday October 19th, 2016 from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Celebrate the launch of HYMN Space, the after-hours coffee shop experience that gives creatives access to the spaces they already love so they can work, meet with clients, or mellow out in good company. ***There will be swag and other prizes at this event.***

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Free

SEMpdx Quarterly Member Mixer

October 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Migration Brewing, 2828 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us at Migration Brewing on October 20th for our Member Mixer & Networking event! This event will celebrate our new members from Q3 and is a great way for these new members to get to know each other, the SEMpdx Board, and our seasoned members. Members will get their first drink on SEMpdx, and appetizers will be available for all members. Hope to see you there!

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Free

Halloween Masquerade with your Creative Community

October 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NedSpace Broadway, 707 SW Washington St. Suite #1100
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Do you feel a chill in the air? Halloween is almost here! Join The Creative Roundtable community for a spooky evening of snacks, drinks, and costumes! Don't fret if you don't have a costume- we'll have a mask crafting station to help you get into the spirit! We'll have free snacks and refreshments, feel free to bring a friend to enjoy an evening of inspiring conversations with Portland creatives. Hope to see you there! -Jena & Jehn

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November 2016
$20 - $40

Hacking Brainstorming: How to Spark Your Team’s Creativity

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
eROI, 505 NW Couch, #300
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Brainstorming has become a bad word at many companies. Enough so that the word makes project managers cringe just at its mention, as they envision their group spending futile hours spinning around and around. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. We now have loads of research and data on the best ways to pull creative ideas out of teams. Whether your company is full of Type-A personalities or introverts who shy away from the limelight, this talk will…

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$20 - $38

SEMpdx Presents Facebook Ads with Susan Wenograd

November 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Please join us in the Heritage Room at BridgePort BrewPub as we welcome Susan Wenograd, Partner at Five Mill, Inc., who will present "Drinking From the Demographic Firehose: How to Succeed With Facebook Ads." Susan will cover everything you've always wanted to know to get better at (or start!) Facebook Ads, such as: How big should an ad set be? How do I leverage warm audiences? Do the different creative types matter? Learn how to use the powerful tools Facebook…

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$10

RESUME BOOT CAMP with Pivot Point Coaching & Consulting

November 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
52 Limited, 330 SE MLK Blvd. Suite 1B
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Everyone knows a resume is one of your best tools for marketing and building your career. Most people, however, aren't aware of all the little details that make a difference in getting the employer to notice what you offer and give you that call back. It's NOT just about listing your skills and experience - it's about the first impression you make. From the content to the design, all these little details are keys to standing out and catching someone's…

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Free

Dis/Representation: “Diversity versus Equity: What’s not working about corporate trainings.”

November 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portland Community College Cascade Campus, Cascade Hall Room 209, 705 N Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Presented by Leila Haile The Disability Art and Culture Project is proud to announce November’s Dis/Representation discussion. Join us for a presentation and discussion about how to approach Social Justice and equity in our workplaces, schools and other institutions in a way that honors our identities and asks us to reach deep to unpack our own bias so we can create environments where people can be their full selves. About Leila Haile As the co-director for Sankofa Collective NW; Leila…

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$10 - $20

Career Tools | Fake It Till You Make It: Building Your Toolbox for a Successful Freelance Career

November 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
52 Limited, 330 SE MLK Blvd. Suite 1B
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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We often look at the freelance career as a cold, dark, intimidating road that is scary as shit. But it can lead to great places. Perhaps you have thought about taking that road and starting your own, independent practice. Or maybe you are already out there. Come in from the cold at this Career Tools session with Lisa Congdon. We welcome you to grab a cup of coffee, sit down, and join us for an intimate conversation about traveling that road with confidence. We identify current…

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December 2016
$55

Career Builder Webinar Series 1

December 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for part 1 of our Career Builder webinar series and get your resume dialed before the holidays. We’ll be discussing many different tips and tricks to make your resume stand out to help get that call for an interview – what to include, what to avoid. We will touch on coverletters as well. Event registration includes a free one-time resume review ($45 value). Register here: http://pivottoday.com/events/2016/12/6/career-builder-webinar-series

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$5 - $15

From Coraline to Kubo: A history of LAIKA’s Films

December 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cerimon House, 5131 NE 23rd Ave
Portland OR, OR United States
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Mark Shapiro of LAIKA, the studio behind Coraline, Kubo & the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls, and ParaNorman. Mark Shapiro from LAIKA will present how these beloved oscar-nominated films are made by hand — from script to illustrations to stop-motion animation. It's a labor of love that produces an average of just two seconds of footage in an week. Mark will also give you an intimate look behind the curtain of LAIKA's biggest stars — the puppets, of course! He'll bring…

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January 2017
$40

Career Builder Webinar Series 2 – Interview Prep

January 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We’ll discuss how to become interview savvy – such as what to wear, how to speak and how to prepare. We will also do some practicing – to set you up for being well prepared, and to help you succeed in receiving the job offer. Register here: http://pivottoday.com/events/2016/12/6/career-builder-webinar-series

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$20 - $38

SEMpdx Presents: Building a Content Roadmap

January 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Join Heather Lloyd-Martin, CEO of SuccessWorks, and Lisa Williams, Associate Director at OHSU, as they guide you through the full digital journey of a content asset within content strategy (the Why), and content marketing (the What and the How). Gain tools for content planning, performance and measurement, and discover processes for alignment across content, brand, search, public relations, and social teams.

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$10 - $20

Career Tools: What Happens When Your Career Plans Go South with Aaron Draplin

January 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
52 Limited, 330 SE MLK Blvd. Suite 1B
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Even the best laid plans can take a turn in an unanticipated direction; a difficult client, a company goes out of business, a career change. Join us for Career Tools as we host designer and author, Aaron Draplin, who will explore how dead ends and u-turns can actually guide your career into new and interesting directions. About the Speaker: Aaron Draplin runs Draplin Design Co., located in the mighty Pacific Northwest. Draplin Design Co. proudly rolls up its sleeves on…

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$30

Career Builder Webinar Series 3 – Networking 101

January 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Do you dread networking? For some people it comes naturally, and for others it requires skill building and practice. Let’s talk through ways to become a better and more effective networker. Register here: http://pivottoday.com/events/2016/12/6/career-builder-webinar-series

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$5

GET ORGANIZED! Map Your Career For The New Year

January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
52 Limited, 330 SE MLK Blvd. Suite 1B
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Get the boost you need for motivation and organization in 2017 so this is the year you take that next step in your career. In this workshop, you'll learn tools to organize your contacts, processes for researching the best opportunities, and how to reach out to people to make connections at your dream companies. Learn the six creative strategies for approaching jobs you actually want (not just the jobs that are posted on job boards). Consider a reverse job search…

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$40

Career Builder Webinar Series 4 – Effective Communication

January 31, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The last of our career builder series. Stand out as a business professional – be memorable and remarkable. This starts with being a good listener and communicator. In this workshop, we’ll discuss and practice skills for effective listening and communication. Register here: http://pivottoday.com/events/2016/12/6/career-builder-webinar-series

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February 2017
$20 - $38

SEMpdx Presents: SEO for 2017 and Beyond

February 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bridgeport Brew Pub, 1313 Northwest Marshall Street
Portland, 97209
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Join us as we welcome Kevin Chow, Director of Search Marketing at Webfor, and David Portney, Senior SEO Manager at 3Q Digital, for a two-part presentation. David will offer real-world strategies, tools, and tactics that you can start using right away. Kevin will cover what has been working, where the future of local search is moving, and Data Aggregators that provide value.

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