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Ambassador events

Find a calendar of Greater Portland Ambassador events below. Additional Ambassador activities will be added throughout the year as opportunities allow. GPI will announce new additions when they are scheduled. 

Become a certified Ambassador

Attend a minimum of four (4) designated certified programs and you will be recognized at a special reception. Certified Ambassadors assist with outreach to business professionals, public officials, and prospective companies considering Greater Portland.

Look for the Certified icon in the Ambassador event list for certified programs.  


Jan. 31: Site Selector Forum 
Hotel Eastlund, 1021 NE Grand Ave.
8:30-10 a.m.


March 13: GPI Annual Open House 
New businesses and expansions in the region 
Greater Portland Inc, 111 SW Columbia St.
4-6:30 p.m.


May 2: Greater Portland Global/Importance of Trade & Foreign Direct Investment 
Greater Portland Inc, 111 SW Columbia St.
4-5:30 p.m.

May 2: Port of Portland PDX-LHR Gala Dinner
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave.
5:30 p.m.


July 19: Athletic and Outdoor Industry 
Multnomah Athletic Club ballroom, 1849 SW Salmon St. 
4-6 p.m. 


August 10: Ambassador Fun Night at the Hillsboro Hops
Ron Tonkin Field, 4460 NW 229th Ave., Hillsboro
6:30 pm; game starts at 7 pm

August 30: Familiarization Tour Forum 
Daimler Trucks North America. 3-6 p.m.


Sept. 21: Annual Economic Summit  
GPI spotlights our regional competitiveness
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave.
7:30-11 am


October 26: Meet the Mayors – Metropolitan Mayors Consortium 
Hayden’s Lakefront Grill, 8187 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd, Tualatin 
11:30 am - 1 p.m. 


Ambassador Reception & Celebration
Location and time TBA

Diversity in Leadership series

April 6: Greater Portland 2020/Diversity in Leadership Forum* 
Culturally specific leadership programs 
NW Natural, 220 NW 2nd Ave.
3-5:30 pm

June 27: Greater Portland 2020/Diversity in Leadership Forum* 
Advancement programs for youth
Worksystems, 1618 SW 1st Ave.
8-9:30 a.m. 

Greater Portland 2020/Diversity in Leadership Forum*  
Changing organizational culture
Date, location and time TBA 

* Ambassadors may attend all Diversity in Leadership events but will only receive one credit toward certification.

Click here for a printable schedule.

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