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Business Owners of Color Showcase

  • PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy 10 Northwest 5th Avenue Portland, OR, 97209 United States (map)

Broadening Connections & Narratives: Business Owners of Color and Visitor Industry Meet Up

Connect with talented entrepreneurs of color, hear compelling pitches, sample products, participate in interactive programming and expand your awareness of the Portland small business experience. Join us at Pensole.

This is a pilot collaborative showcase developed in partnership with the Portland Development Commission and Travel Portland. This event is also designed to expand the Mercatus Collective platform for specific business sectors. Your participation and feedback are encouraged.

Program Agenda:
3:00-3:15pm               Networking and Sampling
3:15-3:25pm               Welcome & Introductions
3:25-3:40pm               Storytelling – Small Business Partnership Pitches
3:40-4:20pm               Interactive Networking and Sample
4:25-4:40pm               Storytelling & Business Pitches
4:45-4:50pm               Closing Remarks

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