Portland Marketing Events: TMMPDX’s Top Marketing Events April 2014

| April 2, 2014

tmmAprilApril kicks off with many anticipated marketing events! Hear how some amazing local entrepreneurs are helping shape a better world at Tedx Portland, strengthen your brand with The Startup Brand Workshop Series and connect with local women in tech at Women Pioneering Innovation. Don’t forget to join us the last Tuesday of April for #tmmHappyHour TMMPDX.COM Tuesday Happy Hour.

Here are TMMPDX.COM’s picks for the top Portland Marketing Events in April

1) Tedx Portland – Saturday, April 12th from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm at Keller Auditorium: 222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201. Register: $100

A day of inspiration with thinkers and doers: 14 live talks, 4 TED.com talks, 3 performances, happy hour, and post-event party at Keller Park.

2) The Startup Brand Workshop Series – Tuesdays, April 22nd, 29th and May 6th 2014 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Moxie Studio Portland: 5010 NE 9th Ave Portland, OR 97232. Register: $50 for each workshop; $125 for series of all three.

A Brand is More Than a Logo
It contains elements and critical aspects of your product, personality and organization as well. Building a brand can make or break your venture. But as a startup, you have different needs and different resources.

The Startup Brand™ Workshop is a series of 3 workshops over 3 weeks designed to help you build the foundation of your brand. Each week we explore with hands-on exercises the way industry professionals think about and craft brands. With this information you will be able to embody your business and communicate your vision to the world.

3) Women Pioneering Innovation – Saturday, April 12th from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm at the DoubleTree Portland: 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232. Register: Professionals $85 Students $55

Opportunities are always out there, and as young women looking forward towards the future of the tech industry, there are more opportunities than ever to diversify, expand and innovate this constantly growing industry. Join Kim Swift, a video game industry veteran as she discusses her start and career path creating and working on games such as Portal, Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, and Quantum Conundrum. After the brief speech, stick around to ask as many questions as you can think of on how the video game industry works, how to get started, what pitfalls are out there, and how to succeed.

4) #tmmHappyHour TMMPDX.COM Tuesday Happy Hour – Tuesday, April 29th at 5:00 pm at The Nines Lobby Lounge: 525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204. Register: FREE

Join TMMPDX.COM for drinks, networking and a celebration of the digital marketing community. We will meet in THE LIBRARY space off the lobby at The Nines Hotel in downtown Portland. Feel free to share this event with anyone who may be interested in networking with other digital marketing professionals and learning more about Thoroughly Modern Marketing!

5) SEO 101: Back to Basics – Tuesday, April 8th 2014 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Puppet Labs: 926 NW 13th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97209. Register: Early Bird SEMpdx Members $20 Early Bird Non-Members $33 Full Time Students / Non-Profit $20.

The April 2014 meeting of SEMpdx is going back to basics, and we have local search marketing professionals to cover SEO 101 and answer any and all questions.As usual, we are having the event on the second Tuesday of the month, with a half hour of networking, then an hour long presentation with Q&A, then another half hour of networking.

6) Networking Influence Bootcamp – Saturday, April 5th 2:30 pm at Moxie Studio: 5010 NE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97232. Register: $38

Are you a solopreneur who loves what you do and is reeally good at it (it’s okay, you can admit it!). Now it’s time to promote yourself!

Check out this interactive workshop to multiply your results- and fun- when networking (Plus, you’ll get to network with like-minded professionals during the workshop!)

Can’t make the workshop? Sign up anyway! Everyone gets workshop audio and handouts within 90 days of the workshop. $38 off thru Saturday March 22!

7) Business Expo West – Thursday, April 3rd from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Tektronix: 14150 SW Karl Braun Dr, Beaverton, OR 97005. Register: $20

Business Expo West (BEW) opens doors and opportunities for large firms, small businesses, public agencies and non-profits to come together for amazing Business-to-Business results. Hosted by Beaverton’s collaborative, business community, BESThq, BEW 2014 is West Portland’s premier business trade show seeking to sustainably build community and business. Mingle with industry leaders, experts and buyers in Expert Lounges, learn about Benefit Companies and the Triple Bottom Line and hear from special guest speakers: Mayor Denny Doyle, State Representative Tobias Read, Dr. Jeff Rose, Sam Brooks, Jamie Mustard and Cheryl Myers.

At last year’s BEW, over 400 professionals converged at Tektronix in Beaverton, resulting in thousands of quality, new relationships and hundreds of business opportunities! This year BESThq is expecting at least 500 professionals and 100 exhibitors. Join the community and develop lasting relationships for long-term success.

8) What is Your Brand? Why Should Anyone Care? – Wednesday, April 16th 4:30 pm at Trader Vic’s: 1203 NW Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97209. Register: FREE

Sure, you want a great new job. You DESERVE one. But what do you stand for? What makes you a standout? And, most importantly, why should your future employer care? Jenny Foss — recruiter, resume writer and author of career blog JobJenny.com — shares how to showcase your professional brand in ways that will help you land a job, grow your business, or position yourself as an expert in your field. You’ll walk out of this event armed with specific ideas on how — and where — to position yourself, both on- and off-line to build your brand and position yourself for career or business success.

Mark your calendars! We hope to see you then!

9) Facebook & Twitter for Business – Wednesday, March 9th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Mercy Corps NW: 43 SW Naito Parkway Portland OR 97204. Register: $25

Do you have a Twitter and Facebook account but aren’t quite sure how to use them to boost your business? Social media success begins with a solid strategy, and a solid understanding of the basics. In this workshop, we will cover:

  • Twitter & Facebook Overview: What makes each platform unique, and how to build your business profiles and pages.
  • Audience: Overview of which platforms customers are using, and how to find them.
  • Engagement: Tips for engaging with your customers in ways that will build brand loyalty.
  • Strategy: How to create your company’s social media policy and how to develop a solid strategy that works for your busines.
  • Tools & Resources: Learn about some helpful online tools to help you manage your social media accounts as well as resources to keep you up-to-date and informed on the latest in social media for business.

This is an introductory workshop on social media, perfect for business owners who are unfamiliar with the Facebook and Twitter platforms and the foundations of online marketing strategies.

10) Making Money with Mobile Apps: Tuesday, April 1st from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm at Puppet Labs: 926 NW 13th Ave, Portland, Oregon 9720. Register: FREE

This panel will focus on making money from mobile apps.

Get an array of perspectives from a first-time app publisher and a seasoned mobile app veteran.  These panelists will give actionable insights into making mobile work for you and your business. Don’t miss this exciting panel. RSVP today!

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tmmAprilApril kicks off with many anticipated marketing events! Hear how some amazing local entrepreneurs are helping shape a better world at Tedx Portland, strengthen your brand with The Startup Brand Workshop Series and connect with local women in tech at Women Pioneering Innovation. Don’t forget to join us the last Tuesday of April for #tmmHappyHour TMMPDX.COM Tuesday Happy Hour.

Here are TMMPDX.COM’s picks for the top Portland Marketing Events in April

1) Tedx Portland – Saturday, April 12th from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm at Keller Auditorium: 222 SW Clay St, Portland, OR 97201. Register: $100

A day of inspiration with thinkers and doers: 14 live talks, 4 TED.com talks, 3 performances, happy hour, and post-event party at Keller Park.

2) The Startup Brand Workshop Series – Tuesdays, April 22nd, 29th and May 6th 2014 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Moxie Studio Portland: 5010 NE 9th Ave Portland, OR 97232. Register: $50 for each workshop; $125 for series of all three.

A Brand is More Than a Logo
It contains elements and critical aspects of your product, personality and organization as well. Building a brand can make or break your venture. But as a startup, you have different needs and different resources.

The Startup Brand™ Workshop is a series of 3 workshops over 3 weeks designed to help you build the foundation of your brand. Each week we explore with hands-on exercises the way industry professionals think about and craft brands. With this information you will be able to embody your business and communicate your vision to the world.

3) Women Pioneering Innovation – Saturday, April 12th from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm at the DoubleTree Portland: 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232. Register: Professionals $85 Students $55

Opportunities are always out there, and as young women looking forward towards the future of the tech industry, there are more opportunities than ever to diversify, expand and innovate this constantly growing industry. Join Kim Swift, a video game industry veteran as she discusses her start and career path creating and working on games such as Portal, Left 4 Dead 1 and 2, and Quantum Conundrum. After the brief speech, stick around to ask as many questions as you can think of on how the video game industry works, how to get started, what pitfalls are out there, and how to succeed.

4) #tmmHappyHour TMMPDX.COM Tuesday Happy Hour – Tuesday, April 29th at 5:00 pm at The Nines Lobby Lounge: 525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204. Register: FREE

Join TMMPDX.COM for drinks, networking and a celebration of the digital marketing community. We will meet in THE LIBRARY space off the lobby at The Nines Hotel in downtown Portland. Feel free to share this event with anyone who may be interested in networking with other digital marketing professionals and learning more about Thoroughly Modern Marketing!

5) SEO 101: Back to Basics – Tuesday, April 8th 2014 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Puppet Labs: 926 NW 13th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97209. Register: Early Bird SEMpdx Members $20 Early Bird Non-Members $33 Full Time Students / Non-Profit $20.

The April 2014 meeting of SEMpdx is going back to basics, and we have local search marketing professionals to cover SEO 101 and answer any and all questions.As usual, we are having the event on the second Tuesday of the month, with a half hour of networking, then an hour long presentation with Q&A, then another half hour of networking.

6) Networking Influence Bootcamp – Saturday, April 5th 2:30 pm at Moxie Studio: 5010 NE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97232. Register: $38

Are you a solopreneur who loves what you do and is reeally good at it (it’s okay, you can admit it!). Now it’s time to promote yourself!

Check out this interactive workshop to multiply your results- and fun- when networking (Plus, you’ll get to network with like-minded professionals during the workshop!)

Can’t make the workshop? Sign up anyway! Everyone gets workshop audio and handouts within 90 days of the workshop. $38 off thru Saturday March 22!

7) Business Expo West – Thursday, April 3rd from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Tektronix: 14150 SW Karl Braun Dr, Beaverton, OR 97005. Register: $20

Business Expo West (BEW) opens doors and opportunities for large firms, small businesses, public agencies and non-profits to come together for amazing Business-to-Business results. Hosted by Beaverton’s collaborative, business community, BESThq, BEW 2014 is West Portland’s premier business trade show seeking to sustainably build community and business. Mingle with industry leaders, experts and buyers in Expert Lounges, learn about Benefit Companies and the Triple Bottom Line and hear from special guest speakers: Mayor Denny Doyle, State Representative Tobias Read, Dr. Jeff Rose, Sam Brooks, Jamie Mustard and Cheryl Myers.

At last year’s BEW, over 400 professionals converged at Tektronix in Beaverton, resulting in thousands of quality, new relationships and hundreds of business opportunities! This year BESThq is expecting at least 500 professionals and 100 exhibitors. Join the community and develop lasting relationships for long-term success.

8) What is Your Brand? Why Should Anyone Care? – Wednesday, April 16th 4:30 pm at Trader Vic’s: 1203 NW Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97209. Register: FREE

Sure, you want a great new job. You DESERVE one. But what do you stand for? What makes you a standout? And, most importantly, why should your future employer care? Jenny Foss — recruiter, resume writer and author of career blog JobJenny.com — shares how to showcase your professional brand in ways that will help you land a job, grow your business, or position yourself as an expert in your field. You’ll walk out of this event armed with specific ideas on how — and where — to position yourself, both on- and off-line to build your brand and position yourself for career or business success.

Mark your calendars! We hope to see you then!

9) Facebook & Twitter for Business – Wednesday, March 9th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Mercy Corps NW: 43 SW Naito Parkway Portland OR 97204. Register: $25

Do you have a Twitter and Facebook account but aren’t quite sure how to use them to boost your business? Social media success begins with a solid strategy, and a solid understanding of the basics. In this workshop, we will cover:

  • Twitter & Facebook Overview: What makes each platform unique, and how to build your business profiles and pages.
  • Audience: Overview of which platforms customers are using, and how to find them.
  • Engagement: Tips for engaging with your customers in ways that will build brand loyalty.
  • Strategy: How to create your company’s social media policy and how to develop a solid strategy that works for your busines.
  • Tools & Resources: Learn about some helpful online tools to help you manage your social media accounts as well as resources to keep you up-to-date and informed on the latest in social media for business.

This is an introductory workshop on social media, perfect for business owners who are unfamiliar with the Facebook and Twitter platforms and the foundations of online marketing strategies.

10) Making Money with Mobile Apps: Tuesday, April 1st from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm at Puppet Labs: 926 NW 13th Ave, Portland, Oregon 9720. Register: FREE

This panel will focus on making money from mobile apps.

Get an array of perspectives from a first-time app publisher and a seasoned mobile app veteran.  These panelists will give actionable insights into making mobile work for you and your business. Don’t miss this exciting panel. RSVP today!