Tools and Resources for Local Businesses

Learn more about how to be an active part of the tourism economy in Portland. We recommend starting with our Travel Portland 101 video below.

We offer a number of resources to help tourism businesses in Portland reach more visitors and locals through Google My Business, social media and more.

We invite all tourism-facing business owners to connect with us and join our network of partners. Partnership offers numerous benefits and starts at the bargain cost of free! Learn more about partnering with Travel Portland.

Partner Portal

Current partners: Log in to the partner portal to find even more available resources and make sure that your contacts are up to date for potential referrals from Travel Portland.

Google My Business Toolkit

Optimize Your Google Maps Listing with Locl

Travel Portland has partnered with Locl to help Portland businesses improve their presence in mobile web searches.

COVID-19 + Google My Business Recommendations

Travel Portland has partnered with our friends at Locl to develop some quick tips for conveying accurate information to your customers via Google My Business.

Travel Portland Editorial Practices

Learn how Travel Portland determines the content of our articles and other editorial pieces, how your business can be represented on this site, and how Travel Portland works to drive traffic to local business websites.

Social Media Toolkit

Social Media Tips

Use these quick tips and best practices to optimize your business' social media posts.

Neighborhood Content

Feel free to share Travel Portland's extensive neighborhood coverage.

Seasonal Content

Explore and share Travel Portland's spring-related editorial content.

Additional Assets

Here for Portland

Use this checklist to find new ways to show your love for Portland and support local businesses.

Image Library

Access our free library of images to help promote Portland.

Partner Portal

Keep your contacts up to date and connect with other partners via the post board.

Travel Portland Videos

The Travel Portland YouTube channel is regularly refreshed with new videos you can share.

Portland in the News

Visit our Media Newsroom to see the latest media hits about our city — great for social sharing!

Advertise in the Visitors Guide

Learn about advertising opportunities in the redesigned Portland visitors guide.

The Tryout

Check out 3 free, on-demand business coaching workouts from Pregame.

Other Resources

Portland Means Progress

Taking action to address historic inequalities will strengthen your bottom line – and create meaningful change for Portland.

COVID-19 Resources for Business Owners

Check out our round-up of resources for local businesses to support each other, recover and stay afloat

COVID-19 Safety Pledge

A list of businesses in Portland and the Portland region that have personally committed to uphold and implement mandated COVID-19 requirements by the Governor of Oregon to keep local residents and visitors safe.

Upcoming Events

Downtown Clean & Safe Community Safety Training: Personal Safety and De-Escalation
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

Downtown Clean & Safe Community Safety Training: Personal Safety and De-Escalation

Online Free

Community Safety’s Personal Safety Training is a two-hour interactive and empowering opportunity to learn about intuition, techniques of assertiveness, de-escalation skills, potential options for escape and upstander interventions. The training will offered virtually, via Zoom, by two Community Safety Coordinators with the City’s Office of Community & Civic Life. They are assigned to work with…

Hospitality Industry Employees
Workshop
Downtown Clean & Safe Community Safety Training: PPB’s Community Safety Presentation
Friday, Oct. 29, 2021

Downtown Clean & Safe Community Safety Training: PPB’s Community Safety Presentation

Online Free

Community members and businesses often reach out to the Portland Police Bureau to ask for guidance on how they can manage challenging interactions with community members who may be escalated, in crisis, or possibly impaired by drugs and/or alcohol. Questions frequently asked are: What resources are in the city to help people who may be…

Hospitality Industry Employees
Workshop
Portland Holiday Experiences
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

Portland Holiday Experiences

Virtual Online

Join hospitality and tourism experts including Small Shops Big Hearts, Oregon Zoo Lights, Portland Spirit, Downtown Retail Council, and Where To Eat Guide as we explore experiences in Portland to enjoy this holiday season.

Educational Programs
Hospitality Industry Employees

Current Initiatives

Portland Patio Guide

Enjoy outdoor dining in Portland at these patios and street plazas.

#pdxtogo: Supporting Portland Businesses

The #pdxtogo initiative encourages locals to support their favorite Portland restaurants and businesses by ordering take out or delivery.

Food Cart Finder

Search 200+ Portland food carts by cuisine, trademark dishes and dietary needs.

#reopeningpdx: Supporting Portland Attractions & More

The hashtag #reopeningpdx encourages support for Portland attractions, experiences and businesses.

Experience #PortlandTogether

Check out our round-up of things Portlanders (and those who love Portland) can do, watch and experience while at home.

Partner With Us!

Do you provide a product, service or experience to visitors or the meetings industry? Let's work together! Partnership offers numerous benefits and starts at the bargain cost of free!