Built for Big Groups and Bigger Ideas

With over 10,000 hotel rooms, the LEED Platinum Oregon Convention Center and 0% sales tax, Portland checks all your boxes.

Tax freeeeee! When you plan your conference in Portland, you’ll pay 0% sales tax on everything — saving you thousands of dollars from F&B to AV.

Find comfort for every conference. Meet, sleep, eat and repeat in Portland with options from popular hotel brands to chic boutiques.

With 478,000 square feet of total event space, the Oregon Convention Center is built to bring your people together.

Portland in a Snap

Explore essential Portland planning facts in our quick reference guide.

Listen to this Planner’s Testimonial

The Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) held its 2023 Annual Conference & Expo in Portland. In this testimonial, the ACCT Events Director shares how Portland provided the perfect backdrop for their events.

Why Planners Love Portland

Portland will set your meeting up for success with savings and diverse hotel options in a compact city center that welcomes all.

Why Attendees Love Portland

As great as Portland is for planners, it’s also a desirable destination that your attendees are going to love!

Key Portland Planning Facts

Unlock topline Portland meeting insights for your next conference with our comprehensive one-page infographic.

Let’s Connect

Headshot of Desiree  Everett, CMP, CGMP

Desiree Everett, CMP, CGMP

Vice President of Convention Sales
Since 2007
Office 503-275-9781
Mobile 503-545-6819
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Dione Williams

Director of Convention Sales
Since 2022
Office 503-275-8357
Mobile 702-557-3046

Oregon Convention Center

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More About Portland

Learn more about our city and why it's a great fit for your conference.

The Lay of the Land

Where’s the convention center? How do delegates get from the airport to their hotels? Get the answers you need to see how Portland will work for your meeting.

New Hotels in Portland

Portland’s central city hotel room inventory has grown by nearly 40% since 2017. Check out the hotel developments that are currently underway.

Three City Collective

This program offers both financial incentives and coordinated planning of the sales and service teams of Portland, Pittsburgh and Milwaukee.