SearchFest 2015

SearchFest: Portland’s Digital Marketing Conference is bringing over 30 industry expert speakers to Portland on Friday, February 27 at the Sentinel Hotel (formerly the Governor Hotel). Early Bird pricing ends November 14, so Register Now.

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Become a Member

For the price of about 2 pints of beer per month, you could be an SEMpdx member. Members get access to Early Bird pricing for monthly events for only $20, they get 30% off SearchFest and more!

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Monthly Events

Each month from August through May, we hold educational internet marketing events in Portland. Typically hey are held on the second Tuesday of each month, with exceptions made for special events.

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Newsletter Signup

Add yourself to the SEMpdx email list, and we’ll keep you informed about upcoming events and other local news too. We respect your privacy and will not sell your company name or email address.

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Annual Scholarship

We partner with Portland State University to provide an annual scholarship for their Search Engine Marketing Course, as part of the Digital Marketing Strategy Certificate series.

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Featured Partner

Emma Marketing offers email marketing services to 40,000+ clients, and they are the official SEMpdx newsletter sponsor. SEMpdx members receive a 20% discount on new accounts.

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Members Only

Each year we have a members only event, that we present for no charge to our members.   We bring in a special speaker, food and beverages are included, and it takes place in May of each year.

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Charity Of Choice

We have selected Harpers Playground.  They inspire vital communities by creating innovative playgrounds for people of all abilities, building a more inclusive world, one playground at a time.

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Have you got an internet marketing job available? Are you looking for a job in the industry here in Portland Oregon? Visit our new job board to see what we have available, or post one of your own.

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Members Get Discounts to Events

Members can enjoy thousands of dollars in discounts for major national conferences. Get SEMpdx member discount codes by visiting our member discounts page (Members can obtain the log in user ID and password by Contacting Us).

Business Community – Benefits of SEM

Did you know that search engine marketing delivers the most qualified leads at the lowest cost compared to all other traditional marketing media? Join today and learn how a strategic search engine marketing campaign can not only increase sales but also significantly increase your company’s profit margins.

Search Marketers

Expand your knowledge base, become integrated with Portland business owners, stay informed on the latest news and converse with fellow SEM specialists. These are only a few of the advantages of becoming a member of SEMpdx. Join today and start providing higher value for your current employer or clients.

Upcoming Conferences

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60+ Sessions on SEO, SEM & More: Attend SMX East, October 1-3 in NYC – Save $100 with Member Discount

Search Marketing Expo – SMX East offers 60+ sessions covering SEO, paid search, local/mobile search, and more. You’ll appreciate the depth and flexibility the multi-track agenda offers, whether you’re new to search or a seasoned vet, own a small business or employed at a Fortune 500 company. Join us for 3 days of exceptional content and networking – just $1695 if you register by August 29 and use discount code “smx100sempdx”. Six in-depth workshops available on September 29th. For more info visit


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ClickZ Live Chicago – Nov. 3-6

Formerly SES Conference & Expo, ClickZ Live Chicago is the next generation digital marketing event, designed by digital marketers for digital marketers, which is taking place on November 3-6. This year’s agenda has been divided into 10 individual tracks to cover every aspect of digital marketing and leave no stone unturned. Conference tracks include: Data-Driven Marketing, Content Marketing Strategy, eCommerce Tactics, Next Generation Search and more! ClickZ Live events are upheld by two fundamental pillars – Education and Networking – therefore as well as delivering relevant and tactical content to enhance your digital marketing campaigns, we will keep you busy with a whole host of Networking events. To get more information about the event, please visit the event website and join the discussion on Twitter #CZLCHI.  Register with code SEM14CH and save $500 off the full price!