August 2014 – Rooftop Networking Party

  Join us Tuesday, August 12, 2014 for the sixth annual SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party presented by Moz! Join us for some old school networking in old town Portland at the Embassy Suites in downtown Portland. Enjoy good food, drinks and conversations as a DJ spins tunes. Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer! […]


May 2014 – SEMpdx Members Appreciation Event

May 13, 2014 is our annual Members Appreciation Event. Members receive free admission, food and drinks and the opportunity to listen to a great guest speaker brought in specifically for our members …And this year, the Members Appreciation Event speaker will be Ian Lurie! Non-members are welcome to purchase a ticket and attend. Ian Lurie’s […]


April 2014 – SEO 101

The April 2014 meeting of SEMpdx is going back to basics, and we have a great panel of 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 […]


March 2014 – Holistic Content Marketing: PR, SEO & Video Perspectives

Content Marketing has become all the rage in inbound marketing. All too often though, it seems we’re talking all about the “why” but not much about the “how”. For our March educational event, we’ll be answering the question of “How do you actually do content marketing?” This panel-style session features three content marketing experts from […]


February 2014 – Under the Hood: Advanced Markup for Semantic SEO and Social Media

Join SEMpdx on February 11th and go under the hood on semantic markup and structured data for SEO and social media! This is a hot topic this year (as Joe Griffin told us last month), and the time to jump on semantic SEO is today! In this highly informative and takeaway focused session, Mike Arnesen […]


January 2014 – SEO Predictions for 2014

For our first event of the 2014 season, SEMpdx is excited to bring you Joe Griffin, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of iAcquire, to present his top predictions for SEO in 2014 along with actionable tips on what search marketers need to focus on in the new year. As always, we are the second Tuesday of the […]


December 2013 – Holiday Networking Party

SEMpdx Joins Forces with Local Organizations for a Fundraiser and Holiday Party Join a litany of local organizations to celebrate the holiday season with a holiday party. SEMpdx, along with Social Media Club PDX, pdxMindShare, IABC, PRSA, PAF and AMA, will join together to celebrate the season by not talking about work. The party will […]


Nov 2013 – SERP Analytics with Rob Bucci

Crush the Competition by Watching the SERPs Some marketers can get great results by going with their gut. However, as search marketers, we’re pretty data driven. We don’t just take shots in the dark and hope for the best. We research and strategize and execute and then quantify our results. That’s why SEMpdx is extremely […]


Oct 2013 – What’s Next in Fashion eCommerce?

For our October event, we’re excited to be partnering with FashioNXT to bring our members an exciting panel discussion on the future of fashion eCommerce. In integrating with Portland’s leading fashion show, we’ll be brining in panelists from both sides of the table, inbound marketing and fashion eCommerce technology, to answer the important question of […]


September 2013 – Benefit with Rand Fishkin

In September, SEMpdx welcomes special guest Rand Fishkin the CEO and Founder of Moz. He will be presenting “The Mighty Nudge – the Future of Digital Marketing”. An audience favorite at past SearchFest conferences, his September presentation is highly anticipated and one not to be missed. Location:  Urban Airship, 1417 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97209 Date:  Tuesday, September […]