August 2014 – Rooftop Networking Party

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    Join us Tuesday, August 12, 2014 for the sixth annual SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party presented by Moz!

    rooftop 2012 photo 300x199 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageJoin 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!

    Networking

    The SEMpdx annual Rooftop Party promises to be the most talked-about networking event of the year. Many professional organizations will be joining us on the roof. Be on top of the latest developments going on at the most innovative marketing associations in the Pacific Northwest!

    2013 SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party photo 300x200 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageLocation: Embassy Suites, 319 SW Pine St., Portland, OR 97204
    Date: Tuesday, August 12
    Cost: $30 through August 11; — $40 the Day of  (Registration form is near the bottom of this page)
    Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9: 00p.m.

    Presenting Sponsor

    MozAqua Roger Blue logo 400 300x87 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party image provides analytics software to track all of a website’s inbound marketing efforts on one platform—with beautiful data visualizations, insights into competitors’ data, and actionable recommendations to improve each effort’s performance. Dedicated to helping people do better marketing, Moz creates easy-to-use tools, tutorials, and educational resources for learning inbound marketing—and fosters the web’s most vibrant online marketing community. With offices in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR, Moz supports over 20,000 customers and 300,000 community members worldwide.

    Sponsors

    Growler Guys small August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageAt The Growler Guys our goal is to bring fresh craft beer to beer enthusiasts everywhere. Each of our locations celebrate craft brews by offering an unparalleled selection of taps, hosting frequent tastings and events and offering exceptional customer service and extensive beer knowledge.
    If you like craft beer or cider, “and who doesn’t?!” visit our first Portland location on SE 8th Avenue in the Grand Central Bowl Building, to see what we’re all about!

    Exults logo August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageExults is a digital agency driven by accountability, results and communication. Exults has offices in Portland, Oregon, New York and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

     

    OMG TO OLC O black horizontal center 2 150x150 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageDigital & Print Advertising Solutions – More targeted results, within your reach! Oregonian Media Group offers a full suite of digital and print advertising solutions to generate more leads, build your brand and increase sales. Connect with the audience that’s right for your business, wherever they are. With over 3.9M unique visitors, and 25M page views per month, OregonLive.com can deliver this audience. Combine that with the Pulitzer award-winning, The Oregonian, and you have the largest, most trusted media company in Oregon. We make it easy to reach the customers your business needs to grow.

    psu cepe 4cp 300x55 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageFor over 30 years, the Portland State’s Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE) has been leading professional education in the Portland-Metro area. CEPE provides access to top notch industry leaders that not only teach you necessary skills for success, but pass down years of experience and knowledge so that you can easily navigate your career path and leap ahead of your competition. Don’t get left behind. If you’re not learning something new, you’ll get passed by in today’s busy marketplace. Join the over 30,000 CEPE alumni who have fast-tracked their careers with courses at CEPE. CEPE offers short-term advanced programs in the heart of downtown Portland on a convenient schedule or, for some courses, fully online. The certificate programs and individual courses provide a practical and flexible alternative to the larger investment of a master’s degree or MBA. Strategic and tactical skills are developed that students can take from the classroom and apply directly to their careers.

    AMA logo 150x150 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageAMA PDX unites the marketing community by supporting, connecting and empowering professionals in the Portland region, through valuable professional development events, networking opportunities, monthly luncheons and by giving back to our community. Learn more about how you can get involved today, or join us for one of our upcoming events. Visit, www.ama-pdx.org.

     

    Webforwebfor vector tag.ai  August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party image delivers enterprise-level digital marketing and web design expertise to small- and medium-size businesses. Our full-service digital marketing agency provides search engine optimization, website and logo design, social media marketing, email marketing, and conversion rate optimization. We put ourselves in your shoes and make decisions with the thought and care as if your business was our business. Our goal is to become an invaluable partner and trusted advisor for all your Internet marketing needs. Leverage our expertise and take your business to the next level.

    ethologyethology 512 LOGO13 300x75 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party image is the integrated digital marketing agency for evolving consumer brands. Our staff of ethologists are consumerists at heart and integrationists in practice. We are experts at integrated digital marketing strategy and planning, research, seo, ppc, display, social media management, email marketing, content strategy and development, analytics, web development, and creative. Each ethologist is hand-selected from top-tier agency and online industry leaders, such as iCrossing, Omnicom, Google, Yahoo!, McCann, Covario and others. Most important, we all share a common passion: consumer-inspired integrated digital marketing.

    Yelp PDX logo 150x150 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageYelp Portland is all about Real Portlanders writing Real Reviews about businesses. It’s also all about Community.   Yelp is an online urban city guide that helps you find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals in the know. Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what’s great — and not so great — in your world.

     

     

    Portland Business Alliance logo 300x70 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageThe Portland Business Alliance is Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce. With more than 1,700 member companies, representing 325,000 business people in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington, the Alliance is the region’s leading business organization. The Alliance advocates for its members at all levels of government, connects its members with other established and start-up businesses through events and offers professional development opportunities to connect and foster growth in the business community.

    IABC OC logo August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageThe Oregon-Columbia chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators offers professional development events and networking opportunities that advance the strategic value of communications professionals. Members include business communications professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington who all link into a network of communicators across the globe.

     

    Logo Macs List Header Revised 300x100 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party image Mac’s List, published by Prichard, is an online community connecting Oregon jobseekers with employers since 2001. Subscribe for our weekly newsletter, read our blog, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for the latest job, internship, volunteer, and event opportunities in Oregon. Looking for fewer applicants who are more qualified? Consider posting on Mac’s List! Connect with us today and become a part of this unique community committed to helping Oregonians find meaningful work!

    OMPA logo 300x76 August 2014   Rooftop Networking Party imageOregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is a trade association of over 1,000 Oregon professionals who work in and support the growth of Oregon’s media production industry. OMPA promotes the state’s resources through the publication of SourceOregon.

     

    Door Prizes

    There will be business card drawings for door prizes, for prizes like this:

    Professional Associations Invited

    We’re inviting our partner associations in the Pacific Northwest to join us on the roof:

    • AIGA Portland
    • American Marketing Association (AMAPDX)
    • Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon (CHIFOO)
    • Northwest Internet Advertising Group (NWIAG)
    • Oregon Columbia International Association of Business Communicators (OCIABC)
    • Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN)
    • Portland Advertising Federation (PAF)
    • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
    • Social Media Club
    • Technology Association of Oregon (TAO)

    Oregonian Coverage…

    Check out the Oregonian article about last year’s Rooftop Party.

    TV Coverage…

    Thanks to Joe Smith and the crew at KGW Live @ 7 for again covering the 2013 Rooftop Party. Watch the video right here:

    Aerial Video of the Rooftop Party

    A first for the Rooftop event, here’s aerial video taken from a drone flying above the 2013 party, providing an interesting perspective:

    Photos from the Roof…

    Richard Guerrero (of Odin Technologies) has created a wonderful photo album of last year’s event Check it out

    A special thanks to PDXPipeline, for adding this to the PDX Pipeline Portland Oregon Events Calendar !

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