Engage 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Engage 2018 – Portland’s Premier Digital Marketing Conference. Join us March 8, 2018 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Most speakers have been confirmed, so check’em out and register now at early bird pricing.

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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 save $126 off SearchFest and more!

Monthly Events

Each month from September through June, we hold educational digital marketing events in Portland. Typically they are held on the second Tuesday of each month, with some exceptions.

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Thank You Sponsors

We appreciate of all the sponsors that help make our events possible. Over the years we’ve been fortunate to have support from some incredible companies, and you should see who’s sponsoring us now!

Charity Of Choice

Schoolhouse Supplies is a nonprofit organization that provides free school supplies to students in need in order to reduce disparities and improve learning readiness.


We’ve partnered with OSU’s Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) to award a scholarship. This year we’re excited to announce the winner was able to choose between two different certificates: Digital Brand Strategies Certificate, OR the new Advanced Digital Marketing Certificate. Applications for the Fall certificate were due no later than 5pm September 1, and the winner is Jacob Hochhalter, a SEM/SEO Specialist at Vacasa.  We’ll be offering another scholarship for the next certificate, starting Winter term.

Members Only

Each year we have a members only event, that we present for no charge to our members. You register for the event, we bring in a well known speaker, we provide the food and beverages, and it takes place in May of each year.

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

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.

marketing loves sales

Marketing Loves Sales B2B Conference September 18th – 19th

Marketing Loves Sales helps you re-imagine how you generate and close marketing-led opportunities. This remarkable event attracts top tech marketers to learn how to improve their digital campaigns. Hosted by Obility, the conference brings together the leading thought leaders in B2B digital marketing. With cutting-edge strategies, industry best practices, and networking opportunities, Marketing Loves Sales promises to help you transform the way your company attracts and converts prospects to customers
SEMPDX Members will receive a 50% discount.

  • When: Monday, September 18th and Tuesday, September 19th at 8:30 AM
  • Where: The Leftbank Annex, 101 North Weidler Street, Portland, OR 97227

To purchase tickets, please visit  http://www.marketinglovessales.com/ and use code sempdxlovesmls

Portland Creative Conference

The Portland Creative Conference, an exploration of the creative process across various creative industries, returns on Friday, September 29th @ The Gerding Theater.

Join other Creative Industries professionals for a day of exploring and celebrating the creative process, inspiration, and imagination at the Portland Creative Conference on Friday, September 29th at the Gerding Theater in the Armory.
SEMpdx is offering a 20% discount off the early bird registration price of just $99 when you use Promotion Code SEMPDX.
(NOTE: This is a non-profit event and proceeds go to support K-12 arts education programs in Oregon.)

In addition to several keynote presenters, there will also be an attendee reception after the conference.

Swivel Conference – October 9th – 10th


This year’s conference agenda and speaker list is looking better than ever! CLICK HERE to view the full schedule and list of speakers. 

Swivel is moving to Bend’s Old Mill District. Our Keynotes on Monday will be held at Regal Cinemas and our day two breakout sessions will be at the Hilton Garden Inn and the Hampton Inn. 
Use promo code SEMPDX and save $150 off the 2-day All Access Pass!

Seattle Interactive Conference – October 17th – 18th

Seattle Interactive spotlights disruptive ideas and emerging technology. Cutting-edge businesses and cultural beacons from around the world attend SIC to share their work and build critical connections. SIC features keynote speakers, master classes and dynamic networking events. Content covers marketing, strategic development, media, communications, UX/UI, design and culture. Special discount for SEMpdx members. Simply log into the Members Only area to find it!
Not a SEMpdx member?  Register here
Location: Conference Center at Washington State Convention Center
801 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

SMX East

Get actionable SEO and SEM tactics you need for search marketing success only at SMX East

At Search Engine Land’s SMX East, learn the latest tactics for search success from industry experts. Get 3 days of learning, intimate networking, search marketing demos and solutions from leading vendors.

Join us in NYC, October 24-26! Register today and save an additional $100 off All Access and Workshop Passes with promo code smx17sempdx: http://smxpo.com/2wuSsL4

Growth Marketing Conference

Growth Marketing Conference is the only actionable, hands-on educational event dedicated to the most important business issue today – growth.

Join industry-leading Fortune 500 execs, high-growth startup founders, and growth marketing leaders and innovators to learn how to supercharge your company’s growth – quickly, cost-effectively, and sustainably in 2017 and beyond.Register now and save  20% with code sempdx20