SearchFest 2016 Videos

This was the 10th year of the SearchFest conference, and videos for nearly all of the presentations was included with every ticket. If you have not yet received access, please use our contact page.

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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 save $126 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 they are held on the second Tuesday of each month, with exceptions made for special events.

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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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SEM Scholarship

We partnered with Portland State University’s Center for Executive and Professional Education (CEPE) to provide a scholarship to Rachel Bell, our 2016 scholarship winner of the Search Engine Marketing Course, which is part of the Digital Marketing Strategy Certificate series.

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Featured Sponsor

YextThank you to Yext for being the Presenting Sponsor of SearchFest 2016!

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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.

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Charity Of Choice

The Brody Borlaug Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Pediatric Immunology to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and providing the children of our region the opportunity for a healthy future.

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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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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.

Upcoming Conferences

Registration is open for Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced, which takes place June 22-23 on the waterfront in Seattle at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center.
SMX Advanced is the only conference designed exclusively for experienced search marketers. This premier conference is programmed by the editors at Search Engine Land, your go-to source for the latest news, updates, trends, data analyses and thought-provoking insights about SEM and SEO. Use code sempdx100 to save $100 on your ticket price.
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The Portland Creative Conference is an exploration and celebration of the creative process across various creative industries. Bring your team or just bring yourself–either way you won’t leave the same as you arrived. You’ll be inspired and motivated in new ways, viewing your world with a fresh perspective. We feature presentations from leading creatives who take you inside their creative process and talk about their projects, problems, influences and inspirations.

Gerding Theater at the Armory

Digital Summit Portland 2016

Portland’s definitive digital marketing gathering is July 13-14! Join hundreds of your peers and get the scoop on the latest digital marketing trends and practices from leading brands such as Uber, Facebook, Airbnb, Spotify, Pinterest, Expedia, Intel, Microsoft and many more! Fill your brain with essential topics including Content Strategy, Usability/Design, Mobile Marketing,

Customer Engagement, Social Media, Email, Search, Analytics & Data, Video and much more!

Special keynotes by Wizard of Moz’s Rand Fishkin, Microsoft’s behavioral scientist Matt Wallaert and Trackur’s CEO Andy Beal. See the full program and speaker list at and use promo code SEMPDX50 and get $50 off your pass. Only a limited number of seats available.