In 2016 we celebrate the 10th year of the SearchFest conference! Check out the awesome speaker line-up. SearchFest is March 10th – add it to your marketing budget now and register to attend!
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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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SEM Scholarship

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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Featured Sponsor

Oregonian Media GroupThank you to the Oregonian Media Group for partnering with us and becoming an Annual Events Sponsor!

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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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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

SMX West
Join us at Search Engine Land’s SMX West, the conference devoted to search marketing in San Jose, CA, March 1-3. The 50+ session agenda covers performance-driven tactics in search SEO, paid search, mobile, analytics, and conversion optimization to improve your search marketing efforts. Network with professionals, experts and industry solution providers. Get the fundamentals of link building, PPC, SEO and more at Boot Camp. Get $100 off prevailing rates with promo code smx100sempdx. Register today!

Marketing for Impact is a fast-paced 8 week certification course to empower changemakers with today’s most effective tools for communications & marketing:

  • Prepare a strategic communications plan to advance your organizational and business goals
  • Master the practical tools to build your network and get your story heard
  • Build your network as part of a curated group of local and global professional experts

Join SEMpdx at Hero Conf Philadelphia (at 10% off)! SEMpdx is proud to again be teaming up with Hero Conf to provide the opportunity for our membership to attend the all-PPC conference, April 25-27 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, at a discounted rate! The 5th Annual Hero Conf is bigger and better than ever before. And with an all-new Advanced PPC track, you can expect deep, actionable content that will truly impact your business. Join us for: • 40 PPC-only sessions, with in-depth single presenter breakouts and strategy-based 2 speaker panels • 11 unique networking opportunity and exclusive after-hours events you simply can’t miss • 4 innovative keynotes from the biggest brands in paid search • 1 unique conference experience, unlike the typical event experience And SEMpdx members can now register at a discounted rate. Use the code SEMpdxPhilly10 for 10% off the price of any pass. Don’t miss the world’s largest all-PPC event!  Register Today

Save the date for WebVisions Portland 2016 -May 18-20 at PCNA and Revolution Hall Stay tuned for details on the combo ticket to both SearchFest and WebVIsions Highlights will include: • Douglas Rushkoff will give a keynote that riffs off his new book, “Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus” • Mike Monteiro explore why “This is the Golden Age of Design…and we’re screwed” • Awesome workshops with Nathan Shedroff, Aaron Draplin, Leo Frishberg, Paul Backett, and Chris Butler. Register through Dec. 31st & save 25% off WebVisions Portland speaker sessions on May 19-20 w/ promo code SEMPDX