Engage 2018

Engage 2018 – Portland’s Premier Digital Marketing Conference – was held March 8 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Thank you to all of the speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and attendees for making 2018 another great conference! We’ll be announcing the date for 2019 soon.

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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, save $125 off an Engage Conference ticket, get invited to special members-only events, 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. At the Engage 2018 Conference, SEMpdx donated $7,400 to Schoolhouse Supplies!


We’ve partnered again with OSU’s  Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) to award a scholarship. We’re excited to continue to let the winner choose between two different certificates: Digital Brand Strategies Certificate, OR Advanced Digital Marketing Certificate. The scholarship recipient for Winter 2018 was Adam Krumbein – Congrats! Another scholarship will be offered this summer.

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. In 2018 it’s Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz on May 8th!

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.

From AI and machine learning to virtual and augmented reality, technology is revolutionizing every part of our economy. Attend this year’s #BCTECH Summit to hear from business leaders who are successfully navigating the uncharted terrain of this new digital age and pushing the boundaries of innovation.

This is your opportunity to join an unparalleled mix of innovators, industry and government to learn how technology is powering cross-industry growth and what you must do to emerge as a global leader.

1055 Canada Place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
MAY 14-16, 2018

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Digital Summit – Portland

June 12-13, 2018

50+ in-depth sessions & workshops will not only help you stay ahead of the latest digital trends but also provide you with tons practical, game-changing takeaways you can immediately apply to your marketing strategy. You might need a second brain to pack it all in.

Use code SEMpdx to save $50 on your registration