Join us Tuesday, August 13, 2013 for the fifth annual SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party!

Rooftop Networking Party 2012This year we will be moving to a new Rooftop Party location — Join us for some old school networking in old town Portland at the Embassy Suites in downtown Portland.

Embassy Suites will be able to accommodate the long bar lines
Enjoy good food, drinks and conversations as a DJ spins tunes. Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer!

Location:  Embassy Suites, 319 SW Pine St., Portland, OR 97204
Date: Tuesday, August 13
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 9: 00p.m.
Cost: $20 through Wednesday, August 7 —
$30 after August 7; — $40 at the door
2013 SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party photo(Registration form is near the bottom of this page)

Updates – Photos from the Roof..

Richard Guerrero (of Odin Technologies) has created a wonderful photo album of the event Check it out!

Oregonian Coverage…

Special thanks to Allan Brettman of the Oregonian for article about the Rooftop Party!

TV Coverage…

Thanks to Joe Smith and the crew at KGW Live @ 7 for again covering the 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 party, providing an interesting perspective:


Migration Brewing Co.Since the fall of 2008 Migration Brewing has put everything into making our dream a reality. We believe in sweat equity and doing it yourself. We live for sunny days on the patio. We are independent. We measure success one pint at a time. We give back. We love our neighborhood and city. We independently distribute our beer because that’s how we want to do it. Some of us are from here, some of us aren’t. We believe in the power of beer, people and chasing dreams. Come be part of the Migration journey — visit us at 2828 NE Glisan St. in Portland.

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Rooftop Co-Hosts

Photos from Last Year

Photographer Kenneth Benjamin Reed, a Google Trusted Photographer, took photos on the rooftop. Take a look at the photos from the Rooftop Networking Party 2012 from Ben.

TV coverage of Last Year’s Event

Time Lapse Video of Rooftop event…

The folks at NetBiz created this cool time lapse video of the Rooftop Party, check it out:


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

In addition to our Co-Hosts, we’re Inviting our friends from other local professional organizations:

  • AIGA Portland
  • Portland Advertising Federation (PAF)
  • Northwest Internet Advertising Group (NWIAG)
  • Oregon Creative Industries (OCI)

Door Prizes

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

  • Two  passes SearchFest 2014 (given away separately) from SEMpdx.
  • 6-months of Moz PRO, one ticket to MozCon 2014, and a bag full of swag goodies from Moz.
  • 1 Platinum Pass to SES San Francisco (Sept 10-13, 2013).
  • PSU CEPE will be giving away a swag bag (T-shirt, lunch bag, water bottle, etc).
  • Two $25 gift certificates from Migration Brewing.
  • Three Seattle Interactive Conference Passes (Oct 28-30).
  • One free pass to Bend Webcam (Oct 14-15).

More door prizes to be announced soon!

Free WiFi

Our friends at CLEAR will be supplying free WiFi on the rooftop!


Become a Sponsor!  Contact us at SEMpdx Sponsorships for more information.


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