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Social Enterprises focuses on driving revenue through special events for non-profits, governmental agencies and corporations. Social Enterprises events are built to be a memorable, revenue-generating experience developed to give all of your guests a strong bond with your group/cause and a time they won't soon forget. View/download a pdf highlighting some our past events.

2017 Events

Lloyd EcoDistrict 2017 Model the Way Leadership Awards | Thursday, April 13 ▼

Theme: Resilience and Sustainability through a Triple Bottom-Line, Building Communities of the Future Now!

Thursday, April 13, 6-8 p.m.
Lagunitas Community Tap Room
237 NE Broadway St., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97232

Columbia Gorge Wine: Portland Grand Tasting | April 7, 2017 ▼

Sample award-winning wines from over 20 Gorge wineries, all pouring under the same roof for one night only. Socialize with vintners, learn about our renowned wine region, and win big in the raffle! We invite you to discover Columbia Gorge wine and experience the passion and craft that goes into every bottle.

Hosted by: Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association

Friday, April 7, 2017
Leftbank Annex
101 N Weidler
Portland, OR

GoGreen Conference - Seattle | March 16, 2017 ▼

March 16, 2017
The Conference Center | 8th at Pike Street, Seattle Washington

TechTown Diversity Pledge - PDC Change Agent Session #6 | March 9, 2017 ▼

March 9th, 8:30-10:00am
Zapproved, Inc. Offices 97209, 1414 NW Northrup St #700, Portland, OR 97209, USA
The Change Agent Series is part of the Change Agent Session #6

Oregon Wine Symposium | February 21-22, 2017 ▼

Hosted by Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Wine Association

February 21-22, 2017
Oregon Convention Center | 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, Oregon 97232

Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WAHESC) | February 16-17, 2017 ▼

Hosted by Gonzaga University

February 16-17, 2017
Gonzaga University - John J. Hemmingson Center | 502 East Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99258

TechTown Diversity Pledge - PDC Change Agent Session #5 | January 26, 2017 ▼

January 26th, 8:30-10:00am
Zapproved, Inc. Offices 97209, 1414 NW Northrup St #700, Portland, OR 97209, USA
The Change Agent Series is part of the TechTown Diversity Pledge

2016 Events

7th Annual Portland Development Commission Athletic & Outdoor Industry Celebration ▼

Presented by Portland Development Commission

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Castaway Portland | 1900 NW 18th Ave., Portland, OR.

School Food Focus 2016 National Gathering | December 6-8, 2016 ▼


Visit Site: National Gathering

Presented by School Food FOCUS

December 6-8, 2016
Château Élan | Braselton, Georgia

Within Our Reach | December 8-9, 2016 ▼

Presented by Meyer Memorial Trust

December 8-9, 2016
Oregon State University | CH2M Hill Alumni Center (Cascade Ballroom)

GoGreen Conference - Portland | October 5, 2016 ▼

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205

Getting to Zero National Forum | October 12-14, 2016 ▼

Visit site: Getting to Zero National Forum

Hosted by: New Buildings Institute (NBI)

October 12-14, 2016
Denver, Colorado | Grand Hyatt

Rewards NW | September 13, 2016 ▼

Visit Site: Rewards NW

Rewards NW is the region's premier event for compensation, sales compensation, executive compensation, benefits and human resource professionals. Gain practical knowledge/tools, learn from thought leaders and network with other Total Rewards professionals.

Presented by: Columbia Willamette Compensation Group and NW Compensation & Rewards Forum

September 13, 2016
Hyatt at Olive 8
1635 8th Avenue, Seattle, Washington, USA, 98101

Oregon BEST FEST | September 8-9, 2016 ▼

The Northwest's Premier Cleantech Innovation Conference
Presented by Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center

September 8-9, 2016
121 SW Salmon St. Portland, OR. 97205

EV Roadmap 9 | July 20-21, 2016 ▼

The "EV Roadmap" workshop series brings together Oregon's early adopters and international experts to inform transportation electrification efforts across the nation.

July 20-21, 2016
The World Trade Center | Portland, Oregon

Green Sports Alliance Summit | June 28-30, 2016 ▼

Event Report

The Green Sports Alliance Summit serves as a platform for the sports community to unite around sustainability, generating unprecedented collaboration and the advancement of the green sports movement

June 28-30, 2016
Minute Maid Park | Houston, TX

Oregon Wildlife Dinner and Auction | June 11, 2016 ▼

Visit site: Oregon Wildlife Dinner and Auction

June 11, 2016
World Forestry Center

Living Future | May 11-13, 2016 ▼

Presented by: International Living Future Institute

May 11-13, 2016
The Westin Seattle

GoGreen Seattle | March 30, 2016 ▼

The Sustainability Conference for Business and Government
Featuring Washington State Business Leaders

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The Conference Center Center | 8th and Pike, 3rd Floor (LEED Certified)

Oregon Wine Symposium | February 23-24, 2016 ▼

Visit Site: Oregon Wine Symposium

The Oregon Wine Symposium is the premier platform on industry research and education in Oregon, delivering relevant content to wine and wine grape industry professionals. The Symposium brings wine industry members from around the Northwest together to discuss issues, discover new tools and techniques, and network with industry suppliers.

Presented by: Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Wine Growers Association

February 23-24, 2016
Oregon Convention Center | 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference | February 4-5, 2016 ▼

Hosted By: Lane Community College

February 4-5, 2016
Lane Community College | Eugene, Oregon

2015 Events

Green Sports Alliance Champions of Food - Seattle Symposium | November 10, 2015 ▼

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
CenturyLink Field
8:00am-7:00pm

PGE Employee EV Ride & Drive | October 27, 2015 ▼

October 27th, 2015
11am-4pm
2 World Trade Center Plaza | SW 1st Ave

B Corporation B Inspired Events | October 15, 2015 ▼

B Inspired Talks, 2:00pm at Crystal Ballroom | 1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209

Taste of Portland Streetfest, 5:30-7:30pm at Pioneer Courthouse Square/Morrison Corner | 701 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97204

B Inspired Concert, 8:00pm at Crystal Ballroom | 1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209

GoGreen Portland | October 6, 2015 ▼

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
White Stag Building
70 NW Couch St, Portland, OR 97209

Green Electronics Council Emerging Green Conference | September 22-24, 2015 ▼

Produced By: Green Electronics Council

September 22-24, 2015
The Nines Hotel | Portland, Oregon

Oregon BEST FEST | September 9-10, 2015 ▼

The Northwest's Premier Cleantech Innovation Conference
Presented by Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center

September 9-10, 2015
Oregon Convention Center | 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

EV Roadmap 8 | July 29-31 2015 ▼

The "EV Roadmap" workshop series brings together Oregon's early adopters and international experts to inform transportation electrification efforts across the nation.

July 29-31 2015
The World Trade Center | Portland, Oregon

Green Sports Alliance Summit | June 29 - July 1, 2015 ▼

Event Report

The Green Sports Alliance Summit serves as a platform for the sports community to unite around sustainability, generating unprecedented collaboration and the advancement of the green sports movement

June 29-July 1, 2015
McCormick Place West | Chicago, IL

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2015 Summit | May 27-28, 2015 ▼

SPLC's annual Summit provides an opportunity to learn best practices, share knowledge, build valuable relationships and influence the development of SPLC's programs for guiding and benchmarking leadership in institutional sustainable purchasing.
Produced by: the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

May 27-28, 2015
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66 Seattle, WA 98121.

GoGreen Seattle | April 30, 2015 ▼

The Sustainability Conference for Business and Government
Featuring Washington State Business Leaders

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Conference Center Center | 8th and Pike, 3rd Floor (LEED Certified)

PGE Diversity Summit | April 7, 2015 ▼


Visit site: PGE Diversity Summit PGE's Diversity Summit 2015 is the professional symposium for managers, human resource professionals, diversity specialists and employees interested in learning more about diversity programs and initiatives in the workplace.

April 7, 2015
The Oregon Convention Center

Living Future | April 1-3, 2015 ▼


Visit site: Living Future 2015
Place and Community

April 1-3, 2015
Sheraton Seattle

River Restoration NW Symposium | February 3-5, 2015 ▼

Visit site: River Restoration NW Symposium

Presented by River Restoration NW

February 3-5, 2015
Skamania Lodge
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, WA 98648

Getting to Zero National Forum | February 1-3, 2015 ▼

Visit site: Getting to Zero National Forum

Hosted by: New Buildings Institute (NBI) & The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO)

February 1-3, 2015
Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown
2401 M Street Washington D.C.


2014 Events


Within Our Reach | December 10-12, 2014 ▼

Presented by Meyer Memorial Trust

December 10-12, 2014
Oregon State University CH2M Hill Alumni Center (Cascade Ballroom)

GoGreen Portland | October 16, 2014 ▼

View the Event Recap & Event Photos

Special Conference Events October 15 & 17
Providence Park Stadium Tour, EPA Executive Forum & Awards | October 15 at the Providence Park Keybank Club
GoGreen GRI Certification | October 17, 9am-5pm at the White Stag Building

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom
777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
Portland, Oregon 97232

Rewards NW | October 7, 2014 ▼


Visit Site: Rewards NW

Rewards NW is the region's premier event for compensation, sales compensation, executive compensation, benefits and human resource professionals. Gain practical knowledge/tools, learn from thought leaders and network with other Total Rewards professionals.

Presented by: Columbia Willamette Compensation Group and NW Compensation & Rewards Forum

October 7, 2014
Portland, Oregon at the Doubletree Hotel

EcoDistricts Summit | September 24-26, 2014 ▼

The premier conference dedicated to the global movement to promote sustainable neighborhood development.

September 24-26, 2014
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW | Washington, D.C. | 20001

Oregon BEST FEST | September 15-16, 2014 ▼

The Northwest's Premier Cleantech Innovation Conference
Presented by Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center

September 15-16, 2014
Oregon Convention Center | 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

EV Roadmap 7 | July 24-25, 2014 ▼


Visit Site: EV Roadmap 7

The "EV Roadmap" workshop series brings together Oregon's early adopters and international experts to inform transportation electrification efforts across the nation.

July 24-25, 2014
Portland, Oregon at the World Trade Center

Green Sports Alliance Summit | July 21-23, 2014 ▼

Event Report

The Green Sports Alliance Summit serves as a platform for the sports community to unite around sustainability, generating unprecedented collaboration and the advancement of the green sports movement

July 21-23, 2014
Santa Clara, CA

Elevating Impact Summit | June 20, 2014 ▼

presented by PSU Impact Entrepreneurs

June 20, 2014
The Gerding Theater | 128 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

GoGreen Seattle | April 29-30, 2014 ▼

View the Event Recap & Event Photos

April 29-30, 2014
The Conference Center Center | 8th and Pike, 3rd Floor (LEED Certified)

GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference | April 15-17, 2014 ▼


Visit Site: GMIC Sustainable Meetings Conference 2014

GMIC seeks to help leaders of all levels implement sustainable best practice in meetings, events, and hospitality and exhibition management.

Event Photos

April 15-17, 2014
San Francisco at the Hilton

Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference | March 24-25, 2014 ▼


Visit the AHESC Website

A state-wide conference on sustainability for the Higher Education community
Hosted by: The University of Arizona Office of Sustainability

Event Photos

March 24-25, 2014
University of Arizona

Washington Higher Education Sustainability Conference | February 6-7, 2014 ▼


Visit the WAHESC Website

A state-wide conference on sustainability for the Higher Education community
Hosted by: Western Washington University

Event Photos

February 6-7, 2014
Western Washington University | Bellingham, WA 98225


2013 Events


GoGreen Phoenix | December 3, 2013 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Phoenix Sustainable Business Leaders

Event Photos

December 3, 2013
Phoenix Convention Center

EcoDistricts Summit | November 12-14, 2013 ▼

The premier conference dedicated to the global movement to promote sustainable neighborhood development.

November 12-14, 2013
Boston, MA

GoGreen Portland | October 15, 2013 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Portland Sustainable Business Leaders

October 15, 2013
Oregon Convention Center

View event photos here. Courtesy of PhotosByKim

GoGreen New York | September 26, 2013 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring New York Sustainable Business Leaders

September 26, 2013
The Graduate Center, CUNY

View event photos here.

Oregon BEST Fest | September 11-12, 2013 ▼

Presented by Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center

September 11-12, 2013
Leftbank Annex | 101 N Weidler Portland, Oregon 97227

Green Sports Alliance Summit | August 26-28, 2013 ▼

Event Report

The Green Sports Alliance Summit serves as a platform for the sports community to unite around sustainability, generating unprecedented collaboration and the advancement of the green sports movement

August 26-28, 2013
New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge
View event photos here!

EV Roadmap 6 | July 30-31, 2013 ▼

The "EV Roadmap" workshop series brings together Oregon's early adopters and international experts to inform transportation electrification efforts across the nation.

July 30-31, 2013
World Trade Center, Portland

Elevating Impact Summit | June 21, 2013 ▼

presented by PSU Impact Entrepreneurs

June 21, 2013
The Gerding Theater | 128 NW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

Washington Business Alliance Annual Meeting | May 15, 2013 ▼

An annual meeting of the Washington Business Alliance with a presentation on a new initiative to drive the state toward measurable improvements in Education, Health, Environment, Economic Development and Fiscal Governance.

May 15, 2013
World Trade Center Seattle | Washington
View Event Photos Here

GoGreen Seattle | April 24, 2013 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Washington State Business Leaders

April 24, 2013
The Conference Center | 8th and Pike, 3rd Floor (LEED Certified)
View Event Photos Here

Energize 2013 | April 11-12, 2013 ▼

Sustainable Energy Summit for the Mountain West

April 11-12, 2013
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort | Snowbird, Utah
View Event Photos Here

Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference | January 31 — February 1, 2013 ▼


Visit the OHESC Website

Presented by Portland State University

January 31 — February 1, 2013
Smith Memorial Student Union | Portland State University
View Event Photos Here


2012 Events


Within Our Reach | December 11-12, 2012 ▼

Presented by Meyer Memorial Trust

December 11-12, 2012
Oregon State University CH2M Hill Alumni Center (Cascade Ballroom)

View Event Photos Here

GoGreen Phoenix | December 6, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Arizona Sustainable Business Leaders

December 6, 2012
Phoenix Convention Center (West Building - LEED Certified)

View Event Photos Here

EcoDistricts Summit 2012 | October 23-26, 2012 ▼

Accelerating Sustainability at a District Scale
Presented by Portland Sustainability Institute

October 23-26, 2012
Portland State University | Smith Center, 3rd Floor 1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201
View Event Photos Here

GoGreen Portland | October 11, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business Featuring Oregon State Sustainable Business Leaders

October 11, 2012
Leftbank Annex | 101 N Weidler Portland, Oregon 97227
View Event Photos Here

GoGreen New York | September 19, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring New York State Sustainable Business Leaders

September 19, 2012 - a featured event of Climate Week
The Times Center | 242 West 41st Street, New York, NY 10036
View Event Photos Here

Oregon BEST Fest | September 12, 2012 ▼

Presented by Oregon Built Environment & Sustainable Technologies Center

September 12, 2012
Leftbank Annex | 101 N Weidler Portland, Oregon 97227
View Event Photos Here

Green Sports Alliance Summit | September 5-7, 2012 ▼

3 Day Summit for leaders from the Sports Community

September 5-7, 2012
The Conference Center | 8th at Pike Street, 3rd Floor Seattle, Washington
View Event Photos Here

Living Future | May 2-4, 2012 ▼

May 2-4, 2012
Hilton Downtown and Executive Tower | 921 SW Sixth Avenue Portland, Oregon

GoGreen Seattle | April 25, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business Featuring Washington State Sustainable Business Leaders

April 25, 2012
The Conference Center | 8th at Pike Street, 3rd Floor Seattle, Washington View Event Photos by Joel Dames Photography Here

GoGreen Austin | April 4, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Texas State Sustainable Business Leaders

April 4, 2012 View Event Photos by Rubina's Photography Here

Sustainable Opportunities Summit | March 21, 2012 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Rocky Mountain Region Business Leaders

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
View Event Photos by AndWhy Productions Here


2011 Events


GoGreen Phoenix | November 15, 2011 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Arizona State Business Leaders
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
View Event Photos Here

EcoDistricts Summit | October 26-28, 2011 ▼

3 Day Conference Dedicated to Neighborhood-Scale Sustainability Innovation
Presented by Portland Oregon Sustainability Institute (PoSI)
October 26-28, 2011
View Event Photos Here

GoGreen Portland | October 4, 2011 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Oregon State Business Leaders
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
The Gerding Theater | 128 NW Eleventh Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

Green Sports Alliance Summit | August 1-3, 2011 ▼
Living Future | April 27-29, 2011 ▼

Our Childrens Cities: Visualizing a Restorative Civilization
Presented by Cascadia Green Building Council
April 27-29, 2011
Featuring a Performance by Sarah Harmer

GoGreen Seattle | April 20, 2011 ▼

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
View Photos by Joel Dames Photography

GoGreen Austin 2011 ▼

One Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Featuring Texas State Business Leaders
Click to View Event Photos by Charlotte Bell


Ecoroof Portland | March 18, 2011 ▼

presented by the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services
March 18, 2011

Sustainable Industries Economic Forums - Santa Monica ▼

Featuring Cameron Sinclair | Co-Founder, Architecture for Humanity
Click to View Photos by Kai Morrison


2010 Events


Within Our Reach | New Partnerships for a Healthier Willamette ▼
EcoDistricts Summit 2010 ▼

Accelerating Sustainability at a District Scale
presented by Portland Sustainability Institute
October 25-27th
View Event Photos by Edis J. Fotografie

GoGreen Portland 2010 ▼

Tuesday, October 5th
View Event Photos by Sara Gray

Sustainable Industries Economic Forums 2010 ▼

San Francisco | September 16th 2010
Portland | September 17th 2010
Seattle | September 23rd 2010
View Event Photos by Brinkman Photography

Bouquet of Hope 2010 ▼

a benefit for Rose Haven
Saturday, May 15th 2010
View Event Photos by Jasmine Photography

Living Future 2010 ▼

The Unconference for Deep Green Professionals
May 5-7th 2010
View Photos by Cascadia Green Building Council

Revisioning Value 2010 ▼
GoGreen Seattle 2010 ▼

Wednesday, April 21st 2010
View Event Photos by Sara Gray

Ecoroof Portland 2010 ▼

March 12-13th
Leftbank Annex | 101 N. Weidler Portland, Oregon
View Event Photos Here

2009 Events


GoGreen Portland 2009 ▼

October 2009 @ The Gerding Theater/Pearl District
View Event Photos by The Wright Photography

Africa Bridge Harvest Gala 2009 ▼

featuring Obo Addy Drummers and Dancers + © Kan
Saturday, August 29th
View Event Photos by The Wright Photography

Living Future 2009 ▼

May 6-8 2009
The Nines/Portland, Oregon

Ecoroof Vendor Fair 2009 ▼
SHOP Symposium 2009 Portland ▼

Full Day Conference for Business Owners and Retailers
Conference Itinerary
Speaker Line-Up
View photos by Amy McMullen

World Water Day 2009 ▼
The Art of Weddings 2009 ▼

benefitting Go Red for Women
Thursday, January 8th
Event Photos by Amy McMullen

2008 Events


CRAVE Holiday Shopping Party (Goes Green!) 2008 ▼

showcasing sustainable fashions/benefiting Go Red for Women
December 2008
CRAVE Review in Portland Monthly Magazine
View Event Photos by Amy McMullen

Nike Back Your Block Chicago 2008 ▼

Nike gives $50,000 to 10 local South Chicago non-profits
October 2008
View Event Photos by Stephen Green

GoGreen Portland 2008 ▼

All-Day Sustainability Conference for Business
Wednesday, October 1st 2008
View Event Photos by Amy McMullen

Nike Back Your Block Portland 2008 ▼

Nike gives $100,000 to 20 local North Portland non-profits
September 2008
View Event Photos by Boone Speed

CRAVE Spring Market 2008 ▼

benefitting Girls, Inc. of NW Oregon
View Event Photos by Photo Art Portraits

2007 Events


Crave Holiday Shopping Party 2007 ▼
Pink Power Gone Wild 2007 ▼

benefiting The SW Washington Medical Center's New Breast Care Center
View Photos Here

2006 Events


Columbia River Classic 2006 ▼

benefiting the Boys & Girls Aid Society
View Event Photos by Sarah Harrington Photography

CRAVE Party Urban Bus Adventure 2006 ▼
CRAVE Holiday Shopping Party 2006 ▼

2005 Events


CRAVE Holiday Shopping Party 2005 ▼