Econo Lodge Convention Center
305 N. Broadway
Portland, OR 97227
Phone: (503) 284-5181
Fax: (503) 287-9711
The Leftbank provides ample space that can rented out for various events. From a host of cultural programmes, festivals, fund raisers to private parties and social events, this place makes an excellent venue for all kinds of activities and functions. Check website for rental details.
You'll find the Portland Winter Hawks here from September through March. While they're the main attraction on ice, there are other skating shows and competitions here. Concerts and other community events are scheduled throughout the year in this little cousin of the Rose Garden. Located near the Convention Center in Northeast Portland, the stadium is an oval-shaped coliseum encased by a large glass housing. It keeps Portlanders dry and comfortable while they're being entertained. Next to the Rose Garden, it's the biggest draw to the Rose Quarter.
The spires of glass that reach up and pierce the Portland skyline are a testimony to this city's appreciation of both art and function in the architectural styles gracing the downtown and waterfront areas. The Convention Center offers more than 500,000 square feet for accommodating meetings, banquets, exhibits, fairs or shows. During the annual Rose Festival, throngs of excited extroverts from all around the world gather at the OCC to view the floats made from millions of flowers—which tour the city every June in the Grand Floral Parade.
Cool off in the historic Irvington District and take advantage of yet another Portland pool. This L-shaped, indoor pool will not only cool you; it will keep you out of the sun. There's a diving board and a whirlpool spa. You'll find classes and other events offered at the pool center. Great for a day out with young ones, you'll appreciate the family atmosphere.
Imagine walking into a bank and getting an ice cream, downloading the latest local music or watching a movie!! Umpqua is a bank that effectively makes banking fun. There are yoga lessons, knitting sessions and free Wi-fi facilities on offer. Umpqua is definitely not your run of the mill bank. The bank hosts 'First Friday Flicks' on the first Friday of every month and 'Stitch 'n Bitch' on the fourth Thursday of the month. Banking will never be the same once you go to Umpqua.
Portland, the City of Roses, is an urban center of brewing creativity. The city is marked by its collection of concert venues, friendly bars, urban parks, museums, and microbreweries.
The Radio Cab is a owned and operated by the drivers themselves since 1946. From ordinary cab services to deliveries and tours, their services cater to all your needs. They have an automated IVR system which attends to your urgent calls. Moreover the cab company also has a gas station, so all the vehicles are always full of gas and ready to go wherever you want.
One of the very few institutes where the norm is to club learning with fun—Art Institute of Portland is at your service. Here learning is rather a process in which both the students as well as the faculty share their thoughts than the usual 'I teach—you learn' scenario. Encouraging students to indulge in out-of-the-box thinking and giving them support in terms of high-tech facilities, is second nature to this school. Moreover, various events and exhibitions held in the on-campus gallery gives an opportunity to students, parents and teachers to interact in a better way. Having said this, the Institute however, takes care to impart high quality education, thus shaping careers of thousands of aspiring go-getters.
Benson Polytechnic High School is a public technical school in the Portland Public Schools District. The school has a huge nine acre campus and special emphasis is given to the technical aspect of the curriculum. The school began in 1908 and has a very rich history, which makes it one of the more respected schools in the area. The school also offers many extra-curricular activities and encourages active participation of students in sports, clubs and cultural communities.
One of the most renowned advertising agencies in the world, Wieden & Kennedy is known for creating some of the most memorable ads for leading brands like 'Nike' and 'Coke'. With offices around the globe, this agency is known for it's quality content in advertisements and for starring some of the most prominent social figures and film stars in the ads.
The most sought after venue for music and events related to music, The 13th Floor has gained impetus because of its unpretentiousness. Highly recommended for those who like to keep it simple.
Scale the walls at this indoor climbing gym, featuring over 8,000 square feet of wall space filled with plenty of challenges. There is a lead wall that stands 40 feet, two top ropes and boulder climbing areas. The facility also includes a cave. Doing its best to bring the outdoors in, this gym has a second outfit at The Powerplant. Equipment rental is available at an extra cost.