Become an OEN member to get deep discounts on our events, plus free passes to our PubTalks, workshops, Tradeshow, and more!
OEN’s monthly PubTalk™ is a perfect starting point for new community members and a great place for established members to make new connections. Our flagship monthly happy hour includes an hour of networking followed by a talk from an expert panel on a specified theme. And yes, it takes place at a pub.
Webinars & Workshops
Do Excel spreadsheets make your heart skip a beat? Are you embarrassed to admit that you’re not sure what a hashtag is? No entrepreneur can be expected to know it all. Our in-person and online workshops cover the nuts and bolts of the areas in which you may lack expertise,
Our Concept and Executive Summary Plan reviews are a litmus test from experts who will challenge assumptions and answer perplexing questions about making an idea a reality.
Elevate Your Elevator Pitch
Most entrepreneurs have practiced their elevator pitch, but have they ever practiced it… in an elevator? Here’s a unique chance for entrepreneurs to get in a real elevator with a real investor and convince him or her that their idea is worthy of attention.
OEN Angel Oregon Program & Showcase
Our Angel Oregon Program offers early-stage companies an opportunity to compete for an investment award while receiving valuable coaching from angel investors. Meanwhile, new angel investors have a chance to conduct due diligence and network with experienced investors. The program culminates in our annual Showcase, during which finalist companies present their pitches to the general public and we announce the winner of our investment award.
OEN Entrepreneurial Summit
Our Entrepreneurial Summit is an annual storytelling event that brings a group of successful Oregon entrepreneurs into one place for one evening. Each speaker gets 10-15 minutes to share his or her personal story of challenge and triumph.
OEN Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards
It’s like the Oscars, but with less glam and more grit. Each fall, over 600 local business leaders converge at OEN’s Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner to honor Oregon’s brightest, boldest, and best entrepreneurs.
Startup Resources Tradeshow
OEN’s annual tradeshow is the perfect starting point for new entrepreneurs trying to navigate our startup ecosystem. It includes representatives from local organizations, accelerators, incubators, universities, and government programs that provide support, mentorship and potential funding for entrepreneurs.
OEN Summer Food Fair
Our annual Summer Food Fair is a festive outdoor affair with a focus on networking, snacking, and having fun. It’s your chance to sample your way through Oregon’s food & beverage ecosystem and meet the entrepreneurs who are creating and sharing deliciousness daily.