Portland Area Business Association
Your LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce



Luncheons

Our business luncheon features special guest speakers discussing business, economic, and political topics. 

Luncheons are bi-monthly and located at the Metro Regional Council Chambers600 NE Grand AvenuePortland, Oregon 97232

Lunch & Learn

The PABA's Lunch & Learn is a series of extraordinary LGBT entrepreneurs, high performing LGBT businesses and key stakeholders who are transforming the world. Our commitment is to bring powerful speakers to help you in you and your business journey.


After Hours

After Hours is our monthly evening gathering that was created to broaden your social and business contacts, visit with friends, and learn something interesting about PABA member businesses while having fun.


Upcoming Events

    • December 10, 2019

    Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948.

    • December 12, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Santé Bar, 411 NW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97209
    Register

    PABA's Annual Meeting will be Thursday, Decemer 12, 2019 from

    6:00 to 8:00 pm at Sante Bar, 411 NW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97209. Light snack provided. No host bar.

    The board will give a full recap of our trials and successes during 2019. We will also give a preview of what is to come in 2020 - which proves to be a very big year and we will all need to work together to ensure that all rights of the LBGTQIA+ community members are protected!


    • March 01, 2020

    Zero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated by the UN and other international organisations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN.

    • May 17, 2020

    The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed on May 17 and aims to coordinate international events that raise awareness of LGBT rights violations and stimulate interest in LGBT rights work worldwide.

    • May 22, 2020

    Harvey Milk Day is organized by the Harvey Milk Foundation and celebrated each year on May 22 in memory of Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist assassinated in 1978. Harvey Milk was a prominent gay activist during the twentieth century.

Past Events

November 20, 2019 Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 14, 2019 Fall Harvest Mega Mixer
October 16, 2019 HR Summit: Building Inclusive Workplaces for Transgender & Nonbinary Peopl
October 15, 2019 Quarterly PABA Mixer
October 12, 2019 Ignite 2019 - Basic Rights Oregon
October 11, 2019 National Coming Out Day
September 23, 2019 Celebrate Bisexuality Day
September 11, 2019 September Lunch
September 07, 2019 AIDS WALK PORTLAND 2019
August 27, 2019 LGBTQ+ Business Founders Panel & Happy Hour
August 08, 2019 HEALTH & HOPE by Outside In
July 16, 2019 Quarterly Member Happy Hour
July 16, 2019 Quarterly Member Happy Hour
July 11, 2019 MONTHLY LUNCHEON
June 16, 2019 PABA at Pride
June 15, 2019 PABA at Pride
May 17, 2019 MONTHLY LUNCHEON
May 16, 2019 Office Warming/Cooling Party
May 03, 2019 Spring Multi-Chamber Mixer
April 19, 2019 April Luncheon & Networking
March 22, 2019 PABA Luncheon

OUR MISSION

PABA's mission is to serve the LGBTQ+ community and its allies by providing business and leadership development to expand economic opportunities for our membership.

CONTACT US

Email:  

info@paba.com


Address:


PO Box 14744

Portland, OR 97208

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