After several rough years, Portland is trying to mount a comeback. And that includes bringing back conventions to the city.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Convention Center has long been one of Portland’s major assets, standing out along the city’s east side skyline and providing a venue for downtown events that can serve thousands of people. But the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns took a toll on the Rose City business community, and the convention center was one of the hardest hit.
“Obviously convention and meeting business just stopped in its tracks, and we reopened in 2022, and we’ve been steadily rebuilding both convention business and then consumer and local meetings
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