Buy Local Guide Release Party

We’re printing 25,000 copies of our annual directory to hit the streets of Portland before Memorial Day this year.You can help spread the word about Portland’s incredible local business community by volunteering to help distribute them. Then join us at Bayside Bowl to celebrate the release along with other indie biz enthusiasts, enjoy some delicious food, and a cash bar!

What: Buy Local Guide Release Party and Volunteer Action Day

When: Wednesday, May 22nd from 2-5pm (for volunteers); from 5-7pm for party (free and open to everyone!)

Where: This party is too big for one place – we are going to Coffee by Design and Bayside Bowl! See schedule below for more details.
From 2-5pm, volunteers can come to Coffee by Design on Diamond Street to pick up directories and your PBL tshirt. We’ll give you directories to bring to 10-15 businesses, as well as a sweet treat and a coffee to energize you for the hour that you’ll spend volunteering!

From 5-7pm, everyone can join us at Bayside Bowl for the party! Mix, mingle, and chat with other local business owners and Indie Biz enthusiasts, enjoy some food, a cash bar, and celebrate the release of our annual publication!

Volunteer: Sign up here to volunteer for an hour to help us distribute this directory to our 400 member businesses. You’ll be helping to spread the word about the value of local businesses, as well as making it easier to find them. As thanks for your time, you’ll get a sweet treat, a coffee, and a Buy Local tshirt!

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