Creative Industry Networking

Connect with the local creative community at networking events for people interested in arts, culture, heritage, humanities and the creative industries in Washington County.

Join us to mingle with working artists, nonprofit leaders, small business owners, public officials and more.

Events are free but donations are welcome. Click here to donate.

Upcoming Events

August 9, 2024 from 6:00-7:00pm Networking Event at Résolu Cellars, 262 SE 4th Ave. Hillsboro, OR


November 10 , 2023 from 5:00-6:00pm Networking Event at Grey Raven Gallery in Beaverton.

October 13, 2023 from 5:00-6:00pm Networking Event at Breakside Brewery in Beaverton.

August 11, 2023 Networking event at Puppernickel Barkery in Beaverton, OR

June 9, 2023 Networking event at DAnu Wines in Hillsboro, OR

May 12, 2023 Networking event at DAnu Wines in Hillsboro, OR.

April 14, 2023 Networking event at DAnu Wines in Hillsboro, OR.


November 16, 2022 Networking Event at Ickabod’s Bar & Grill in Beaverton.

October 5, 2022 “Downtown Forest Grove Business Hop” in Forest Grove.

September 22, 2022 “All About Coffee” at Thornton Family Coffee Roasters in Beaverton.

June 22, 2022 “Artist Mingle” at Broadway Rose Theatre Company in Tigard.

May 18, 2022 “Artist Mingle” at  Senet Game Bar in Tigard.

April 21, 2022 “Artist Mingle” at Jan’s in Beaverton.

March 16, 2022 “Artist Mingle” at Ridgewalker Brewing in Forest Grove.

February 17, 2022 “Call to Artists” co-hosted with Mark Tindle from Portland Art Museum’s Rental Sales Gallery.

January 26, 2022 “Bookkeeping Tips for Artists,” co-hosted with Brian Rapp, Shareholder of McDonald Jacobs, P.C..



November 18, 2021 “The Artist’s Journey,” co-hosted with Joaquin Lopez, a performing artist, musician and mental health counselor

October 20, 2021 “Digital Photography,” co-hosted with Rebecca Benoit of Pixelegacy and Carli Schultz of Juiceglass.

September 29, 2021 “Emerging Artists,” co-hosted with Sharon Dunham and Deborah Teeter of the Village Gallery of Arts

August 25, 2021 “Public Artists,” co-hosted with artist Emily Miller creator of Ghost Net Landscape project.

July 22, 2021 “After Hours Networking at TVC’s Musical Bench” hosted by the Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber.

July 21, 2021 “Craft Makers,” co-hosted with Jayne Dahl of Lucy Anne Smiles Designs and Donna Sanson of Art In The Village Gallery.

June 28, 2021 “Public Art Administrators,” co-hosted with Liora Sponko from Oregon Arts Commission.

May 26, 2021 “Nonprofit Board Members,” co-hosted with Gregory Garabedian from Tualatin Valley Creates.

April 21, 2021 “Theatre Conversations,” co-hosted with Cassie Greer from Bag&Baggage Productions.

March 24, 2021 “Teaching Artists,” co-hosted with Tony Fuemmeler from Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington

February 24, 2021 “Independent Consulting in Arts and Culture,” co-hosted with George Thorne, co-founder of Arts Action Research.



November 12, 2020 “Literary Artists!” for the region’s writers, co-hosted with Airlie Press.

October 21, 2020 “Volunteers for the Arts” brought together volunteers in the community with co-host Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

September 23, 2020 “Developing a Diverse Creative Community” invited local creatives of all disciplines to discuss building and sustaining a more diverse arts ecosystem, co-hosted with Partners in Diversity

August 19, 2020 “Visualizing Art Online” for the region’s visual artists and galleries, co-hosted with Blackfish Gallery

July 15, 2020 Virtual “Theatre Conversations” for the region’s performing artists and venues, co-hosted with Sherwood Center for the Arts

June 17, 2020 Virtual Live-Stream with the Tigard Outdoor Museum Artists


Even further back…

September 23, 2018 at BG Food Cartel in Beaverton
July 23, 2018 at Fanno Creek Brewpub in Tigard
May 16, 2018 at Coyote’s Bar & Grill in Hillsboro
March 21, 2018 at Golden Valley Brewery in Beaverton
December 4, 2017 at La Fuente Taqueria in Tigard
July 27, 2017 at Ridgewalker Brewing Company in Forest Grove
May 25, 2017 at The 649 Tap House and Bottle Shop in Aloha
March 30, 2017 at Twig’s Bistro and Martini Bar in Tigard
January 28, 2017 at Clark’s Bistro and Pub in Hillsboro
October 27, 2016 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Beaverton
July 28, 2016 at 503 Uncorked in Sherwood
May 26, 2016 at Java Lounge in Cedar Mill
March 31, 2016 at Urban Decanter in Forest Grove
January 29, 2016 at Tapphoria in Tigard
November 16, 2015 at Orenco Taphouse in Hillsboro
September 24, 2015 at New Seasons Market Progress Ridge in Beaverton
May 21, 2015 at 1910 Main in Forest Grove
March 19, 2015 at Primrose and Tumbleweeds in Hillsboro
January 29, 2015 at Bethany Public House in Bethany
November 17, 2014 at Lakeside Bistro in Tualatin
September 25, 2014 at Golden Valley Brewery in Beaverton
April 24, 2014 at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove
January 30, 2014 at Max’s Fanno Creek Brewpub in Tigard
September 26, 2013 at Golden Valley Brewery in Beaverton

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