Join NEBBA Today - It's a Great Investment in Your Business

Membership dues are $100 per calendar year and support our marketing and promoting of NE Broadway/Weidler, advocating for the needs of businesses, putting on major annual events, networking happy hours and much more. And we’ll launch an exciting series of new member benefits – including a first-time District Organizer – in the coming year.   

To Join:

Fill out and print the Membership Form using the PDF link below.

NEBBA 2018 Membership Form 

If Paying by check (payable to NEBBA):
Mail your completed Membership Form to: NEBBA, 1631 NE Broadway #449, Portland, OR. 97232

You can also pay via Square over the phone or we can come by and swipe your card. Contact Dane Fredericks at the email or phone below.

If paying by credit card, please mail your completed Membership Form to: NEBBA, 1631 NE Broadway #449, Portland, OR. 97232

Need more Information? Contact Dane Fredericks, District Organizer. email: dane@ventureportland.org or 607-227-5036

 

Membership Benefits – What’s in it For My Business?

2018 Member Benefits

District Identity Events and Collateral
Increase revenue and foot traffic via unique events and extensive marketing. 

  • NEW | Health and Wellness Spring Fling (April) – promote everything healthy about your business

  • NEW | District Map (Fall 2018) – distribute 5,000 copies to hotels, residents, Travel Portland and businesses
  • Summer Super Sale (July) – 3-day event promotes district and generates increased revenue and foot traffic through extensive marketing for participating businesses
  • Ladies Night Out (December) – unique event drives significant sales and holiday spirit for participating businesses

Business Education, Information and Networking
Boost your business (and enjoy NE Broadway beverages!) by connecting with colleagues, generating referrals and learning strategies to build your bottom line. 

  • NEW | Broadway After Hours (February, May, September, November) – hosted Happy Hours provide opportunities to network, refer business and celebrate district successes
  • NEW | Coffee and Connections (Bi-monthly) – start your day with a caffeine jolt for your business! Hosted Coffee Hour provides opportunities to hear about district changes, network, refer business and share business needs  

Advertising, Marketing and Promotion
Stretch your marketing budget with earned media, online assets and targeted PR. 

  • EXPANDED | Earned Media – pitches stories and business promotion to local media outlets; secured significant positive 2017 media coverage in The Oregonian, Hollywood Star and others  
  • EXPANDED | Social Media (Facebook) – promote members (boosted posts); increased Likes 18% 
  • EXPANDED | Sponsorship Opportunities (Events) – increased business promotion  
  • Newsletter (Monthly) – promote business to 425 NE Broadway businesses and customers 
  • Website (nebroadway.com) – promotes district businesses (directory) and events (calendar) 
  • Discounted Advertising – expand your reach with low-cost ads in local publications  

Advocacy and Representation
From parking to safety to business resilience, we advocate for the success of your business. 

  • NEW | District Organizer – dedicated business district employee promotes your business and helps you take advantage of new member benefits including events and marketing
  • Holding City Hall Accountable – advocate for district and businesses; leveraging our strong relationships with City Commissioners and Bureau staff we secured 2017 victories to protect district
  • Board and Committees (Communication; Events; Membership) – join the Board or committees and help make important decisions about NE Broadway events, promotions and advocacy efforts

Member of Venture Portland
NE Broadway is a member of this powerful city-wide network of business districts.

  • Grant Funding – eligible to apply for annual grants for district projects/events.

  • City-wide Marketing Campaigns – highlight neighborhood businesses and districts
  • Representation with City leaders – Commissioner Fish is official City Council Liaison to Venture Portland and neighborhood business districts; elevates status of district businesses

But Wait, There’s More!

2018 NEW Member Benefits

You talked. We listened.
We’re bringing you a better NE Broadway.

After completing an extensive district census (30% increase in businesses! Major growth in Health/Wellness sector!) we revised our member services to better promote all NE Broadway district businesses. 

Your all-volunteer NE Broadway Business Association is excited to provide the following exciting new programs to benefit your business. 

NEW | Health and Wellness Spring Fling (April)
This brand-new, first-of-its kind in Portland, 2-day event promotes NE Broadway’s growing health and wellness sector with tours, activities and customer passport

  • Grant funds provide discounted participation rate for NEBBA members

NEW | District Map (Fall 2018)  
This new map will highlight district businesses and events with up to 5,000 copies distributed to businesses, hotels, Travel Portland Visitor Center and nearby residents

  • You must pay annual member dues to be listed on the map

 

2018 Member Benefit Calendar

February – Broadway After Hours

March – Coffee and Connections; Membership Due!

April – Health and Wellness Spring Fling

May – Coffee and Connections; Broadway After Hours (National Small Business Week)

July – Coffee and Connections; Summer Super Sale

September – Coffee and Connections; Broadway After Hours

October – Launch Map

November – Coffee and Connections; Annual Meeting/Holiday Party (Broadway After Hours)

December – Ladies Night Out