NHBA Membership

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2017 Member Benefits

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

  • NEW | Social media (Facebook, Instagram) – increased followers 35%; added channels
  • NEW | Earned Media – secured significant positive media coverage including Willamette Week district feature (70,000 papers)
  • District Map – 75,000-100,000 copies distributed to 32 local hotels, Travel Portland Visitor Center and featured businesses
  • Website (nwpdxnobhill.com) – promotes district businesses (directory) and events (calendar) with 5,000 monthly views plus easy online membership payment option
  • Newsletter (monthly) – sent to approximately 600+ customers and district businesses
  • Travel Portland – promotion at Visitor and Convention Centers and networking events

Business Education, Information and Networking
Connect with colleagues and learn strategies to build your bottom line from business experts.

  • NEW | Town Hall Meetings – hosts ongoing community meetings regarding district resilience and explosion aftermath, parking/transportation and district safety
  • NEW | Business Socials (Winter, Spring, Summer) – tri-annual hosted Happy Hours provide opportunities to network, refer business and celebrate district accomplishments

District Identity Events

  • NEW | Celebrate Season of Joy (December) – 2-day holiday promotion with sidewalk entertainment (carolers, dancers, stilt walkers) and free parking via partnership with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Summer Sidewalk Sale (July) – annual 3-day event promotes district businesses
  • Trick or Treat (October) – family-friendly event provides candy and coupons

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

  • NEW | Business District Organizer – dedicated business district employee will promote your business and help you take advantage of member benefits
  • NEW | City Council Liaison – Commissioner Nick Fish is the official City Council Liaison to neighborhood businesses and business districts
  • Board and Committees – join the Board or committees and help make important decisions about Nob Hill events, promotions and advocacy efforts

Member of Venture Portland
Nob Hill is a member of this powerful city wide network of business districts.

  • Grant Funding – Eligibility to apply for up to $14,000 in annual grants for district projects and events benefiting Midway businesses (received $3,500 in 2016 grants)
  • City-wide Marketing Campaigns – highlight neighborhood businesses and districts (Summer Local, Fall Into Local, Little Boxes, #PortlandCelebratesSmall and more)
  • Representation with City leaders – hosted district tour with Congresswoman Bonamici and Commissioner Fish; elevates status of district businesses with elected officials

Membership Choices

2017 Membership

  • Large Business (11 or more employees) – $300
  • Medium Business (6-10 employees) – $200
  • Small Business (5 or fewer employees) – $100
  • Home-based Business$75
  • Nonprofit -email us for membership rate (susan@coffeetimepdx.com)


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By Mail

Please fill out this form and mail it with check to our address:


25 NW 23rd Pl, Ste 6 • PMB 217
Portland, OR 97210

Questions: Email info@nwpdxnobhill.com