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Why Sponsor The Gathering?

We are thrilled to announce our upcoming flagship event, The Gathering 2024, scheduled to take place on October 10th, 2024 at the Leftbank Annex in Portland, Oregon. This gala is not only a celebration of the rich cultural heritage and economic potential within Native communities but also a pivotal platform for promoting sustainable development and systemic change.
This year’s theme, “Economies of the Future: Traditions of Prosperity” reflects our commitment to intertwining traditional wisdom with innovative economic strategies to forge a prosperous future for Native communities.
The Gathering is a showcase of Native innovation, featuring exceptional Native cuisine, cutting-edge fashion by Native designers, and captivating performances by Native musicians. Each element of the event is designed to honor the rich cultural tapestry of Native communities while championing the benefits of rebuilding a more equitable economy for all of our community members.
Why Partner with Us?

By sponsoring The Gathering 2024, your organization will play a crucial role in:
  • Advancing Education and Professional Growth: Your support helps provide educational workshops, mentoring sessions, and scholarships that empower individuals within Native communities to achieve their professional and personal goals.
  • Fostering Economic Justice and Transformation: Your partnership will boost initiatives focused on creating equitable opportunities and enhancing economic justice, paving the way for a thriving, sustainable economy.
  • Building Lasting Relationships: The Gathering is a prime environment for networking, where thought leaders, business owners, and community members come together to inspire and catalyze real change.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gathering 2024 Sponsors

Previous NWNC Gatherings

Take a look at past Gatherings, Networking Luncheons, and other events hosted by Northwest Native Chamber.

Gathering 2023

In 2023 we returned to The Redd East Event Space to celebrate this nexus of commerce and culture. We celebrated expressions of Native Excellence told through food, fashion, and music. This year we featured the culinary artistry of Chef Jack Strong (Siletz) supported by Vibrant Table Catering, the musical excellence of Snotty Nose Rez Kids, fashion designers NEOMOBILIZE, and Trenal Original. Directed by the wonderful Palani Bearghost, owner and founder of NEO.

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