Downtown Portland, Oregon’s newest meeting and event space, The Corner, is located inside of Mother’s Velvet Lounge & Café. Available for private gatherings, business meetings, seminars, conferences and team-building, the venue offers two packages: the basic space rental for alcohol- and food-free meetings and events, and full space rental, which includes a fully stocked bar.

Portland will be home to the first Ritz-Carlton in the Pacific Northwest. Developer BPM Real Estate Group is bringing the brand to the city, with an anticipated opening in early 2023. Plans call for a 35-story tower with 251 hotel rooms and 138 residential units, including eight penthouses.

 

The home of Rockford’s new entrepreneurial event space may date back to the 1920s, but Rockford City Market is primed to showcase future creatives and makers of all kinds.

 

Want to add a literary flavor to your next event–literally? Host a gathering at a library to add a scholarly tone to your fête. You could even go all-in with a literature-themed dress code. Here are some suggestions for a “novel” approach to event planning.

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