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Tuesday, August 4 • 8:45am - 9:25am
Meet Portland's Coworking Spaces [Opening Panels w/Coffee + Tea] LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This discussion panel is a part of our conference track, sponsored by Stephouse Networks.

While many may have differing opinions on the growth of Portland, one thing we can all celebrate is the rise of the coworking space! Meet Portland's awesome coworking spaces -- and learn a little bit about what makes them unique.

Share your experience! #PDXCowork2015 @workfromco

Alex Hughes & Jeff Arthur, CENTRL Office founders @centrloffice

Rob Bart, founder of Forge Portland @forgepdx

Darsey Landoe, founder of Pep Coworking Shop @darseyland @pepcoworking

Alex Linsker, founder of Collective Agency @alexlinsker @ColelctiveAgenC

LeAnn Raschke, The Factory @forddistrict

Matt Preston, ADX @ADXPortland

Simon Love, Hatch Innovation @HatchTheFuture

Brandon Cannady, owner of Venture Business Centers @vbc_pdx

Ronda Closner, curator of DeskHub Portland @TheDeskHub


Jeff Arthur

Cofounder, CENTRL Office
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Rob Bart

Founder, Forge Portland, Forge Food, Forge Small Homes
Rob is the founder of Forge Portland an innovative co-working space in downtown Portland combining space and business coaching services to members. Rob has a J.D from Lewis and Clark Northwest School of Law (2014) and a Masters in Education from University of Oregon (2007). In January... Read More →
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Brandon Cannady

Owner, Venture Business Centers
I started Venture Business Centers to give companies an established and professional office space to operate from. As I began to attract more tech companies coming to Portland, Venture Business Centers began to take on more of a co-working vibe to match its members. Now Venture Business... Read More →
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Ronda Closner

Curator, DeskHub
Ronda is big believer in the benefits of an entrepreneurial community. She recently returned to PDX from Research Triangle Park (RTP) where she was an Entepreneur-in-Residence at a tech incubator with over 40 companies. Ronda loves the pace and excitement of people driven by new ideas... Read More →
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Alex Linsker

Business Owner, Collective Agency
Alex started Collective Agency in 2011 and is the business owner. Members value Collective Agency for productive work in a cozy workplace community with openness, responsiveness, inspiration, socializing and friendships. Members have 24/7 access, three hours each day in conference... Read More →
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Simon Love

Managing Director, Hatch Lab
Simon joined Hatch in late 2013. He has experience in many different aspects of sustainability, and came to Hatch to pursue his interest in new business models, along with the relationship between social, economic and environmental sustainability. Simon is responsible for Hatch Lab... Read More →
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Matt Preston

Communications Director, ADX
Matt Preston is the Communications Director at ADX Portland -- a Makerspace, Fabrication Shop, Education Center, Incubator and Retail Gallery in SE Portland. At ADX Matt helps run all of the marketing, press relations, community development and partnership programs and works with... Read More →
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LeAnn Raschke

Manager of Operations, Ford District

Tuesday August 4, 2015 8:45am - 9:25am PDT
CENTRL Office 1355 NW Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209

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