A conversation about the event-planning industry with sales directors from McMenamins and the Portland Art Museum.
A rise in hotel bookings increased the industry's agency board's expectations for 2014.
Portland wants to ease restrictions on short-term lodgers as long as they agree to pay a permit fee and collect lodging taxes.
Nike's second-quarter net income jumped 40%, exceeding analysts' expectations.
Green Zebra Grocery is negotiating lease terms for a new property in Portland's Woodstock neighborhood.