MUSICEYES & EDGE

PORTLAND MADE LAUNCH PARTY

MUSICEYES & EDGE
PORTLAND MADE LAUNCH PARTY

ADX will be hosting the Portland Made launch party tonight from 7pm-10pm and you’re invited. Join the crew and other local peeps to celebrate this new venture of an online hub for the community of makers, manufacturers, and retailers of local goods in Portland.The public-facing website, www.portlandmade.com, features written and video profiles of Portland makers (designers who craft in wood, metal, leather, and other materials), the contract manufacturers who produce their designs, and the retailers who carry their goods. The site’s members-only portal allows participants in Portland’s manufacturing economy to network, collaborate, and discuss issues of design, production, and business development.Portland Made is a collaboration between:•ADX, a membership-based workspace and incubator•Supportland, the infrastructure for collaborative economies•A team of creative professionalsThe evening includes a screening of the Portland Made’s launch video along with remarks from Mayor Charlie Hales and State Representative Jules Bailey. Afterwards, it’s all about the party with DJ Leftovers, food and drinks from Salt, Fire, & Time, beer brewed for the occasion by F.H. Steinbart Co and networking to your hearts desire.“This is the beginning of a fresh, grassroots effort to build the local manufacturing base, promote job growth, and help export Portland Made goods to the world.By collecting and sharing knowledge and resources, we’ll build the local manufacturing base, create more local manufacturing jobs, and help export Portland Made goods to the world. ” Don’t you love this town?Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7 to 10 p.m.at ADX417 SE 11th Ave.Portland, OR