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What is theHousing OregonAwards Gala?

The Housing Oregon Annual Awards Gala celebrates our members, elected officials, and partners who have been fighting for affordable housing. The gala also raises money to continue our important work in member support, policy, and advocacy. Mix, mingle, and connect with 500 nonprofit directors, local, regional, state and federal policy makers, affordable housing advocates, industry executives and experts, banking leaders, elected officials, and many others. The Gala includes a sit-down dinner and awards ceremony to celebrate local and statewide accomplishments in housing opportunity and community development over the past year, including our annual Legislative Champion award and Industry Awards.

The Housing Oregon Annual Awards Gala celebrates our members, elected officials, and partners who have been fighting for affordable housing. The gala also raises money to continue our important work in member support, policy, and advocacy. Mix, mingle, and connect with 500 nonprofit directors, local, regional, state and federal policy makers, affordable housing advocates, industry executives and experts, banking leaders, elected officials, and many others. The Gala includes a sit-down dinner and awards ceremony to celebrate local and statewide accomplishments in housing opportunity and community development over the past year, including our annual Legislative Champion award and Industry Awards.

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2018Housing OregonAnnual Awards Gala

The Housing Oregon Annual Awards Gala celebrates local and statewide members, elected officials, and partners who have been fighting for affordable housing and community development through providing member support, policy development, and advocacy. Mix, mingle and connect with nonprofit directors, local, regional, state and federal policy makers, affordable housing advocates, industry executives and experts, banking leaders, elected officials, and many others.

The Housing Oregon Annual Awards Gala celebrates local and statewide members, elected officials, and partners who have been fighting for affordable housing and community development through providing member support, policy development, and advocacy. Mix, mingle and connect with nonprofit directors, local, regional, state and federal policy makers, affordable housing advocates, industry executives and experts, banking leaders, elected officials, and many others.

Want to be a Sponsor?


Its not too late to sign up as a sponsor and be recognized at the gala and conference. For more information, please contact Brian Hoop at brian@housingoregon.org or 503-475-6056.

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Gala FAQ


Yes, payment by check is available for individual registrations and tables of ten guests. Send a check to Housing Oregon, PO Box 8427, Portland, OR 97207. For individual registrations, please be sure to note participant name on the check.

Our menu options for the Gala include:

• Roasted pork loin with bordelaise, wild rice, and seasonal vegetables, or,
• Vegetarian – Smoked Portobello mushroom with pesto, feta cheese, stewed tomatoes, and warm naan
• Vegan – Smoked Portobello mushroom with pesto, stewed tomatoes, and warm naan.

No, you do not need a printed ticket. Your payment and registration information will be available at the event.

No. The Annual Awards Gala and Industry Support Conference are separate events. To register for fall 2018 Industry Support Conference on Friday, Sept. 7, please visit the registration page.

Dress code is Portland gala formal. People generally wear outfits from business casual to cocktail attire. Men are most often in suits, and women are most often in slacks & blouses, work dresses, or cocktail dresses.

The Hilton Portland Downtown, at 921 SW 6th Ave, is easily accessible by car, bike and public transportation. It is on the downtown transit mall with nearby Max stops for the red, green, blue and orange lines. Nearest parking for an hourly fee is Fifth Taylor Garage at the Duniway Hotel, 525 SW Taylor St. or Smart Park Garage at SW 4th and Yamhill (818 SW 4th Ave), or Fox Tower at 775 SW Taylor St. Hilton valet parking is located at their SW 6th Ave. entrance near SW Salmon St. corner. There is also metered street parking available.

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2018 Awards Gala

Sept. 6 | Hilton Portland Downtown

2018 Annual Awards Gala

Sept. 6 | Hilton Portland Downtown