Wednesday, November 30th. The Hilton Portland and Executive Tower was filled with happy holiday celebrants including Midge Dobbs, Shawn Whittemore, the event Chair, and Kristina Lazos from the Hilton. It was a night of networking, live music, and dancing. The Portland Gala was a combined partnership between Oregon’s leading associations that serve the meeting, event and travel industries. The event benefited Boys and Girls Aid.
The group included professionals from the following organizations: Meeting Professionals International – Oregon Chapter; National Association of Catering Executives, Wedding Network USA; Association of Catering and Event Professionals; Green Meeting Industry Council; Hospitality Sales Marketing Association International; International Special Events Society, Oregon Association of Bridal Consultants, NW Wedding Pros and Wine Country Wedding Professionals.