Industry Webinars, Conferences & Grants

Upcoming Webinars and Conferences

The following upcoming webinars and conferences are available for tourism industry partners:

How to Create Engaging Social Media Content on a Budget | June 29, 12-1 p.m.
Join Vicki Ng and Vanessa Ng, Co-Founders of foodbellypdx, Portland’s Ultimate Food and Travel Guide.  Hear how to maximize your presence on social media, what food & travel consumers are really looking for and how to create content that resonates with consumers. They’ll share their tips for taking good photos using just your phone and resources to edit and manage your Instagram content yourself. You’ll learn the Do’s and Don’ts of running a social media account and how to expand the reach of your content on Instagram. We’ll also share behind-the-scenes advice on partnering with influencers and how to optimize your PR strategy with social media. Join the foodie sisters for an hour-packed session of real talk and real tips to strengthen your social media and PR strategy.

By attending this training session, attendees will:

  • Learn how to successfully run and grow a social media account.
  • Learn how to create engaging content, posts, and stories on Instagram.
  • Learn how to take good photos using just a smartphone and Instagram posting strategies.
  • Gain a basic understanding of how to reach out to influencers and how influencers can be used to promote small businesses.

This webinar is part of the Small Business Marketing Series, developed and hosted by Travel Oregon. This session is best suited for tourism-related businesses looking to elevate their presence in Google. 

Available Grants

The following organizations are currently taking grants applications:

Oregon Heritage State Preservation Office offers a variety of grant programs for heritage projects from historic building preservation to oral history projects and more. Applications are due October 2021>>>