Got a business challenge? Portland Impact = Free consulting

May 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm Leave a comment

As you may know, Portland has been selected to host this year’s Net Impact Conference. This is going to be big. The event will bring together 2600 current and emerging leaders from all over the globe who are committed to using the power of  business to create a better world.

Now check out this innovative and free offer the local Net Impact chapters have put together leading up to the conference, and apply for your consulting team by June 22nd!


***Request for proposals for Portland Impact sessions at Net Impact Conference in Portland, Oct 27-29, 2011***

Do you have a business, marketing or programmatic issue you need help solving? Looking for smart people and ideas to help solve your problem for free?

The 2011 Net Impact National Conference can help! Happening this year in Portland from October 27-29, the conference will bring together 2,600 professionals and graduate students and offers an opportunity to showcase Portland businesses and organizations before leaders in business, sustainability, and social responsibility.

Net Impact is accepting submissions from Oregon companies and organizations for Portland Impact, a series of five expertly facilitated mini-consulting / ideation sessions (e.g. brainstorming on steroids) where a local company, nonprofit, or government agency receives new ideas and solutions to a business challenge from current and future leaders in business and sustainability. The deadline for submissions is June 22, 2011.

Click here to learn more about Portland Impact and how your company or organization can be one of the five selected for this opportunity:

About the Conference: Net Impact is a 20,000-member organization that works to inspire and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.  The Net Impact Conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland will bring together both professionals and graduate students to explore the latest ideas, tools, and careers that use business to achieve social and environmental good. Nike is the global leadership sponsor and keynote speakers include Sally Jewel, CEO of REI; Lord Michael Hastings of KPMG; and Darell Hammond, founder of KaBOOM!. Learn more at

Other ways to get involved with the 2011 Net Impact national conference:

  • Sponsor Net Impact and the conference – National and regional sponsorship opportunities allow you to support the work of Net Impact year-round and increase your presence at the national conference. Benefits include recognition, expo, complimentary conference admissions, and annual Net Impact membership. For more information visit
  • Exhibit at the conference – The Expo is a unique opportunity to promote your position as a global citizenship leader and engage with students from the top 30 MBA programs in the U.S., thought leaders in corporate responsibility and sustainability, and other like-minded organizations. Click here for a list of past exhibitors. For more information email
  • Attend the conference – whether your interest is in deepening your knowledge of emerging issues in business and sustainability, tapping into top talent, business development, or networking with current and future leaders of sustainable business, this is the conference for you. Registration opens in mid-July. Visit to sign up for conference registration notifications.

If you have questions about Portland Impact or the application and selection process, email For general conference questions, email

Entry filed under: Events, Net Impact, Opportunities for social innovators.

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