The Oregon Wine Symposium is next week! Here is some information you will need before you arrive.

Symposium Location

Oregon Convention Center
Exhibit Halls B – C and Oregon Ballrooms
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Please note: This year’s Symposium will be held in different exhibit halls than in the past. Be on the lookout for signage to guide you to the correct area.

Registration

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. in the Pre-C lobby. Arrive early and get your badge before 8:30 a.m. to be entered into a raffle for two tickets to the 2018 Symposium!

Transportation to the Oregon Convention Center

Ride your bike! There are three exterior bike racks surrounding the entrance to the Oregon Convention Center. Bike racks are also located on levels 1 and 2 of the parking garage. View a map of bike rack locations.

Take Public Transit! Portland TriMet MAX light rail trains stop directly in front of the Oregon Convention Center, along with streetcar and bus services (Line 6). Plan your trip.

Driving Directions:

  • From I-5 N: Take Rose Quarter, Broadway/Weidler Street Exit 302A, right on Weidler, right on MLK Jr. Blvd.
  • From I-5 S: Take Rose Quarter/City Center Exit 302 A, cross Broadway, left on Weidler, right on MLK Jr. Blvd.
  • From I-84: Take Lloyd Blvd. Exit 1, stay on Lloyd Blvd. to the Convention Center.
  • From PDX: Take I-205 South to I-84 West, take Lloyd Blvd. Exit 1, stay on Lloyd Blvd. to the Convention Center.

Parking: The entrance to the Oregon Convention Center parking garage is off of Lloyd Blvd. and First Ave. The maximum daily rate is $10. Metered spaces are available surrounding the Oregon Convention Center. The parking garage offers four electric vehicle charging stations.

 

Oregon Wine Soirée

Don’t miss this premiere networking event! The Oregon Wine Soirée is an opportunity for attendees to mix and mingle with speakers, sponsors and peers while enjoying wines from around the state. This event is included in the full Oregon Wine Symposium ticket and is a celebration of the community’s hard work and shared passion for Oregon wines.
Oregon Wine Soirée
Tuesday, Feb. 21 after sessions conclude
The trade show floor in Hall C

 

A-List Restaurants in Portland

While in Portland, support those who support the Oregon wine industry by making your dinner reservations at an Oregon Wine A-List restaurant. The A-List Awards recognize restaurants around the world that display deep appreciation, enthusiasm and support for Oregon wines as seen in the diversity of regions and varieties on their wine lists. Visit one of the Portland A-List restaurants to thank them for their support!

Read more event logistics here.