Marketing Events


Anvil is an active participant in the marketing industry, presenting at over 50 regional and national conferences and events throughout the year. Check out our upcoming presentations and the calendar for a full schedule of events.

Marketing Events Calendar

    SEMpdx 10th Annual Summer Networking Party

    WHAT: Join us for some old school networking in Portland’s living room, Pioneer Courthouse Square. Previously this was called the Rooftop Networking Party, but we renamed it this year since we’re no longer able to host it on a rooftop. Enjoy good food, drinks and conversation as DJ Chad Smith spins tunes. Don’t miss the best networking event of the summer!

    The SEMpdx annual Summer Party promises to be the most talked-about networking event of the year. Many professional organizations will be joining us in the Square. Be on top of the latest developments going on at the most innovative marketing associations in the Pacific Northwest!

    WHEN: Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

    WHERE: Pioneer Courthouse Square — see map
    701 SW 6th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205
    The party will be within the fenced-off area on the east side of the Square. Enter on SW 6th Avenue.

    Get Your Tickets Today!

    The Portland Creative Conference

    WHAT: The Portland Creative Conference is an exploration and celebration of the creative process across all creative industries. We feature keynote presentations by leading creatives who take you inside their creative process, show their work, and talk about their projects, problems, influences and inspirations. Bring your team (discounts available) or just bring yourself–either way you won’t leave the same as you arrived. You’ll be inspired and motivated in new ways, viewing your world with a fresh perspective. The event is a non-profit fundraiser for arts education programs in Oregon.

    Confirmed Speakers:

    • Kiki Wolfkill – Studio Head, Halo Video Game Entertainment Franchise, Microsoft. Fast Company Most Creative People in Business 2017.
    • John Gourley – Songwriter, Lead singer, and guitarist for Portugal. the Man. Grammy winner 2018.
    • Chuck Klosterman, New York Times bestselling author, writer for ESPN, GQ, Esquire, and Spin
    • Raamla Mohamed – Screenwriter/Story Editor/Supervising Producer for ABC’s Scandal television series
    • Arianne Sutner – LAIKA feature film Producer (Kubo and the Two Strings, ParaNorman). 2017 Academy Award nominee.
    • Richard Ting – Global Chief Experience Officer, R/GA. Cannes Titanium Lion winner, Grand CLIO winner.
    • Ronnie Wright – Jordan Brand @ Nike Footwear Design Director, Singer/Songwriter
    • Paige McKenzie & Mercedes Rose – A mother/daughter team from Portland who went from a hit Web Series to a hit YA Book Series to a TV deal

    Early Bird Registration Fee: $129, team discounts available

    Standard Registration Fee: $149, team discounts available

    WHEN: Friday, September 28th

    WHERE: Gerding Theater at the Armory, Pearl District Portland, OR

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    13th Annual IABC Heritage Region Conference

    WHAT: The drums are beating. Now is the time to make sure your career is on the road to greater success! Step into a positive rhythm with us and make plans now to gather in Richmond, VA, for the 2018 IABC Heritage Region Conference November 11-13, 2018.

    For the past 400 years, Richmond has been a pivotal location in U.S. history. This November you can write your own history in Richmond by taking a pivotal career step. Rally with 200 professional communicators from the U.S. and Canada who will throw away career doldrums and share new ideas at this year’s conference!

    Richmond is steeped in history, but more recent revolutions in craft beer, food, fashion and the arts have led to Richmond’s being named a Travel + Leisure Top Destination. National Geographic has also designated Richmond to be a terrific place for foodies.

    At this year’s IABC Heritage Region Conference you can engage in seminal presentations, find the latest effective communication techniques and network with the industry’s best practitioners. And you can catch the revolutionary spirit through keynote sessions, breakouts and dining activities geared specifically to communication, public relations and marketing professionals.

    The International Association of Business Communicators is a vibrant global association with members from around the world, representing many of the Global Fortune 500 companies. At the international, regional and local level, we support our community of professionals with innovative thinking, shared best practices, in-depth learning, and career guidance.

    WHEN: November 11 – 13, 2018

    WHERE: Omni  Richmond Hotel (100 South 12th Street Richmond, Virginia 23219)

    Register Today!