Member Benefits & Info
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ABOUT MVBA

Multnomah Village Business Association (MVBA) is organized and operated exclusively for non-profit and mutual benefit purposes. It promotes the general welfare of businesses in and around Multnomah Village.

 

MVBA MISSION

Establish an identity for, and act as representative of, businesses, non-profit organizations, and professionals in the Multnomah Village area and to facilitate communication between businesses, MVBA member businesses, Venture Portland, the City of Portland and the State of Oregon.

MVBA BOUNDARIES:

The designated business district is defined as an area between SW Vermont on the North boundary, Barbur Blvd on the South boundary, SW 45th Ave on the West boundary and approximately SW 24th Ave on the East boundary.

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

A member of MVBA shall be a single entity with representation, that does business within the designated area.

a) Entity:

i) A person, firm or corporation who does business in the designated area,

ii) Any person or organization having a demonstrated business interest in the

designated area.

b) Representation:

i) An owner of a business in the designated area, or

ii) An employee designated by the owner or manager of a business, corporation or organization located in the designated area, or

iii) A person with interest as designated by the business or organization.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

MVBA will not discriminate against individuals or groups based on race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation gender identity, age, disability, legal citizenship, national origin, income, or political affiliation in any of its policies, recommendations or actions.

MVBA BYLAWS - see LINK HERE (pdf)

 

MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:

EVENTS & PROMOTIONS

  • First Fridays

  • Multnomah Days (Free Booth $150 Value)

  • Halloween in the Village

  • Golden Ticket

  • Holiday Gala

  • Rose City Yarn Crawl

  • Spring Event

  • Why Cook Wednesdays

TRAINING & NETWORKING

  • MVBA Monthly Meetings

  • Member Mixers

  • Venture Portland

  • Travel Portland

EXPOSURE

  • MVBA Website Business Directory & Map

  • MVBA Social Media - Facebook & Instagram

  • MVBA Event Marketing & Advertising Sponsorships

MVBA MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS & NEWS - emails, members-only Facebook page

GENERAL MEETINGS

Held on the last Thursday of every month at 8:30AM currently via ZOOM. Agenda and link is sent prior to meeting date via email. All MVBA members and other interested Multnomah Village based businesses are encouraged to attend.

GENERAL MEETING MINUTES

Missed a meeting? Stay informed on key topics discussed. LINK HERE to download pdf

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS

Held on the second Thursday of every month. Open to current Board members and by special request. All nine board positions are volunteer.

BOARD MEMBERS (April 2022 thru March 2023)

LEND A HAND - VOLUNTEER!

MVBA operates on volunteers. Opportunities to lend a hand and share your expertise include:

  • IT & Communications

  • Operations - events, special projects

  • Promotions & Events

  • Fundraising

  • Business Community Outreach

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact us at mvba.info@gmail.com

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