Makers Events is an event organization and consulting business born out of experience and creativity serving the Portland Metro area. We specialize in adaptability and enjoy making things happen.

Whether you are looking to create an event to build your brand, further develop an existing tradition, or planning a once in a lifetime event, you can rely on us to handle your event needs.

 

Event services include:

 2013 Portland Marathon

2013 Portland Marathon

  • Event Marketing (our most utilized offering)
    • e-mail Marketing
    • Print and digital advertising
    • Social media management
    • Expos & trade shows
    • Public relations & press releases placement
    • Web site design & creation
    • Networking with other events
  • Media management
  • Permitting (race course, OLCC, finish area)
  • Sponsorship & in-kind donations
  • Volunteer recruitment and organization
  • And more...

Past Events:

2008 Statewide Summer Tour for the Portland Trail Blazers - Coordinated local marketing, managed logistics and giveaways for kids sports camps
2008 Harvest Dinner for the Portland Trail Blazers - Grassroots marketing
2010 Dew Tour - Volunteer recruitment
2010 Little League Softball World Series - Created banners & an event recap film
2010 Portland Marathon - Customer service all year, finish line food in-kind donation and coordination
2010-2013 Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon - Start area parking coordination, postcard distribution, bag pickup, packet pickup, medical volunteer
2011-2012 Revolution3 Triathlon - Course volunteer and info booth
2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Preliminary rounds - Coordinated police escorts for teams & coaches
2012 Portland Marathon Kids Run & Fitness Festival - Recruited vendors, in-kind sponsorships, venue, marketing, registration, volunteer coordination
2012-2016 Portland Marathon - As Marketing Director: Coordinated all digital marketing efforts, expo marketing, logistics of merchandise, managed media and PR, web site management, organized medical volunteers, finish area permitting, OLCC permitting, coordination of sponsors for fulfillment of entitlements and more...
2013 Pet Palooza - Recruited vendors, social media marketing, run of show and venue
2014-2015 Chehalem Parks & Rec Camellia Run - Vendor coordination, logistical consulting, sponsorship, course consulting and marketing
2015 Dubrovnik International Half Marathon - Web site management, registration management, marketing and social media planning