April 23 Deadline SoMe Awards Submissions & May 6 Awards Event


This year the SoMe Awards honors the best in Social Media in the Pacific Northwest at a bigger venue to match the bigger interest.

April 23 is the deadline on submissions to the 2010 Some Awards. Awards are presented in 10 different categories ranging from straight ROI to “People’s Choice.” Get the full details at the SoMe Awards Categories page.

May 6 is the big night, so get the details and REGISTER NOW!


The SMCPDX Membership Drive Happy Hour on April 19 at Hop & Vine


The Social Media Club Portland April 19 meeting is devoted to networking. Bring a guest and compete for a prize. Meet up with old friends and some new friends, SMCPDX is growing and you are part of the growth.

Meet us in the Hop & Vine event room. Just walk through the bar, wink at the bartender and exit through the back into the event room. We’ve got hors d’oeurves and drinks ready to go, and some nice prizes for those who bring lots of new friends.

Hop & Vine Portland Oregon

Time: 5:30
Location: Hop & Vine
1914 N. Killingsworth

Register with Upcoming


Social Media Club Portland at Portland State Quarterly Breakfast April 20


Social Media Club Portland fills a panel for Portland State’s fourth quarterly Digital Marketing Breakfast. If you work in corporate communications, advertising, public relations or Web development, you already know you need to get up to speed with new tools, tactics and strategies to engage on behalf of brands in social media spaces. But how do you get there from where you are now?

April 20 is your day to spend two hours with six panelists leading you through the basics from six different communications disciplines.

Date: April 20
Time: 7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Location: TBA via email to registrants (will be on PSU campus)

This event is now closed for registration as we have a capacity crowd.

The panelists are:

Note: Registration closes on Friday, April 16 at 1pm when registrants will be sent a confirmation email giving location details at Portland State University.


Looking for a few good folks


We are getting ready for some exciting events soon, which will include a call for additional board members. If you’re new to the community, Social Media Club PDX is run by volunteers and board members, both of which are critical to making our events successful. Our focus is to share knowledge amongst our community, and hopefully have fun while doing so!

If you’re interested in joining our group as an official board member read on, and if you would like to volunteer please reach out to a board member.

Board Member Requirements

  • Board members must attend 8 out of 12 board meetings. No excuses. You get a pass on four of the meetings — save them until you need them.
  • If required board meetings are not met, then the board member must relinquish his/her post.
  • All board members shall serve two-year terms.
  • Board members must attend 80 percent of public meetings (total meetings TBD).
  • Each board member must recruit and manage volunteers relative to their committee administration duties. Yes, some board members will need to run committees — marketing, logistics, membership, sponsorships, etc.
  • Each board member must spearhead one public meeting a year. You don’t have to do all the work — we should have committees to help and you should have volunteers to manage. But you must be the point person/project manager/keeper of the flame for one meeting.

Time Commitment
4-8 hours per month, depending upon event activity (likely 8-14 hours the one month a year you produce an event).

Deep connections within the local community
We do our best to make most of our events low cost (free, if possible), but that means we have to call in quite a few favors. Sourcing monetary or in-kind sponsors for venues, food, beverages, A/V equipment, etc., is very helpful.

How to Participate

  • Email us a short blurb on your background and what you hope to contribute to the group
  • All submissions will be reviewed by existing board members