Opening Party - Sports ETA Symposium

Opening Party

 Monday, Apr 22, 2024
  - (Pacific Time)
Greet old friends and make new ones at Symposium Opening Party with your hosts at Travel Portland and Sport Oregon. Enjoy food, beverages, and activity stations throughout Providence Park Stadium, home to the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns.

Here's a glimpse at what you can expect:

Gather with us in the Club, one level down from entry level, to experience a pop up of a Portland original: The Sports Bra - a groundbreaking establishment in Portland dedicated solely to celebrating women's sports. Inspired by a vision of inclusivity and empowerment, The Sports Bra offers a refreshing take on the traditional sports bar experience, providing a welcoming space where women's athletics take the spotlight. Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of a community that celebrates and supports women in sport. Rights Holders, be sure to pick up your free piece of merchandise from either the Portland Thorns or The Sports Bra.

In the bustling hub of Portland's distillery scene, Aviation Gin stands as a beacon of innovation and craftsmanship. Revered for its smooth taste and botanical complexity, Aviation Gin has become an integral part of Portland's rich libation heritage.Under the ownership of actor and entrepreneur Ryan Reynolds, Aviation Gin has not only retained its local charm but also garnered global recognition. Reynolds, known for his charismatic persona and ownership of Wrexham AFC, seamlessly intertwines his passion for both spirits and sports.Enjoy two Aviation spirit cocktail samplers the embody the pacific northwest, and Portland’s delicious offerings in Tanner Ridge.

Step into the world of sneaker design at our exclusive pop-up experience featuring Nike shoe designer Ronnie Wright! Join us in Tanner Ridge where you'll gain insight into the creative process behind designing iconic footwear. Engage in conversation with Ronnie himself as he shares his inspiration, techniques, and personal journey in the industry. Plus, unleash your own creativity by entering our shoe design competition for a chance to win a Nike gift card and bring your unique vision to life. Don't miss this rare opportunity to connect with a design luminary and explore the artistry of sneaker culture.

Head down to the field to experience the thrill of scoring goals on the same field where the Timbers and Thorns have made history at Providence Park! Don't miss your chance to unleash your inner soccer star in this unforgettable opportunity.

Bus shuttle transportation will be provided from official Symposium hotels beginning at 5:50 p.m. Shuttles will depart from the Hyatt Regency and DoubleTree by Hilton between 5:50 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Shuttles will return from Providence Park to the Hyatt Regency and DoubleTree by Hilton from 7:15 p.m. until 8:20 p.m.

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