Conference Venue: Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

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Oregon Convention Center and Surrounding Area


Directions and Accessibility 

The Oregon Convention Center is committed to making the guest experience enjoyable and comfortable for everyone. Please visit the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) website for directions and parking information as well as information on the venues accessibility measures.  When entering the Oregon Convention Center for the PNCWA2019 Annual Conference, please use the entrance located on MLK Jr. Blvd. and Hoyt St.

Sustainability Initiatives 

The Oregon Convention Center was the first convention center to earn the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for Existing Buildings certification. In 2014 the OCC achieved LEED® Platinum status, and has been committed to maintaining the highest level status awarded.  To view the comprehensive commitment the OCC has made please visit the Sustainability page of the OCC website to learn more about the measures the Oregon Convention Center is taking to reduce its environmental impact. 

Family Considerations 

Nursing Room

The Oregon Convention Center provides two Mamava Nursing Suites located on either end of the facility. Mamava suites are equipped with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, standard AC power outlets and USB charger ports. Suites may be accessed via the mamava app: or by contacting the Oregon Convention Center's Administrative offices at  503-235-7575 .

Child Care

In a Pinch-Portland Nanny is a local child care company that can be contacted to provide onsite professional care.

PNCWA2019 and the Association do not guarantee or make warranties for the providers and assume no liability by providing these references.

Parking Options

The main convention center's parking is an under ground garage equipped with 800 spaces and features a Pay-on-Foot Parking system where you will be issued a ticket upon entering and will pay with the ticket at a station in the garage when you are returning to your vehicle.

To enter the garage you may do so through either the NE Lloyd Boulevard (P1) or NE First Avenue (P2) entrances. Clearance on the P1 Level is 7 feet; clearance on the P2 Level is 9 feet. The Garage does not accommodate RVs, campers or similar oversized vehicles. 

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are located on each level and are brightly lit by green murals. Applicable prices apply at all stations.

For Alternative Parking Options   please review the area parking map. Within three blocks of the OCC you will find 566 metered street parking spaces with various time limitations  

Bicycle parking is available in the parking garage and outside of the main building entrances. Bicycle parking is complimentary in all areas.