Location and Travel

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Event Venue

The Activate! Summit and Leaders Institute will be held at the Ambridge Event Center located at 1333 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.  The parking lot and passenger drop-off are located on the corner of Third Avenue and Clackamas Street.  Complimentary parking is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The pedestrian entrance is located on MLK Jr. Blvd near Clackamas Street, just across the street from the Marriott Courtyard.

Getting to Portland

The Portland International Airport (PDX) is located about 20 minutes from downtown Portland.  

Hotel Accommodations

YNPN will provide accommodations for Chapter Leaders at Courtyard Marriott hotel.  Please register to confirm your reservation.  There is no need to contact the hotel directly.

Courtyard Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center
435 NE Wasco Street
Portland, OR 97232

If you are not a Chapter Leader and are interested in staying overnight at the hotel, please indicate this on your registration form and a member of the summit planning team will contact you with more information. 

If you are a Chapter Leader, make sure to check out the Travel Support details on the Leaders Site before you register.

Getting around Portland

The TriMet MAX train will take you to/from the airport on the Airport/City Center/Beaverton redline, which runs every 15 minutes.  Stop ID 8376 Convention Center going west is the closest to the hotel.  Below the map shows the location of the hotel in relation to the train line.  Click here for a full map of the light rail system.



For overnight guests, valet parking only is available for $25/day in a secure underground garage.  Please visit the Marriott Courtyard’s website for driving directions.  Parking will be charged as an incidental to your room, unless otherwise specified.

Things to Do in Portlandia

To make the most of your trip to Portland, check out the many places to visit, eat and drink on Travel Portland's website