Small Business Networking Luncheon

Join us for a dynamic and inspiring lunchtime networking event tailored for small businesses!

Join us for a unique way to network with a new community of business owners! Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, gain some valuable connections, and get some business education from The Viable source’s own leadership team. Enjoy some lunch and the chance to expand your network and be inspired by the collective power of small businesses. Reserve your spot today and seize the potential that awaits!

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This event features a brief thought-provoking presentation about Adapting Business in a Dynamic World (a topic important to small business success), followed by uniquely structured networking to meet new faces and expand your network.

Whether you’re looking for new faces, a new way to network, or simply enjoy some insightful business education, we guarantee this event will energize and inspire you.

Food is on us, the delicious wine from our host is all you. All you need to bring is your appetite for connection! And business cards, of course! Space is limited so RSVP today to secure your spot!

$35 EARLY BIRD ticket – Presale ends March 15, 2024 

Small Business Networking Luncheon

Looking to grow your network, gain fresh perspectives and get inspired? Then our lunchtime networking event is for you

It’s the perfect opportunity to promote your expertise, discover potential partnerships and collaborative opportunities, and learn from the experiences of your entrepreneurial peers.


Tuesday, March 19th

@ 11:30AM – 1:30 pm

*Early Bird pricing ends March 15.

*Tickets at the door are $45.00

Want to know the Itinerary?

  1. 11 am to 11:45 am: Doors open for casual networking and lunch.
  2. 12 pm to 1:30 pm: Event welcome and introductions, and guided engagement to enhance your networking, with some great business education from our speakers.
  3. 1:30 pm: Event close and appreciations
  4. 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Post Event Mingle

Many thanks to our generous HOST!

We Can’t Wait To See You There!

  1. Be respectful of other attendees’ time and conversations.
  2. Network genuinely by listening and contributing value first before promoting your own business.
  3. No soliciting or pushing sales pitches, but feel free to discuss your work respectfully.
  4. Photos or videos taken at the event may be used for promotional purposes unless otherwise specified.
  5. Casual dining etiquette applies – use indoor voices, clean up after yourself.

Some FAQs

When and where is the event being held?
  • The event will take place on March 19th from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Backcountry Wine Tasting Room located at 2505 SE 11th Ave # 117, Portland, OR 9720
  • Doors open at 11 am, Lunch is open for service at 11:30 am.
  • The Event with speakers will begin promptly at 12pm.
  • Absolutely! This is a great opportunity to promote your business and meet potential partners/clients in a relaxed, but structured setting. We want to help you expand your network both with collaborations and client opportunities.
  • Hard sales will not be allowed, but we encourage you to exchange information for follow up connections.
  • Doors open/casual networking at 11 am
  • Lunch open for service at 11:30
  • Event welcome and introductions at 12pm
  • Event close and appreciations at 1:30pm
  • Post Event Mingle
  • We recommend a business card, or a digital card for the casual networking both before and after the event. If you are a note taker, remember your note pad or tablet for the great business nuggets during the speaker’s presentation. We will be holding a door prize drawing for a charity, so cash is recommended for tickets.
How much are tickets?
  • Advance tickets purchased before March 15th are $35. At the door tickets will be $45.
  • Great! Thanks for your interest in participating in this event! The minimum amount to be a sponsor is $500. If you are interested in learning what that includes and how to get listed on our event page and newsletters, please send a direct email to

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