Industry Events

When you attend an ORLA event you have the opportunity to engage with fellow industry members, leaders and potential customers. Discuss key issues and best practices and learn valuable insight for running your business. Industry purveyors gain statewide company exposure through event sponsorships.

Upcoming ORLA Events

ProStart Culinary Championships

February 19, 2017 | Salem Convention Center, Salem

This event is the yearly capstone project for the career and technical education (CTE) foodservice training program, ProStart. Coached by teachers and professional chefs, ProStart teams demonstrate their mastery of skills in seven categories of the fast-paced competition. Points are based on many criteria including complexity of their menu, taste, presentation, knife skills, and teamwork.

ORLA Day at the Capitol & Taste Oregon Legislative Reception

February 28, 2017 | Salem Convention Center, Salem

Join key ORLA staff and leadership in small group discussions with key decision makers at the Capitol in the afternoon, followed by networking with lawmakers at the Salem Convention Center in the evening during ORLA’s Taste Oregon event. ORLA’s Taste Oregon Legislative Reception provides a unique opportunity to kick off the Legislative Session and gives industry members a forum to meet the Legislators who decide laws that impact hospitality businesses.

Northwest Foodservice Show

April 23-24, 2017 | Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Every year thousands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals attend the Northwest Foodservice Show to connect with hundreds of vendors on the show floor, expand their knowledge at the educational seminars, sample delicious new products and find inspiring ideas that will make the difference in their operations..

Upcoming Events

ProStart Culinary Championships

Feb. 19, 2017 - Salem Convention Center, OR

NRA Public Affairs Conference

Mar. 28-29, 2017 - Washington, DC

Northwest Foodservice Show

April 23-24, 2017 - Portland, OR

AHLA Legislative Action Summit

May 17-18, 2017 - Washington, DC

Learn About Our Partnership Opportunities

Contact Marla McColly, Director of Business Development, 503.682.4422.