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About Us

The Portland Alternative Investment Association (PAIA) is a non-profit organization, formed to help promote and enhance communication among all participants in the alternative investment community by hosting and facilitating networking and educational forums. Our membership and educational content encompasses a wide range of private and public alternative investment strategy types, and our members and speakers include allocators, portfolio managers, analysts and product specialists, as well as service providers such as legal, accounting and compliance experts who specialize in alternative assets.

Our Mission

  • To connect expert speakers with our members through regular educational events

  • To host networking events where investors, allocators and other professionals can regularly connect in an informal social setting

  • To function as a conduit for improved communication and the increased adoption of industry best practices across Portland’s alternative investment community

  • To expand our members’ knowledge of different investment strategies and opportunities within the alternative assets space

Our Focus

  • Hedge Funds / Liquid Alternatives 

  • Derivatives Trading

  • Private Equity

  • Venture Capital

  • Real Estate

  • Private Credit

  • Commodities

  • Real Assets

  • Infrastructure

  • Investors

  • Consultants

  • Service Providers

Upcoming Events

  • PAIA Dog Days of Summer Social
    PAIA Dog Days of Summer Social
    Thu, Jul 25
    Lucky Lab Brewery
    Jul 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Lucky Lab Brewery, 1945 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Lucky Lab Brewery, 1945 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    Join us on Thursday, July 25th for a PAIA happy hour (no speaker). We invite everyone to bring their dogs and enjoy a few drinks with us outside on the Lucky Lab Patio - a dog days of summer gathering! There will be no charge for this social event so invite your industry colleagues to come join us.
  • PAIA September Annual Event
    PAIA September Annual Event
    Thu, Sep 12
    Multnomah Athletic Club
    Sep 12, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    Sep 12, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT
    Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon St, Portland, OR 97205, USA
    Join us at PAIA’s exclusive Annual Event as we delve into Oregon's unique investment landscape, exploring the flow of capital. Gain insights from Oregon Capital Scan leaders and investment experts as they uncover the opportunities and challenges in attracting out-of-state investment.

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