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

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2022 Annual Educational Event

Lessons from the Helm: 
A fireside conversation with
Oregon State Treasury CIO Rex Kim

Wednesday, October 19 at 4:30pm - 7:00pm PST 

EcoTrust Building (Roof Top Terrace)  
721 N.W. Ninth Ave, Portland, OR 97209   

Come join us in person for networking and a fireside conversation with Rex Kim. PAIA President, Sam Spencer, will moderate. Registration will open shortly.
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