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YOU, the talented, passionate makers and doers who keep our valley green with fresh ideas and flourishing strategy.
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YOU, whose nutritive spirit inspires colleagues — and competitors too.
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The MAX Awards couldn’t be easier to get to. This year’s location, Urban Farmer at The Nines Hotel, is located just across from Pioneer Courthouse Square in the epicenter of Portland. The area is well served by every form of public transit, and ample parking for both cars and bikes is available.
24-Hour Valet Parking (charge)
Eastbound: Enter from SW Alder between Broadway and 6th
Northbound: Enter from SW 4th between Alder and Morrison.
Southbound: Enter from SW 3rd between Alder and Morrison.
Multiple bike corrals can be found around the square, especially along Broadway. View Pioneer Square’s bike parking map.
Covered bike parking is also available nearby. View covered parking map.
MAX: Take the MAX to the MAX Awards! Hop any color train headed toward Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Nines is located across the street at 525 SW Morrison.
Pick a bus, any bus. The following lines have stops within .13 miles:
1,4, 8, 9, 12, 15, 17, 19, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 43, 44, 51, 54, 56, 94, 99
Southbound: Take either line to Alder St and walk left (east).
Northbound: Take either line to Yamhill and walk right (east).