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Tualatin Valley at Work: February 2023


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Tualatin Valley at Work

February 2023

Tualatin Valley Ale Trail Mobile Passport Off to a Great Start!

The WCVA’s new Tualatin Valley Ale Trail Mobile Passport officially launched January 3rd, and the response has been tremendous.

As of Feb. 13th, 559 people have signed up to receive the passport, there have been 567 brewery check-ins, 92 promotions have been redeemed and 23 Ale Trail prizes have been claimed.

The passport is a complimentary program featuring 17 local breweries. Beer lovers earn points for each brewery they visit, which will be redeemable for prizes, such as branded beer socks, beanies, bottle openers and coasters

7th Annual Agritourism Summit: Tuesday, March 14

Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory is partnering with Tualatin Valley/WCVA on its annual Agritourism Summit, which brings together agritourism partners for a fun day of education, networking and presentations from top professionals in their fields, teaching you how to take your agritourism business to the next level.

7th Annual Agritourism Summit
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Whiskey Hill Winery, 29510 S Barlow Road, Canby

Topics include:

  • “Keeping it ‘Reel’ on Social Media” – Jarrod Lyman, Communications Manager, City of Oregon City
  • “National & Global Agritourism Trends” – Emily Iverson, Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
  • “Why Search Engine Optimization Matters to You and Your Business” – Daniel Gering, Digital Marketing Manager, Tualatin Valley/WCVA

Register today >>>


The 2023 Oregon Tourism Industry Stakeholder Survey is Open

In June 2022, Travel Oregon adopted a new 10-Year Strategic Vision. To bring this vision to life, Travel Oregon, and the state’s seven Regional Destination Management Organizations (RDMOs) will develop strategic plans that respond to the emerging needs of the tourism industry.

Travel Oregon recently launched a stakeholder survey and wants to hear directly from those who work in or interact with Oregon’s tourism industry. Information collected through the survey will help Travel Oregon and regional partners determine strategic direction, make funding and programmatic decisions in marketing, grants, tourism-related infrastructure, visitor management and more. Survey results will be shared on Travel Oregon’s industry site and via its newsletter next month.

Take the survey >>>

The WCVA Welcomes Ronnie Gajownik, First Woman to Manage a Minor League Class High-A Team

Ronnie Gajownik has been hired as manager of the Hillsboro Hops, becoming the first woman to manage a minor league Class High-A team, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced last month.

The 29-year-old Gajownik served as video coordinator for the Hops in 2021. She was on the coaching staff of the Amarillo Sod Poodles, the Diamondback’s Double-A affiliate, last season as first-base coach.


Tualatin Valley Creates Announces Main Street Commons Public Arts Project in Downtown Hillsboro

Tualatin Valley Creates recently announced artist selection for a large public art project they’ve been working on over the last year – the Main Street Commons. The three chosen artists, Aya Morton, Paola De La Cruz and Lisa Flowers Ross, will each create original works that will then be enlarged at grand scale to add to Hillsboro’s Cultural Arts District’s growing portfolio.

Read the press release >>>