Celebrate the work of our partners.

Connect with like-minded leaders who believe in developing young people’s career aspirations.

Meet students inspired by their career-education experiences.

Learn how to get involved.

Thank you to all the sponsors, speakers, partners, students, educators, volunteers, and community members who came together to make the 20th annual Expo Breakfast one to remember.

Save the date for our 21st annual Expo and Expo Breakfast: March 19, 2025!

Until then, check out all our info and resources from 2024 below.


Time:           7:30 am to 9 am (doors at 7 am)
Place:          Oregon Ballroom, Oregon Convention Center
Register:     Opens soon.
Questions:   expo@portlandworkforcealliance.org

Special speakers: (Learn more about them here)

Andrew Colas, President and CEO of Colas Construction

Dr. Ann Cudd, President of Portland State University

Event Sponsors: AWS, Davidson Benefits, Portland HR Management Association, Tonkon Torp, and Worksystems

Click here for the printable student invitation flyer!

How to attend

You may purchase individual tickets or sponsor a named table for up to eight guests. Adult tickets are $50; named tables are $550 for everyone except PWA's partner school districts ($350). Student tickets are free. We welcome tax-deductible donations to "Treat a Student" for breakfast or to support PWA's year-round work. Contact PWA at expo@portlandworkforcealliance.org with questions. Learn about event sponsorships here: Expo Breakfast Sponsor Brochure