Win Tickets ($70): Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star Theater | 300+ Movers & Shakers, Country & Cocktail Tour, Live Music & DJs

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star Theater on May 31. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, May 30.

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From our sponsors:
Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star TheaterPassport to Empowerment Benefit Party
for Green Empowerment’s Renewable Energy and Water Projects in Remote Villages
May 31, 2014
5:30 p.m. | VIP Passport, $85; Empowerment Party, $35
Buy one get one free w/ code PDX PIPELINE HOOKUP +1, see details below

Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 248-4700 | More info:

Join Green Empowerment and 300+ other movers and shakers May 31 at the Star Theater for a one-of-a-kind party-till-you drop benefit bringing together Portland’s business, civic, and non-profit leaders. Guests will not only raise funds for renewable energy and water projects in remote villages and enjoy food and cocktails from Nicaragua, Philippines, and Malaysia. Performances from DJ Anjali, Love Bomb Go-Go, an Aerialist, and dancing till late make this an event you do not want to miss! Passport to Empowerment is a two-part event per the schedule below.

SPECIAL BUY-ONE-GET-ONE FREE DEAL: When you purchase online in advance, simply buy your individual ticket and in the field where it asks “how did you hear about this event?” write in “PDX PIPELINE HOOKUP +1 (Guest Name, Guest Email)” and we’ll make sure your guest is added to the list! Offer expires soon!

Event highlights include:

  • Amazing international menu including food and cocktails from Nicaragua, Malaysia, and Philippines
  • Live performances from Love Bomb Go-Go, DJ Anjali, and a Filipino Tinikling Dance group
  • Bhangra dance lessons and a one-of-a-kind aerialist performance
  • Get to know Green Empowerment staff, including Nicaragua Program Manager Caitlyn Peake who has spent the past 4 years in Nicaragua on renewable energy projects
  • Learn more about the exciting social enterprise aspects of our work with solar water pumping, ram pumps, and microhydro projects
  • Network with 300 movers and shakers in the energy, international affairs, and social enterprise space


Be sure to “join” on the event Facebook page to stay up to date on announcements




VIP PASSPORT – COUNTRY & COCKTAIL TOUR (Tickets: $85, includes ticket to the “Empowerment Party” portion of the event):

Limited VIP tickets provide full access to everything Passport to Empowerment has to offer, including food and cocktails from around the world and a global tour of projects in an intimate setting: 

  •  Tour of project-country themed rooms, cocktails and food from Philippines, Nicaragua, and Malaysia.
  •  Candid, staff-led discussion of Green Empowerment’s projects in each country
  •  Networking with Portland sustainability & social enterprise movers and shakers
  •  Special musical  and dance performances
  •  Your VIP ticket includes access to The Empowerment Party portion of the evening.

8:30PM – 1am: 


Your ticket provides full access to the festivities and country-themed rooms beginning at 8:30pm. 

  •  Live band, musical and dance performances
  •  DJ, dancing, drinks, hookah lounge
  •  Networking with renewable energy, international development, and energy efficiency professionals
  •  Special guests, prizes

Questions? Interested in Sponsorship?

Email Dexter Gauntlett: dexter.gauntlett (at)


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19 Responses to Win Tickets ($70): Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star Theater | 300+ Movers & Shakers, Country & Cocktail Tour, Live Music & DJs

  1. Denise Martin May 19, 2014 at 1:19 pm #

    Me and my greenhouse dome/garden initiative would fit in perfectly at this event. Please pick me.

  2. Yume May 19, 2014 at 3:40 pm #

    Looks like an interesting event!

  3. Kelly May 22, 2014 at 8:20 am #

    Country themed rooms sounds AMAZING! I’ve always wanted to visit Epcot in Florida and this sounds just as cool! I strive to be green and am an avid recycler & bicyclist thanks to my mom’s influence. Would be thrilled to use up all my energy dancing at this energy efficient event ;o)

  4. Teresa May 22, 2014 at 8:46 am #

    The theme of this event is so unique, I would love to check it out!

  5. Liz May 22, 2014 at 2:41 pm #

    I am in the midst of a business plan and would love to mingle with like minded folks. Thanks for the chance.

  6. Aaron May 22, 2014 at 3:50 pm #

    Went to Costa Rica in 2006 and have been meaning to learn more about Nicaragua.

    Ram pump!

  7. wendy May 22, 2014 at 4:27 pm #

    If I win I will give my tickets to a friend that builds windmills.

  8. Lisa May 23, 2014 at 7:13 am #

    I have been tracking this for the last two years, several professional colleagues are going…please let me go with them!!

  9. Bethany May 23, 2014 at 9:57 am #

    Pick me, pick me!!!

  10. shaylene May 27, 2014 at 2:20 pm #

    Anything to do with improving the environment. Sign me up.

  11. Taylor May 27, 2014 at 3:12 pm #

    Just moved to Portland – would love to attend some cool new stuff!

  12. Courtney May 29, 2014 at 9:58 am #

    Sounds great. I would love to go.

  13. Joann May 29, 2014 at 11:36 am #

    I would love to learn more about GREEN EMPOWERMENT!!! Sounds like a great event!

  14. Melanie May 29, 2014 at 3:29 pm #

    I love anything where I get to support the environment by dancing!

  15. Rachel Stokes May 29, 2014 at 9:57 pm #

    My Boyfriend and I would Love to attend this event!!!….

  16. Christina May 30, 2014 at 9:38 am #

    Supporting the environment, dancing, drinking and at Star?! Sounds amazing!!

  17. Nik N. May 30, 2014 at 10:20 am #

    I would love to party around the world in one night! This event sounds so cool and very interesting. My wife has taught me a lot when it comes to making a difference in our footprint on this earth and I know she would love this kind of party, please let me surprise her!

  18. KP May 30, 2014 at 3:14 pm #

    Renewable energy +Cocktails+International food+Great people=WORLD PEACE!!!!

  19. Liana May 31, 2014 at 1:06 am #

    My friend and I are both teachers- Montessori preschool and Middle School math and would love to network with some movers and shakers and share their causes with our students

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