Elevate your business in new industries and undiscovered markets. Connect with other entrepreneurs and a network of business resources. 


As a member you receive:

  • An easy-to find business page on the Mercatus website. You can include a personalized business description, contact info, logo, and a photo gallery. Use your profile to build your digital presence.
  • Monthly “Members Only” newsletter that includes: business news, training, and special deals


  • Support through Prosper Portland’s Inclusive Business Resource Network
  • First access to signature Mercatus events like: My People’s Market and Mercatus Mixer
  • Digital Marketing Support, as a member you are eligible for the Mercatus Digital Marketing Support Program 


Mercatus provides pathways to new business opportunities including access to booming Portland industries like: athletic and outdoor, technology, green cities, manufacturing, and tourism. 

In addition, as a member be the first to know of trade shows and procurement opportunities.

  1. Fill out the application – Takes about 5-10 minutes
  2. Your submission is reviewed for completeness and eligibility.
  3. If eligible, you will receive an email letting you know that your profile is posted