A Night for Networking (N4N)

Save The Date!

Wednesday October 28, 2015, 6-9 PM

Night for Networking (N4N) is a highly successful networking event, now in its sixth year. The event provides a forum for talented job-seekers with disabilities to meet and network with employers who are dedicated to workplace diversity. The event includes discussions and presentations, music, light refreshments, a raffle, sponsor gift bags and of course mingling and networking. N4N brings together:

  • Job-seekers with disabilities

  • Local business owners and recruiters

  • Event sponsors, volunteers, friends and supporters


Collaborative Life Sciences Building: 2730 SW Moody Avenue in Portland, Oregon 97201.

Map and driving directions

Parking and public transportation information


Click here to reserve your free ticket 

Contact Us

If you need help with registration, or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone, 503-494-5148 or via email at n4n@ohsu.edu.


If you would like to sponsor Night for Networking 2015, please view the event and sponsorship flyer, and contact us for more information at 503-494-5148.

Presenters & Entertainment

Master of Ceremonies

Steve Hanamura

Steve Hanamura will be returning as Master of Ceremonies for this year's Night for Networking event! Founder and president of Hanamura Consulting Inc., Steve has an impressive portfolio of experience in professional consulting, training and speaking, and is a sought after resource in the areas of leadership development, diversity initiatives, team building, managing personal and organizational change and working with generational differences.

Other Presenters

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Michael Tom is the co-founder and event chair of N4N. In addition to his role as Director for OHSU's Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity department, Mike leads and/or supports a variety of committees and workgroups at OHSU, and works closely with community partners to enhance accessibility, diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community.

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Ian Jaquiss is the Diversity Awareness Trainer & Outreach Specialist at OHSU, co-chair of OHSU's Abilities Employee Resource Group, sits on the Physical Access Committee and acts as chief recruiter for OHSU's Veterans' Employee Resource Group. Ian leads networking and recruitment efforts for events that support individuals with disabilities and their allies, including Night for Networking.


Musician Ian James

Ian James is returning to perform for our event. A gifted local musician who grew up in North Portland, Ian is a vocalist and guitarist known for his range of styles. His acoustic sound is enriched by influences ranging from funk, jazz and folk to gospel and soul. His music is unique and fresh, and he is quickly becoming a favorite among fans of live music. 


Were you at the event last year?

Last year's Night for Networking event was held on October 22nd in the beautiful Collaborative Life Sciences Building on SW Moody Avenue in the south waterfront area near OHSU's lower tram terminal.

  • Survey. Click here if you attended last year's event and would like to complete a brief survey. We value your input!
  • Photo Gallery Click here to view N4N 2014 in pictures. Photographer: Maileen Hamto
  • News article Click here to read a Portland Tribune article about last year's event.
  • Share your story. Do you have a networking story that came out of last year's N4N? We want to hear it! Contact us by phone or email at 503-494-5148 or n4n@ohsu.edu