Upcoming Meetups

    • Thu, July 18, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Hoyt Arboretum Visitor's Parking (Steven’s Pavilion - down the hill from the parking area)
    • 52
    Register


    Guided Nature Walk with David Boe

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    Join us for a delightful day of exploration and discovery as we embark on a guided nature walk through the serene and picturesque Hoyt Arboretum with local expert and Education Committee member, David Boe.

    David BoeWhat to Expect:

    • Guided Tour: Our knowledgeable guide, David Boe, will lead us through the arboretum, sharing fascinating insights into the area’s rich history and diverse biology.
    • Scenic Walk: Enjoy an easy and beautiful walk under the lush tree cover, perfect for all fitness levels.
    • Informative Experience: Learn about the local flora and fauna, as well as the unique historical facts about the area.

    This event is a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow hosts, enjoy the great outdoors, and gain a deeper appreciation for the natural beauty surrounding us.

    Bring

    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Water bottle
    • Fully-charged phone or camera to capture the beauty of the area
    Parking

    Park in the Visitor's Center parking area for Hoyt Arboretum. We'll gather at Steven's Pavilion just down the hill from the lot.

    For more information, contact info@host2host.org.


    Members Only Meet-up Price (including 1 Guest!): FREE!

    Non-members Pay: $15 each

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    Host2Host supports the Short-Term Rental host who is committed to build community, through education, advocacy & professional hospitality.

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    Video & Photo Release:  Host2Host takes video and pictures at its events for use in its newsletter, website, social media sites and other marketing. By attending this event, you consent to this activity and grant Host2Host unrestricted use of your image. If you do not agree, please do not attend the meeting.

    Disclaimer: As part of our Meet-ups and other events, Host2Host may invite individuals to present information on topics of interest as a service to our members. The views they express are their own. Host2Host makes no recommendation or endorsement of the views presented.

    • Thu, September 12, 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • To Be Determined
    • 108
    Register


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    Save the date! On September 12th we're planning a convivial opportunity to meet Portland's mayoral and city council candidates.

    Hosted by one of Host2Host's founding members and Past Board President, Dabney Tompkins, it's sure to be informative and educational.


    Members Only Meet-up Price: FREE for you and one guest

    Non-Members: $20 pre-registration or $30 at the door


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    Host2Host supports the Short-Term Rental host who is committed to build community, through education, advocacy & professional hospitality.

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    Video & Photo Release:  Host2Host takes video and pictures at its events for use in its newsletter, website, social media sites and other marketing. By attending this event, you consent to this activity and grant Host2Host unrestricted use of your image. If you do not agree, please do not attend the meeting.

    Disclaimer: As part of our Meet-ups and other events, Host2Host may invite individuals to present information on topics of interest as a service to our members. The views they express are their own. Host2Host makes no recommendation or endorsement of the views presented.

    • Sun, October 20, 2024
    • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Portland Metro Area
    • 113
    Register


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    We are thrilled to invite you to our Hosted Home Tour this fall! This unique event will allow both members and non-members to explore some of Portland's finest short-term rental homes.

    Event Highlights:

    • Tour Beautiful Homes: Step inside various short-term rental properties and experience their charm and unique decor.
    • Learn from Experts: Our hosts will be available to answer all your questions about the short-term rental process, from managing bookings to maintaining high standards.
    • Network and Connect: Meet other hosts and industry professionals, share experiences, and build connections.

    Whether you are an established host, a new member, or simply curious about the world of short-term rentals, this event promises to be both informative and inspiring.

    Members Only Meet-up Price: $25 for 1 or 2 people!

    Non-Members: $25 each


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    Host2Host supports the Short-Term Rental host who is committed to build community, through education, advocacy & professional hospitality.

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    Video & Photo Release:  Host2Host takes video and pictures at its events for use in its newsletter, website, social media sites and other marketing. By attending this event, you consent to this activity and grant Host2Host unrestricted use of your image. If you do not agree, please do not attend the meeting.

    Disclaimer: As part of our Meet-ups and other events, Host2Host may invite individuals to present information on topics of interest as a service to our members. The views they express are their own. Host2Host makes no recommendation or endorsement of the views presented.

    • Thu, November 07, 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Zoom
    • 100
    Register


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    Managing your rental and maintaining guest expectations is hard enough! Add filing state and federal taxes to the mix and it can be down right exhausting!

    Hosts don't have to navigate the complexity of short-term rental taxes on their own. Our panel of experts will help you get squared away for the 2023 tax year and prepare you for future accounting success.

    Let them illuminate the gotcha areas and keep things easy!

    There will also be a brief Membership Meeting. Hope you can make it!

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    Join us to receive SPECIAL OFFERS from our panelists!

    Our Panel Includes:

    Stephanie Solomon, is an Enrolled Agent, Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer, California Tax Education Council Registered Tax Preparer, NY Tax Preparer with Block Advisors.

    Stephanie has been preparing taxes for over a decade. She specializes in multi-state, international and complex returns including small business, rental and other passive income streams and trusts and estates. She is also a long time Host2Host member and has many Short-Term Rental hosts among her clients.

    Jaydra Perfetti is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Private Investigator, an IRS Enrolled Agent, and an OR Licensed Tax Consultant.  She spent over a decade working for IRS, auditing individuals and businesses, and conducting fraud investigations. 

    In 2017 she left the service and founded Paper Investigator Inc, where her current practice focuses on forensic accounting, financial investigation, and tax consulting.  Jaydra’s personal mission is to solve problems, help people, and make the world a better place. 


    Eve Davis holds the Enrolled Agent status awarded by the IRS and is an Oregon Licensed Tax Consultant. She started her career as a tax preparer in 1996 and has owned and operated In or Out Tax Service Inc. for 22 years. 

    She works with hundreds of clients who operate short term rentals. Eve strives to help clients understand what they can and can’t deduct and what records to keep, in a language the non-accountant can understand!


    Virtual Meet-up Pricing:

    • Host2Host Members - Free
    • 1 Guest of Host2Host Member - $0
    • Non Members - $15


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      Host2Host supports the individual home-sharing host who is committed to build community, through education, advocacy & professional hospitality.

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      Video & Photo Release:  Host2Host takes video and pictures at its events for use in its newsletter, website, social media sites and other marketing, as deemed appropriate. By attending this event, you consent to this activity and grant Host2Host unrestricted use of your image. If youdo not agree, please do not attend the meeting.

      Disclaimer: As part of our Meet-ups and other events, Host2Host may invite individuals to present information on topics of interest as a service to our members. The views they express are their own. Host2Host makes no recommendation or endorsement of the views presented.

      • Thu, December 12, 2024
      • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • Portland Area
      • 120
      Register


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      Save the date for our Host2Host in-person Holiday gathering!

      Members Only Meet-up Price: FREE for you and one guest!

      Non-Members: $25 each


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      Host2Host supports the Short-Term Rental host who is committed to build community, through education, advocacy & professional hospitality.

      ______________________________________________________

      Video & Photo Release:  Host2Host takes video and pictures at its events for use in its newsletter, website, social media sites and other marketing. By attending this event, you consent to this activity and grant Host2Host unrestricted use of your image. If you do not agree, please do not attend the meeting.

      Disclaimer: As part of our Meet-ups and other events, Host2Host may invite individuals to present information on topics of interest as a service to our members. The views they express are their own. Host2Host makes no recommendation or endorsement of the views presented.

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    Thu, September 21, 2023 The State of Short-term Rentals in Portland, Oregon & Beyond
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    Thu, April 20, 2023 3rd Annual Vendor Showcase
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    Thu, February 23, 2023 Becoming RentABLE - Increase Your Hosting Opportunities
    Wed, December 14, 2022 2022 FUN(d) Raising Party - Free!
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    Thu, October 20, 2022 Re-Opening Your STR, A Panel Discussion
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    Wed, September 15, 2021 Peer to Peer Discussion of Airbnb Platform Changes
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    Thu, June 10, 2021 City of Portland STR Tax Use & PTR Meet-up
    Tue, May 11, 2021 Business Affiliate Member Showcase Meet-up
    Tue, April 13, 2021 Understanding Niche Listing Sites Meet-up
    Tue, March 09, 2021 Guest Screening in a Changing Landscape Meet-up
    Wed, February 10, 2021 HostGPO - New Member Benefit - Free to all
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    Mon, October 12, 2020 A Conversation with Airbnb
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    Tue, August 18, 2020 Build a Direct Booking Business
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    Tue, June 09, 2020 The ABC's of Short, Mid & Long-Term Rentals
    Wed, May 20, 2020 Navigating Our Emotions Through a Pandemic
    Mon, April 20, 2020 Lessons from "Mr. Clean" Virtual Meet-up
    Wed, April 15, 2020 Virtual Stimulus Package Meet-up
    Wed, March 11, 2020 Postponed: Are You Covered? STR Insurance Panel of Experts
    Thu, February 20, 2020 Airbnb Experiences: Unique Activities Hosted By Locals
    Thu, January 09, 2020 House Rules, Boundaries & Spin Laundry Tour
    Tue, December 10, 2019 Time to Get Your Taxes in Order!
    Tue, November 12, 2019 Short-Term Rental Platform Changes & General Membership Meeting
    Thu, September 19, 2019 Legal & Regulatory Issues Meet-up
    Tue, August 20, 2019 Homeless in our Community Meet-up
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    Thu, May 16, 2019 Travel Portland Greets Host2Host Meet-up
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    Tue, September 18, 2018 Co-Host Collaborative
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    Mon, August 17, 2015 Goal Setting Discussion
    Tue, July 14, 2015 Hosts Problemsolving Session
    Tue, June 23, 2015 Trust & Safety
    Thu, May 28, 2015 Do you Twitter?
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    Mon, March 23, 2015 Reviews for/by Hosts & Guests
    Wed, February 25, 2015 Amenities & Reviews
    Wed, January 28, 2015 Licensing & Permitting Workshop
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