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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1250, Portland, OR 97204

Procurement Services Events

Ignite 2018

Hilton Portland Downtown | 921 SW 6th Ave | Portland, OR 97204

Saturday, October 13 2018, 5:30 PM – Sunday, October 14 2018 to 12:30 AM


7 hours


Oregon's largest LGBTQ gala, our biggest fundraising event of the year to celebrate the successes of Basic Rights Oregon and LGBTQ equality over the past year.


Event Types > Community Events


Ignite attracts a diverse crowd of business and community leaders, volunteers and supporters. It is an elegant evening of fundraising and fun with a Black & White Ball theme this year.  There will be more than 400 attend a VIP fundraising dinner that includes an auction and awards.  In addition, 1,000 attend the post-dinner Main Event, a dance party with a purpose. Together we can really shine. Let’s light up the night at Ignite.


Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm - VIP Dinner

           7:30pm – Until - Dance Party    

Attire: Business or Evening


The mission of Basic Rights Oregon is to ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.