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What we’re about

We are here to advance the augmented reality industry in Portland and beyond by connecting and empowering its community.

AWE Nite PDX is a place for developers, creators, investors, founders, corporate decision makers, and curious folk to come together to celebrate XR and explore the cutting edge technologies, the brilliant people who build them, and the social impact of these tools in practical, accessible ways.

Meet your hosts!
Your guides to the future at AWE Nite PDX (read Portland) are co-hosts Nathan C Bowser (they/them) and Kami Karras (she/her) - both members of Streem—an AR & AI powered Video platform headquartered in Portland, OR.

Code of conduct
AWE Nites abide by the AWE code of conduct. All participants of our on-line and in-person events are required to read, agree to, and hold each other accountable to our code of conduct.

Community Survey - Help us understand and best support the AWE Nite PDX Community. Fill out this form.

Our approach to programming.
Representation is crucial for supporting AWE Nite PDX’s goals of advancing AR for everyone. Our events will be sourced from both the local community and our larger world-wide network; and will be intentionally curated for representation.

Get Involved - Volunteer to be a part of the AWE Nite PDX planning and event team, just fill out this form.

About AWE Nite & AWE
AWE Nite Portland is part of AWE, the world's #1 XR event series, with a reach of over 250,000 professionals all dedicated to the adoption and growth of augmented reality as the next wave of computing.

AWE produces conferences dedicated to XR (AR/VR/MR) in the USA, Europe, Asia and Tel Aviv and hosts AWE Nite meetup events in Toronto, San Francisco, Chicago and New York.

If you wish to demo, sponsor, speak or volunteer at one of our events, please contact us using the form at .
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