Planning is under way for the 35th Annual Trade Show. Save the date, Thursday, May 11, 2023!
2022 Youth Entrepreneurship Conference
Picture Gallery Enjoy these pictures taken at the 2022 Youth Entrepreneurs Conference held at the OAME offices on August 11, 2022.
2022 Trade Show Pictures
Enjoy the pictures from our 34th Annual Trade Show. Huge thanks to Naim Hasan for capturing these beautiful pictures of members and guests celebrating OAME’s Moments In History.
Spotlight On: ecoREAL
EcoReal is an education, consulting, and innovation provider that makes Sustainable Well Building goals accessible to all. Summer Fowler founded ecoREAL in 2009 as a Women-owned business after the architecture firm she worked for went under, which laid down the foundation for the strategic cost-effective approach she takes to sustainable solutions. EcoREAL became a mom-daughter… Continue reading Spotlight On: ecoREAL
Spotlight On: PDX Touch Up
Bonita Wilcox was born in Southern California and raised in Bremerton, Washington. Owner of PDX Touch Up (PTU), a North Portland-based construction company that is female-led and black-owned. Specializing in all things residential, it is their focus to deliver quality work both efficiently and consistently. After High School graduation, Bonita worked in various industries from… Continue reading Spotlight On: PDX Touch Up
34th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon
Moments in History – Thursday, May 12, 2022 The topic this year is Moments in History with moderator Osvaldo “Ozzie” Gonzalez taking a look back at the history and growth of OAME. Speakers will cover the three decades of the Trade Show, the experiences, and the road to success. You will learn about their relationships… Continue reading 34th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon
Spotlight On: Complete Fusion Welding
Abdias Calixte is the owner of Complete Fusion Welding. His company is a full services steel company able to furnish, fabricate and design. Abdias also provides Quality assurance/quality control to ensure all welds meet code requirements. Abdias Calixte was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti where he spent his childhood watching his own father repair and replace… Continue reading Spotlight On: Complete Fusion Welding
Spotlight On: Nemariam Engineers & Associates
Haregu Nemariam is the owner of Nemariam Engineers. Her company specializes in transportation design and traffic control analysis. Haregu Nemariam was born and raised in Asmara, Eritrea. Her father was a prolific entrepreneur who owned a cinema, hotel, barbershop, bar, and bus line. With only a formal education until the age of eight, her father encouraged his… Continue reading Spotlight On: Nemariam Engineers & Associates
Spotlight On: Naim Hasan Photography
Naim Hasan was born and raised in Northeast Portland, where he attended Irvington Elementary School and graduated from Grant High School. Athletics played a critical role in his life, where he learned important principles such as discipline, determination, and dedication. From little league All-Star baseball teams to being a three-sport high school letterman in football,… Continue reading Spotlight On: Naim Hasan Photography