This year, we’ve created a series of eXperiences focused on the future, providing who's up neXt with industry eXposure. Don’t miss your chance to peek behind the scenes of your favorite brands, and make connections with other designers and enthusiasts, while getting one step closer to accomplishing your sneaker dreams!
Our schedule is designed to connect you to the right people and opportunities based on your passion for footwear. We go beyond the product to find ways you can learn, grow, and network with like-minded individuals. Find the perfect day for you to celebrate with your squad! Our members enjoy free access to Prime events and discounted rates on merch.
Thursday 8/4 is Art Day at #SneakerWeekPDX, a celebration of art and culture, driven by the creativity and imagination of dreamers and doers. Art Day is where sneaker enthusiasts experience their favorite artists first-hand, curators and artists have a chance to display their latest works to fans from all over, and aspiring artists get to mix and mingle with industry pros for tips and tricks of the trade. Register to an event below to get inspired and stimulate your inner artíst.
Friday 8/5 is DESIGN DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX, a dedication to the creatives behind the scenes working on what’s next. Many of us hear about the athletes and the signature models they wear on the courts, but very few of us are aware of what it takes to create these products that perform at the highest levels. Designers of some of the most coveted kicks are invited to connect with peers throughout the industry, share their experiences with the sneaker community, and inspire the next generation of designers. Discover one of our transformative experiences we’ve designed just for you!
Saturday 8/6 is MUSIC DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX, a celebration of the community that moves the culture forward through sound. Join a network of tastemakers and creators whose influences elevate not just our style but our entire lifestyle. From sonic branding, beat-making, poetry, and choreography, we’ve created the ultimate experience that showcases musical talent and self-expression. Don't miss a beat, or an opportunity to learn how to navigate the hottest industry trends.
Sunday 8/7 is SPORTS DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX, and we are gathering all the go-getters that are passionate about athletics and the outdoors. Motivated by the desire to compete and explore, we’re highlighting the people, products, and activities that push us to elevate our physical limitations. The shoes are just the tip of the iceberg. These experiences are geared to take you beyond the box, into the careers and lifestyles that sports enthusiasts and adventures live on the daily. Don't get left behind. Sign up for an event today!
722 SE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
12:00PM - 5:00PM
Monday 8/8 is MEDIA DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX. Media Day is dedicated to the minds behind our favorite stories that give meaning to products. From journalism, videography, social media, and marketing, these content creators are the messengers of the community and culture’s narrative.
Tuesday 8/9 is TECH DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX. Tech day is focused on hardware, software and future technologies and innovations that are streamlining processes, from creative to operational and beyond. Sponsored by Wacom Technology, Tech Tuesday is dedicated to conversations and workshops centered on the future landscape of creation and design within the footwear and greater athletic apparel industries
WACOM EXP CENTER
1455 NW Irving St, Portland, OR 97209
10AM-1PM / 4PM-6:30PM
“Wednesday 8/10 is SCIENCE DAY at #SneakerWeekPDX. On Science Day we will explore the science of psychology, physiology, and anatomy, that dictated the construction and development of the world's elite sneakers. From 1 of 1 shoes to DIY recipes, we are showcasing talented scientists and makers from around the world that help make the “impossible” possible.
Our community is a diverse group of creatives, athletes, entrepreneurs, influencers, and artists that have a passion for sneakers. Become a sponsor and support an experience today!
THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 SPONSORS WHO HAVE INVESTED IN BUILDING A BRIGHTER, MORE INCLUSIVE ATHLETIC AND OUTDOOR INDUSTRY FOR PORTLAND, OREGON.