PAMLA 2023 in Portland!

PAMLA 2023 will be held in vibrant, exciting downtown Portland, at the lovely 3.5-star Hilton Portland Downtown hotel, just minutes from many restaurants, bars, shopping, museums, and attractions, and a brief walk to all MAX light rail lines.

Portland is on Forbes’ list of Best Places to Travel in 2023: The Best Places To Travel In The U.S. In 2023, According To The Experts (

Portland wins as Best Food City in America 2022!: Best Foodie Cities in America (

The Hilton Portland Downtown is less than one block from the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Pioneer Courthouse Square. Additionally, Pioneer Place Mall, the Portland Art Museum, the Newmark Theatre, the Oregon Historical Society, restaurants and bars, and several parks are within a few blocks. The hotel has the HopCity Tavern (open for all meals), a grab-and-go market, all our conference space, and a 24-hr fitness center.

Even if you live in the area, please consider making this PAMLA conference a Scholarly Staycation by staying for a night or three at the Hilton Portland Downtown. By staying at the conference hotel you will get to fully participate in the warmth, camaraderie, intellectual stimulation, and culture and arts of PAMLA 2023 while also experiencing Portland! Without even using a car, you can go walk or take a brief MAX or Uber ride to various restaurants, bars, shopping centers, movie theaters, the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, and the Portland Art Museum.

Check out these great cultural sites close to the Hilton Portland Downtown (there are many more):

What to do in Portland:

Portland Neighborhoods Guides, with Travel and Map Info:

Portland Art Museum:

Powell’s Books:

Oregon Historical Society:

Portland Japanese Garden:

To make your PAMLA guest room reservation at the Hilton Portland Downtown at the special PAMLA rate ($164 plus tax), go here:

We look forward to seeing you all there in Portland in October!