Frequently Asked Questions
The World Trade Center Portland has an on-site Executive Chef that takes care of all of your catering needs. We do not allow outside caterers or food to be brought in.
The menus in our packet are our standard menus that you can select from and will give you an idea of what we offer, as well as our price range. Our Executive Chef is also more than happy to customize a menu to meet your specific vision and dietary needs.
We have a standard 21% service charge on all catering and audio visual expenditures.
The World Trade Center Portland holds the liquor license and liability; therefore, we need to provide all of the liquor.
Yes, there is a $20 corkage fee per bottle.
We have a full parking garage right below our building off of Taylor Street.
Your guests can either pay on their own or you can arrange to host the parking for your guests.
More details about the garage can be found here
The World Trade Center Portland has a list of trusted vendors; however, you may utilize other vendors as long as they are pre approved by your Sales Specialist.
Yes, there are many hotels nearby. We are happy to connect you with the hotels within close proximity!
Our venue rental rates are November – March: $2,500 and April – October: $3,500
We do not rent the space for ceremonies only.
We have a starting minimum of $45.00 per person for catering costs. Please contact your Sales Specialist for details.
We generally do not hold multiple weddings in one day, so the day is yours! You can let us know when you would like your event to start and we take it from there. We allow five hours for reception time and one hour for ceremony time. You can also come in earlier in the day (three hours prior to event start time) to decorate, place the centerpieces, etc.
Yes, we have a bridal room as well as a room for the groom.
Yes, there is a 25% deposit of the estimated total with the initial contract, followed by another 25% deposit sixty days before your wedding. Both deposits will be applied toward the total final cost. We process the final payment three business days before your wedding date. Any additional costs incurred but not anticipated in advance will be due and payable at the conclusion of the event.
You can let us know when you would like your event to start and we take it from there.
Yes, a 25% deposit is required upon reservation of the event and will be applied toward the total final cost. Payment of the total estimated cost is due not less than three (3) business days prior to the event. Any additional costs incurred but not anticipated in advanced will be due and payable at the conclusion of the event.