Roy Jay Event Packs Convention Center Ballroom

UPSCALE CLASSY HOLIDAY EVENT OF THE SEASON  Friday night, December 14th at Oregon Convention Center, the lights of the tall towers beamed bright as business entrepreneur and man about town, Roy Jay, held his annual “Spam and Velveeta Holiday” event. After TicketMaster turned him down to promote the sale of the event tickets, Jay utilized various nonprofit organizations to sell tickets to the event and gave them a percentage of each sale. The results were a standing room only event packed into the convention center with all of the effects of a Las Vegas elegant evening. Headlining the event...

Portland, Oregon Chamber video debuts in D.C.

The new Portland, Oregon Chamber of commerce video debuts in September in Washington D.C. and let me tell you, it is simply mahhhhh-velous! Be sure to take a...

PCRI Gala Event Judge

Roy Jay, known for his many business and community endeavors for the past 40+ years, is sometimes referred to as Mr. President because of the number of boards, committees and businesses that he has headed over the past four decades. A native Oregonian, he heads the African American Chamber of Commerce, National Alliance of African American Chambers, and is one of the founding board members of the Alliance of Minority Chambers.  He serves on the board of Oregon Partnership, African American Health Coalition, and is the brainchild behind Project Clean Slate, a national award-winning program helping thousands remove barriers to...

Roy Jay helps boost Portland Urban League Annual Fund Raising Contributions!

Roy Jay Helps Boost Urban League Annual Fund Raising Contributions! In the packed ballroom of the lavish Oregon Convention Center, Portland Oregon’s Urban League annual dinner was not just your ordinary annual appreciation and fund raising event. The Urban League like many other local area nonprofits were facing budget and funding cuts due to declining economic situations. Urban League’s CEO, Marcus Mundy knew that he needed someone special to make this year ASK for contributions from the audience.  He used the special number programmed into his cell phone to call a man who once told him call me if I...

Roy Jay to Emcee Annual Benefit for Ride Connection

Roy Jay to Emcee Annual Benefit for Ride Connection Roy Jay continues his community involvement and philanthropic ways, nationally as well as locally. On Thursday October 29th, Roy Jay will be the master of ceremonies for Ride Connections Annual Gala. The event will be held at the Tiffany Center, 1410 SW Morrison, in downtown Portland and is expected to attract an overflow crowd.   As demands for Ride Connection’s network of services and partners significantly increase, so does the importance of this event. Ride Connection, seeking an emcee for the event, turned to their longtime friend Roy Jay, who enthusiastically...

ROY JAY TO ADDRESS MULTI CULTURAL GRADUATION

ROY JAY TO ADDRESS MULTI CULTURAL GRADUATION CLASS AT PSU Roy Jay has been tapped to be the guest speaker at the 2009 class of Portland State University’s Multicultural graduation ceremony scheduled for June 12th at Smith Memorial Center. Jay, a native of Portland, Oregon is a highly accomplished business entrepreneur that is involved in numerous business enterprises. He heads the highly influential African American Chamber of Commerce and was just appointed national vice chair of the newly formed National Alliance of African American Chambers based in Washington...

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