Join ThinkNW

Advancing the Business Impact of Bold Creative Thinkers in the Northwest

Originally founded as The Oregon Advertisers Club in 1906, ThinkNW was one of the first ad clubs in the United States. Today, ThinkNW is a next-generation professional organization and platform bridging generations of talent and leadership in the Northwest.

Who We Are

It’s a hybrid world, and ThinkNW’s approach brings its mission to life online and through in-person experiences throughout the region. 

Members and companies include brands, agencies, marketers, media, tech, creative freelancers, nonprofits and academia.

Why Choose ThinkNW

ThinkNW serves this region and its history-changing brands, agencies, companies and talent — wholly focused on unifying the market in three key areas: 

  1. Empowering talent and business growth
  2. Unifying the Northwest creative and marketing communities
  3. Raising the visibility of members and the Northwest marketing industry

Find Great Talent

Post Jobs • Manage multiple job listings • Promote your job listings • Recruit online

Give & Receive Industry Accolades

Gain industry recognition • Recognize your peers

Current programs include:

Membership Benefits


  • All members of your staff receive a login for the web platform
  • Members can participate in public and/or private groups
  • Members-only content and livestreams
  • Unlimited free job postings on web and social platforms

Special Member Pricing

Awards & Honors: 

  • Cascadia Creative Awards 
  •  Marketing All-Stars

Events & Experiences: 

  • ThinkNW Open
  • Extremely Happy Hours
  • Partner Member Events

Member Priority

Business Growth Services:

  • Inbound service requests from brands, agencies and vendors
  • Inbound brand referrals
  • On-call 15-minute consulting blocks (2 per month)

Member Visibility Services:

  • One 60-minute PR/marketing consultation per year
  • Member priority for guest appearances on livestreams
  • Member priority for pitching news, op-eds, and announcements in industry trades (i.e., Adweek, Ad Age)
  • Member Priority for news coverage on digital platforms

Member Advisory Opportunities

Join a group to help build our mission. These once-per-month, 30-minute sessions include your input on vital ThinkNW growth including:

  • Events + experiences
  • Community development 
  • Content development
  • Business development

Membership Perks

20% off Agency Growth Bootcamp

Grow your agency’s revenue in 2024 and beyond. Members receive 20% off Cheerful Persistency‘s Agency Growth Bootcamp

This program is designed for owners and client service teams to put positive energy into organic and net new growth.

This half-day bootcamp is a great refresher to put immediate action into your agency growth goals.

Cost: $1,995 (this reflects a 20% member discount)  

15% off Indie Agency News Membership

Indie Agency News is building the global home for independent agencies. 

This platform gives indies more visibility and a chance to share thought leadership in this growing industry space. 

Contact Indie Agency News here to get your 15% discount code.

Individual Memberships

Student Membership
$60 per year
Freelancer Membership
$150 per year

Corporate Memberships

Corporate Membership 1 Person/Solopreneur
$300 per year
Corporate Membership 2-9 Employees
$500 per year
Corporate Membership 10-24 Employees
$1,000 per year
Corporate Membership 25-99 Employees
$1,500 per year
Corporate Membership 100-249 Employees
$2,500 per year
Corporate Membership 250+ Employees
$3,500 per year
Entrepreneur Membership
$700 per year (up to 5 seats)
This ThinkNW membership is for up-and-coming, D2C and challenger brands, marketing technology, startups and other entrepreneurs. Includes up to five seats.

Become a Sponsor

ThinkNW sponsorships are flexible, customized and designed to reach our growing community across the Pacific Northwest and beyond.