FAQ - BESThq - Collaborative Business Community
Celebrating 10 years of Business Expo West!




  • BESThq LLC, 10940 SW Barnes Road, #133 Portland, OR  97225
Celebrating 10 years of Business Expo West!





Where is BESThq located?

12745 SW Beaverdam Rd., Beaverton, OR  97005. We’re just a short walk from the Beaverton Central Max Station, across the tracks from The Round.

How do I get more information about the BESThq community?

Call us at (503) 626-1700, email us (linked to info@BESThq.net), or visit us – we’d love to meet you!

What are BESThq’s business hours?

Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, or by appointment.
We open at 7:00am on the second Tuesday of the month for our Executive Briefing.
Of course, tenant members can work around the clock 24/7!

What does BESThq stand for?

Business Executive Sustainable Training (BEST) is an “approach” developed by Probity Builders which focuses on key elements critcal to the long-term, sustainable, success of small business.

  • A holistic approach to success, BEST recognizes the importance of “teaching one to fish” as opposed to “giving one a fish”. The ideas of empowerment and ownership create innovative owners and compelling leaders.
  • Strategic Planning for a roadmap to success including: Business Plan development, Mission, Vision, Goals, as well as business essentials (marketing, accounting, etc.)
  • Risk Management for understanding how to identify and minimize risks associated with business ownership.
  • Emphasis on core principles of Relationship, Empowerment, and Inclusion.

Why Beaverton?

Beaverton is Oregon’s most diverse city and home to an exploding population of small business owners. Offering small business support and a collaborative community on the westside just seemed the right thing to do.

What is the Business Academy program?

Each month our community boasts a theme which drives the topics for our Thursday Business Academy Program. From strategic planning to technology, our Business Academy offer relevant and practical solutions for small business.

If I would like to visit BESThq, when is the best time to visit?

A great first-time experience is attending our Executive Briefing on the second Tuesday of the month from 7am-8:30am.  Or give us a call at (503) 626-1700 and we can schedule a time to show you around!  Of course, you can always just pop in.  There’s always someone here to greet you.

Is there free wi-fi at BESThq?

BESThq offers free, secure wi-fi to all our members. Just check in and we’ll give you the password!

Does BESThq subscribe to the “one of each” philosophy?

NO!  We believe that all entrepreneurs have something to offer our community.  So no matter your industry, come on in!  Who knows?  You may be able to partner with or learn from someone like you who has “been there, done that.”

What are types of Membership at BESThq?

We offer a range of membership options…something for everyone! From as low as $10/month. Check out our Membership page or call us at (503) 626-1700 for more information.  We’re happy to chat with you!

Do I have to be a member to experience the BESThq community?

No way! BESThq’s Executive Briefing, is open to the public and always FREE  – 2nd Tuesday of the month at BESThq (Beaverton) and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Pamplin Media (Clackamas)!

So join us and bring a friend!

How do I learn more about becoming a BESThq Member?

Check out our Membership page, talk to any one of our members, or contact us to learn how to be a part of our community.