From NBPT to PDX: The Importance of Face-to-Face Communication

By Tim Bradley

A bi-coastal, cross-office exchange program – how cool is that? With the importance of office culture always top-of-mind at Matter Communications, a program was created wherein each month two professionals from our East Coast locations are offered the opportunity to visit our new Portland, OR location. The goal: foster work relationships and encourage collaboration.

Sarah Ellis and myself were recently (and fortunately) selected for the trip, and it was a blast. Exploring the sites and sounds (and eats) of a new city is always reinvigorating for the soul. Pairing that with new and/or improved work relationships was a true reminder of how fun and fulfilling working at Matter can be. Since I’m more of a visual guy, I created a short video essay to describe the trip: