Our Past Events

Take a look at some of our amazing past events.

Workshop: Are you Ready to Journey Map?

The development of a journey map enables you to view the experience from your customer’s shoes, highlighting things like pain points, arduous processes or hurdles to overcome. Journeys are the foundation for marketing plans, channel improvements and enhanced interactions with your customers over time. WIth 40+ attendees they walked away with valuable and practical knowledge they could put in to practice right away.

Our Presenter

  • Meredith Speier, Founder of InSpeier

Meetup: What’s the deal with Account-Based Marketing?

During the first 10 minutes of the educational meetup event, Bob Peterson of SiriusDecisions provided an overview of ABM. With over 110+ attendeed this well-versed panel went deep in giving practical advice to share to those interested in how ABM can drive business growth and sales performance.

Our Panelists

  • Mike Bernard, CMO of Insite Software
  • Erin Rowles, Director of Marketing Technology & Automation at Deluxe
  • Susan Peterson Schatschneider, Sr Director, Revenue Marketing at 6Sense
  • Jessica Pate, Account-Based Marketing Manager at Siteimprove
  • Moderator: Bob Peterson, Senior Director, Sirius Decisions

Workshop: Re-vitalize and Recession-Proof Your Career

With over 40+ attendees, this engaging workshop on Next Level Networking went through different ways to network without sacrificing personal time, even when your schedule is already insane!

Our Presenters

  • Laura King – Director of Recruiting, CorTalent & Founder, Marketers’ Community
  • Rachel Brewster – Keynote Speaking Coach, Unforgettable Leadership

Meetup: Company Branding 2.0

We had a great networking and educational event with over 100+ attendees that listened to this all-star panel representing an array of background, size of company and company type as it relates to social media, executive social engagement, social selling, and influencer marketing.

Our Panelists

  • Missy Voronyak, Social Media & Influencer Leader at W20
  • Casey Hall, Founder & President at Lumberjack Social
  • Phyllis Welsh, Social Media Strategist at 3m
  • Jason Schober, Manager of the Social Selling Program at Fintech Leader Fiserv
  • Moderator: Susan Beatty, VP of Public Affairs & Communications at US Bank

Workshop: Re-vitalize and Recession-Proof Your Career

With over 20 attendees, this was a in-depth workshop on those looking for advice around a  career change. With the economy strong, this workshop was created to help give you practical advice. We wanted our attendees to know that you can make a change that could lead to the kind of career you’ve always wanted before the next “recession”.

Our Presenters

    • Steve Schad, President, Optima Advisory LLC

Steve Schad is President of Optima Advisory, LLC and the visionary behind ReVrb Leader Hubs™.

    • Natalie Ackerman, VP, ReVrb Leader Hubs and Executive Coaching

She’s a Certified Executive and Career Coach who has developed thousands of high potential individuals, leaders and teams over the course of her professional career.

Meetup: Smarketing - Why Can't We Be Friends?

A fantastic atmosphere that generated a lot of engagement with our audience. With over 135+ sales and marketing professionals, everyone walked away with great insights they can leverage in there business.

Our Panelists

  • Amy Green, VP Demand Creation & Marketing Operations, Code 42
  • Garrio Harrison, Founder at Forage
  • Emily Pritchard, Co-Founder + Visionary at the Social Lights
  • Josh Fedie, Founder of SalesReach
  • Mickeli Bedore, Founder, and Host of Coffee & Closers

Meetup: Let's Get Real With Women Who Lead

In a lively discussion with these accomplished women. We talked about the challenges, opportunities, inspiration, team building, and moments of decision that these amazing female leaders go through on a day-to-day basis. With over 150+ attendees this was our most attended event.

Our Panelists

  • Margaret Murphy – CEO Bold Orange
  • Jill Renslow – SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Mall of America
  • Meredith Jurek – CMO at Self Esteem Brands (Anytime Fitness & Waxing the City)
  • Angie Andresen – Managing Director, Communications and Member and Audience Services at Minnesota Public Radio

Workshop: A Guide to Monetize Your Digital Footprint

We had over 25 attendees who enjoyed listening to Steve Wallace on how to monetize your digital footprint. Attendees got a first hand look at how to create and deploy online assets to get a stronger presence in the digital world.

Our Speaker

  • Steve Wallace

Steve is the owner of Alba Strategy and is the past President of the Advertising Federation of Minnesota and the Past President and a founding board-member of the Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association.

Meetup: Marketing for Good - The Power of Purpose

This meetup brought in over 120+ attendees that learning about a topic from Amanda Brinkman on how all companies “Do Well by Doing Good”, a crash course on becoming a certified B Corp from Lisa Hannum, and the power of Influencer Marketing from Lou Raiola.

Our Panelists

  • Amanda Brinkman – Chief Brand and Communications Officer at Deluxe
  • Lisa Hannum – President & CEO at Beehive Strategic Communication
  • Lou Raiola – Founder at The Purpose Awards & The Purpose Alliance
  • Laura King – Founder at Marketers’ Community & Chief Dreamer, Minneapolis Angels (non-profit)