#32UNDER32 Opening Film // Minneapolis, MN from acowsay on Vimeo. Opening film premiered at the May 28th #32under32 awards. Since December, this Minnesota Design Gal had been planning for the 3rd Annual 32 under 32 community event. This event was founded by an Ad 2 MN volunteer—with a new idea, the right plan, right volunteers and … Continue reading #32under32 event director experience
A nonprofit organization (NPO) is an organization that uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals rather than distributing them as profit or dividends. Nonprofits have always been part of my life in some way, and I have to share about one I have known and become very passion about The BrandLab. It really hits home to me because I remember being in … Continue reading Nonprofits — The BrandLab, cheers you September 6th?
This weekend I had the pleasure to announce through National Ad 2 Social Media and to my Ad Fed and Ad 2 colleagues that Ad 2 Minneapolis Won 1st Place Progams from the National American Advertising Federation. This award goes back to representing your Ad 2 club nationally and getting to compare notes and compete … Continue reading Winner-Winner! Chicken-Dinner!
Some of my followers may have heard of it before, but the Student Advertising Summit was held Friday, March 2. The day actually originated in the mid-90's called "Career Day" for students to come and learn about internships and jobs in the advertising and marketing field. In 2005, the day re-branded into Student Advertising Summit … Continue reading [Insert Your Name] Advertising Summit
Last night, there was whiskey, 20-second videos, bowls of pop-corn, Jimmy John subs, cold beer and lots of networking and laughs being held at Martin Williams, one of the top advertising agencies in Minneapolis. Having the idea that people could submit a 20-second spot focusing on 2 Gingers Whiskey, seemed a bit out there. But … Continue reading 2 Thumbs-up for 2 Gingers
I had the opportunity to tag along for lunch at Campbell Mithun last week. Four raffle winners from the Ad2 hosted event in November [Past Post] won an incredible lunch with disciplines from this leading advertising agency. Talk about a real Power Lunch having the pleasure to meet with Rachael Marret President and Director of … Continue reading Power Lunch
Friday, 11/11/11 marked my 4th THE SHOW that I have attended since being part of the Minneapolis marketing and advertising community. This year it was held at the famous downtown EPIC, where most of us never go to dance on Friday nights but tend to network there (because the venue seems to love non-profit events … Continue reading The SHOW must go on.
Last night was the 2nd 2011-12 program season event for the #ad2 Happy Hour crowd in Minneapolis. Campbell Mithun 75+ years old agency hosted the over 200 people Ad Fed and Ad2 along with the new faces in the ad community last night! Not going to fool you, I did have to pitch the idea … Continue reading Burrito Anyone?
I had the pleasure to be surrounded by very entrepreneurial Minnesota women last night. This was the first event that I think I have been to that was, well, all women! It was held at CoCoMSP, where you may remember Garrio a post from last week talking about it. The overall experience was very powerful, … Continue reading 2 Events within 12 hours
Many local Minneapolis advertising and marketing professionals have heard of the once-a-year event The Alphabet Bash that was heard last night. It is a networking event that gets people from all different organizations together to do what they do best... network! IABC, MIMA, AdFed, PRSA just to name a few. I have gone to this … Continue reading A Can of Alphabet Soup