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Events for April 2014

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Brand Matters – How One Brand Found Its Soul

Brand Matters – How One Brand Found Its Soul

Thursday, April 3rd @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am

Offered jointly by Yamamoto, the Carlson School of Management, and Twin Cities Business Magazine, Brand Matters is a speakers’ series that provides tools and insights to help companies build their brands. Each 90-minute event features an expert with firsthand knowledge of branding and a question-and-answer session. Brand Matters begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed […]

AdFed – Magazine Day

AdFed – Magazine Day

Thursday, April 3rd @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us on April 3rd at Hyatt Regency Minneapolis for Magazine Day 2014! Magazine Day is an Ad Fed MN signature event that attracts over 250 advertising professionals from the Twin Cities and beyond. The focus of this year’s program will be the unique ability of magazine media to impact a highly engaged audience, […]

AIGA – Cocktails with Creatives

AIGA – Cocktails with Creatives

Thursday, April 3rd @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections. Learn more! 

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LeanUXMN – Target’s RAD team – Collaborative, Lean and Awesome

LeanUXMN – Target’s RAD team – Collaborative, Lean and Awesome

Friday, April 4th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening with the RAD (Rapid/Accelerated Development) team at Target. We’ll learn how they used LeanUX in the creation of Awesome Shop, a beta site that shows the most loved/buzzing products at Target right now. Learn more! 

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BMA – Marketing Mixer

BMA – Marketing Mixer

Tuesday, April 8th @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us on Tuesday, April 8 for a networking event with fellow B2B marketers, leaders and friends. Stop in at moto-i for appetizers and enjoy the first drink on us! BMA MN brings you more ways to connect and access the knowledge of peers and leaders in the local marketing space. Learn more!

MNAMA – Heel, Creativity: How to Make the Messy World of Ideas Behave

MNAMA – Heel, Creativity: How to Make the Messy World of Ideas Behave

Tuesday, April 8th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Dion Hughes, Founder and Creative Director of Persuasion Arts & Sciences as he debunks the myths surrounding creativity and reveals it for what it really is – a growth engine for business and career. You will learn: 1.      What creativity really is. 2.      How important creativity is to business. 3.      Practical tips on how […]

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MWMC – Networking Event

MWMC – Networking Event

Wednesday, April 9th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How do you “stay on course” to accomplish important goals? What are the best ways to get back on track when you encounter an unexpected detour? Our lives are hectic. It’s easy to get carried away with endless to-do lists, burdensome obligations and other surprises. This causes many of us to lose sight of the […]

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JMU612 – Building a Sound Mobile Strategy

JMU612 – Building a Sound Mobile Strategy

Thursday, April 10th @ 8:00 am - 9:30 pm

When it comes to mobile marketing, too many have Ready-Fire- Aimed—focused on the tactics before a was in place. This most often produces apps that are never used, SMS campaigns that never grow and QR codes that are never scanned. Misusing mobile tools often does little more than waste many while alienating prospects and customers. […]

AIGA – Design Show 2014

AIGA – Design Show 2014

Thursday, April 10th @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A reception to premiere and display the winning entries and celebrate the Minnesota design community will be held on Thursday, April 10 at Northrup King. Limited tickets are also available for a panel discussion prior to the show with our judges: Alice Bybee, Brian Edlefson, Yves Peters, and Jennifer Sharp. Learn more!

PHP Meetup – Yii 2.0 First Look

PHP Meetup – Yii 2.0 First Look

Thursday, April 10th @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Yii Framework, which began in 2008, released the 2.0 alpha version on December 1, 2013. Version 2.0 is a complete framework re-write. Join us for a first look at this new version as we take Yii 2.0 out for a spin. Learn more! 

UXPA – DevJam: Prototyping Mobile Apps

UXPA – DevJam: Prototyping Mobile Apps

Thursday, April 10th @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

On April 10th, we’ll be once again enjoying the original and  innovative space that is DevJam. Kurt McIntire, Co-Founder at Vektor Digital, an iOS development shop based out of Minneapolis will be there to talk about his work and his approach. He has experience developing and designing for mobile devices and is passionate about great user experiences. In this […]

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Nerdery – Overnight Website Challenge

Nerdery – Overnight Website Challenge

Saturday, April 12th - 13

Registration for nonprofits and dev teams is open until March 17 for The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge. On April 12-13, a few hundred web pros (nerds) will spend 24 hours – in a row – helping nonprofits create websites they couldn’t otherwise afford, all pro bono. The Nerdery is committed to bringing its annual hackathon […]

Minnebar

Minnebar

Saturday, April 12th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

First held in 2006, MinneBar is an annual technology and software conference held in Minneapolis.  MinneBar, like other BarCamps, is an (un)conference that is participant-ledand has a very loose structure.  BarCamps are held around the world from Swaziland to Seattle; MinneBar is rumored to be the largest in North America.  There are no keynote speakers or formal […]

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Nerdery – Overnight Website Challenge

Nerdery – Overnight Website Challenge

Saturday, April 12th - 13

Registration for nonprofits and dev teams is open until March 17 for The Nerdery Overnight Website Challenge. On April 12-13, a few hundred web pros (nerds) will spend 24 hours – in a row – helping nonprofits create websites they couldn’t otherwise afford, all pro bono. The Nerdery is committed to bringing its annual hackathon […]

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MinneWebCon

MinneWebCon

Monday, April 14th @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

MinneWebCon’s roots are in people coming together to solve problems and make things easier, and we are entering our sixth year with a big-time commitment to grassroots knowledge-sharing. You might hear from folks who are working in your field, or are in a position you consider light-years from the everyday. Our work with the web brings […]

SMBMSp – 8 Golden Rules for Sure-Fire Success with Facebook Ads

SMBMSp – 8 Golden Rules for Sure-Fire Success with Facebook Ads

Monday, April 14th @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

In this presentation, Danny Olson, Weber Shandwick, and Arik Hanson, ACH Communications, will detail how to use Facebook advertising to drive awareness, leads and even bottom-line dollars for your clients and employers. They will offer up examples and case studies, as well as best practices and tips they have gleaned over the last couple years […]

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Mobile Twin Cities – Monthly Meetup

Mobile Twin Cities – Monthly Meetup

Tuesday, April 15th @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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MIMA – Adventures in Native Advertising

MIMA – Adventures in Native Advertising

Wednesday, April 16th @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

How brands and their agencies are thinking beyond traditional media buying to revolutionize native media channels and create seamless digital brand integrations that work.  Learn more! 

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AdFed – Mentorship

AdFed – Mentorship

Thursday, April 17th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Ad Fed Mentorship Circle is a program designed to engage individuals with industry professionals by gathering them in a casual group setting. This event allows industry professionals to offer insight into their areas of expertise and share their journey along the way. These professionals are knowledgeable, experienced, enthusiastic and committed to supporting the professional […]

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SME – The 6 Deadly Marketing Mistakes

SME – The 6 Deadly Marketing Mistakes

Friday, April 18th @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Are you wasting time and money on marketing that simply raises interest—but fails to generate action? Many companies throw away their marketing dollars—and tie the hands of their sales force—by making six deadly marketing mistakes. These mistakes create marketing messages that your prospects simply tune out, making both your company—and your products and services—invisible. In […]

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MN Web Design – April Meetup

MN Web Design – April Meetup

Monday, April 21st @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

One of our group member, Mark Dyhr will be presenting concepts of “JavaScript Modularization” at our April meetup. Mark is a UI engineer and a JavaScript developer who came from the bay area and currently working for a company in the energy industry. Register today! 

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MNAMA – Opportunities in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

MNAMA – Opportunities in a Changing Healthcare Landscape

Tuesday, April 22nd @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Business leaders are watching the unprecedented disruption and transformation happening in the U.S. healthcare market. From the confusion surrounding health insurance exchanges, to how healthcare is being marketed to consumers; this disruption is creating many unique challenges and terrific opportunities.  In this healthcare marketing changes/ trends and implications presentation you will learn: •          Key drivers […]

AIGA – The Pitchbooks of Paul Rand

AIGA – The Pitchbooks of Paul Rand

Tuesday, April 22nd @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sir Isaac Newton said, “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” As we celebrate AIGA’s 100th anniversary, please join us in discovering the giants of design, whose pioneering efforts and profound accomplishments have influenced so many. Standing on Shoulders is a series of presentations focused on specific aspects of legendary design careers, which will connect […]

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MWMC – Women@Work: The ‘Write’ Stuff

MWMC – Women@Work: The ‘Write’ Stuff

Wednesday, April 23rd @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MWMC Women@Work Workshop will focus on the ‘write’ stuff with panel experts sharing their expertise. After a panel discussion members will breakout and the panel will rotate to each group to share tips, ideas and best practices in various fields of writing: blogs, social media, web content, copy writing etc.  Learn more! 

AdFed – Agency Tour and Mixer

AdFed – Agency Tour and Mixer

Wednesday, April 23rd @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On Wednesday, April 23, from 5:30-8, Ad 2 is throwing this year’s second Agency Tour & Mixer, hosted by the Twin Cities’ digital marketing experts, Spyder Trap. This digital agency recently moved their space across town and are inviting the great advertising people of Minneapolis to come out, check out their space, and enjoy some […]

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Wordcamp Minneapolis

Wordcamp Minneapolis

Saturday, April 26th - 27

Learn more! 

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Wordcamp Minneapolis

Wordcamp Minneapolis

Saturday, April 26th - 27

Learn more! 

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MNAMA – New Member Orientation

MNAMA – New Member Orientation

Wednesday, April 30th @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Join us for the MN AMA’s Membership Orientation. Our orientation sessions provide member and potential members the opportunity to connect with the chapter’s leadership and with other AMA members and discover member benefits, resources, programming and ways to get involved. Register today! 

MNSearch – Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird

MNSearch – Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird

Wednesday, April 30th @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MnSearch’s next Search Snippets #13 event on April 30th, 2014 will focus on Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird. Nothing chills the blood of a webmaster like a manual action message in Google Webmaster Tools, or cratered organic search traffic in Google Analytics. But how do you know what Google penalty hit your site, and what process you should follow […]