August 2017 Events for Marketing & Creative

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Planning out your August schedule for learning & networking? Add a few of these local marketing and creative events to your calendar!

AIGA – Fresh Squeezed: Sam Soulek

DATE: Saturday, August 5 @ 11:00 am  12:30 pm

WHERE: The Freehouse, 701 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401

COST: FREE (with pre-registration)

ABOUT: “Sam Soulek is a designer, illustrator, and builder. He took his passion of doodling and creating and made it into a career. Sam has worked with brands such as Grain Belt Brewery, Indian Motorcycles, and Red Bull. Join Emerging Designers and Sam to discuss these topics over brunch.”

UXPA – Facing the Challenges of UX in IoT

DATE: Thursday, August 10 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

WHERE: DevJam Studios, 818 West 46th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419

COST: $10 for non-members

ABOUT: Join us at DevJam Studios in South Minneapolis with leaders from Exosite’s UX, Product Management, and Digital Transformation groups. They will discuss the unique challenges of IoT engagements.  Over the years, Exosite has become experienced in not only what pitfalls to watch for but how to change the customer engagements to architect a design process that yields success. They’ll also discuss trends in the IoT marketplace and case studies.”  **Celarity is proud to be a sponsor of this event**

mhta – WLiT: Summer Happy Hour

DATE: Tuesday, August 15 @ 4:30-6:30 pm

WHERE: Elsie’s, 729 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

COST: $25

ABOUT: Women Leading in Technology (WLiT) is a program of the Minnesota High Tech Association that works to promote, educate and empower women in technology across Minnesota…Join the MHTA WLiT Leadership Committee for our Summer Happy Hour at Elsie’s in Northeast!”

MIMA – UX: A Customer Growth Driven Perspective

DATE: Thursday, August 17 @ 7:30-9:00 am

WHERE: Olson, 420 N 5th St Suite 1000, Minneapolis, MN 55401

COST: $40 for non-members, Free for members

ABOUT: In this session Chad Halvorson, Founder/CEO of the Minneapolis start-up company When I Work, will talk about why managing qualitative and quantitative data is critical to executing a UX strategy that materially drives customer growth. He’ll also take at some examples of how a customer-centric, growth driven approach to UX can have a dramatic impact achieving both business objectives and customer success.”

Best Peer Mixer Ever

DATE: Thursday, August 17 @ 5:30-8:00 pm

WHERE: Warehouse Winery, 6415 Cambridge St, Minneapolis, MN 55426

COST: $30

ABOUT: Learn new ways to network from our guest speaker, and share with peers on the beautiful patio setting at Minneapolis Warehouse Winery…Sponsored by: International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Minnesota Women in Marketing Communications (MWMC), Minnesota Health Strategy and Communications Network (MHSCN) and Minnesota Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).”

AIGA – Luncheon Lecture Series: Liz Gardner, Josef Harris & Marty Harris

DATE: Thursday, August 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:15 pm

WHERE: Eat Street Social, 18 W 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404

COST: $15-$40

ABOUT: Liz and Josef are the power couple behind the creative firm Bodega and Marty is the creative father whom this design family stemmed from.”


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