Events

Upcoming Speaker Events

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October Speaker

Ryan Berman, Courageous
October 22, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Ryan's Bio

Ryan Berman is the founder of Courageous, a consultancy that develops Courage Brands™. Berman has spent a career developing meaningful stories for household brands such as Caesars Entertainment, Hilton, Major League Baseball, New Era, Subway, US Ski & Snowboard and UNICEF.

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November Speaker

Melissa Hall, Melissa Hall Consulting
November 19, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Melissa's Bio

Melissa Hall is a brand strategist, speaker and educator that works with fashion, lifestyle, and wellness companies. She is the founder of Melissa Hall Consulting and The Emerging Designer, a network for designers and creative professionals.

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December Speaker

Mark Freid, Think Creative Inc.
December 17, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Mark's Bio

A 28-year veteran of the marketing industry, Mark Freid is the owner of Think Creative, an award-winning branding and marketing firm that is driven by a “Culture of Gratitude” and the founder of Happiness Counts (happinesscounts.com), the company’s consulting arm that focuses on organizational culture and leadership.

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January Speaker

Joe Cox, The Pop Marketer
January 21, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Joe's Bio

I’ve spent 15 years reminding brands how to have fun by helping them use real-time marketing and emerging media. We call it advertising, but honestly it’s just teaching companies how to be as cool as their customers. Along the way, a few of these companies (Red Bull, vitaminwater, TAKE5, Wingstop, and Spirit) also taught me a thing or two.

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March Speaker

Claudine Sokol, Nielsen
March 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Claudine's Bio

Claudine Sokol is a self-described Evangelist of Nielsen and has worked for over twenty years in the media industry. With a wide range of experience working in the media, including national, mobile, movies, digital, local television and local audio.

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April Speaker

Brad Zollars, Kansas City Royals
April 21, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Brad's Bio

Brad Zollars is in his 10th year with the Royals and second as the club's Senior Director of Advertising & Marketing. He oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional initiatives for the ball club including management of the club's advertising agency of record.

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May Speaker

Steve Tingiris, Dabble Lab
May 19, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Steve's Bio

Steve Tingiris is a software engineer, turned entrepreneur and professional dabbler. In his career, Steve has founded and sold three technology companies and is currently the managing director of Dabble Lab where he leads the day-to-day operations while still blocking plenty of time to dabble with the latest emerging technology.