Synergy First Thursdays

MINNEAPOLIS, MN... and BEYOND!

~ A HYBRID EVENT SERIES ~

202Online Q&A Summit for Meeting and Event Professionals

First Thursday of Each Month

APR 01 MAY 06 JUN 03 JUL 01 AUG 05 SEP 02 OCT 07 NOV 04 DEC 02

WHO IS THIS EDUCATIONAL SUMMIT FOR? This event is for Meeting and Event Professionals (Suppliers and Planners) of Corporate Meetings and Events, Association Conferences and Conventions, Destination Weddings, Incentive Travel, Galas, Fundraisers, Concerts, Fairs, Festivals, City Celebrations, Retreats and Private Parties.

WHAT IS THIS EDUCATIONAL SUMMIT ABOUT? The duties of the Event Professional are vast, and the inception of the internet has made this even more so. This summit provides state-of-the-art education, tools, information and technologies for marketing, networking, and understanding the culture of todays meeting and event industry.

WHEN DOES THIS EDUCATIONAL SUMMIT HAPPEN? There will be multiple LIVE presentations held on the dates and times publicized. And there will also be recordings of each presentation available for those that register for them to access at their own individual convenience.

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Scheduled Dates/Times

THE VIRTUAL EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY FREE!
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Thursday - MAY 06 -

  • 9am CST - Customer Retention BIRTHDAY MARKETING with Bo Young and MagicBrad
  • 11am CST - Event Vendor Showcase - (Special Guest Pending)
  • 1pm CST - Open Opportunity
  • 3pm CST - Open Opportunity
  • 5pm CST - Open Opportunity
  • 7pm CST - Open Opportunity
  • Open Guest Opportunities for Vendors, Suppliers etc.
    Contact MagicBrad at 612-242-6468

Thursday - JUN 03 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - JUL 01 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - AUG 05 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - SEP 02 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - OCT 07 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - NOV 04 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

Thursday - DEC 02 - Specific Topics and Times To Be Announced

This Event Vendor Showcase is provided to you by Synergy Ventures LLC, the Synergy Collaborative.

You can JOIN the Synergy Affiliate Program to earn passive commissions.

This Synergy Summit Series is a Work in Progress

Please be patient, and check back often as we add new EXPERTS and TOPICS

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Members of the Synergy Collaborative are eligible for special perks and discounts.

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Meet the Experts

LEARN FROM THESE SAVVY PROFESSIONALS

YOUR HOST

BRAD MagicBrad GUDIM

“MagicBrad” is part of America’s hot new generation of business and product promoters. He is also the creator and producer of the Minnesota EVENT Planners and Suppliers EXPO. He acquired his street smarts the old-fashioned way through first hand experience. Solving problems that stop others cold. Turning small into big. Big into bigger.

LinkedIn RockStar

Mike O'Neil

Mike O'Neil is our locally based Twin Cities LinkedIn Expert and has earned the title of "The LinkedIn RockStar" and he literally... wrote the book. Mike has also worked with MPI (Meeting Professionals International) and helped with planning and production of large events and concerts. His specialty is LinkedIn Sales Navigator.

Facebook AD Expert

Janet E Johnson

Janet Johnson is a Facebook AD Expert. Her specialty is navigating the complicated and ever changing world of Facebook Advertising, and will be tailoring her presentation around the Event Planning industry and how event planners and suppliers can use Facebook ADs to increase business and make more connections with ideal audience targeting.

Family Entertainment

Lori Hurley

Lori Hurley is the owner of a Twin Cities based full service entertainment agency run by full time entertainers and event planners! They provide comedy hypnosis, jugglers, magicians, professional clowns, balloon sculptures, face painting, kids' comedy shows, caricaturists, henna tattoos, novelty fortune telling and palm reading, stilt-walkers, holiday characters and everything you need to plan a successful event.

LinkedIn Profile Optimization Expert

Laura Brandt

Everyone has a story – Event Planning Professionals have lots of them. As a LinkedIn Strategist, Laura helps communicate your story by building a professional online presence and strategizing how you can use the LinkedIn community to advance your career or mission.

Entertainment Experiential Expert

Bill Hermann

Bill Hermann is a Twin Cities based, internationally touring and highly sought after Wedding Entertainer DJ and Master of Ceremonies. Bill is a veteran of the entertainment industry who continues to train as a stage, film, commercial and a voice over actor. ... Over The Years Bill has been honored have spoken to his industry all over the world.

SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Ben Theis

Twin Cities SEO expert, Ben Theis started his business to help small businesses and nonprofits get found online. Ben earned a degree in Sports Marketing and Business from Minnesota State University, Mankato, possesses a love of small businesses, and has experience working directly for Google. Ben has combined his knowledge, experience, and passion to help businesses get found online.

Travel and Experiential Expert

Cindy Lee

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AS A PLANNER

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AS A SUPPLIER

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SUMMIT PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

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All LIVE Presentations will be recorded for future reference and remain accessible for an indefinite time frame.

APR 01 - 9:00am CST


PRESENTATION: How to GET (and keep) More Customers!

By MagicBrad and Bo Young - MailBoxPower

Register via EventBrite - CLICK HERE

APR 01 - 2pm CST


PRESENTATION: How and Where to find Event Planners in the Active Planning Process

By BRAD MagicBrad GUDIM - Synergy Ventures LLC

Register via EventBrite - CLICK HERE

APR 01 at 10am CST


PRESENTATION: Capture Your Event with Videography

By Luke Porter - Moving Tree Media

Register via EventBrite - CLICK HERE

APR 01 - 4:00pm CST


PRESENTATION: Let's Talk TRAVEL - Leisure, Corporate, Weddings, Retreats!

By Special Guest - Travel Expert

Register via EventBrite - CLICK HERE

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: Facebook ADs to reach Event Planners

By Janet Johnson - Social Strategies Club

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for the Event Industry

By Laura Brandt - LauraB LLC

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: LinkedIn Navigator for the Event Pro

By Mike O'Neil - Integrated Alliances

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: Creating the Entertainment Experience

By Bill Hermann - Entertainment Experience

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: Marketing for Family Entertainment

By Lori  Hurley - A Touch of Magic Entertainment

DATE and TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED

PRESENTATION: Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Targeting Event Business 

By Ben Theis - SKOL Marketing

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