Mentorship Program: The Digital Front

As we dive deeper into the digital era, the advertising landscape is constantly changing through dynamic technologies, meaning that brands can connect to consumers like never before. Your professors and coworkers throw around words like SEO and big data all the time, but how do advertisers use these techniques?  

If you’re curious about what a career in digital entails and how you can land one of these jobs, or if you’re exploring various careers in advertising, this event is for you. Join Ad 2 to learn from digital gurus ready to answer any and all questions you may have in a casual group setting.

In a speed networking format, you’ll be able to choose the digital professionals you want to chat with throughout the evening. You’ll be able to sit with a group of your peers to learn from multiple mentors of your choosing during rounds of speed networking. You’ll leave with new advice, ideas, and connections that will help you continue your own career journey.

These professionals are knowledgeable, experienced, and committed to supporting the professional development of “mentees”. They will be eager to share their journeys with you!

Our digital gurus include:

Pam Butkowski – Client Services Director, The Nerdery
Colin Schye – Interactive Art Director, Morsekode
Tim Ho – Senior Digital Channel Strategist, Star Tribune
Anders Hopkins – Lead Front End Developer, Mirum
Kelly Suter Project Manager,  Irish Titan
Tony Tellijohn Managing Partner,  Aktion Interactive
Kezra Cornell UX Designer, Colle+McVoy
Nathan Eide Digital Marketing & Emerging Media Strategist, FRWD Co.


Thank you FRWD for hosting!

5:30: Registration

5:45-6:00: Mentor Introductions

6:00-7:30: Roundtable Networking

7:30-8:00: Casual Networking


Dress is “Smart Casual”. No shorts, but no need for a tie either, and blazers can dress up anything!

Ad Fed’s Mentorship Events are held multiple times per year and offer networking, discussion and group mentorship based on many areas of interest, including:

Account Services

Creative (e.g., Designers, Copywriters, Art Directors, Creative Directors)



Public Relations


Corporate Marketing

Interactive (e.g., planning, social, user-experience, design, technology)


Register Here!
April11th5:30 pm to 7:30 pm2017


Free for Ad Fed & Ad 2 Members

$20 non-member

$10 students

* This event is being hosted by Ad 2.  Although Ad 2 is made for people in the advertising industry 32 and under, this event is open to people of all ages.

** On-Line Ticket Sales close at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 11th.  At-the-door ticket sales available.




120 1st Avenue North Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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