Thu, Jun 6th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Happy Gnome
498 Selby Ave, St Paul MN 55102

Cocktails with Creatives: Happy Gnome

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations and connections. Cocktails with Creatives’ sponsor, Digital People, will buy a beverage for the first 30 guests to arrive.


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About The Happy Gnome

The Happy Gnome has pushed forward the craft beer scene, featuring 76 taps rotating through seasonal selections and maintaining some favorites. The Happy Gnome’s New American cuisine is well-balanced to suit Midwestern tastes and focuses on fresh, seasonal selections from local growers.

About Cocktails with Creatives

Formerly “New Member Night,” AIGA Minnesota’s Cocktails with Creatives is a monthly social and open networking opportunity for members and interested non-members. Bring your business cards and meet some new folks. Get in touch with Jamie Larson, Director of Membership, with questions or to discuss our new membership structure and venue ideas.

About Digital People

With 25+ years of experience in creative, marketing and new media disciplines, Digital People understands that finding a creative staffing partner that gets your business’ creative strategy, tight deadlines and last-minute schedules is important to you. Their highly trained creative staffing team and recruiters come from creative and marketing backgrounds and understand the importance of strategy and branding, as well as quickly finding the right talent to enhance your brand.   Event photo credit: The Happy Gnome

Contact Leadership

Amanda Martin
Amanda Martin
Director of Membership
Amanda was introduced to AIGA in 2012 through the Minnesota chapter’s mixer, Cocktails with Creatives, and has been involved ever since. She has served on the for two years on Portfolio 1-on-1 as well as Design Show committee. Currently, she serves on the board as Director of Membership and organizes Cocktails with Creatives. Being a part of the design community, especially this local chapter, has been a stellar part of her life and she looks forward to making a positive difference.

During the work week, Amanda is a committed in-house Creative Advisor and Sr. Web Designer at Gradient Financial Group in the Twin Cities, primarily performing account management, while also building responsive websites for clients. She’s a lucky lady to be on a team of 20+ creatives, from designers to developers to videographers to copywriters.

Amanda loves the outdoors, people, and having lots of fun! During her time away from work, she takes full advantage of being active during all seasons. Her favorite activities include golfing, kayaking, camping, motorcycle trips and is always up for connecting over a good cup of coffee for great conversation.