Happened
Thu, Oct 10th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Wedge Table
2412 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis MN 55404

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Connect with local creative solopreneurs and build your contact list

Networking is a widely accepted business practice. But not everyone feels confident in how to go about it effectively. What skills do you need to make connections and build business relationships? Join us to share tips on how to master the art of networking as a solopreneur.
We’ll explore these topics:
  • How to present yourself and make a positive impression
  • How to offer value and make genuine connections
  • Best networking environments for Solos from events to LinkedIn
Please bring a tip or a story to share. Questions for the group are welcome, too.
Warm up with this 2 minute read on networking tips.
We hope to see you there!

Schedule

12:00 – 1:00 PM Creative Solopreneurs Meeting
Monthly meeting of independent creatives sponsored by AIGA MN.

Join us for an insightful discussion on topics relevant to people working in the creative economy. Meet other local, independent freelancers, consultants, small business owners, and entrepreneurs over hot coffee or a delicious lunch, available for purchase from our friends at The Wedge Table.

No fee, registration, or advanced RSVP is required. All creative solopreneurs are welcome.

Open networking afterward.

Recent Solopreneur meetings

  • Design Heroes
  • The Summer of Money: Riding the Revenue Rollercoaster
  • The Summer of Money: How Much? Solopreneurs Who Sell
  • The Summer of Money: How Much? Pricing for Creative Solopreneurs
  • Breakthrough Creative: Building Your Brand by Sharing Your Work
  • Breakthrough Creative: Your Practice
  • Breakthrough Creative: Your Brand
  • Get Productive: Tools & Tips
  • Driving Accountability and Overcoming Resistance

Contact Leadership

Karin Odell and Joshua Silva
Karin Odell and Joshua Silva
Solopreneurs CoChairs
Karin Odell
Karin, the owner of Venus Designs Inc, has created visual strategies for clients such as the Soil Health Partnership and Great MN Schools for over 15 years. She has helped many small-to-large-sized companies and organizations align their communications design, both on-line and in print. She also works with other agencies to assist in setting up branded presentation materials.

Joshua Silva
Skier. Biker. Paddle boarder. Angler. Crossfit enthusiast. Midwest bred. Mountain man at heart. Father of two.
With over 14 years experience in crafting compelling brand stories, Iā€™ve been fortunate to work with some great brands throughout my career.
I launched Decode Marketing because my passion is for developing strategies and driving brands to succeed. I enjoy working with enthusiast brands and helping small to mid-size organizations accelerate revenue growth.