the BrandLab - Celebrating 15 Years of Success

The Ignite Gala celebrates our shared mission to change the face and voice of the marketing and advertising industry.

Date & Time: Thursday, September 26, 2024, 5:00-10:00PM

Location: Heritage Center of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.

15 YEARS

OF

CHANGE

OUR SPEAKERS

Ignite Emcee

MISS SHANNAN PAUL

15th Anniversary Panel Discussion

BRENNA SMITHSON

CHRISTINE FRUECHTE

CINDY OLSON

ELLEN WALTHOUR

KEVIN DILORENZO

Alumni Fireside Chat

MIA JENNINGS

VLAD GAETAN

WILL XIONG

ATTEND IGNITE

Early bird pricing until August 16th

PURCHASE TICKETS

Ticket includes dinner, entertainment, drinks, dancing, and a silent/live auction.

$200

PURCHASE A TABLE

Table includes tickets for 10 guests to enjoy dinner, entertainment, drinks, dancing, and a silent/live auction.

$2,000

ALUMNI TICKETS

Ticket available to current and/or past The BrandLab programming participants.

$50

JOIN OUR MISSION

The BrandLab’s mission is to change the face and voice of the marketing and advertising industry—by introducing, guiding, and preparing the next generation of creative problem solvers. We envision people of color launching sustainable careers in workplaces of inclusivity and belonging.

Help us further our mission by sponsoring Ignite 2024.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Presenting
  • Capella logo
Presenting
  • Yamamoto

Interested in sponsoring Ignite 2024? Reach out to mwurth@thebrandlab.org

LIVE AUCTION

The live auction at Ignite will be something you don’t want to miss! Emceed by Miss Shannan Paul, an incredible auctioneer, comedian, and radio/television host, she brings humor and entertainment to all aspects of the event. Get ready for a live auction you’ll be talking about for days!

Interested in donating items to our live auction, reach out to mwurth@thebrandlab.org

SILENT AUCTION

Bid high and bid often! Silent auction items have been donated by generous businesses, partners, and friends of The BrandLab. All the proceeds of these auctions will directly benefit youth programs that are launching sustainable careers in the marketing and advertising professions.

Not able to join us in Minnesota on September 26th? You can support the cause and participate in the silent auction from anywhere! 

Interested in donating items to our silent auction, reach out to mwurth@thebrandlab.org

Yamamoto

Thank you to Yamamoto for their generous in-kind creative services for Ignite 2024.

the BrandLab - Celebrating 15 Years of Success
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