Workshop Overview

We believe in spreading knowledge, helping our community, and inspiring business to grow. We understand that marketing is difficult but we want to make it easier for you. During this workshop, you will learn from some of the brightest minds in the industry with various marketing tricks and techniques to grow your business.

The first annual mar·ket·ing workshop will be held Thursday, May 2nd from 4pm to 7:30pm. This conference is geared for marketers and small business owners to expand their marketing knowledge and find innovative ways to grow their presence.

Two simultaneous marketing sessions will be available for you to choose from. After the workshop, we will be hosting a mixer to network with local business owners, UNR students, and other marketing enthusiasts. Additional proceeds to help the UNR Collegiate chapter.

Topic Track

Classroom A
Classroom B

Workshop Registration
  • Branding
    Flip Wright, The Glenn Group
  • Storytelling in Marketing
    Andy Walden, Noble Studios
  • Public Relations
    Ronele Klingensmith, RKPR Inc.
  • Causing Disruption
    Rob Gaedtke, KPS3
  • Social Media
    Milena Regos, Out & About Marketing
  • Guerilla Marketing
    Larry DeVincenzi, Biggest Little Group
  • Digital Analytics
    Judith Kline, Creative Concepts
  • Cost-Per-Click Campaigns
    Lisa Kirkman, Swift Digital
  • Email Marketing
    Dave Archer, NCET
  • Small Business Success Story
    Shila Morris, Squeeze In Restaurants
After 7:30pm
  • Networking Hour
    Network with local marketers, small businesses, and students from the local chapter. Hosted at the Reno Wolf Den (1305 N Virginia St, Reno, NV)

Thursday, May 2nd

University of Nevada
Joe Crowley Student Union
Registration: 4 PM
First Sessions: 4:30pm
Cocktail Hour: 8pm
* RSVP by 12pm, Wednesday, May 1st

$35 – AMA Members with RSVP
$45 – Non-Members with RSVP
$20 – Students with RSVP
$50 – Without RSVP (Seating is on a space-available, first-come, first-serve basis)

Thank you to our sponsors:
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Our Speakers

ronele-sm Ronele Klingensmith
President of RKPR Inc.
Ronele, APR, started RKPR Inc. almost 9 years ago and has nearly 20 years of public relations experience, has received numerous awards, is a member of PRSA (since 1994), has judged the national PRSA Silver Avil Awards in 2007 and 2008 in New York City and is an accredited public relations professional (APR).
Dave Archer
President and CEO of NCET
Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Dave is a results-oriented market and product development executive. He has a proven track record in emerging technologies, media and the Internet. He has 30 years experience creating successful new technology-based businesses, products and services.
Milena Regos
Founder/CEO Out&About Marketing
Milena founded Out&About Marketing to coach companies and individuals how to create relationships and provide value using the Internet and social media. She’s worked with multiple companies from an agency perspective, a client side and now a consulting side.
Rob Gaedtke
VP of Creative Services, KPS3
Rob develops smart ways to make people take action. He manages a team of creatives with the skill sets to make it happen.
Philip (Flip) Wright
EVP Strategy & Innovation at The Glenn Group
Flip has been working in Marketing Communications for nearly 17 years and has been fortunate enough to spend time on both the client and agency side with experience in diverse industries including professional sports, retail, healthcare and many more.
Shila Morris
Owner of Squeeze In
Shila is a highly motivated business owner with a passion for writing, learning and getting better As the co-owner and president of the Squeeze In, she oversees all 96 associates. She coordinates management training, facilitates company growth, handles guest relations, and oversees all processes in the company.
Larry DeVincenzi
Brand Director at Biggest Little Group
As a communications professional, Larry has enjoyed helping companies accelerate their growth through integrated brand campaigns. He’s provided expertise at building and rejuvenating brands by crafting a targeted vision, developing key tactical strategies, and leading high-performing teams to measurable goals.
Andy Walden
Senior Account Manager at Noble Studios
As an account manager, Andy builds digital strategies to help communicate and engage the right audience to their brand. He currently works with interesting and passionate clients, which include Fortune 500 companies within the financial, entertainment, and travel industry.
Judith Kline
Interactive Manager at Creative Concepts Media + Marketing
Judith is responsible for online advertising, mobile advertising, search, and social media. Judith has nearly 10 years in U.S. and international online advertising and marketing.
Lisa Kirkman
Marketing leader in project management and digital marketing
Lisa is an experienced manager with proven track record of successful leadership in a range of online marketing programs including: website builds, online advertising and lead generation.