January 13 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Carlyle Grill (back room) 3660 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Guest Speaker: Mike Lorenc
Head of Industry – Ticketing, Sports & Live Events
Mike is a 16-year veteran of Google and has held multiple leadership roles on the revenue-generating side of the business.
He’s currently heading up Google’s Ticketing, Sports & Live Events Group where he oversees Sales and Account Services Team responsible for fostering strategic relationships with key partners in Sports, Family Entertainment, Music and Ticketing Industries; and works closely with key stakeholders across Google’s Family of Brands to develop new ad formats and products for the Live Events category.
Prior to moving to Ann Arbor 12 years ago to help open Google’s local offices, Mike was involved in establishing Google’s Operations in his native Poland. He also ran the Mid-Market Sales team for Google Canada.
He is also Co-Owner of AFC Ann Arbor, a Minor League Soccer Team in Ann Arbor and Co-Founder of The Mighty Oak Youth Foundation. (Mike is determined to make The Mitten State into soccer hot-bed of America!)
He also teaches Video and Digital Marketing courses at Michigan State University and helped launch Eastern Michigan University’s Center for Digital Engagement.
Mike is a Marketing & International Business graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and currently resides in Ann Arbor, MI.
He considers himself extremely lucky to work in the cross-section of Sports/Entertainment and Online Marketing worlds.
Mike will share some of his knowledge of video and digital marketing and take questions from the group.
6:30 – Networking and food/drink orders
7:00 – Introductions
7:15 – Guest speaker
7:45 – Video “Asks” – Open forum for those seeking help, resources, and advice for video projects
8:00 – Show and Tell – Videos created by and/or starring our members
8:15 – Next meeting info & more networking
Please bring your appetite and thirst so that we can meet our room minimums.
If you want to bring a video for Show and Tell, please let me know via email ([email protected]), or bring it on a thumb drive to the meeting. (3-4 minutes max, .mp4 files preferred.)