Two New Panelists Announced for DenamiCON

Brendon Dennewill April 18, 2017


We're overjoyed to announce two panelists for the first DenamiCON event, which will be held May 16, 2017 at Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis. Registration to attend is limited, so secure your seat to hear Don Smithmier, CEO & Co-Founder of GoKart Labs, and Jill Konrath, International Speaker & Bestselling Author, share their thought leadership on business, marketing, and sales.

Don SmithmierCEO & Co-Founder, GoKart Labs

Don Smithmier.jpgDon is the Founder of The Big Know, which was launched in 2015. A serial entrepreneur, Don has helped start 6 companies since 2008 and raised over $16 million in investment capital. They include GoKart Labs, a Minneapolis-based digital innovation lab that is among Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing private companies.

Don spent the first 14 years of his career as a pioneer in online education with Capella Education Company where he held executive leadership roles in marketing, technology, and general management. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and his MBA from the University of Minnesota. Don is an active musician/songwriter, youth coach, and board member.

Jill Konrath International Speaker & Bestselling Author

Jill KonrathWith over 1/4 million LinkedIn followers, Jill Konrath was recently named by Salesforce as one of the top 7 sales influencers of the 21st century. She’s an international speaker and a bestselling author.

Her most recent book, More Sales Less Time: Surprisingly Simple Strategies for Today’s Crazy-Busy Sellers, was selected as one of 2016’s top sales books. Jill also wrote SNAP Selling, Agile Selling and Selling to Big Companies.


Take advantage of our Early Bird Special Pricing and save $25 on registration.
Space is limited – reserve your tickets today >>

DenamiCON – Minnesota Conference on Inbound Growth

WHERE: The event, sponsored by Denamico and MentorMate, will be held at Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 3-6 p.m. Registration is available by visiting

WHY: Learn more about inbound marketing and get an inside look into how an expert in Tech/SaaS transformed from inbound skeptic to inbound evangelist.

  • Our Keynote Speaker, Björn Stansvik, Founder and CEO of global technology development firm MentorMate, will discuss how he used the inbound methodology to skyrocket his business and accelerate revenue growth. Learn more about Björn >>
  • A panel of experts – including Don Smithmier and Jill Konrath – will be on hand to share their perspectives on inbound marketing and sales.

  • Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other business leaders and indulge in tasty picks from Surly Brewing Co.’s kitchen.

Take advantage of our Early Bird Special Pricing and save $25 on registration.
Space is limited – reserve your tickets today >>