Conference attendees with words, "Ignite November 17, 2023 McNamara Alumni Center"

Ignite Conference FAQs


Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Ignite Conference.


The conference is open to individuals across all professions at every level, in every industry. Audiences in the past include: 

  • Senior-level Fortune 500 business leaders, marketers, researchers, and trendsetters 
  • Marketers across healthcare, retail, technology, and other industries 
  • Mid-level marketing managers seeking thought leadership 
  • Business scholars, professors, and academic leadership 
  • University graduate and undergraduate students

There is no required dress code, but many attendees will be wearing business casual attire.

Parking has been reserved for you at the University Ave. Ramp next to the McNamara Alumni Center. Please scan the QR Code you received in your conference email upon arrival

If University Ave. Ramp is full, please go to the Washington Ave. Ramp, when you arrive take a ticket and you can use your QR Code when you exit for parking payment. 

McNamara Alumni Center parking map.


University Ave. Ramp
1926 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Washington Ave. Ramp
501 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Access more parking information and map. If you have any issues upon exit, please speak with the attendant or press the “call for help” button on the machine and let the attendant know you were there for the Ignite Conference, and they will raise the gate arm remotely.

Registration fills very quickly for this conference, typically in advance of the conference date. All attendees are required to have a completed and confirmed registration to attend the conference. We are not able to accommodate on-site registrations this year. 

Please email Ashley Beukelman at with any questions.

We can provide a range of accessibility or accommodation arrangements such as lactation, prayer, mobility needs, etc. by request. Please email Ashley Beukelman at at least one week prior to the conference with your request.

Sponsorship is a great way to showcase your organization and to support the continued development of your employees. Sponsorship also secures a set number of tickets for your organization to attend the conference. Sponsorship opportunities are limited. 

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

To inquire about sponsorship for the 2023 conference or more information, please email Ashley Beukelman at or email Zac Quammen at