Are you ready for fall? This September brings many entertaining and invigorating interactive marketing events to the Minneapolis/St. Paul interactive scene. With events from the following organizations, there is sure to be an event that's perfect for your needs. We look forward to your suggestions. Contact us to add an event or tweet us at @threedeep.

September 2nd
Java Meetup Minneapolis 7 (#JMU612) : LinkedIn
Urban Bean Cafe
8:00 - 10:00 am

Find out how to use this important and often overlooked tool for business and personal development. Discussion will be led by LinkedIn experts Nicole Harrison (@SocialNicole) and Kate-Madonna Hindes (@girlmeetsgeek).

Cocktails with Creatives
Uptown Cafeteria and Support Group
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Each month AIGA Minnesota hosts a mixer event at various bars and restaurants around the Twin Cities. This event is a great networking and social opportunity so bring your business cards and your ideas! Members and non-members alike are welcome.

September 3rd
Social Media Breakfast - Minneapolis/St. Paul # 29: State Fair Social [Media] (#SMBMSP)
State Fair Blue Ribbon Picnic Area (Section D24 on the map)
8:00 - 10:00 am

What do you get when you combine livestock, thrill rides and hashtags? Join us for our second annual Social Media Breakfast State Fair event on September 3rd, 2010. We'll be talking with vendors at the fair who are using social media in their business at the fair. There will be live music throughout our event, some fun activities (Bacon Haiku returns!), and great food.

September 9th
Design Conversations: Gael Towey and Stephen Doyle
W Minneapolis - The Foshay
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Join AIGA for part two of Design Conversations, an informal three-event series hosted by W Minneapolis - The Foshay, benefitting BrandLab, and featuring internationally recognized design experts. Grab a cocktail, pull up a chair, and join the conversation with some of the nation's leading creative geniuses as they discuss the state of visual arts, brand identity, and design.

September 11th
MN Blogger Conference (#mnblogconf)
CoCo Collaborative
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Learn about all aspects of blogging, from design to storytelling, book publishing and more at the first annual MN Bloggers' Conference. Tickets are all sold out, but you can sign up for the wait list.

September 15th
MIMA Social: It's a Target Field Social (#MIMA)
5:15 pm
Target Field

Sad, but true: summers almost over. Reconnect with your MIMA peeps the Annual Fall Social. Oh, did we mention that this year's Fall Social will be at Target Field.  Yup, we thought that would get your attention.  We're holding this year's event at the Home of Minnesota Baseball. Leave your laptops at home, but not your Old Spice Guy imitation.

September 21st
September Marketing Mixer: Fall Group Speed Networking
View Restaurant & Bar
5:30 - 9:00 pm

The Minnesota Chapter of the AMA is kicking off the fall with another Speed Networking event—this time in an all new group format! Attend this "can't-miss" event and meet more people in one evening than in a month of traditional networking. It's fun and easy!

September 23rd
Pour it Like you Mean it: The Evolution of the Caribou Coffee Brand
Caribou Coffee Headquarters
7:30 am - 9:30 am

Join us at Caribou’s corporate office to hear SVP Marketing & Product Management Alfredo Martel present the story behind the brand. He’ll cover the strategic business objectives that led to Caribou’s brand evolution, how the company measures success, what’s next after the branding dust settles, and more.

September 27th
MIMA Summit Intensive Half-Day Workshops
Minneapolis Hilton
1:00 - 5:00 pm

This year, MIMA has added more to the Summit, starting with a half day of Intensive Workshops. The half day will feature both beginner and advanced how-to sessions over the course of almost 2 hours. The 10 in-depth sessions will focus on key topics relevant to marketers.

Shout out to our very own Jeff Sauer, who is hosting a workshop on Google Analytics!

September 28th
MIMA Summit Full-Day Conference (#mimasummit)
Minneapolis Hilton
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Complete Details: MIMA Summit Web site

Our usual full day conference will offer more breakouts this year! We’re taking it to a whole new level, with 8 tracks of breakouts and 2 separate Geek Outs...that's 40 different places to pick from throughout the day, or 10 different ones each hour! I know, I know. Sometimes choices are hard, be we think you’ll like it in the end.

September 30th
Kiss Me, I'm Ad Fed
Kieran's Irish Pub
5:30 - 9:00 pm

Join Ad Fed at Kieran’s Irish Pub, and bring your friends who may be interested in joining Ad Fed or Ad2, or those who are looking to renew existing memberships. It will be a night of Irish spirit, revelry and camaraderie: complete with food, drinks, music and give-a-ways.