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Essential Mind Camp Info!

Looking for the quick info on Seattle Mind Camp, and what exactly it is? We’ve collected the most important information right here for you:

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We just created a Seattle Mind Camp YouTube channel, and have started uploading a bunch of content from previous Mind Camp events. You’ll find recaps of a couple of past events, clips of interesting happenings, as well as a bunch of great sessions, posted in their entirety. We will continue pushing out great content from Seattle Mind Camp events, and we’ll have a bunch of great content coming out of Mind Camp 6.0, which is now just two weeks away. If you haven’t already, be sure to pick up your tickets!


Mind Camp 6.0 is coming up in two weeks, and it looks like we still need a local Seattle company to help us sponsor dinner for the event. If you represent a company, feel free to contact us. If you’re an attendee and think your company fits, please point them to us. Meanwhile, we continue our search. We definitely want to be able to provide dinner at the event like we’ve done in the past! Worst case scenario, we will break for a couple of hours in the evenings to let attendees grab food locally.

GistWe’ve gotta give a shout-out to Gist for stepping in to support Seattle Mind Camp 6.0.

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Minds + MachinesWe always says that local happenings like Seattle Mind Camp rely on the kindness of local companies to make the events a success, and we want to give a thank you to Seattle’s Mind + Machines for being the first company to step in as a sponsor of Mind Camp 6.0. We asked them to tell us a bit about their company:

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Awesome. Be sure to say “Hi!” to Jothan at Mind Camp, and again, big thanks to Minds + Machines.

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Hey Seattle - it’s that time again! We’ve just scheduled Seattle Mind Camp 6.0 to take place over the weekend of November 21-22, and yes, the event will once again go for 24 hours straight, and will take place at Synapse (1511 6th Ave, Seattle, 98101.) Tickets are now on sale, and we’ve already got a great group of people registered. Be sure to get your ticket, because we expect these to go fast!


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During Mind Camp 5.0, one of my favorite couples, Monica Guzman and Jason Preston, led the charge to create a quick spoof mockumentary showing what exactly goes on during a Seattle Mind Camp event. I think they nailed it - fairly realistic. Definitely worth watching!

We’ve gotta hand it to Lief Hansen for the way that he handled getting the ice broken and getting people talking prior to the start of Mind Camp 5.0. One of his activities involved a massive Rock, Paper, Scissors flash tournament. The losers became the cheerleaders for the winners, until we had two people battling it out, each with half of the attendees cheering them on. Awesome.

Seattle Mind Camp 5.0 is coming up fast.  For those of you who aren’t sure what to expect, this guide will hopefully give you a bit of an orientation.  Even you Mind Camp veterans might want to look over the details, here, as a few things have changed this time around:

When should I arrive?
The doors will open at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 22.  Opening remarks and introductions will start promptly at 12:00, so please arrive in time to check in, mingle, check out the session candidates along the walls.  Note that if you’re hoping to present a session, you should arrive a few minutes before 10:00 to post your Session Organizer Candidate Form.)

How do I get there?

Synapse Downtown Seattle

You’re going to the offices of Synapse in downtown Seattle.  The address is 1511 6th Ave, Seattle, 98101.

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MethodologieWe just wanted to quickly shout out that Methodologie has kindly sponsored a PA system for us to use during the Seattle Mind Camp 5.0 event! Thank you, Bryan Zug, for getting that set up for us. Here’s more detail on the company:

Methodologie helps companies define, design, and develop their brand and everything it touches. They’ve built a reputation across the country for powerful and creative communications for clients such as Xbox, Sun Microsystems, and The Coca-Cola Company, The MacArthur Foundation, and Dale Chihuly.

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