Our Story

Better Event Co. was born out of a desire to transform traditional conventions into exciting, immersive experiences. We recognized that many people are passionate about entertainment, and we wanted to provide a platform where they could learn, connect, and grow within their fields of interest. Our journey began with a small team of like-minded individuals who shared a passion for learning and a love for all things entertainment. Today, we’re proud to bring you a wide range of events that cater to diverse interests and age groups.

What We Do

Events That Inspire: We curate events that offer something for everyone. Whether you’re all about the fandom or you’re a performer, tech, or creator, each event is designed to inspire and spark your curiosity.

Education and Entertainment: There’s no reason learning can’t also be a lot of fun! Our events can include a blend of workshops, panel discussions, interactive sessions, and live performances. You can learn from the pros, engage with your favorite creators, and have a great time doing so.

Community and Collaboration: Take part in a welcoming environment where both fans and creators alike can come together, share their passions, and connect with like-minded individuals. Our conventions encourage collaboration and networking, helping you expand your horizons and build lasting relationships. So if you’re looking for your fandom tribe or advancing your career in the arts, there is something for everyone with Better Event Co.

Mission Statement

Better Event Co. is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the aspirations of artists and creators in Minnesota by producing unique events and conventions that provide educational opportunities and spark interest and creativity, In addition, We are committed to promoting a movement aimed at addressing harmful behavior, both in the arts and in broader society. Our mission is to provide accessible and engaging experiences that inspire individuals to reach their full potential and make positive and creative contributions through educations and the arts while respecting the rights, dignity, and personal autonomy of others.

Board of Directors

Kristin Sauter – President
Trevor Nelson – Treasurer
Michelle Tjernagel – Secretary/Board Chair