The Stationary Astronauts present a unique, one of a kind branding experience to the state of Minnesota.

On Friday, August 3rd we are joined by the brand ambassador himself, Gary Vaynerchuk to discuss what it takes to not just make a brand stand out but garner the momentum needed to be around for the long haul.



Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the Chairman of VaynerX, a modern day communications parent company, as well as the CEO and Co-Founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.

Gary is also one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 5-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. Gary has been featured on Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.

His fifth book Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too ” is available in stores now!

House Influencer


Giselle is a multimedia personality, writer and producer (and, occasionally, a commercial actress and lifestyle model), who has been featured by brands and outlets all over the world. 

You can listen to her every weekday, from 6 to 10am, on Mornings with Ben, Dana & Giselle  on the all-new Go 96.3FM.



Chris Hawk is the founder of Generation Hero, a high performance Lifestyle Management company that aides entrepreneurs and aspiring business professionals with practical growth strategies and integrated living solutions. As the creator of the #IAMWORTHY Project, Chris took an inward stance to improve mental health in professionals with the H.E.R.O. initiative (Helping Entrepreneurs Reach Out) to fight Cultural Apathy and entrepreneurial suicide. He is also the author of the soon to be published “YOU ARE WORTHY - How to live proudly as the Hero When You are Born the Anti-Hero." 

Chris began his professional career working for Homeland Security after spending two years as a competitive kick boxer in Southeast Asia. He later transitioned to digital marketing in 2005 and rose to prominence in 2010 after establishing a series of successful digital marketing companies that met the rapidly growing market demands of digital advertising and sales monetization. Chris has contributed to over $200 million in online sales since 2010.



Rachel Pedersen is an entrepreneur, social media strategist, and the Founder/CEO of the social media agency SocialWorks Digital, and the online learning platform Social Media United.

Rachel’s personal work has gone viral reaching 11.3 million people, being featured in many outlets including Glamour, TODAY, Cosmopolitan and US Weekly.




THEO VON can be seen in his very own Netflix original comedy special titled, NO OFFENSE currently streaming (

Theo’s podcast, THIS PAST WEEKEND, is one of the fastest growing comedy podcasts. Twice a week on the show Theo offers earnest suggestions to callers, as well as gives his take on recent events.

On Theo’s other podcast, ALLEGEDLY, he competes with his completely opposite best friend Matthew Cole Weiss to see who has better “alleged” tales of celebrities, hilarity, trauma, dating, success and failure from their years in Hollywood.


DJ D.Mil

DJ D.Mil is the direct link to Twin Cities 20-year-old Hip Hop scene.

How we help our Community.

The leaders behind #GetMeGaryVee are also leaders in the community. We are presidents of non profits, volunteers, coaches, founders, board of directors and innovators. We believe that there is a shift happening and are eager to lead the charge through action.

This event will boost membership in our young professional groups, which will in turn help mold our young professionals while guiding them in the direction of giving back to the community through volunteer work and mentorship.



Fri, August 3, 2018
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM CDT

Mayo Civic Center
30 Civic Center Drive Southeast
Rochester, MN 55904