The Uprising: A marketing retreat like no other.

This photo gallery will give you a flavor of The Uprising, a retreat for marketing leaders.

Join us for an all-inclusive, immersive experience, unlike anything you’ve attended before. You will be energized, inspired, and connected to a world of bold new marketing ideas. Find out why every participant would recommend The Uprising to their colleagues — and plans to return.

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The Uprising offers opportunities for peaceful contemplation and discussion.


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“This experience changed my life. And I don’t use that term lightly.”


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New friendships with business leaders form quickly.


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Beautiful ponds, gardens, and forests create an inspiring atmosphere.


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“The intimate group size and caliber of attendees set this experience apart from any other marketing event I have attended.”


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“I can’t put into words how I feel about this event. It’s better that I don’t try. Let’s just say that I’ll never forget The Uprising.”




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The investment in The Uprising includes all food, lodging, beverages, entertainment and learning experiences.


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We laugh a lot!


Samantha Stone

The Uprising is a bond.


Mark Schaefer

Mark Schaefer creates an atmosphere of new ideas, inspiring conversations, and relaxed fun.


Chuck Harris of Kiolbasa

Facilitated breakout sessions build on the ideas of the day.

Sarah Neely

Everybody is valued and involved in the event.

Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez

A mix of short presentations, deep discussions, and small conversations makes every minute of the day exciting.

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Participants experience the fun of East Tennessee


Lauren Fast of Fast Bryant Consulting

Cherished memories in progress!

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Are you ready to join us? Uprising Alumni receive lifetime benefits like exclusive content and networking. Register for the next event here.

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