JUN 1st - 4th • ORLANDO


Why this? Why now? Why you?

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Our Speakers Have Led, Worked With or Influenced


Dreams are Etherial…Let’s make them Concrete.

Turn your Concrete Dream into a Concrete Plan.

Put your plan into motion by utilizing Social Media, Design Websites & Create Landing Pages, all guided by our Marketing professionals.

  • -Define your Dream
  • -Take your Dream from just Pictures in your Head and make them Real
  • Determine your next steps with the help of our mentors
  • -Move your dream from a Job to a Dream Job
  • -Fully Visualize the Impact of your dream
  • -Use Market Research to expand your dream to its potential
  • -Protect your dream from the nightmares of start up mistakes
  • -Define your “thing’s” brand

Bottom Line: We are going to Identify your “thing”.

  • -Identify your Ideal Audience through Market Research
  • -Discover what your Audience will and won’t buy from you
  • -Determine what will Scare your Audience away
  • -Move People To Action so they will buy
  • -Make your Audience Fall in love with You and your Mission
  • -Create your Unstoppable “Go To Market” Blueprint
  • -Decide which things to release 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
  • -Protect your Intellectual Property and Keep the Bad Guys out
  • Bottom Line: We are going to Create your Foundation.
  • -Develop your top Products (Entry, Mid and High Level)
  • -Create a compelling Website so that people see your Credibility
  • -Design a Landing Page that people can’t resist
  • -Create a Brochure that “wow”s and will leave a lasting impression
  • -Take everything to Market
  • -Pitch your “thing” and get instant Feedback
  • -Use Storytelling to gain more Clients
  • -Discover the Secret to gaining support throughout your journey

Bottom Line: We are going to Bring the pieces together and take Action.


Get ready to take your “Thing” to the next level

What is your “thing”? A passion project? A side hustle? A new product? It is time to take it from your head and out into the world. This is the place for you to accelerate your success and move those dreams to the bank!

This is not just another lecture style conference. The Thing is designed with a workshop attitude to give you detected time to work on your “thing” with the guidance of the people behind the world’s top brands. Make sure to bring your laptop or tablet as we will be taking action all weekend. No “theories” here…Come to The Thing with just an idea and leave with results!

Founders RUKE and Terry Weaver are creative entrepreneurs who saw that their fellow creatives needed a space of their own to truly thrive.

Meet Our Speakers

Artist, Author, & Inventor
    Speaker, Author, & More
      Founder of CEO Space
        Founder of the Move People To Action System for Ethical Influence™
          Author & Former Disney Imagineer
            Team Trainer Cirque du Soleil
              Creator of The Unshackled Owner
                Founder and CEO of Maddjett
                  Writer, Creative Director, and More
                    Founder of Priority VA
                      Registered Patent Attorney
                          Get ready to take your 'Thing' to the next level

                          What is your thing? A passion project? A side hustle? A new product? This is the place for you to accelerate your success.

                          The Whole Experience • JUN 2-4
                          $ 847.
                          • A Special Presentation by Vital Germaine, Team Trainer to Cirque du Soleil, followed by Cirque du Soleil Performance, Tickets included.
                          • Welcome pack of Thing Swag
                          • Lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
                          • A signed copy of Hatch! from McNair Wilson
                          • Marketing Material from Ruke’s World Domination Session
                          • Interactive Q&A sessions with several of our speakers
                          • Access to Bonus Post Conference Training Video

                          The Whole Experience

                          FRI, JUN 2 at 9:30am – SUN, JUN 4 at 9pm

                          With the Whole “Thing”, you get access to the entire conference. Bring your devices in preparation for this action oriented event to get the most value out of our speakers and your time here! Expand your reach with Networking Gamification, learn exactly how to Target your Audience, create your Sales Funnel, hone in on the Impact you want to make, all while being guided by our amazing speakers. But don’t just listen to them, interact with them-as this weekend will consist of various sessions where you can pick their brains. End each evening with live “Hot Seat” sessions where you can have the audience and speakers review your products, strategies, and material you create at the conference. But it doesn’t end there, after the conference has closed, continue your learning with the parting pieces of wisdom from our speakers in the Bonus Post Conference Training Video.

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                          The Disney VIP “Thing” • JUN 1-4
                          $ 1597.
                          • Includes everything in The Main “Thing” plus…
                          • Early access to the conference
                          • Tickets to Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom
                          • Private tour of Magic Kingdom with McNair Wilson, Former Walt Disney Imagineer
                          • Lunch at the Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Sanaa overlooking the Savanna
                          • Private Viewing of the Happily Ever After Fireworks at the Magic Kingdom
                          • VIP Dinner with Terry Weaver or RUKE and the blink team
                          • Reserved front row seating for main sessions
                          • Stack of Signed books from several of the speakers

                          The Disney VIP Experience

                          THU, JUN 1 at 9:30am – SUN, JUN 4 at 11:59pm

                          How would you like to meet the man who designed your favorite Walt Disney World rides? Kick off the conference a day early and enjoy a private tour through the WDW’s Magic Kingdom with former Imagineer McNair Wilson (Yes, admission is included!), VIP lunch at the Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Sanaa, and end the evening with a private viewing of the Happily Ever After Fireworks show. This experience will leave you energized and refreshed for the rest of the weekend to accelerate your business. Get all the value of The Whole “Thing” and more with The Disney VIP “Thing”.

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                          Book a Room!

                          Suites starting from $149, Vacation Homes Starting from $285

                          Call Wendy Wade, National Sales Manager at Reunion Resort, 678.525.6408 for our Discounted Room Rates

                          The Thing Experience is Powered By

                          For more information about being a sponsor please contact us at the@thething.live

                          All attendees get exclusive access to discounted tickets to  resort in Orlando.