Creating Engagement

  • May 17, 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Centre Club, 123 South Westshore Blvd, Tampa FL 33609


Creating Engagement: How Everyday Stories Can Have an Extraordinary Impact

Within every organization and project, there is an opportunity to tell a powerful story.  Join award-winning filmmaker Brett Culp for a high-energy session that will help you connect with your most important audiences and build communities that will allow you to achieve your goals.  He will share his process for creating uplifting stories for high-profile celebrities, Fortune 500 companies, and not-for-profit groups.   As a filmmaker, Brett has been featured in USA Today, WIRED, Entertainment Tonight, and Netflix, and his presentation will explore the journey behind his inspirational films and his unique approach for cultivating audience engagement.  You will learn fresh ideas for encouraging leadership in your organization, developing goodwill from your supporters, and creating deeper community awareness for your mission.

Attendees will learn:

  • Techniques for connecting with potential donors and community members in a deeper way.
  • Insights for crafting and sharing powerful stories.
  • Fresh ideas for encouraging leadership and ownership within their team.
  • Approaches for cultivating deeper community awareness of their organization’s mission.


Brett Culp

Tuesday - May 17, 2016

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Doors open at 11:30 AM


11:00 Membership Orientation

Approved for 1 hour CFRE Credit


$25.00 for Members

$40.00 for Guests

Payments may be paid in advance or at the door.  Reservations after 12 PM on the Friday before the meeting, and walk-ins, are charged $40 at the door.  No shows will be billed. 


Brett Culp is an acclaimed filmmaker whose work has inspired audiences around the world.  He is the personal cinematographer for Hollywood stars, music icons, beloved authors, hall of fame athletes, and royal families.  From tales of everyday superheroes, to the stories of children in the villages of Haiti, to high-profile weddings & events, Brett uncovers and captures powerful human experiences through his heart-warming movies.

With his uplifting documentary film "Legends of the Knight", Brett pioneered a ground-breaking approach to community building and relationship-driven engagement through moviemaking.  The feature film successfully screened in theaters in over 100 cities around the globe without a single dollar spent on marketing or advertising and no paid staff.  He inspired thousands of people to become community leaders engaged in a passionate mission.  In the process, Brett developed an expertise for creating 'mini-movements' that inspire the heroic spirit in everyone.

Brett has been featured in USA Today, Entertainment Tonight, WIRED, The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix, and many more.  The newest edition of the college textbook "Documentary Storytelling" devotes an entire chapter to his production style.

Brett speaks around the world, helping audiences find their own authentic path to ‘everyday leadership’.  He is the co-founder of The Rising Heroes Project, a 501c3 that supports charitable organizations and empowers community leaders.

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