Ryan Kroening

Founder & President

Company: Events by Lady K
Role: Podcast Presenter

Post: Podcast Ep. 39 – Inclusive Event Design: The Differences that Make a Difference

Ryan Kroening is the Founder & President of Events by Lady K, a general benefit LGBTQ-owned company based in Minneapolis. Events by Lady K partners with mission-driven clients to create mission-centered events where every attendee feels welcomed, celebrated, and included! Our goal is to change the world of hospitality, meetings, and events to be truly equitable and inclusive instead of maintaining a status quo that doesn’t work for everyone. Ryan has more than 15 years of experience planning events across the country, and their team has had the honor of partnering with clients including Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, CHANGE Philanthropy, the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, the Bush Foundation, and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.

Beyond work, Ryan is a social introvert who serves on the board of AMAZEworks, plays French Horn with the City of Lakes Community Band, likes frosting but not cake, and his favorite color is sparkle!


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