Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Be Extraordinary. Be Brave. Be Joyful! Remarkable Stories of Achieving

Success by Redefining Rules, Cultivating Creativity & Having Fun
April 29, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mike Veeck

Mike Veeck’s stories of his numerous failures and successes have inspired individuals to be innovative, creative, passionate, loyal, irreverent, collaborative, joyful and inclusive. Leaders of organizations both large and small are entertained while they take-in lessons on how to achieve success by truly and authentically valuing and expressing gratitude to their customers, employees, and community. He reminds us that everything rests on the fulcrum of change and success can only be achieved by taking risks and learning from failures. His stories are deeply relatable to the challenges each of us face in both personal and work situations. In a humorous and sometimes emotional style, Mike challenges the audience to get out of their comfort zone and into an environment where unique partnerships, innovative promotions and engaged employees equal increased profits and a lot of fun for individuals of all levels and departments in an organization.

The keynote is sponsored in part by Dyste Williams.

Course Number: F2232

Recommended for

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Technicians
  • Dental Therapist
  • Guests
  • Nurses
  • Office Managers
  • Spouses
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Mike Veeck

Mike Veeck is a nationally renowned speaker, entrepreneur, college professor, philanthropist, marketing and customer care expert and owner of multiple minor league baseball clubs. Mike and the Fun Is Good philosophy has been featured on the NBC Nightly News, 60 Minutes, the Late Show with David Letterman and many other national media outlets.

He co-founded Fun Is Good, an Employee Engagement Consulting Firm, because he is passionate about helping organizations around the country develop and sustain a positive, fun and creative culture for their employees and customers.


Fundamental CE Credits 0
Elective CE Credits 1.0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $0.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $0.00
Dentist Regular Fee $0.00
Staff Regular Fee $0.00