DUMBO Innovators Meet-Up: FAKE LOVE

Lounge 6:15–8:15pm
  • Regular FREE



The DUMBO Innovators Meet-Up is a new monthly series highlighting innovative companies in DUMBO, Brooklyn. At this lively mixer event, meet your neighbors and experience the vibrancy this community has to offer first-hand.

DUMBO has long been home to individuals and companies with equal parts creativity and business acumen. Each month, we’ll be shining a spotlight on the vanguard, cutting edge companies and people who call DUMBO their home. During a brief moderated discussion, industry leaders in storytelling, media, and tech will share their philosophy around innovation: what it means for their company, and how to approach innovation in business as well as in life. 

Complimentary beer will be provided courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery.


With CCO/co-founder Layne Braunstein


Formed in 2011, and now part of the New York Times, Fake Love is a pioneering innovative experiential design agency, crafting award-winning work that creates real emotional connections. As co-founder and CCO at Fake Love, Layne Braunstein is an award-winning creative known for his focus on experimental motion design and post-digital storytelling, leading a world-class team of creatives that include designers, technologists, fine artists, and collaborators.

6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking/Complimentary Beer

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Q&A discussion – Fake Love with CCO and co-founder Layne Braunstein

7:30 PM – 8:15 PM: Networking/Complimentary Beer

Upcoming Meet-Ups:

Tuesday, October 17 – Spotlight: Mouth

Tuesday, November 14 – Spotlight: Biolite


More about FAKE LOVE and Layne Braunstein:

Fake Love and Layne Braunstein have led groundbreaking global campaigns for brands such as Google, Levis, Microsoft, Virgin, Amex, M·A·C, Air Force, Marc Jacobs, Bacardi, Lexus, Coke, MTV, Samsung, Heineken, Universal, Acura, VICE, The New York Times, and Nike. Fake Love is the recent recipient of the Adage Small Agency of the Year NE. Other awards include the 2016 Gold Clio for Experiential in Music, 7 Cannes Lions, including a Cannes Lion Grand Prix, as well as a Golden Pencil One Show award. Layne lives and works in DUMBO.


The DUMBO Improvement District is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and promoting DUMBO, Brooklyn. The Improvement District showcases DUMBO as a world-class destination, advocating on behalf of DUMBO's businesses, property owners and residents. The organization provides supplemental sanitation services, marketing, economic development, neighborhood programming and long-term planning.

Website: http://dumbo.is.

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