Positively Minnie: The Polka Dot Summit 2.0 Digital Event Announced for February 27th, Registration Now Open

UPDATE (2/18/2021): Create & Cultivate has announced the new date for the Polka Dot Summit 2.0 along with their keynote and guest speakers.

Disney is partnering with Create & Cultivate to host the Positively Minnie: The Polka Dot Summit 2.0 – The Digital Edition on February 27th at 9:00 am PT.

via minniestyle Instagram

via minniestyle Instagram

What’s Happening:

  • In celebration of National Polka Dots Day, Disney and Create & Cultivate have announced the Positively Minnie: The Polka Dot Summit 2.0 – The Digital Edition event.
  • Originally scheduled for February 13th, Create & Cultivate has confirmed the event will now take place on February 27 at 9:00 am PT.
  • The second annual event will include Create & Cultivate Founder and CEO Jaclyn Johnson and talent that encompass the stylish, fun and classic attitude of Minnie Mouse.
  • This global event seeks to engage audiences worldwide with inspiring programming, Minnie-inspired workshops, styling sessions, keynote conversations and product launches.
  • Admission to the virtual event is free, but fans must RSVP online through the CreateCultivate.com website.
  • Fans can engage with the event on Instagram by following @minniestyle and using the following hashtags in their posts: #CCPolkaDotSummit, #PositivelyMinnie, and #MinnieStyle
  • Click here to learn more about last year’s in-person event.

2021 Keynote and Guest Speakers

This year Create & Cultivate will welcome six special guests to lead the Polka Dot Summit including Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness and Black-ish’s Marsai Martin.

  • Jonathan Van Ness – Television Personality, Hair stylist, Author, Podcaster
  • Ashlee Marie Preston – Cultural Commentator & Civil Rights Activist

  • Marsai Martin – Actress & Executive Producer
  • Olivia Hancock – Associate Editor at Byrdie

  • Maeve Reilly – Celebrity Stylist
  • Bri Emery – Owner & Creative Director, DesignLoveFest
  • For more information and the full schedule of events, please visit the Create & Cultivate website.


New Product Launches:

  • New products include collections from Kate Spade New York, Eggie, Loungefly, The Happy Planner, Corkcicle, Tommy Bahama, BaubleBar, Levi’s, Havaianas, Adidas, Pandora Jewelry, H&M and Torrid, all available now.
  • Shop for Minnie Mouse styles on shopDisney to celebrate National Polka Dots Day.

What They’re Saying:

  • Stephanie Young, President of Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing: “Minnie Mouse is a true global icon who has influenced both the fashion and lifestyle spaces since her debut in 1928. Her timelessness has allowed her to transcend generations and inspire joy and self-confidence in fans of all ages. She is the perfect inspiration for Create & Cultivate as they aim to inspire the next generation of creators, innovators, and trendsetters.”
  • Jaclyn Johnson, Create & Cultivate CEO and Founder Jaclyn Johnson: “We are so excited to work with Disney again and reinvent The Polka Dot Summit into a fully digital experience. Minnie Mouse is the ultimate lifestyle muse. For generations she has inspired fans to be bold, embrace their individuality and to have fun. Through this year’s The Polka Dot Summit 2.0, we hope to bring Minnie’s loveable characteristics to life and inspire fans from around the world to live their life to the fullest.”