IAM literally sent Brad and I to England! I don’t think it gets any more impactful than that! Without the help from Team IAM, this trip wouldn’t have been possible.
— EVAN PRICE, Noble Ale Works
With the help of the IAM organization, I was able to receive aid to pay for my examination allowing me to focus less on bearing the financial burden and more so on my studies.
— Andrew Auon, Taps Fishhouse
Portland Cocktail Week was one of the most eyeopening, amazing experiences of my career. Witnessing hundreds of likeminded professionals & learning how to better my craft was an experience I won’t soon forget...
— Gabrielle Dion, The Mixing Glass / Vaca Group
Inspire artistic minds gave me the opportunity to broaden my knowledge of the cocktail world, learning first hand from business and creative professionals who have helped to shape the cocktail industry to what it is today. The insights and skills I gained...
— Gaby Mlynarczyk, Previously of ink.


Who can apply

  • Currently or previously employed or a business owner in the visual or fine arts or the food and beverage industry. (i.e. restaurant, bar, coffee shop, bakery, distributor, sales rep, food promoter, etc.).

  • At least one year of experience in current position, either through training or schooling.

  • Exhibits Integrity, Ambition, Discipline, Leadership, and Passion.


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About Me

Founder & President, Bobby navarro

Bobby Navarro left a decade of work in the hospitality industry to fully commit to his own event planning and culinary promotions company, 100eats.com . His passion for branding and business keeps him visiting hundreds of restaurants across the country, stemming from his original feat of dining at 100 restaurants in 100 consecutive days. Bobby's love for the hospitality community and similar industries led him to create inspireartisticminds.org , an organization that has given thousands of dollars annually to connecting passionately driven individuals to the things that inspire them.