What is TED?
§ TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading
thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most
§TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad
subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future.
§Past speakers include Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Frank
Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck and Bono.
§TED was first held in Monterey, California, in 1984. In 2001, Chris
Anderson’s Sapling Foundation acquired TED from its founder,
Richard Saul Wurman.
What is TEDx?
§ In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program
called TEDx - local, self-organized events that bring people together
to share a TED-like experience.
§ Ata TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to
spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
§These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where
x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference
provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual
TEDx events are self-organized.
What is TEDxHitechCity?
§ TEDxHitechCity will be a gathering
of all the leading thinkers and
innovators who will come, share and Place photo that
inspire. represents your event
§TEDxHitechCity is a one of a kind
opportunity to unveil great ideas
coming from HitechCity and share it
with the most innovative and advance
audience in the world – The TED
What is TEDxHitechCity?
§ Venue: ISB Hyderabad
§ Duration: TEDxHitechCity will take Place photo that
place on 31st January 2010 and last represents your event
for one day only, from 9 am - 6 pm. here.
§Seats: TEDxHitechCity will host
maximum 400 people and access to
conference is by invitation only.
§ Speakers: TEDxHitechCity will feature 10 speakers including:
§ Dr D.Balasubramanian, Director, L.V.Prasad Eye Institute
§ Dr Sunitha Krishnan, Prajwala Foundation
§ Ms Karuna Gopal, President, Foundation for Futuristic Cities
Why sponsor TEDx
§TEDxHitechCity will be brought to life with the help of a selected
group of companies committed to supporting the power of “Ideas
§Just like TED, the TEDxHitechCity experience will also place
emphasis on quality over quantity.
§ The focused attendee list of 400 will be composed of national and
local decision-makers and influencers – CEOs, Directors, Executives,
Venture Capitalists, Inventors, Achievers and Entrepreneurs.
§Leverage ideas, technologies, design, and education to help create a
§ Catering: TEDxHitechCity is looking for an official caterer to be able
to provide 4 breaks (breakfast, coffee break, lunch buffet and coffee
break) for 400 attendees.
§ Official TEDxHitechCity BAG and Catalog: TEDxHitechCity is
looking for a company willing to produce the official TEDxHitechCity
bag and catalog to be given to all the attendees.
§Print: TEDxHitechCity is looking for a Hyderabad based company
willing to produce roll ups, collaterals, accreditation, badges, marketing
printed material for the conference.
§Live Webcast: TEDxHitechCity is looking for an official partner to live
webcast the conference across the globe.
§ Videotaping the event: TEDxHitechCity is looking for an entity
interested in videotaping the conference.
§Media Partner: TEDxHitechCity is looking for an official media
partner to cover the whole conference.
§ Logo placed on the website – in the top fold for high visibility
§ Acknowledgement in the TEDxHitechCity program – including all
print references to TEDxHitechCity
§ Thank sponsor from the stage, which includes slide mention on
§ Names in Press Release
§ Placement of logo monitors during breaks
§ Option to sponsor attendee gift bag or speaker gift
§ Sponsor mentioned at end of all embedded video segments
recorded at TEDxHitechCity
§ Admission Tickets