TEDxBITSGoa….is helping introduce some of the most fascinating thinkers and doers to a world stage.TED is a global platform devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDx is a locally organized event thatfocuses on individuals and innovation in various cities.The individuals involved with TEDxBITSGoa have a passion for spreading stories worth telling, withthis in mind, this edition’s theme is -“This is my story”. We believe in the power of stories to changeattitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. A Little History about TED TED began in 1984 as a gathering place for innovators and leaders in the fields of Technology, Entertainment and Design. 26 years later, TED has become a nexus for a global community of individuals who believe in the power of Ideas Worth Spreading. TED.com currently has a library of over 900 amazing talks of such high quality that the site has become the platinum standard for innovation in digital storytelling.
TEDx is part of a revolution in global education made possible by local organizers wanting to engage their communities.Every week, in multiple cities, people are coming together topursue ideas worth spreading.• 830 TEDx Events have happened in 2009• 45 Languages• 210 Countries
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.→ At a 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 TEDxBITSGoa?→ TEDxBITSGoa aims at bringing forth the most basic form of effective communication. It often takes an idea a lot of time to seep into our mind. The more its related to the day-to-day life of a person, the easier it is for the latter to grasp the essence of an idea.→ With TEDxBITSGoa 2012, we want to put forward our love for stories that ought to be heard, ought to be listened to, ought to be learned from. With a blend of not only Scientists, Artists, Technologists, Designers, Performers, but also the simple Common Man, we aim will bring forward stories worth listening to. Stories that havent only affected the society, but stories that have altered the very fabric of mankind as we know it.
What to expect?In TEDxBITSGoa, you can expect to glimpse the stories of the following → A woman who has been playing with tigers since the age of three → A traveller who covered 5000 miles with just 2 dollars in his pocket → A visionary who changed the scenario of leprosy is India → A humorist who shall reveal the behind-the-scene picture of Engineering life → An innovator who created shoes for the blind → An asthmatic who went on to become one of India’s most celebrated acoustic player → An ex- convict who is working on reforming other criminals → A socialist who taught photography to the blind → …..and many more………
What to expect? An enthralling audience of more than 25 00 individuals from the fields of science, technology, business, entrepreneurship, innovation, education, music, arts and entertainment. → Venue: Auditorium, BITS Pilani,K.K. Birla Goa Campus → Date: 19th February, 2012
Why partner with TEDxBITSGoa ? Because…. • You believe in bringing together corporations and individuals who want to be change agents surrounding remarkable thinking and ideas. • You want to leverage ideas, technologies, design, and education to help create a better future. • It is important to invest in areas where your local community finds relevance. • You want your brand associated with the franchise that is the world leader in innovation spreading and leveraged across a community of innovators worldwide. Means to contribute…In addition to monetary partnerships, there are numerous ways you can participate through in-kind contributions. Printing | Catering | Beverage | Venue | Travel | Hospitality| Special NightsWeb Hosting | Filming | Photography | Merchandise | Entertainment | Social Media
Partnership Recognition The partnership will include premier recognition leading up to and during the conference. We will work with the sponsor to create unique branding opportunities based on the latter’s interest.Examples… » Stage Slides Mentions during the event » Sponsor Mentions » Program Guide Mention » Logo Placement on Website » Press Releases » 3 Minutes exclusive spot to address the attendees » Product Demonstration / Exhibit » Video demonstration, sponsor mention and promotion at TEDxBITSGoa Night
Branding Opportunities:» Many branding ideas can be designed for the promotion of the partners pre-event, during the event and post event.» Logo presence of partners on the TEDxBITSGoa talk passes.» Customized Branding opportunities on the website. For eg A Seat Avaliability Counter on the Official TEDxBITSGoa website, powered by your company» We have planned of having a bookrack which will have the signed copy of the favorite book of each speaker. These can be given away as prizes to our pre-event competitions. Partners will get branding in this area.» Certain segment near the stage area will have Official mugs of TEDxBITSGoa signed exclusively by the speakers. These mugs will be given out as prizes to competitions we will have for the event. Partners branding can be done on this space.» Visibility on the “Tell your story” signature campaign and “Confluence of stories” publicity zone
Social Media:→ Social Media packages for the partners.→ As a part of the package we provide definite number of mentions per week over various channels of social media like Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, Flickr, Youtube to name a few.→ To know more abut TEDxBITSGoa, please go to the following hyperlinks. http://www.tedxbitsgoa.com http://www.google.com/groups/tedxbitsgoa http://twitter.com/tedxbitsgoa http://facebook.com/tedxbitsgoa
Contact US Sarthak Pranit Licensee and Curator, TEDxBITSGoa email@example.com Neil Merchant | +91 8888312764 Shivansh Tripathi | +91 9975567024In-charge, TEDxBITSGoa Partnerships, In-charge, TEDxBITSGoa Partnerships, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com To register for the conference visit: www.TEDxBITSGoa.com/REGISTER Or mail: firstname.lastname@example.org