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TEDxDesMoines Sponsor Info

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TEDxDesMoines Sponsor Info

  1. 2. What is TED ? <ul><li>TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most passionate about. </li></ul><ul><li>“ TED” stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. </li></ul><ul><li>Past speakers include Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Frank Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck and Bono. </li></ul><ul><li>TED was first held in Monterey, California, in 1984. In 2001, Chris Anderson’s Sapling Foundation acquired TED from its founder, Richard Saul Wurman. </li></ul>
  2. 3. What is TEDx ? <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to watch TED Curator Chris Anderson’s explanatory video. </li></ul>
  3. 4. What is TEDx DesMoines ? <ul><li>We are hosting TEDxDesMoines to not only show these world-class “talks”, but also bring things full circle with local speakers connecting the themes to our community. </li></ul><ul><li>Our program will highlight four themes: education, entrepreneurship/innovation, food, and innovations in energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Locally organized by Alexander Grgurich, Director of Foundry Coworking. </li></ul>
  4. 5. What is TEDx DesMoines ? <ul><li>Details: </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday, May 16 th </li></ul><ul><li>2-6pm </li></ul><ul><li>State Historical Building Auditorium </li></ul><ul><li>Dinner and drinks afterward </li></ul><ul><li>All provided at no cost to attendees </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.TEDxDesMoines.com </li></ul>
  5. 6. Why sponsor TEDx DesMoines ? <ul><li>Because you will be investing in the creation of a community who believe in the power of “ideas worth spreading.” </li></ul><ul><li>Because you believe in bringing together corporations and individuals who want to be change agents surrounding remarkable thinking and ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Because you want to leverage ideas, technologies, design, and education to help create a better future. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Sponsorship Opportunities <ul><li>Reception (Food/Beverage) </li></ul><ul><li>Venue </li></ul><ul><li>Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits/Demo Area </li></ul><ul><li>Videotaping </li></ul>
  7. 8. Recognition Opportunities <ul><li>Stage Slides Mention </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor Remarks </li></ul><ul><li>Program Guide Mention </li></ul><ul><li>Logo Placement on Website </li></ul>

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