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TEDxEvansStreet tickets on sale

on Tuesday, 05 September 2017. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Local News

Tickets for TEDxEvansStreet are now available for purchase online at The TEDx event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Florence Little Theatre, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m and the theme for the event will be “The Audacity to Dream.”

Seating is limited in that there will only be 100 tickets available for sale for the inaugural event per TED licensing. These tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis.

TEDxEvansStreet will feature exciting speakers, who will be announced on Sept. 5, from a range of fields, happening in two sessions with connection and refreshment breaks in between. Attendee check-in will begin at 8 a.m., with the program starting promptly at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. Post event reception immediately following. Continental breakfast, lunch, coffee/snack stations, an event bag, a name badge are included in the ticket price. The cost of a standard ticket is $40.

In addition, TEDxEvansStreet is offering a chance to win tickets to attend the event by participating in the “x” photo contest. Citizens are asked to visit designated businesses in the Greater Florence area, starting with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, to begin Tuesday, Sept. 5, take a dreamy picture with the “x” and post it on Instagram using the hashtag #idreamTEDxEvansStreet. Five citizens will be randomly chosen to win a pair of tickets to attend the event. Check the website for contest details and “x” locations. Last day of the contest will be Friday, Sept. 15. Winners will be notified on Sept. 18.

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or fewer) delivered by today’s leading thinkers and doers.

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The Florence event is called TEDxEvansStreet, where x = independently organized TED event. At TEDxEvansStreet, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. TEDxEvansStreet is an independent TEDx event operated under license issued by TED and is open to the public.

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