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TEDxEvansville tickets go on sale Saturday, September 12

Press Release September 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 10, 2015

Contact:
Danielle Falconer
TEDxEvansville Volunteer
News@TedxEvansville.com
Mobile: 317.413.3475

TEDxEvansville tickets go on sale Saturday, September 12

EVANSVILLE, IND. – Tickets go on sale this weekend for Evansville’s first TEDx event, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Evansville Museum’s Koch Immersive Theater. Fourteen speakers have been selected to give short, powerful talks centered around the TEDxEvansville theme of renaissance – rebirth, revival and renewal.

WHAT:

TEDxEvansville organizers will sell tickets in person at this weekend’s Franklin Street Bazaar. There are 65 available tickets priced at $65 each. Tickets will be sold one per person. Those who line up for tickets Saturday but don’t snag one of the 65 seats inside the Immersive Theater may still have an opportunity to experience TEDxEvansville close to the action and will be eligible to receive a ticket to a TEDxEvansville viewing party scheduled near the main event.

Organizers will also be available to answer questions on hosting a TEDxEvansville viewing party and other details about the event.

WHEN:

9 a.m. – Ticket sales begin an hour after the Bazaar opens.
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

WHERE:

Franklin Street Bazaar
Lawn of the West Library
2000 W. Franklin St., Evansville

DETAILS:

Community members who want TEDxEvansville updates and happenings are encouraged to subscribe to emails from TEDxEvansville or follow TEDxEvansville on Facebook and Twitter.

TEDxEvansville is organized by a volunteer group of Evansville-area community advocates, who are excited to introduce the TED experience to the tristate area and spotlight bright minds and inspiring community members who provoke meaningful conversations and change.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of 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. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TEDx
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. Many of these talks are given at TED's annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, and made available, free, on TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

TED's open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include TED.com, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from thousands of volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; the annual million-dollar TED Prize, which funds exceptional individuals with a "wish," or idea, to create change in the world; TEDx, which provides licenses to thousands of individuals and groups who host local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at twitter.com/TEDTalks, on Facebook at facebook.com/TED or Instagram at instagram.com/ted.

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