Inciting Excitement As Tickets Begin Selling for TEDxSarasota 2014

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Inciting Excitement As Tickets Begin Selling for TEDxSarasota 2014


(August 11, 2014 – Sarasota, FL) – An excited community of the area’s most excited TEDxSarasota fans will come together on October 6th 2014 at 9am- 6pm for a full day of Insights Ignited at Michael’s on East.

TEDxSarasota has created a full day of engagement to provide a platform for immersion into innovative ideas to further generate a community in action. More than 10 engaging speakers and performers will be take the stage this year. Topics range from Sports Medicine to the Role of Women in Geek Culture to Building a Non-Profit, to Design Thinking. Each will stimulate conversations, collaborations and creative thought.


“This year, we seek to honor and highlight those who have nurtured and fueled their sparks, feeding them with curiosity, courage and conviction.”


Thanks to our Partners who are helping to bring this event to life, and who wholeheartedly support our innovation economy: The Sarasota Arts Alliance, InterMedia Productions, LJ Events, Vision PR, Ringling College of Art and Design, Old World Master Builders,, AMI Radio, and ionie to name a few.


TEDxSarasota will have a student tickets available too, which we are most excited about. All tickets will include entrance into the full day of events at Michael’s on East, breakfast, lunch, snacks and a social event. The independent event, operated under a license from TED, aims at creating discussions and actions for sharing thoughts and ideas.


Tickets can be purchased at:

Grab yours today….and don’t forget to invite your friends!

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, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. 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 TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a conference in California 1984, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives.

At a TED conference, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. TED speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

On, talks from TED conferences are shared with the world for free as TED Talks videos. A new TED Talk is posted every weekday. Through the Open Translation Project, TED Talks are subtitled by volunteers worldwide. Through our distribution networks, TED Talks are shared on TV, radio, Netflix and many websites.

The TEDx initiative grants free licenses to people around the world to organize TED-style events in their communities with TED Talks and live speakers. Selected talks from these events are also turned into TED Talks videos.

The annual TED Prize grants $1 million to an exceptional individual with a wish to change the world. The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. TED-Ed creates short video lessons by pairing master teachers with animators, for use in classroom instruction or independent learning.

For information about TED’s upcoming conferences, visit

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