Presentation on theme: "Click your mouse to advance to the next slide.. What is TED? TED is an annual event where some of the worlds leading thinkers and doers are invited to."— Presentation transcript:
What is TED? TED is an annual event where some of the worlds leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most passionate about. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. Past speakers include Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Frank Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck and Bono. TED was first held in Monterey, California, in 1984. In 2001, Chris Andersons Sapling Foundation acquired TED from its founder, Richard Saul Wurman.
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. Click here to watch TED Curator Chris Andersons explanatory video.here
What is TEDxPhoenixville? A one-of-a-kind convergence of ideas guaranteed to blow your mind. Our theme for 2011 is MIND BLENDER. Phoenixvilles second annual TEDx program offers an opportunity for you to help take our audience on an exploration of how the mind works via the arts, science and technology.
What is TEDxPhoenixville? Saturday, September 24, 2011 10AM – 3PM The Colonial Theatre Phoenixville, PA Three 75 minute sessions Six – eight live speakers Pre-recorded TEDTalks Participant cost is only $30 www.TheColonialTheatre.com www.TEDxPhoenixville.com
Who are the organizers? Kirsten Van Vlandren, Assistant Director, The Colonial Theatre Kelly Stoetzel, Content Producer, TED Tyler Donald, Woodworker and TED Enthusiast LuAnn Roth, Patron Services Director, The Colonial Theatre Jay Brown, TED Enthusiast Todd Palmer, Creative Director, Virtual Farm Creative Julian Romano, Kimberton Waldorf School student
Why sponsor TEDxPhoenixville? Because you will be investing in the creation of a community who believe in the power of ideas worth spreading. Because you believe in bringing together corporations and individuals who want to be change agents surrounding remarkable thinking and ideas. Because you want to leverage ideas, technologies, design, and education to help create a better future.
Sponsorship Opportunities Reception and Catering Hotel and Travel Printing Exhibits and Demos Stage Design Signage T-Shirts Tech Equipment Help subsidize the $30 participant ticket fee Subsidize free student tickets
Sponsorship Levels Newton [$250] Acknowledgment in printed program Logo placement on website Two passes to Sep 24 event
Sponsorship Levels Edison [$500] Invitation for four to any private functions for sponsors, speakers, VIPs Acknowledgment in printed program Logo placement on website Four passes to Sep 24 event
Sponsorship Levels Einstein [$1,000] Acknowledgment by hosts from the stage Invitation for six to any private functions for sponsors, speakers, VIPs Acknowledgment in printed program Logo placement on website Six passes to Sep 24 event
Sponsorship Levels Da Vinci [$3,000] Stage slide in between speakers [Exclusive] Acknowledgment in printed materials as lead sponsor [Exclusive] Acknowledgment on event t-shirt [Exclusive] Acknowledgment by hosts from the stage Invitation for ten to any private functions for sponsors, speakers, VIPs Acknowledgment in printed program Logo placement on website Ten passes to Sep 24 event