What makes TEDxToronto so special? Is it the speakers, the delegates, the location, the free giveaways, or a little bit of everything? Whether it’s your first time or your 10th time attending TEDxToronto, check out our top 10 reasons to attend this unforgettable event on October 26, 2018.
1. Get inspired by people doing extraordinary things
Do you need a kick to get going on your goals, or you just really love hearing success stories? The speakers at TEDxToronto never disappoint. After all, that’s why they’ve been chosen. Not only are they inspiring, they’re human, just like you.
2. Network with other curious minds
TEDxToronto brings together over 1,000 delegates and speakers of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds. The day is designed to provide you with optimal opportunities to have meaningful, inspirational, and educational conversations with others, and of course, expand your network.
3. Shift your perspective
TEDxToronto is all about open dialogue and discussion. Every year our speakers challenge stigma and present groundbreaking ideas. Not only will you be flexing your brain, but you’ll be expanding it further than you expected to.
4. Learn something completely new
Our programming team has curated an incredible lineup of 14 speakers, which means 14 different topics. Not only is TEDxToronto a chance to learn about something new, it’s a chance to learn about it from someone at the forefront of it all. Whether you’re a sports fanatic, foodie, pop culture whiz, cannabis connoisseur, intrigued by VR/AR, or looking for a little humour, we’ve got a talk specifically designed for everyone in the audience.
5. Change things up
TEDx events follow a drastically different format than most conferences. The day will be comprised of impactful talks, lasting a maximum of 18 minutes to keep both you and our speakers on their toes, followed by impressive performances, engaging social opportunities, and delicious food breaks.
6. Experience food from some of Toronto’s best chefs
We will be serving breakfast, lunch & canapés catered by some of the city’s best chefs as well as a variety of snacks & refreshments to keep your mind sharp throughout the day. Happy body, happy mind.
7. It’s better than going to work
Need we say more?
8. Be part of a global event on a local scale
Not only is TEDxToronto one of the biggest of its kind in Canada, it’s the chance to experience a global event right here in Toronto. Our talks have reached cities all around the world, and have had millions of views online.
9. Everything is volunteer-run
You read that right. TEDxToronto is a non-profit local organization. We are a team of volunteers who have come together to create an event dedicated to thinking bigger, pushing boundaries, and encouraging others to be catalysts for change.
10. TEDxToronto is celebrating 10 years
That means this year is going to be bigger and better than ever. You’ll have to attend to find out what we’ve got in store.
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