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TEDx South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe is opening doors for a new venture with TEDx, hosting the inaugural TEDxSouthLakeTahoe event, Oct. 5, 2016.

A local, independently organized event, TEDxSouthLakeTahoe is striving to create an environment which inspires individuals to think and engage in a community and global scale, much like what is expected from the popular phenomenon of TED.

The public event will be held at the Loft Theatre, Oct. 5, 4-9:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased (http://tedxsouthlaketahoe.com/attend) starting Aug. 29, 2016.

While tickets for the event are sold out, The Loft is additionally hosting a live webcast mixer at the same venue. Come be a part of the event, meet the speakers, network with others in the TEDx South Lake Tahoe community, and enjoy the live webcast in the lounge direct from The Loft Theatre.
The mixer begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Tickets to the event are $35 and include heavy appetizers and two drinks, house beer, wine or champagne. Additional information about the event is available at www.tedxsouthlaketahoe.com.

"We are thrilled to be hosting the inaugural TEDxSouthLakeTahoe event this October," said Robin DeSota, TEDxSouthLakeTahoe founder, and curator. "At the core of the TED experience is the notion of Ideas Worth Spreading where speakers strive to inspire action, attitudes, and lives. Lake Tahoe can be considered a microcosm for issues of national and global significance, so we will draw upon the sphere of influence in the region to share Ideas Worth Spreading."

Speakers from all disciplines are invited to apply to speak at TEDxSouthLakeTahoe. The following passions are especially requested: art and culture, environment, food, outdoor recreation, economy, technology, leadership, and community. Speakers are encouraged to dream big and to not shy away from vulnerability, providing the audience with means to connect intellectually and emotionally. To apply or nominate someone for a TEDx Talk, complete the submission form online (http://tedxsouthlaketahoe.com/apply-to-speak).

TEDxSouthLakeTahoe also wants to create local partnerships that will play a big part in leading the movement of global ideas after the conference is over. Powerful resources in this event will make a significant impact on the sponsors' organizations, which, will, in turn, contribute to the South Lake Tahoe community and beyond.

Contributions can be made in the form of monetary or in-kind donations. More information is available (http://tedxsouthlaketahoe.com/sponsors).

TEDx events around the world have created revolutionary results and transformed communities, which is the goal surrounding TEDxSouthLakeTahoe.

Contact Robin DeSota, 775-790-0176 or [email protected].

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