Apply or Nominate a Speaker for Future TEDxTauranga Events

Applications for our next event are now open.

Do you think you have an idea worth spreading on the TEDxTauranga stage? Do you know someone who would make an amazing TEDx speaker?

TED’s founding topics are Technology, Entertainment and Design. Since starting TED has grown to encompass more than 100 different subjects.

The audience is most receptive to talks that are:

  • Persuasive
  • Courageous
  • Ingenious
  • Fascinating
  • Inspiring
  • Beautiful
  • Funny
  • Informative

We put approximately 100 potential speakers through a 5 step process to get to approximately 10 speakers on stage:

  1. We receive an application / nomination as a potential speaker
    • We do our initial research and determine if we will progress this person through to stage #2
    • We have approximately 100 potential speakers at this level
  2. A one-on-one phone interview to determine the “idea worth spreading”
    • We have approximately 80 potential speakers at this level
  3. An in-person, or Skype, interview with 3 of the TEDxTauranga team
    • We have approximately 40 potential speakers at this level
  4. An invitation to create an in-person draft talk for the larger TEDxTauranga team
    • We have approximately 20 potential speakers at this level
    • Training / coaching is provided
  5. An invitation to be on the TEDxTauranga stage
    • We have approximately 10 speakers on stage
    • Training / coaching is provided

Apply or Nominate a Speaker for Future TEDxTauranga Events

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