TEDxDayton tickets go on sale today

Organizers of TEDxDayton have announced that tickets will go on sale August 1, for the event scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 at the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St. in downtown Dayton. Following four consecutive sell-out events, the theme chosen to challenge featured speakers and the audience in the program's fifth year is "CURRENT."

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“We are very honored and humbled by the support of the community for TEDxDayton,” said TEDxDayton co-chair Diane Farrell. “Hundreds of volunteer hours go into making TEDxDayton the premier thought-inspiring event in the Dayton region. Each year we work hard to ensure that our guests are engaged, challenged and inspired by what they see on stage.”

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“We are extremely proud of the lineup of speakers this year, as well as the continued support by our sponsoring partners,” said Ron Rollins, TEDxDayton co-chair. “We are grateful for all of the hard work and thought the committee has put into this and can’t wait to experience TEDxDayton on October 20.”

Speaker auditions have concluded; the lineup will be announced at the end of the summer.

Four ticket levels are available for this year's event: Student, General Admission, Patron, and Legacy Patron. All tickets will include morning coffee, lunch and an afternoon treat. Patron tickets allow individuals to sponsor the event through a $50 donation. Legacy Patron tickets allow individuals to sponsor the event through a $200 donation, which will support future events, such as the student-run TEDxYouth@Dayton and other TEDxDayton expansion events currently under consideration. Patrons and Legacy Patrons will receive additional recognition in print and/or online materials. To learn more about ticket prices and applying to attend, visit the TEDxDayton website.

TEDx is a global program of independently organized events licensed by TED. Visit www.tedxdayton.com or the TEDxDayton Twitter and Facebook accounts for the most up-to-date details on the 2017 event. Videos of talks from the 2013–16 TEDxDayton events can be viewed on the website, as well.

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