Applications have been extended through July 17th.
A tentative date for this event has been set for October 10, 2020. Please note that with the global pandemic this date may change to another date within a possible date range of October 10-18, 2020. (please be aware of this date range before applying).
Advice to help you submit your best application.
We want to give you the best experience when submitting to TEDxCherryCreekCountdown. On this page you will find everything you need to help you submit your best application.
Please review ALL the information below before submitting your application.
TEDx Talks are about Ideas Worth Spreading. A Great ideas is not only worth sharing, but it has lasting impact. A Great idea might alter the audience’s current perspective, or even open them up to a completely new way of thinking. To help you better understand how TED and TEDxCherryCreekCountdown think about ideas, please view/download our PDF Ideas Worth Spreading.
Please also view/download this year’s Commitment / Milestones timeline so that you understand the expectations and time commitments we have for our presenters. (Please do not apply if you feel that you will not be able to meet all of these commitments.)
What will you need to include in your application?
The application consists of an online form with questions in addition to your contact information.
These questions include: What is your Idea Worth Spreading? Why are you the best person to give this talk? Why will the audience care about your talk? What takeaway(s) will the audience receive from your talk? What 3 hash tags would you use to describe your talk?
In addition you will be required to upload a 30-40 second video answering one simple question: Why is your idea worth spreading?
The help you better understand the application and video, we have created a short video to help. Please take few minutes to watch it.
Curator | Executive Producer
Application Tips Guidelines to help you on some of the application questions
Chris Anderson is the head of TED.
Here you can watch Chris’s video on TED’s Secrets to Public Speaking.
The application form for Speakers for TEDxCherryCreekCountdown requires a (free) Google (gmail) account to upload the video file.
If you do not have a Google account and/or do not want to create one you can send us a link to the URL where we can find your video.
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