Event Sponsor Announced!
The coolest little
capital in the world will be hosting TEDx in December.
are happy to announce that local web design and development
agency, 3months has signed up to be an Event Sponsor. Mark
Pascall, Founder & Managing Director of 3months
“After 12 years of working in the Wellington
market, 3months are delighted to support such an awesome
showcase event for our city.”
TEDx events are
independently organised events licensed by TED. TEDxTeAro is
a real opportunity to get Wellington on the global
innovation map. License holder and organiser DK has this to
"What wonderful support we've received from the
local community here in Wellington since we've announced the
event. The approaches from many organisations and businesses
to sponsor TEDxTeAro has given us a tough but welcome
challenge. Partnering with 3months is such an obvious fit
and we look forward to the value they will add to this great
TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) is
a nonprofit devoted to “ideas worth spreading”, holding
events where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give
the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Their talks are then
made freely available online.
100 tickets will be made
available for TEDxTeAro on the 15th November at $80 a
ticket, but the event will also be streamed live to the web
and the Facebook page.
TEDxTeAro will be
held at TePapa on the 1st December.
To stay up
with the play as information is released, sign up to the
newsletter, join the
facebook page, or follow
@tedxtearo on twitter.
Find out more at the TEDxTeAro
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