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'Rip up the Rulebook' - A Case Study

'Rip up the Rulebook' - A Case Study

23 June 2017

We're a team of volunteers who work hard to put on the TEDxLeamingtonSpa event and uphold TED's ethos and levels of quality. With two sell out events and a third on the way this year, we’ve inspired over 2 million people so far (which is rising by the day). Driven primarily by a need to spark deep discussion and connection, we seek out the community’s thought leaders to showcase.  Last year for our event titled 'Rip up the Rulebook', 13 speakers/entertainers took to the stage covering a...

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Join Our Team

Join Our Team

16 May 2017

Creating a TEDx event is hard work – we're not going to lie! We have no problem finding volunteers for the fortnight in the run up to our event and even for our event day, however getting our core planning team right is essential to making our event a success. Last year we had a core team of ten and a total team of 21 for our event day.  This year, we're ambitious about doubling our ticket numbers, evolving our event within our community with a number of fringe events (to keep the TEDx spirit going) and expanding our...

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Rip it up and start again

Rip it up and start again

16 November 2016

Identity has always been a social construct largely based on how others physically perceive you. Be that gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexuality or faith, others base their assumptions on their own inherent conscious and subconscious prejudices. The rise of the online digital persona makes this subjective identity increasingly irrelevant – and self-identity implicit. Now you get to dictate how you want to be perceived by naming your message, your personal communication style, and how you present your own...

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