Be A Speaker

We’re always looking for thought leaders, innovators and risk takers to share their ideas and talents with our community and beyond. If you are interested in taking the stage at TEDxFargo as a speaker or performer, we’d love to hear from you. If you know someone else that has a great idea or talent to share, we encourage you to tell us about them too. Below are the guidelines and details on the different options for how to get in the running to be considered to give a talk or be a performer at TEDxFargo.

  1. Participate in a TEDxFargo Open Mic 
    • In-person
    • Video submission
  2. Speaker + Performer Nomination

Speaker + Performer Guidelines

What is a speaker?
An individual who presents a great, well-formed idea, demo, or discovery to an audience

What is a performer?
A group or individual who chooses to share their talent/vision with an audience through music, puppetry, dance, poetry, or other forms of artistic expression

For more information on giving a TEDx talk, click here.

TEDxFargo Open Mic

TEDxFargo hosts Open Mic events where individuals are given the opportunity to pitch their best ideas or showcase their talents in person for a chance to take the stage at TEDxFargo. The Open Mic events and online submission deadline have passed for TEDxFargo 2019, but stay tuned for information on Open Mic for TEDxFargo 2020!

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Speaker + Performer Nomination

If you know of an individual that you feel would be a great fit to give a talk or a performance at TEDxFargo, you may nominate them by filling out the nomination form. Please be aware that TEDxFargo is a highly sought-after opportunity so we receive numerous requests. If we have questions or would like more information, we will get in touch with you.
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