Win Tickets to TEDxVancouver

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TEDxVancouver, an independently organized TED-style event, returns this year to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre with a diverse lineup of local speakers on October 18th. The theme for this year’s event is TILT: “TILT is about exploring and conquering these illusions in order to unleash potential. Attendees can expect an inspiring, thought-provoking program designed to awaken curiosity and shift perspectives.”

TEDxVancouver 2012
Photo by Maurice Li via TEDxVancouver on Flickr

What TEDxVancouver
When Saturday, October 18, 2014
Where Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
Tickets Available online now for $116.39 (including taxes and fees, and lunch)

TEDxVancouver Speakers

Confirmed speakers so far include:
Jeff Mudgett, author of Bloodstains; Dr. Terry Pearson, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at UBC; Coleen Christie, CTV News anchor; Chip Wilson, founder and former chairman of Lululemon; Peter Gregson, award winning cellist; Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Senior Scientist and Nature of Things guest host; Jessica O’Reilly Sexologist, author, TV host; Jay DeMerit retired Whitecaps FC captain, entrepreneur; Treana Peake, designer and founder of Obakki; Victor Chan, writer and co-founder of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education; Charles Montgomery, author and urban experimentalist.

TEDxVancouver 2012
Photo by Rishad Daroowala via TEDxVancouver on Flickr

Win Tickets to TEDxVancouver

If you would like to attend this inspirational day of stories, networking, and experiences I have a pair of tickets to give away courtesy of TEDxVancouver. Here’s how you can enter to win your way in:

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RT to enter to win tickets to @TEDxVancouver from @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 5:00pm on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. View previous TEDxVancouver videos online and follow along on Twitter and Facebook for more information.

Update The winner is Jennifer Breakspear!

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  1. JathThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 1:55pm PST

    pick me PICK ME

  2. Harjinder RandhawaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 1:58pm PST

    I would love to listen to these speakers.

  3. AliThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 2:04pm PST

    I’d love to attend!

  4. VictoriaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 2:27pm PST

    Having a case of the fall blues – in need of some inspiration and a new perspective. Would love to attend!

  5. JocelynThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 2:30pm PST

    I would love to take my son. Thank you for the contest!

  6. LucThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 2:55pm PST

    Should be an interesting conference.

  7. Haley.TThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:09pm PST

    I would love to win the tickets!

  8. jennyThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:10pm PST

    I would love to go

  9. Sandi AmorimThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:28pm PST

    I’d love to go!

  10. oThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:31pm PST

    Would love to give this to my husband for his birthday! πŸ™‚

  11. kayThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:38pm PST

    awesome lineup

  12. CindyThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:39pm PST

    Sounds like a great event!

  13. LaurelThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:40pm PST

    What an inspirational day this would be! Thx for the chance to attend!

  14. Janet Y.J. KongThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:49pm PST

    This would be very inspirational!

  15. NatashaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:49pm PST

    This is bound to be fantastic – would love to go!

  16. Taruna GoelThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 3:57pm PST

    This will be a super fantastic day! Would love to attend and get inspired πŸ™‚

  17. salah Dean MoussalliThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:11pm PST

    thank you for your great posts and always reminders of events in vancouver. I hope to win tickets to tedx vancouver

  18. SteveThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:15pm PST

    That would be awesome!

  19. LauraThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:16pm PST

    I’d love to attend!

  20. AnnaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:19pm PST

    I’d love to go

  21. ShawnThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:22pm PST

    This would be an unbelievable experience. I love TED talks.

  22. Lelainia LloydThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:25pm PST

    I have always wanted to go to a Ted talk!

  23. lisaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 4:33pm PST

    My boyfriend would love to attend.

  24. Alex KingstonThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 5:02pm PST

    Love TedX !

  25. LeonThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 5:34pm PST

    I’m in!

  26. daliThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 6:03pm PST

    would love to see a ted talk

  27. TiffanyThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 6:39pm PST

    This would be amazing.

  28. Teresa KThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 7:57pm PST

    I’d love to win.

  29. TracyThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 8:15pm PST

    Love ted talks!

  30. GregThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 8:25pm PST

    I’d get major bonus points from the gf.

  31. JessicaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 8:57pm PST

    Yay for TEDxVancouver!

  32. JenniferThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 9:38pm PST

    This would be an amazing opportunity! I love TED talks and I would love to go!! πŸ™‚ Thank you!

  33. RoxanneThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 9:45pm PST

    I NEED to listen to Charles Montgomery – pretty please!

  34. LindaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 10:06pm PST

    Love to attend this.

  35. MariaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 10:28pm PST

    What an excellent lineup, would love to go!

  36. cathyThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 10:33pm PST

    it would be a fantastic experience — i’d love to go!

  37. MayaThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 11:43pm PST


  38. CharleneThursday, October 2nd, 2014 — 11:55pm PST

    Looks like a steller line-up.

  39. CarlyFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 12:33am PST

    Would be so amazing to experience my first TedXVancouver!

  40. IshaFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 1:17am PST

    Would love to go

  41. SahamissFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 1:22am PST

    It would be a great event πŸ™‚

  42. brandon forsythFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 2:04am PST

    I watch a lot of the TED talks online. I would love to go see it in person.

  43. EllieFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 3:16am PST

    This is an incredible lineup of speakers!

  44. angela griffinFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 5:55am PST

    i love TED talks!

  45. mike gismondiFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 5:55am PST

    sounds great!

  46. CathyFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 6:53am PST

    I want to go to tedx!

  47. BrankaFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 8:00am PST

    Would love to win. Good luck everyone.

  48. Cindy RossFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 9:20am PST

    Yes, I would love to go!!

  49. KSFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 9:49am PST

    A wonderful opportunity & would give me the chance to see my first TED talks, live! πŸ™‚

  50. SpencerFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 9:49am PST

    This would be such an amazing experience!

  51. zenapproachFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 9:51am PST

    Yes please.

  52. GraceFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 10:07am PST

    Would love to attend TedX and learn!

  53. MoniqueFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 10:16am PST

    oo I really wanna go

  54. BrittinFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 10:17am PST

    Wow, what an awesome line up! Would love to go πŸ™‚

  55. ImranFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 12:51pm PST

    One of the best experiences for networking and getting inspired!

  56. Jennifer BreakspearFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 1:21pm PST

    I would really like to win these tickets. I mean REALLY. REALLY! Please πŸ™‚

  57. TeresaFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 1:41pm PST

    This is quite a prize and it would be a wonderful opportunity.

  58. Christopher EdmonstoneFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 2:31pm PST

    Would be great to see those speakers πŸ™‚

  59. Peter KFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 3:02pm PST

    Would love to go!!!!!

  60. JoyFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 4:38pm PST

    The speaker lineup looks awesome, would be stoked to win the tickets! πŸ™‚

  61. GennFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 7:51pm PST

    This would be a wonderful experience!

  62. AnneFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 8:07pm PST

    This would be a very interesting event.

  63. VickiFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 8:57pm PST

    Would LOVE to go! Thanks for the chance!!

  64. CindyFriday, October 3rd, 2014 — 9:42pm PST

    Never been before so if picked it would be a nice thing to attend.

  65. DilaraSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 12:07am PST

    Would love to attend!

  66. BrianSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 2:38am PST


  67. SwapnilSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 6:19am PST

    Love TED!

  68. MaureenSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 1:35pm PST

    Hopefully an insightful event.

  69. HelenSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 7:13pm PST

    Excited about this event.

  70. AlexSaturday, October 4th, 2014 — 10:26pm PST

    Pick me!

  71. KristaSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 2:28pm PST

    Looking forward to this.

  72. RenSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 4:23pm PST

    Would love to attend and get inspired!

  73. shelaineSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 7:49pm PST

    Would be a dream!

  74. PatrickSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 8:17pm PST

    would love to see TedX!

  75. AmSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 8:22pm PST

    Would really love to hear Jay Demerit and Ned Bell!

  76. AngelaSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 8:47pm PST

    Amazing event! Would love to attend. Would be helpful since I just recently started work πŸ™‚

  77. DeepakSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 8:51pm PST

    Tedx vancouver – curious to attend.

  78. DonaldSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 9:09pm PST

    I always watch TED Talks on my iPhone. In person would be awesome, that would be something special!

  79. SeanSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 9:32pm PST

    Cool event. Thanks

  80. Emily HSunday, October 5th, 2014 — 9:34pm PST

    This would be amazing. Thanks for the chance!

  81. GregMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 10:51am PST

    I would love to go!

  82. Mary WMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 1:18pm PST

    love this chance

  83. MarkMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 2:49pm PST

    What a fantastic line-up! Would love to win tickets!

  84. lindsayMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 3:09pm PST

    yes please πŸ™‚

  85. CrystalMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 3:14pm PST

    I would love to attend! Sounds like an excellent line up of speakers.

  86. KathleenMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 5:07pm PST

    this would be amazing!

  87. AnikaMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 7:48pm PST


  88. ElaanMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 8:26pm PST

    What an amazing opportunity!

  89. MarissaMonday, October 6th, 2014 — 9:15pm PST

    I’ve always wanted to go to this event!

  90. Lorena GrandeTuesday, October 7th, 2014 — 2:33pm PST

    Thrilled to see TEDx at the Q.E. Would love to be in the audience with a special friend from Langley

  91. kashTuesday, October 7th, 2014 — 4:02pm PST

    REDx Me!

  92. Michelle WakeWednesday, October 8th, 2014 — 5:33pm PST

    Oh I would so love to go to this. Day of inspiration and learning!

  93. Lori RozaliWednesday, October 8th, 2014 — 11:05pm PST

    Always wanted to attend

  94. FionaWednesday, October 15th, 2014 — 7:57pm PST

    So exciting!

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