TEDxSurrey 2023 Giveaway

Comments 61 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s almost time for TEDxSurrey 2023! After Surrey’s speakers made waves in the TED universe last year the team has curated another stellar lineup. They also have a whole bunch of giveaways happening and as social media sponsor, I have a fun offering (total value $500) for my readers/followers as well:

TEDxSurrey 2023

TEDxSurrey 2023

  • When: Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 9:30am to 4:00pm
  • Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre (6250 – 144th St, Surrey)
  • Tickets:  On sale now, just a few remain!

TEDxSurrey will feature 12 brilliant speakers and a greater emphasis on the “E” in TED, which stands for entertainment. Attendees will be able to enjoy the music of ShaleRichard Tichelman and the Screaming Eagles along with dancers and energizers.

Your event ticket also includes lunch and refreshments, multiple prize draws (including the chance to win an ENVO Lynx 20 E-Bike), lobby activities and ample opportunities to interact and exchange ideas with the speakers. 


Thanks to ATLAS Steak + Fish for supporting TEDxSurrey, I have five $100 gift cards to give away! You can enter to win by following our accounts and spreading the word about TEDxSurrey. Here are the details:

TEDxSurrey Giveaway – Win a $100 ATLAS Gift Card

Miss604 is the Social Media Sponsor of TEDxSurrey 2023


Dr. Stefanie Green: After 20 years working in maternity care, Dr. Stefanie Green is now a leader in the practice of assisted dying. A pioneering clinician, innovative educator, and author of a bestselling memoir, when Stefanie pulls back the curtain on assisted dying, it will leave you with a new perspective on life.

Carla Guerrera: As CEO of Purpose Driven Development, Carla is a globally recognized real estate developer and thought leader who has delivered over $1B in mixed-use real estate development. Combining urban planning, sustainability, and real estate development her team unlocks complex redevelopment to transform the way we live, work and thrive.

Finn Liu: Finn is an openly transgender high school student, award-winning public speaker, and neurodiversity advocate. While proud of his surrounding Asian community, he recognizes the negative cultural ties perpetuating stigma and discrimination against trans-identifying Asian individuals. Finn strongly believes in the importance of communication to address the root of queer issues.

Dr. Kai Chan: Kai is a sustainability scientist who studies the many and intimate relationships people have as components of nature. He is a Professor at UBC and Canada Research Chair committed to social and ecological justice, and to instigating bold changes to make our planet both better and wilder.

Kal Dosanjh: Kal is currently a Police Detective. He is also the CEO and Founder of KidsPlay Youth Foundation. The Foundation stretches across Canada, and internationally in Colombia and India. Over 100,000 youth have participated in free programs provided by the organization as a means of deterring youth from drugs and gangs.

Kelsey Carignan: As a wellness practitioner and yoga instructor, Kelsey Carignan is on a mission to promote mindfulness and movement as transformative tools for improving every facet of our lives. She is the founder of Vibrant Yogi, an online yoga and wellbeing community, and co-founder of the Yoga for Hockey app.

Linda Fawcus: Linda Fawcus is the founder of Gluu Society, a Canadian nonprofit that helps older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy, and connected. Linda has been a technology entrepreneur for over 28 years and is also the creator and host of the “How To Be Unscammable” TV show.

Marilyn Norry: Through her work as an actor, author, teacher, and editor of plays and screenplays, Marilyn has investigated the myriad of ways humans live and interact. Since 2004 she’s empowered people to write their family stories, so the stories of all people – especially women – are remembered and told.

Muhaddisa Sarwari: A Grade 12 student who is originally a Hazara refugee from Afghanistan. She has spent all of her life as a refugee with no access to formal education. As a young girl who was deprived of
her basic human rights, she is passionate about advocating for the rights of refugees.

Dr. Tanya Gee: Dr. Tanya is a veteran Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine who values compassion, empathy and loving kindness. Living with her aging mother has taught her invaluable lessons on love and service and the many benefits of intergenerational cohabitation. Humour is their glue to learning to live
harmoniously together.

Derek Strokon: Derek is an International Best-Selling Author, Leader and Business Consultant whose practice focuses on resilience development and process implementation. His award-winning approach to sales excellence is driven by a team-centered approach of ‘Strength Through Vulnerability’. His relentless passion for evangelizing the ‘Human Journey’, is both inspiring and contagious.

Kai Scott, MA: Kai is a social scientist whose 15-year career has focused on solving complex social issues, including those faced by transgender people. He has conducted research and delivered education on gender diversity to over 35,000 people across Canada. As such, he has deep insights into the state of gender in our society.

Get your tickets now and see you at the Bell Performing Arts Centre on January 21st! If you’re unable to attend in person, you can also get live stream tickets here.

61 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Becky KnightThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 1:03pm PST

    This would be awesome to win!!

  2. Amber olakThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 1:30pm PST

    Would love to win!

  3. JennThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 1:34pm PST

    Awesome lineup … attending TEDxSurrey would be a great way to start off the new year!

  4. EdThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 2:00pm PST


  5. WenThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 2:17pm PST

    This is a great contest to start of 2023! Great event as well!!

  6. ValerieThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 2:41pm PST

    The 2 best food groups 🙂

  7. LinaThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 2:43pm PST

    Yes and thanks for the chance!

  8. DebThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 2:45pm PST

    Best steak at Atlas. Great prize.

  9. KelvinThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 3:55pm PST

    Thanks for the contest!

  10. Ray CThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 5:18pm PST

    Yes, please

  11. AmilThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 5:48pm PST

    Looks interesting

  12. Catherine HercusThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 8:03pm PST

    Would be a real treat

  13. VickiThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 8:45pm PST

    Would love to win a gift card to Atlas Restaurant!

  14. CalvinaThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 8:56pm PST

    Thanks for the contest!

  15. Colleen VoglerThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 8:56pm PST

    Looks absolutely delicious!

  16. Mike GismondiThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 9:19pm PST

    Great prize!

  17. JeanneThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 9:25pm PST

    I would love to be able to try Atlas to start the new year off right!

  18. AngelaThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 9:25pm PST

    I would love a night out there. Thanks for the giveaway.

  19. StephanieThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 10:52pm PST

    Yum – would love to win!

  20. Sunshine HThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 11:06pm PST

    This would be amazing, thank you for the chance!

  21. LindaThursday, January 5th, 2023 — 11:40pm PST

    This looks like a great event to learn something new.

  22. Frank LFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 7:38am PST

    Love steak

  23. TanyaFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 7:40am PST

    Great contest!

  24. Tabby72Friday, January 6th, 2023 — 8:22am PST

    I’d love to have a great night out!

  25. janeFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 8:41am PST

    This would be such a highlight to see great leaders in action. I am looking forward to experiencing it for the New Year ahead.

  26. KarenFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 9:17am PST

    This is a great prize. What a wonderful evening this would be.

  27. GregFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 9:18am PST

    This is an amazing prize. Thank you.

  28. TaniaFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 12:30pm PST

    Would love to try out this restaurant!

  29. NicoleFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 3:59pm PST

    the speakers sound very interesting.

  30. Jason BFriday, January 6th, 2023 — 4:56pm PST

    Happy New Year

  31. ElaineSaturday, January 7th, 2023 — 3:45am PST

    This would be a lovely treat for the family. Thanku!

  32. GloriaSaturday, January 7th, 2023 — 10:18am PST

    I’d love to attend one of these TedX conferences!

  33. ElaineSaturday, January 7th, 2023 — 6:39pm PST

    Grateful for the opportunity. Happy New Year🌹

  34. AmandaSaturday, January 7th, 2023 — 10:29pm PST

    This would be amazing! I would love to take my husband out for dinner!

  35. Fred FSaturday, January 7th, 2023 — 10:31pm PST

    Great idea — post TEDx Steaks!

  36. franSunday, January 8th, 2023 — 10:07am PST

    thanks for the chance!

  37. TiffSunday, January 8th, 2023 — 11:17am PST

    Thanks for highlighting this event! Will definitely look into it. I’ve also always wanted to try Atlas!

  38. StotesSunday, January 8th, 2023 — 8:05pm PST

    This sounds great!

  39. Jonathan UMonday, January 9th, 2023 — 1:08am PST

    Thanks for arranging this contest, I’ve never been to a TEDx Talk event or ATLAS restaurant before.

  40. JocelynMonday, January 9th, 2023 — 9:32am PST

    great contest!

  41. Jill KMonday, January 9th, 2023 — 4:56pm PST

    Inspiring speakers

  42. Catherine HercusMonday, January 9th, 2023 — 5:59pm PST

    Have never been to Atlas

  43. tracyMonday, January 9th, 2023 — 9:52pm PST

    this is wonderful!

  44. karen cTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 12:22am PST

    so excited for these talks!

  45. Michelle WTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 1:37am PST

    TEDxSurrey sounds like a great event! And I would love to try out Atlas Steak and Fish!

  46. kara machTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 2:37pm PST

    I’d love to try Atlas. Thanks for the chance! TEDxSurrey is awesome- great to bring such a cool event to the Lower Mainland

  47. TammyTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 7:55pm PST

    Great prize; thank you so much!

  48. JCTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 8:15pm PST

    I would love to try it out 🙂

  49. Tracy MTuesday, January 10th, 2023 — 10:07pm PST

    What an interesting and diverse lineup!

  50. EdWednesday, January 11th, 2023 — 2:27pm PST


  51. RobWednesday, January 11th, 2023 — 8:18pm PST

    Yes please!

  52. JenWednesday, January 11th, 2023 — 8:24pm PST

    Looks incredible!

  53. Ryan ExleyThursday, January 12th, 2023 — 6:45am PST


  54. VivianThursday, January 12th, 2023 — 8:50am PST

    Thank you for the chance!

  55. CindyThursday, January 12th, 2023 — 2:24pm PST

    I love Atlas!

  56. KarenFriday, January 13th, 2023 — 3:11am PST

    Oh, yes, please. What a wonderful prize. I’d love it.

  57. GregoryFriday, January 13th, 2023 — 3:12am PST

    What a great prize. I’d love it.

  58. sandraFriday, January 13th, 2023 — 8:00am PST

    very cool!

  59. TEDFriday, January 13th, 2023 — 11:05am PST

    Interesting speakers and .. would love to try Atlas 🙂

  60. Lynda LFriday, January 13th, 2023 — 11:10am PST

    Thanks for the opportunity

  61. Sonja BMonday, January 16th, 2023 — 4:10pm PST

    Thanks ❤️

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