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3 Days Remain to Submit Your Ticket Application

We are getting down to the last few days we will be accepting ticket applications! Friday evening at 11:59PM we shut down the ticket application and you will no longer have the opportunity to be a live audience member at our event. Remember, if you think you can’t afford the ticket, please fill out the […]

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The “Ask” : Help Support TEDxMcAllen 2015

At the end of every presentation, conversation, or pitch, there is always an “ask.” We’ve waited until we have all of our speakers, a great feeling of knowing we’re going to have a capacity crowd, an incredible stage, and enough collateral to let everyone know what we’re doing before we asked for anything. Now, that […]

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Carla Pierantozzi Design Selected for Inaugural Stage Design

The main stage for TEDxMcAllen to be designed by renowned Decorative Arts figure Carla Pierantozzi McAllen, TX: The 2015 Board of organizers for TEDxMcAllen are pleased to announce that after an open call for stage design proposals, the centerpiece of TEDxMcAllen 2015 event will be designed by local and international decorative arts consultant Carla Pierantozzi. […]

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What is TEDxMcAllen? An Intro in to What We’re Doing

For every one person that knows what TED, TEDx, and TEDxMcAllen are we are finding there are 10 who don’t. So we put together a quick overview for ya!   What is TEDxMcAllen? TEDxMcAllen is an event that features 18 speakers whose “Ideas Worth Spreading” highlight some of the most progressive ways critical thinking and […]

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Speaker Spotlight: Deborah Tomai – TEDxMcAllen 2015

Speaker Spotlight: Deborah Tomai Deborah was desperate to find some kind of community for children with Down syndrome and their parents after the birth of her son Ben in 2011.  Her efforts lead to meeting with seven families that would go on to co-find the Rio Grande Valley Down Syndrome Association. They first met in […]

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Applications Now Being Accepted for Limited Tickets to TEDxMcAllen

Applications sought for individuals who wish to attend & participate in TEDxMcAllen, October 6th, 2015. McAllen, TX: TEDxMcAllen is accepting applications for tickets to our inaugural TEDxMcAllen event through August 14th 2015. The event will be taking place Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the McAllen Convention Center. Apply for tickets online at http://tedxmcallen.us If you […]

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Press Conference Info & Update on Progress

One of the greatest things that we have experienced through all of this has been an outpouring of support form people interested in our event. Organizing this undertaking seems to be an ever expanding task, and with the support of everyone, although it continues to accumulate mass faster than a rolling snowball, has been manageable with few […]

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