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TEDx Talks: How to Pitch One & Nail the Booking

  • May 15, 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Wednesday, May 15, 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET

Free for WMG members; $15 for non-members (Zoom)

Are you a writer, publicist, or marketer eager to crack the code of booking a TEDx Talk? Join us on May 15 for an enlightening session with TEDx veterans Karen Eber, Terri Trespicio, and Nekasha Pratt in conversation with Bridget Marmion. Here's what we'll cover:

  • Understanding TED Talks vs. TEDx Talks: Discover the nuances and differences between these talks and learn which one may be best for your audience.
  • Qualifications for a TEDx Talk: Learn what it takes to qualify as a TEDx speaker and how to position yourself for success.
  • Results from TEDx Talks: Hear firsthand accounts of the impact and results speakers have achieved through their TEDx Talks.
  • Application Process: Gain insights into how and where to apply for a TEDx speaking opportunity.
  • Key Points for Preparation: Get tips on how to prepare for your pitch and craft a compelling talk that resonates with your audience.
  • Timing and Planning: Understand the ideal timeline for pitching yourself and initiating the TEDx Talk process.
  • Audience and Promotion: Explore who sees TEDx Talks, as well as how each is promoted and by whom.
  • Maximizing Value: Discover strategies to maximize the value of your TEDx Talk and make a lasting impact.
  • Q&A Session: Bring your questions and get expert answers tailored to your needs.

Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the secrets of TEDx Talks! Reserve your spot today.

    Speaker bios:

    Karen Eber is an author, leadership consultant, and keynote speaker. Her book, The Perfect Story: How to Tell Stories that Inform, Influence, and Inspire, and her TED Talk continue to inspire millions. As the CEO and Chief Storyteller of Eber Leadership Group, Karen helps Fortune 500 companies build leaders, teams, and culture, one story at a time. She is a former Head of Culture, Learning, and Leadership Development at GE and Deloitte.

    Nekasha Pratt is a Vice President of Marketing at HarperCollins Publishers, where she heads marketing, digital, and publicity for three fiction imprints. She is also a sought-after speaker and thought-leader who has been featured on podcasts, interviewed for publications such as Inc Magazine and Bizwomen Business Journal, and has done a TEDx Talk on personal power.

    Terri Trespicio is an award-winning writer, speaker, and author of Unfollow YourPassion (Atria 2021). Her TEDx talk, “Stop Searching for Your Passion,” has been viewed 8M+ times. A former magazine editor, she’s been featured in Forbes Women, Business Insider, the Today show, and others. Learn more at territrespicio.com.


    Bridget Marmion spent over a decade each at FSG, Random House and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, mostly as SVP of Marketing, Bridget now runs a full-service marketing firm, Bridget Marmion Book Marketing LLC.  She is a member of WMG, and currently serves on the board of WNBA. She is also on the board of BISG, on the BISG Metadata Committee, and on the advisory board of Pace University Masters in Publishing Program.

    All proceeds from this event support the Women's Media Group Educational Foundation.

    Refunds available up to 24 hours before the event. No refunds for cancellations made within 24 hours of the event.

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