TEDxGR Launch Party
The launch party to kick off this year's conversation will be Tuesday, February 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Kendall College of Art and Design Woodbridge N. Ferris Building at 17 Pearl Street. Absolutely anyone is welcome, and we hope you'll join us there to hear the theme for TEDxGrandRapids 2014, meet and mingle with organizers and attendees, and enjoy a drink with the TEDxGrandRapids community. A $5 fee will be collected upon registration, with all proceeds going to fund TEDxGrandRapids' unique annual Livestream for Education event for educators and students. To register for the February 4 launch party, click here .Secondly, applications to attend this year's TEDxGrandRapids on May 7, 2014 are now open. Each year, we seek to fill the seats at the Civic Theatre with an engaged, creative, and curious audience with a diverse range of ages, backgrounds, occupations, interests, and areas of expertise. We're especially seeking West Michigan residents who enjoy connecting around innovative ideas, and who use TEDxGrandRapids as a spark to launch something new into the world. So if you apply – and we really hope you do – be sure to take the time in your application to explain who you are and what you bring to the conversation. Each application is reviewed comprehensively, and invitations to purchase a ticket are extended on a rolling basis until tickets are sold out. To apply for a ticket to be in this year's audience on May 7, 2014, click here .