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Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Does TEDxBanbury make a profit?

No.  TEDxBanbury is strictly a not for profit voluntary organised event following all guidelines set by TED.   All revenue is directed into event costs.   

How is the ticket price decided?

TEDxBanbury ticket price is set within the TED guidelines.   All ticket revenue is directed to covering essential event costs which include venue hire for rehearsals and event day, public liability insurance, performing rights licences, contractual first aid requirements, technical and filming costs, including post event production costs.


Can I become a Sponsor Partner?

TEDxBanbury welcome financial and inkind sponsor partners to help create a dynamic inspiring TED style experience for both sponsors and attendees.   For more information on bespoke packages please contact  TEDxBanbury here  >

How is the event venue selected?

We openly  invite local venues to become sponsor partners for TEDxBanbury events.  TEDxBanbury take into consideration the maximum capacity of each potential venue within the Health & Safety guidelines set by all local venues, as well as space for break out areas, and venue based contractual obligations.

How are the speakers selected?

TEDxBanbury curation team seek to develop a broad and balanced event programme covering a range of disciplines and specialisms, which bring new inspiring ideas to share on the TEDxBanbury stage.  We look for ideas, not the speaker, and invite recommendations as well as applications for consideration.  To recommend or apply to share a new idea please follow this link here  >

Are speakers paid?

No.  Our speakers join our event to share inspirational ideas from the TEDxBanbury stage, representing a variety of disciplines and topics.  TEDx events are not a platform for professional motivational speakers or life coaches.  Further information can be found here  >

How can I become involved?

There are several ways individuals can become involved.  There are opportunities to volunteer a skill set, form part of the event day front of house team, become a sponsor partner or speaker.  TEDxBanbury reserve  20% of Event Day  Front of House places for student volunteers aged 16-20 to have the opportunity to experience this aspirational event.  To volunteer follow the link here  > 

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