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TEDxSedona 2018 Event to be Held on November 3,2018
Speaker Nomination Process Opened
SEDONA, AZ, February 5, 2018 – TEDxSedona event organizer Rob Portil announced today that TEDx
will return to Sedona, Arizona for its second year. The all-day event will be held on November 3, 2018
at The Collective Sedona.
“We are very excited to announce the second TEDxSedona event,” said Portil. “Our sold out, inaugural
program included an amazing roster of national and local speakers that provided thought-provoking and
inspiring insights for attendees.”
TEDxSedona 2017’s speakers included Michael Greger, M.D. (whose TEDxSedona video had over
50,000 views within three weeks of release), Deesha Dyer, Hajjar Gibran, Gary Greenberg, Fernando
J. Uribe-Romo, Denise Brousseau and David Armistead. Local speakers included Dean Taraborelli,
Andrea Christelle, Zoe Wild and Sherab Shey Khandro. Videos of 2017 talks can be viewed on the
The 2017 program also featured an appearance by local author, women’s rights advocate and
entrepreneur Khalida Brohi who discussed her TED talk “How I Work To Protect Women From Honor
Killings,” which has over 1 million views on TED.com, and featured entertainment from local
performers, including Adalia Tara Middleton, Porangui and Anthony Mazzella.
TEDxSedona will open its 2018 speaker nomination process on February 5, 2018 and close on March
31, 2018. For more information or to nominate a fantastic speaker with an extraordinary idea or story to
share, please visit the Speakers 2018 page on the TEDxSedona website www.tedxsedona.com.
TEDxSedona is a ticketed event. Please visit the TEDxSedona website for updates on ticket sales or
follow TEDxSedona on Facebook for ticket information.
TEDxSedona is a not-for- profit event. A limited number of event sponsorships are available for local
and regional businesses and individuals.
The program also welcomes assistance from volunteers.