Watch TEDxEasthamptonWomen 2017

We are Broadcasting TEDxEasthamptonWomen on Livestream!

You can watch from anywhere with an internet connection!

Starting at 8:45am on November 2nd, tune in to https://livestream.com/Tedx/TEDxEasthamptonWomen

Host a Viewing Party

We’re encouraging individuals, groups and organizations to host viewing parties of the event. Hosting a viewing party is your opportunity to rally your community and start conversations, applying the talks to this year’s theme: BRIDGES

There will be two breaks during the day-long conference—at those times, the webcast will be offline. These breaks are a great opportunity for viewing party hosts to plan activities for their guests. You can lead discussions on the talks or interact with your guests in other creative ways.

Start Organizing Your Viewing Party

  1. Register your viewing party site using the form below.
  2. Review the viewing party rules and FAQs below and start promoting your event.

TEDx Viewing Party Rules

Venue
TEDx viewing parties must be free of charge to attendees. Hosts or sponsors cannot make money off the event. Sponsors may offset costs, but they must pay vendors directly.

Viewing parties may not have more than 100 guests without prior approval. If you think you’ll have more than 100 guests, email us at info@tedxeasthamptonwomen.com. Only parties of fewer than 100 guests can have local speakers during breaks in the webcast.

If your party will be in a space such as a restaurant, cafe or store, you must either “buy out” the entire space or hold the party in a back room or an area separate from the main venue space. Your gathering shouldn’t be in a space where people who are not guests will be wandering in and out. You may need signage or some other way to mark off the area for your party.

Food/Drink
You can offer food and drink for free or for purchase, but you cannot compel guests to buy anything—no purchase requirements of any kind.

Promotion
Once you’ve registered and received approval, you may promote your event as an official viewing party for TEDxEasthamptonWomen 2017. You can use the TEDxEasthamptonWomen logos provided in the Viewing Party Host kit, but please refer to the Logo Rules doc.

You must get approval for any proposed promotional materials five days before distribution. Just email us at info@tedxeasthamptonwomen.com. A template for fliers is in the Viewing Party Kit for your use.

Any webpages or online promotion for your viewing party must include links to TEDxEasthamptonwomen.com and make clear this site is the official TEDxEasthamptonWomen page.

Social media
You must use a pre-existing account to promote your viewing party. For Twitter, use #TEDxEasthamptonWomen. For Facebook, like us at facebook.com/TEDxEasthamptonWomen and tag TEDxEasthamptonWomen in your posts.

Sponsors
All sponsors must be approved by TEDx. Please email info@tedxeasthamptonwomen.com if you are planning on having a sponsor, and we’ll apply for approval from TEDx. Under no conditions will TED allow companies or organizations that deal in the following to sponsor TEDx viewing parties: Weapons/ammunition; tobacco/cigarettes; adult-oriented products/services.

Viewing Party FAQs

When is TEDxEasthamptonWomen?
Thursday, November 2, 2017.

Where can I find the webcast?
https://livestream.com/Tedx/TEDxEasthamptonWomen

What is the webcast schedule?
The webcast will begin at 8:45 a.m. EDT and run until 3:30 p.m. There will be two breaks, during which the webcast will be offline.

Where is TEDxEasthamptonWomen being held?
The absolutely beautiful Boylston Room at Keystone Mill on Pleasant Street in Easthampton.

Who’s speaking?
Scroll up and click on the “Speakers” menu item to see our speaker lineup.

Who can host a viewing party?
If you’re affiliated with an organization, club, publication or company that wants to encourage people in your community to explore ideas worth spreading, you’d make a great viewing party host. But you can also just invite a few friends to your house. At viewing parties, people enjoy engaging with like-minded individuals and newfound friends. Your network of supporters will be a great guest list and way to promote your event.

Why should I register as an official party?
So glad you asked! Registering with us means we’ll promote your party on our website, and you’ll be able to use TEDxEasthamptonWomen logos and materials in getting the word out about your gathering. You’ll also be part of the larger experience of TEDxEasthamptonWomen as your guests spread the word that they’re at your party. And it’s as easy as registering above.

Is there a fee for hosting an official viewing party?
Absolutely not. Official viewing party hosts do not pay dues or fees to TEDx or TEDxEasthamptonWomen, and showing the webcast is free.

Where can I hold a party?
TEDx events are independently-organized, but TED has some requirements if you’re going to use the name. Company conference rooms, schools, community centers or private homes are all great places to host a party. Viewing parties may be held in spaces such as restaurants, but you cannot compel guests to buy anything, including food – and the party must be in a separate area where people won’t be wandering by. Please read the Viewing Party Rules below for complete information.

What should we do during breaks?
We’ve found that most people are pretty excited to talk about what they’ve just heard and experienced. You can facilitate a more formal discussion, break for a casual chat over munchies; give a platform to your own speakers; or just allow for the time and space for people to do whatever they want. The possibilities are endless.

Do I have to show the whole conference?
The conference is best viewed as a whole. Showing all three sessions is the optimal use of an official viewing party, and the most effective way to promote real conversations about the talks.

How should I promote my party?
Your network of supporters and community members is the best place to start. You can use your website, blogs, fliers, email, press releases and social media—whatever you choose. However, if you want to publicize that you’re hosting a TEDxEasthamptonWomen official viewing party, you must register here and get a confirmation from us BEFORE pushing the “publish” or “send” button.

How can I find out where other viewing parties are?
Approved viewing parties will be listed on this page.

What kinds of equipment do I need to show the webcast?
The main things you need are a TV, monitor or projection screen large enough for your space, and a computer.