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Our Upcoming Events


The Transformation of Transportation – October 17th, 2017

2017 Salon Events

What is a salon?

Swipe Left: Love, Dating & Situationships

  • Past Event - Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Lust for Life: Adventure Travel & Hospitality

  • Past Event - Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Personal Finance. Community Results.

  • Past Event - Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Adulting 101: Finding Your Path in Life

  • Past Event - Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

TEDxWilmingtonSalon: Technology & Innovation

  • Past Event - Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

TEDxWilmingtonSalon: The Meaning of Leadership

  • Past Event - Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

TEDxWilmingtonSalon: Fireside

  • Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Off-Stage Speaker Interviews

Hear what our speakers have to say the minute they leave the stage…



Filmed and Edited by Jake Voorhees

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.
At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.

More about TEDx

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Reflecting: Joan DelFattore on her TEDxWilmington experience

Joan DelFattore "Patients without Partners: Challenging Outdated Stereotypes About What it Means to be Sick While Single" 2nd Annual TEDxWilmingtonWomen Thursday November 2nd 2017 The Mill Auditorium  MORE INFO The picture taken on stage after today’s program says it...

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The TEDx process: Jason Aviles for TEDxWilmington

Jason Aviles "Am I a Social Entrepreneur?" TEDxWilmingtonSalon: Bridging Communities Through Innovation Thursday, December 14th, 2017 Route 9 Library & Innovation Center MORE INFO   I’m giving my first TEDx talk! And this process is straight kicking my butt! Blog...

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2017 Schedule

We’re still locking down some details on some of our events this year. Check back or sign up for updates!


Swipe Left: Love, Dating, & Situationships – 2/16/17


Ursuline Academy – 4/2/17


Lust for Life: Adventure, Travel & Hospitality – 6/7/17

6th Annual TEDxWilmington Conference

Live at the Queen – 8/16/17


Personal Finance. Community Results. A summit on financial empowerment – September 12th, 2017


Adulting 101 / Money, Power, Respect – September 19th, 2017


Who’s in the Driver’s Seat? The Transformation of Transportation – October 17th, 2017


2nd Annual TEDxWilmingtonWomen Conference – November 2nd, 2017


Technology and Innovation – November 28th, 2017


By Invitation Only – December 5th, 2017


Building Communities through Innovation – December 14th, 2017

SALON - Fireside

Winter solstice event to be both illuminated and inspired by speakers who use story-sharing to change the world, one spark at a time. – December 21st, 2017

What People Are Saying

“I went in with high expectations, those expectations were exceeded on all levels. I have been processing the thoughts and ideas presented for the past few days.”

“Very thought provoking speakers. I like the salon format.”

“A TEDx event should not be missed, particularly if it is organized and well curated like the ones Ajit George presents.”

“The speakers were diverse and thought provoking. The setting was perfect for a TEDxSalon event. The topics were relevant”

“They invite good speakers to talk about interesting topics. In addition the most part of the times, so interesting as the speakers are other attendees. The environment and the event are very inspiring.”

“TEDxWilmington is not only a group of wonderful people spending time together, but it is a great way to cultivate learning and inspiration for better in our community.”

2017 Sponsors and Partners

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