TEDx Salons

What is a Salon?

Salon events share the same characteristics of the annual TEDxWilmington Conference: brief, yet powerful opportunities for conversation and heightened interaction between the speaker and audience. Short and sweet, each Salon event consists of one or two 90 minute sessions rather than being an all-day affair. Unlike the annual TEDxWilmington Conference, Salons can have a singular theme. Salons, with their casual, intimate and malleable structure, harness the hands-on, community focused spirit, anchoring a TEDx program. Because they happen more frequently, peppered between larger events, they create a special social cohesion. Salon events function as a source of continual nourishment for each individual TEDx, feeding into the community that they have already built. All of the little ripples add up in the end to create waves of knowledge and change in the community.

Four reasons you’ll love TEDx salons:


The Discussion

A critical element of each salon is the lively discussion, allowing attendees to actively participate in the event.


The Single Subject

Having the ability to focus on only one subject creates a focused audience and atmosphere.


The Choice of Format

Salon events range from dinner party settings to mini standard TEDx events, and anything in between.


The Frequency

Salons are recurring events that offer an exciting way to stay engaged with the community.

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

  • Past Event - Thursday, December 21st, 2017