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FAQs

What is TEDxPretoria?

TEDx is an offshoot of the hegely popular Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) Talks, an international movement to engender a deeper understanding of our world. TEDx Pretoria is an independently organised TED event based in Pretoria. Check out tedxpretoria.com for more information.

How can I be a speaker at TEDxPretoria 2019?

Unfortunately, speaker applications for 2019 are closed. Be sure to follow us on social media so you can stay updated on when applications open for next year, which is usually around May/June.

How can I join the TEDx team?

Our team is already full for this year, but we'd love to consider you next year. Foloow us on social media so you'll know when the next 'recruitment drive' takes place, or reach out to us again in January 2020.

I have a business, can we partner with TEDxPretoria?

We enjoy partnering with all businesses. Kindly email us on partnerships@tedxpretoria.com

Can I attend online?

The TEDxPretoria event will not be streamed online, but you can follow updates on all our official social media pages.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available on Quicket. Visit tedxpretoria.com and click on the 'tickets' tab to be directed to the link or click here to be directed straight to Quicket. The cost is R650 per ticket and includes coffee/tea and lunch.

What types of payment do you accept?

You can purchase your ticket on Quicket using card payment, SnapScan, Virgin Money Spot and instant EFT.

Can I buy tickets offline?

Tickets are only available online on Quicket. If buying online proves difficult for you, kindly email tedxpretoria@gmail.com and we'll do our best to assist.

How will I get my tickets if I buy them online?

Quicket will send an email to the address you provided, containing your tickets. You also have the option to have the tickets sent via Facebook Messenger, if you select it when purchasing your ticket.

Do you offer refunds?

Tickets can be refunded up to 24 hours before the start of the event.

Are there ID requirements to enter the event?

No identification documents are required to enter the venue - just your ticket. If you bought a student ticket, you will have to present your valid student card at the entrance.

What if the event is cancelled or postponed?

Follow us on social media to stay updated on any changes. All important information will be communicated on these channels.

What if my tickets are lost or stolen?

Tickets are sent via email; you need not print your ticket to access the venue on the day of the event. For any issues regarding tickets please email tedxpretoria@gmail.com.

Can I show my tickets on my phone at the door or do I need to have the physical tickets with me?

Tickets are sent via email; you need not print your ticket to access the venue on the day of the event.

Do you offer military, senior citizen, or any other discounts?

Unfortunately, no discounts are offered to senior citizens or any other individuals. For any ticket price enquiries please email tedxpretoria@gmail.com.

What should I do if I don’t receive my tickets?

Make sure the email is not in your SPAM folder. If you still cannot find the tickets in your inbox, please email tedxpretoria@gmail.com

What time does the event start?

The event starts at 9:00 at Brooklyn Theatre on 19 November 2019.

Where should I park and is parking free?

There is safe parking around the premises, and car guards on duty at all times.

Do you have appropriate seating and parking for individuals with medical conditions?

You may be dropped off at the entrance, and someone will assist you. There are allocated spaces for wheelchairs in the front row of the venue, seats B2, B3 and B5. For any other special arrangements or medical requirements, please email tedxpretoria@gmail.com

What items am I not allowed to bring into the event (e.g. bags, coolers, video equipment, outside food and drink, etc.)?

Your tickets include admission to the venue, coffee/ tea and lunch. No food or drinks are allowed inside the venue, and no videos may be taken of the talks. The official talks will be uploaded to YouTube after the event.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are allowed into the venue. For special circumstances and guide dogs, please email tedxpretoria@gmail.com.

Can I purchase tickets at the door/ gate/ entrance?

Depending on availability, there may be tickets available at the door on the day of the event. However, tickets are selling fast, so we advise you to purchase your ticket on Quicket. If buying online proves difficult for you, kindly email us tedxpretoria@gmail.com.

Is there an age limit?

Children below the age of 12 are not allowed to attend the event due to the sometimes sensitive nature of the talks.

The name on the ticket doesn’t match the attendee’s name. Is that okay?

The name only represents the buyer of the ticket. Any person can enter the event with any valid ticket, as long as the ticket is only used for one attendee.

Is there a way for me to get updates as the event draws closer, as well as on the day of the event (e.g. traffic delays or other problems that could affect the event)?

Be sure to follow us on social media to stay updated on any changes. Any important information will be communicated on these channels.