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Evenement trends in 2016

Het afgelopen jaar mocht ik 38 events organiseren, variërend van kleine bijeenkomsten van 50 personen tot grote congressen van wel 900 personen, verspreid over Europa. Trends verwacht je normaal gesproken in de mode en op financiële markten, maar wist je dat er ook op evenementengebied verschillende interessante ontwikkelingen zijn? Trends waar een slimme organisator in […]

by Jan Scheele
3 years ago
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How TED will reinvent your corporate conferences

Is it possible to consistently run ‘cool corporate conferences with massive impact?’ We think so. By drawing from our vast experience in organizing and speaking at numerous TED conferences, we believe it is now possible to seriously improve any corporate conference. The TED phenomena A majority of conferences and events is still focused on trying […]

by Jan Scheele
4 years ago
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The impact of the ‘X-factor’

The Mount Everest, prisons and a boat on the Amazon. All have been amazing hosts for one of the 14000 TEDx events that have happened since the establishment of the brand in 2009. Locations and speakers usually impress our partners, but a frequently asked question is always concerning the impact of the events. What is […]

by Jan Scheele
4 years ago
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How to become a TED talk hero

You have been invited to give a TED talk or want to give a TED-like presentation to surprise your audience. Now what? A single pebble thrown in the ocean will change the shoreline: TED talks can catalyze ideas, accelerate learning and move large amounts of people. ExciTED as you are, you may soon realize that […]

by Jan Scheele
4 years ago
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Snakes, overripe mango’s and no WIFI

While hiking a hill with a windchill of 40 degrees, we’re walking under a three with a rattlesnake, eating termites and play around with a machete. The first day in the jungle, I figured out why I haven’t been to such a place before. But on the same day, laying in a hammock after showering […]

by Jan Scheele
5 years ago
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Charlie & the golden TEDx entrance ticket

(Posted also on TEDxMaastricht) At TEDxMaastricht, we believe that the crowd of our event is almost as important as the speaker line-up. Spreading all those amazing ideas, spawned out on the stage of a TEDx event and taking action out of it, will not happen if the hall is only filled with CEO’s or people […]

by Jan Scheele
6 years ago
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Insha’Allah

After the huge success of last year, this year’s TEDxBaghdad ‘The Beginning Begins’ was meant to build further on this perfect way of showcasing the world that Baghdad is so much more than a war zone. Since last year, I’ve had a lot of interaction with my Iraqi Facebook friends and with the extreme joy […]

by Jan Scheele
6 years ago
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Ultra coordinated motherfockery

Being involved in several TED and TEDx initiatives, getting invited for the annual, TED Global gathering in Scotland, is a cherry on the already very sweet cake. Two weeks ago, this mindblown took place in Edinburg. While most people think, the talks are the main reason for people to come, for me this turned out […]

by Jan Scheele
7 years ago