You could be the winner of the first TEDxGlasgow Award! And you don't need to live in Glasgow...

February 16, 2017

Scotland is home to fantastic thinkers, dreamers, creators and inventors. People with a passion for what they do and for making a difference. It is with this belief that the people behind TEDxGlasgow launched the first TEDxGlasgow Award. Applications are open to people all over Scotland.

They are offering the chance to share your idea with the TEDxGlasgow audience on 2nd of June and their network of business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs.

Who can apply?
Anyone from entrepreneurs, activists, scientists, artists, educators...
They are looking for an idea that: 

  • Takes people, the planet, profit and purpose as its starting point
  • Answers a big question
  • Inspires people
  • Has a link with Scotland

The idea will be judged on this criteria: Concept, Value and Impact. 

What's in it for you? 

Fame!
You will be the first ever winner of the TEDxGlasgow Award and will be profiled across their social channels (4,737 Tweeter followers + 3,647 Likes on Facebook). You will also be joining an elite group of innovators who have been awarded TEDx Awards across the globe.

Support!
You will also get support from a tailored selection of recognised business leaders to help you launch or develop your idea.

A mystery prize!
All we know is that it is tech related...

What's next? 

2nd March: Applications close

27th April: 10 shortlisted applicants pitch their ideas to the judges, judges will choose the finalists

May: Two finalists will be mentored with their pitch

2nd June: The 2 finalists pitch to the TEDxGlasgow audience, the audience will choose the winner

July – October: The winner will receive support and coaching for their idea from successful business leaders in Scotland.

This way for more information and to download an application form.