TEDx talks 2019
While Floris’ Meijers life was going downhill, it’s just that what makes him reach the top.

While actually going downhill as a professional free style skier, Floris Meijer (1989) broke his back some seven years ago. “While flying mid-air taking a risk full free style ski-jump, in a split second I knew I was flying too high and too far to execute the jump and land it to perfection. Now paralysed from the waist down, Floris a Paralympic athlete, is on route to the Beijing 2022 Paralympics. Surely being a professional skier before his accident, getting all the help an athlete needs, now as before he states: “my perseverance to become as independent as can be is what makes me feel a human being again. A person first, handicapped for sure, but with the ability to reach the top.”

The strength of a true sportsman
His passion for the mountains and determination to ski again have helped Floris overcome all the challenges and through this difficult period. Just over a year after his accident, he was back on the slopes! Only now,...

TEDx talks 2019
Lee Immerzeel shows you how to revive your love relationship

Is it possible to revive your love relationship? Can you get the passion and fire back? Lee Immerzeel says “Yes”. He and his wife sparked a new flame in their love life. You can do it too.

Lee and his wife Susanne are the typical example of falling in love, but also the common example of a relationship that lost fire and passion.

The power of flowers
In order for a flower to bloom, it needs to be nourished. The same principle goes for...

From magic to music; meet the intermezzos of TEDxVenlo 2019

The intermezzos of TEDxVenlo 2019 will make sure you get goosebumps. Want to dance. Embrace your vulnerable side and get wondered by the magic world. Who they are? Read their article.

Brandon Smeets - Magical entertainer

Magical entertainment intermezzo at TEDxVenlo 2019 is provided by Brandon Smeets.
Brandon became fascinated with the world of magic at a very young age. What started as a hobby has grown into his real passion:...

About the event


All the information about the TEDxVenlo 2019 Be Brave event in a blink of an eye. 


Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Time: Walk in from 12:30 hrs
Program starts at 13:00 hrs
Program ends around 18:00 hrs

Theater De Maaspoort
Oude Markt 30, Venlo

Please bring your entrance ticket with QR code either printed or on your phone.

For a route description and nearest parking facilities see here

Please note the details of the program order will not be disclosed prior to the event. For information about the speakers seethis page.