Three reasons why you would want to be a speaker at TEDxVenlo

TEDxVenlo was sold out in 2015, 2016 and 2017. If you are considering the opportunity to take the stage during TEDxVenlo 2018, now is your chance. Just sign up for our pitch nights. And if you are still in doubt here are three reasons why you should not miss out on being a possible speaker at this year’s TEDxVenlo.



As a TEDxVenlo speaker, you’ll be part of a unique community that will propel your message not only locally but on a global scale. Participation in the TEDx events has launched careers and taken people to new professional and personal heights. The...

Why you can't miss the intermezzos of TEDxVenlo 2017

Besides twelve amazing speakers, we also have some wonderful artists on stage. Meet the performers of the TEDxVenlo 2017 intermezzos.

Lone Road Station and Laserforum
The six guys from Lone Road Station who are from Venlo will give you an energetic and dynamic performance filled with modern songs with a 70’s and 80’s vibe. But Lone Road Station won't open TEDxVenlo alone. Together...

Meet the hosts of TEDxVenlo 2017!

Martine van der Meijden and Gijs Hillmann invite you into an unreal world with 12 speakers and their inspirational, eye-opening talks. On November 7th they will connect speakers with the attendees and gear everyone up for action.

Meet Gijs Hillmann!


The power of telling stories
The power of telling stories is what inspires Gijs most. As a coach for TEDxVenlo speakers he always tries to see the best in them: “I see them as a rough diamonds that need to be polished to get to...


Sign up your idea worth spreading during the TEDxVenlo Pitch Night!

Did you visit last year’s TEDx Venlo and felt inspired to one day take the stage yourself? Or have you found yourself sat behind your laptop screen watching TED Talks and felt like you, too, had an idea worth spreading? Now is your chance! TEDxVenlo 2018 also marks the 5-year anniversary for our TED affiliated event so there this year’s event is sure to be special.


TEDxVenlo is hosting two pitch nights for TEDxVenlo 2018. And you can sign up now! On Wednesday April 4th or Tuesday April 24th we will organise coaching sessions so that you can come prepared to pitch on Tuesday April 17th and Tuesday May 15th!