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TEDxYoungstown Asks ‘What’s Next?’

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — At the 2019 TEDxYoungstown event, 14 speakers and performers will take their place on the Red Dot to start a dialogue around the theme ‘What’s Next?’

More than 600 will attend the event scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the DeYor Performing Arts Center downtown. Speakers will touch on topics ranging from emotional intelligence and health to technology and the arts.

“TEDxYoungstown brings our Valley into the global TED community of innovators and thought leaders,” says Greg Smith, TEDxYoungstown license holder. “By inviting speakers from the valley, the nation and the world to downtown Youngstown, we create a tremendous opportunity for sharing inspiration, entertainment and unique perspectives. These talks truly have the power to change for the better how we live in northeast Ohio.”

During intermission, the interactive lobby will give attendees an opportunity to network at the event.

This year’s lineup of speakers include:

Tickets for the event are $35 for general admission and $50 for VIP. They can be purchased at TEDxYoungstown.com.

The event is sponsored by Compco, Advantage Video & Marketing Solutions for Growth, Chordas Studios, WFMJ TV-21, WKBN 570-AM, White Glove Payroll, PNC Bank, Eastern Gateway Community College, Armstrong Cable and other valley businesses.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.