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TED talks have a long history of inspiration. TED was conceived in 1984 as a conference of Technology, Engineering, and Design. But today, TED talks may cover almost anything. These short yet powerful talks have impacted thousands of lives globally. They often contain powerful stories that help people in professional and personal development and draw a large crowd.

TED happens globally in more than 100 languages on different topics, including science and global concerns. If you have always wanted to attend a TED session, then wouldn’t it be great to have it in your city? Imagine you don’t need to spend a lot of money on travel to some large cities, and still, you can be a part of the TED talks experience.


TED Comes to You

Over the years, TED has given rise to a more localized version called TEDx. These are the local version of TED that aim to be as powerful as TED Talks. The content and performances are on par with TED. However, TEDx talks are managed and coordinated independently by communities for the community. Although the content of TEDx talks is developed uniquely, there are some common features in all TEDx talks.

TEDx is a nice alternative to TED Talks because they happen locally. It is easy for many people to attend, and they get to hear some powerful talks, connect with the local community, and have a great learning experience. Just like TED, TEDx has no commercial, political, or religious agenda. TEDx is completely based on local communities and no scope of biases. If you are looking for a community event that sparks conversation, ideas, connection, and community, then you should be visiting one.

To that end, do you know that TEDx talks are coming to Gilbert, A.Z.? If you live in the Southwest, you should make it a point to come. TEDxGilbert Emerge 2020 is happening on May 2, 2020, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. MST. TEDxGilbert will be taking place at the Gilbert High School Auditorium.


What Else to Do in Gilbert?

Gilbert is a beautiful place to see around. If you have some time on hand after attending TEDx, you can visit some of the top tourist attractions in the area. For example, if you are a nature lover, you will love the Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch. You get to learn a bit about the local natural habitat, go for bird watching, or hike the place with your family. It is also a great place to have a nice picnic lunch with friends. The Gilbert Historical Museum is a must-visit if you wish to learn a bit about the local culture and heritage. The museum also has exhibit openings, programs, and other events.


A Good Place to Stay

Gilbert has a lot of accommodation options, including hotels, holiday rentals, and guest houses. If you’re looking for a hotel in Gilbert, AZ that allows pets, then Hyatt is a great option for you.

Each room is thoughtfully designed so you can relax or work at peace. Rooms are fitted with a plush Hyatt Grand Bed, a 42″ HDTV, complimentary toiletries, and free Wi-Fi with remote printing. The in-house Odds & Ends store sells must-have items that you can buy, borrow, or enjoy for free in case you have forgotten to pack your essentials. The hotel offers blackout curtains so that you have a good night’s sleep. Treat yourself to a sumptuous breakfast made with natural ingredients. Other amenities include a refreshing pool for a good swim, fitness center with cardio and strength training machines.

Alternatively, you can stay at Hampton Inn and Suites. During your stay, you can enjoy free hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, a fitness center to work out, a digital key, flat TV, meeting rooms, and more.


What’s Gilbert Eating?

Gilbert has some great places to eat. Whether you love Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Seafood, Barbecue, or steaks, Gilbert has it all. If you’re into healthy eating, Gilbert has quite a few places to check out. If you’re looking for vegetarian or vegan options, then visit Blue Adobe Santa Fe Grill. The location offers Mexican and Southwestern cuisine, It was even a Certificate of Excellence 2019 Winner. Want to have a taste of Gilbert? Visit The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Gilbert for some lip-smacking local cuisine, American delicacies, and a bar. It is a vegetarian-friendly restaurant.

There’s lots of action waiting for you to happen in Gilbert. Start planning your visit so that you don’t miss any action!

*Disclaimer: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this event may get canceled. Please check on the event’s website for further details.




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