TEDxGateway partners with communications specialists Genesis Burson-Marsteller for fourth consecutive year
The seventh edition of TEDxGateway is back, featuring a spectacular line of speakers on December 4, 2016, in Mumbai. A nanotechnologist, a 12-year-old singing prodigy, a microscopist, a global artist and photographer, a social media intelligence CEO, an augmented reality futurist, a quantum researcher, a peace activist, young innovators and scientists will tell their inspiring stories to a live audience of over 1300 and many more across the world through live-streaming.
To amplify the TEDx platform and to showcase its electric line-up of speakers and their inspiring stories, Genesis Burson-Marsteller is collaborating with TEDxGateway as its official communications partner. This partnership marks Genesis Burson-Marsteller’s fourth year of association with the TEDxGateway platform, having successfully popularised the main event held last year as well as the first ever TEDxGatewayWomen held in early 2015
Celebrating TED's mission, "Ideas Worth Spreading”, the TEDxGateway 2016 conference will be bringing together more than 24 brilliant and dynamic speakers from across India and the world under one roof.
On partnering with TEDxGateway 2016, Prema Sagar, Vice Chair, Burson-Marsteller, Asia-Pacific and Principle Founder, Genesis Burson-Marsteller, said: “TED is universally celebrated as a unique platform bringing to fore some of the most brilliant minds in the world, and TEDxGateway has been successfully bringing that experience to India year after year. It is a privilege for Genesis Burson-Marsteller to be associated with a platform like TEDxGateway and provide our support for creating a social movement.
Yashraj S. Akashi, Curator of TEDxGateway and Senior Ambassador of TEDx in India said, “It gives me immense pleasure to continue our partnership with Genesis Burson-Marsteller for the fourth year and gives us confidence that we are building right kind of profile and communication for this seventh edition of TEDxGateway. We believe Prema Sagar and Genesis Burson-Marsteller not only bring the best communication expertise to the table but also help us define the essence of TEDxGateway’s journey in India.”
This year’s TEDxGateway will host achievers including Boaz Almog, a quantum researcher; Dr. Roozbeh Ghaffari, nanotechnology and bioelectronics pioneer, MC10 Co-founder; Zak Ebrahim, a peace activist; Uday Deshpande, a Mallakhamb legend; El Seed, a global artist; Angelica Dass, artist and photographer; Neel Ghose, the founder, Robin Hood Army; Florian Radke, an augmented reality futurist; Kalyani Khona, a digital match-maker and innovator; Sparsh Shah, a singing prodigy; Capri Everitt, a child prodigy, Youth Ambassador and singer among others.
TEDxGateway is expected to draw more than 1350 attendees at NCPA. It will also host live streaming for audiences at Phoenix Mall, Lower Parel along with a special screening for 650 students at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). In addition, the main event will be telecast live on the website TEDxGateway.com/live.