A TEDx initiative, Countdown, has gained worldwide support in raising awareness and conversation levels around the topic of climate change. They hope to inspire the global TEDx Community towards climate action by producing over 600 TEDx Countdown events. All events are virtual in order to host these conversations in a safe way amongst the pandemic that is still ravaging many countries.
TEDx Gresham Place in Durban, South Africa is proud to be hosting one of six events in South Africa. Thobani Ndlovu, founder of TEDx Gresham Place recently announced a number of new partnerships that will support the hosting of these conversations virtually. These partnerships include Grindrod, Vodacom Business, Gagasi FM, Digitlab, and Missing Link.
Digitlab will be a particularly important partner in marketing the digital event. “We believe the Countdown event is driving an important conversation and we are excited to partner with TEDx Gresham Place to drive this conversation on a local level,” says Digitlab CEO, Mike Saunders. “Digitlab’s expertise in virtual conferencing, digital technology, and marketing will be invaluable in spreading the word about this event,” said Thobani Ndlovu.
Attend the Event: Happening on the 28th of November 2020, the Countdown event will be a free-to-attend virtual event featuring local climate experts and those in a position to action large-scale change – Cathie Lewis, Allan Hirsch, Mbali Makhathini and Yola Mgogwana. 2016 Miss South Africa winner, Ntandoyenkosi Kunene, will be hosting Countdown as well.
Registration for TEDx Gresham Place’s Countdown event is hosted on Eventbrite, with registration available here: http://tedxgreshamplace.com/Tags: Countdown, Global Warming, TEDX Last modified: November 19, 2020