At our last event, we had our second guest host Rovina Broomield. We’ve done this twice now (first was organizer
Nicole Steinbok), and it’s been so much fun and they’ve done so well, we’re having one more.
This time, we’re very excited to announce it’s Ignite Seattle alum
Sumit Basu. He’ll be the host (formerly called MC) for the evening, introducing the audience to the Ignite format and inviting our speakers to the stage.
Tickets are on sale now (early bird price of $10) and as usual, we expect to sell out, so don’t wait. And talk submissions are currently open, if you have a story or lesson you’d like to share with your city (and the world).
Sumit spoke at Ignite Seattle #37 at the Egyptian about “De-Mystifying The Instant Pot” which you can (and should) watch below.
At our #39th event, it worked out so well to have Nicole Steinbok as a guest MC, we’re doing it again for #40.
This time it’s Ignite Seattle alum Rovina Broomfield. She’ll be the master of ceremonies (thats what MC, or emcee, means after all) introducing the audience to the Ignite format and inviting our great lineup of speakers to the stage. Tickets are on sale now (early bird price of $10) and as usual, we expect to sell out, so don’t wait. She spoke at #37 at the Egyptian about “So You’re Black In Tech”.
We are excited to announce our speaker lineup for Ignite Seattle #40. We had over 60 submissions from which we picked our lineup of fantastic talks (thanks to all who took time to share their story with us).
Get your tickets now – just $10 at the early bird price, which ends soon. ($5 more after that).
The speakers and topics are fantastic. See the list below. We will sell out. You save $5 now. Buy tickets before 9/19 and you get Early Bird pricing.
Here are our evening’s stories and storytellers (order is to be determined):
Saving the Planet with your Fork, Mary Purdy Friend Of A Foster Child, Karlos Dillard Urban Wildlife Gardening, Understanding Israel How To See Your Own Perception Bias, Aeva Black Turning orphanages into Creative Hubs, Simon Okelo Does This P-value Make my Lies Look Good?, Josh Jelin Why We Should Teach Kids to Write Fiction, Rebecca A. Demarest Dying Black, Ashley McGirt Confessions of an International Smuggler, Angela Barrus How Religion Shaped me as a Scientist, FoSheng Hsu OCD is a Family Affair, Melissa Reaves I Like Your Shoes, Wanna Be Friends?, Nadine Khoury
What to expect at the show on Thursday, Oct 3rd:
Doors open at 6:30pm – get a drink, a snack, and play a game Show starts at 7:30pm – with an intermission in the middle After party at 9:30pm – celebrate the show with the speakers and organizers
$10 until Sept 19 – $15 after
We are supremely pleased to announce our speaker lineup for Ignite Seattle #39. We had over 70 submissions of which we picked 12 fantastic talks (thanks to all who took the time to share their story with us). And we’re excited to return to
Town Hall Seattle on Thursday, June 6th, now that their major renovations are finished.
Get your tickets now – just $10 at the early bird price, which ends tomorrow ($5 more after that).
The speakers are amazing. See the list below. We will sell out. We are currently over 55% sold. You save $5 now. Buy tickets before May 9 and you get Early Bird pricing.
Here is our excellent lineup (order is to be determined):
Cats, Rats, A.I., Oh My! – Ben Hamm I’m the weirdo who left the elevator note – Sixta Morel Design for Conflict – Bonnie Toland Oh, You’re a Mommy Who Wants to Work. How Sweet. – Nancy Jensen Fix Evy-thing – Evy Haroldson An Immigrant’s Battle – Salome Munyaka You can’t ask a choking man for instructions – Christin Boyd A transgender band walks into a rural Olympic Peninsula bar… – Ginger Chien Growing Up Un-Special – Leah Scherschel Forgive and Remember: How Forgiveness Really Works – Susan Fee Retiring My “Best Idea” – Emoji Pillows – Roberto Hoyos Teaching the components of music to autistic people through multiple senses – Kent Godfrey
What to expect at the show on Thursday, June 6th:
Doors open at 6:30pm – get a drink, snack and/or play a game Show starts at 7:30pm – intermission in the middle After party – celebrate the show with the speakers and organizers
$10 until Thursday – $15 after
Good news! Due to an incredible speaker lineup and our incredible partners, Ignite Seattle #37 is officially SOLD OUT.
Bad news… There are no more tickets available for Ignite Seattle #37.
Good news! If you’d still like to attend,
we have a standby line! We can’t 100% promise you’ll get tickets if you line up, but most people usually do.
Don’t want to line up? You’re also welcome to
watch the free livestream (although you’ll miss the preshow and afterparty).
Selecting talks from the list of speaker submissions was tough once again, with so many great ideas submitted! Below is the list of who’s speaking at Ignite Seattle #36 on May 17th (with the speaking order yet to be determined):
Hint: you should
now. Why? Ignite #34 & #35 sold out. We expect #36 will sell out too. buy your tickets for Ignite #36
We can’t wait to see you at The Egyptian on May 17th, talks start at 7:30pm.
Reminder: buy your tickets for Ignite #36 now.