2017 FAQs

Date: 10.26.2017

Time: 6:00pm – 9:30pm

When do doors open?

Doors open at 4:30 pm for VIP Ticket Holders and 5:00 pm for General Admission. Please enter Babeville on West Huron Street.

Is there an intermission?

Yes, there is.

Where is the event?

The event is located at Babeville’s Asbury Hall. The address is 341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202. Please enter the venue at the West Huron Street entrance.

Will there be food and drink available?

Yes, there will be several food trucks available before the show in the Babeville parking lot.

Cupcakes are graciously being provided by Fairycakes during intermission.

A cash bar is available for your pleasure and drinks may be consumed at your seat.

Is there a bar?

We wouldn’t have an evening event in Buffalo without one.

Where do I park?

VIP Guests can park in the Babeville parking lot. Please show the TEDx attendant your ticket upon arrival. General Admission guests who purchased parking can park in the Lawley Insurance parking lot. Please show the TEDx attendant your ticket upon arrival.

What do I wear?

You can come in a suit or you can come in pajamas. There is no dress code, but most folks will dress casually.

What do I bring?

Please bring cash and/or card, as there will be available for purchase (food, drink, t-shirts, books, art).

What should I expect?

When you arrive at TEDxBuffalo, you will be directed to the registration desk to receive a name badge. You may then browse around the tables at the hall, interact with our exhibits and other guests, visit the bar, or grab some food from the food trucks. The event will start promptly at 6:00pm and have an intermission at approximately 7:30pm. During the intermission and after the event, you may feel free to mingle with speakers, as they will be seated in the crowd.

Who do I send questions to?

You can email any questions and concerns to Alex Opiel ([email protected]) or Jennifer Jones ([email protected]).

From whom will I receive informational emails regarding the event?

You will receive informational emails about this event from an “@tedxbuffalo.com” email address. Please be on the lookout.

I’m a VIP Guest, where do I go?

VIP Guests will park in the Babeville parking lot, please have your ticket ready to show the attendant. Once inside, you will register and receive your gift and drink ticket at the Registration Table, you can then find a TEDx Volunteer to direct you to the VIP seating areas.

Why did your ticket prices rise?

TEDxBuffalo is put on entirely by volunteers and funded entirely by sponsorships and ticket sales. In order to provide the best possible experience and to follow all TED licensing rules, we were forced to raise prices this year. In an ideal world, we would offer this event for free. To keep costs down, please encourage forward-thinking Buffalo businesses to sponsor our subsequent events!

Is this a handicapped accessible event?

Yes, it is. If this is a concern, please send us an email before the event. You may ask any TEDx organizer for assistance during our event.

What is the event hashtag?

The event hashtag is #tedxbuffalo2017.

Do you have Snapchat filters?

Yes, please Snapchat our event using our custom filters!