TEDxMacon Social Media Recap


TEDxMacon at the Cox Capitol Theatre

TEDx Macon was held on Saturday, May 5th at The Cox Capitol Theatre in downtown Macon, GA. According to the organizers, who included Makenna Held, Chris Nylund, Craig Coleman, and Chris Horne, 75 Maconites enjoyed the event. TEDx Macon speakers that shared their ideas based on the theme, “Macon Local,” were:

  • J. Travis Blackwell
    Executive Director of Community Partnership
  • Eric O’Dell
    Artist / Painter
  • Alex Morrison
    Executive Director, Macon-Bibb County Urban Development
  • Floco Torres
    Hip-Hop Musician, Entrepreneur, Hands on Creative Director
  • Stephanie Robinson
    Director of Marketing at Macon Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Frank Dixon
    Macon One Community Connections
  • Will Cowart
    GIS Specialist at Macon Water Authority
  • Andrew Silver
    Associate Professor of English at Mercer University

Here are some posts, links, photos, and other media that were associated with the event.

TEDxMacon: Macon Local

TEDxMacon made its debut into the world on May 5th, 2012. The event theme was "Macon Local" and the goal was to curate local voices that need to be heard, discuss the goods and the bads of Macon, and get the ‘creative class’ together in a way that could promote action and dialogue.

Storified by Larry Najera · Mon, May 28 2012 12:37:32

TEDxMacon – TED | TEDx | Event DetailMay 5, 2012 … About this event. TEDxMacon made its debut into the world on May 5th, 2012. Our event theme was "Macon Local"…
TEDxMacon | FacebookCommunity. TEDxMacon. We are an independently organized TEDx event. Our first event is May 5th, at 10am. Tickets can be accessed here: …
TEDxMacon aims to meld Macon minds | Local & State | Macon.comMay 1, 2012 … A conference Saturday aims to bring some of Macon's best minds together.
TEDxMacon – TumblrWe are an independently organized TEDx event. Our next TEDx is also our first! Coming to Macon's Cox Capitol Theatre on May 5, 2012.
Macon's fine arts culture gets boost, recognition | Entertainment …May 18, 2012 … For starters, the TEDx Macon conference May 5 generated multiple innovative ideas that would build on Macon's crea…
Macon One: Making a difference: Part of my TEDx Macon speech on Race,Economic, and Social injusticeI am honored to be in the midst of people who appreciate the importance of the exchange of ideas. Our city needs more of these types of e…
ilovemacon (@reallylovemacon) on TwitterWe found love over the weekend at TEDxMacon. … Come to TEDxMacon at Cox Capitol Theatre tomorrow to sign the pledge and share… fb.m…
Simple, Passionate LivingI organized TEDxMacon at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon, Ga. I had nearly 70 people attend, eat, drink, and listen to 8 local speaker…
Skill of the month(s): February, March, April, May 2012Woah. I have been horrendous about this all year. On the upside, at least I am doing well with keeping up to snuff (more or less) on my g…
A great image by Maryann Bates that summed up my TEDx Macon talk. It is called ‘Sanctuary,’ and it makes me hum ‘come in she said I’ll give you, shelter from the storm’ in my heart.Eric O’Dell at Liberty Hall Studios
Shameless promo time… First Friday, visit Eric O’Dell at Liberty Hall Studios page and then come by the studio to see how this painting got made. TEDxMacon is tomorrow, gonna lay down some truth on art majors, sort of. At Macon State College the student show is up and in full glory, Maryann Bates has work at Roasted Macon, and fellow Exchanger Craig Burkhalter has a show at Macon Arts! Whew!Eric Michael O’Dell

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