Speakers Sought for Ignite High Desert



By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Ready for your 5 minutes of fame? Ignite High Desert is seeking interesting people presenting interesting ideas – really quickly!

Now in its third year, Ignite High Desert provides an outlet for people who want to share a burning passion, unique perspective or outrageous solution in a fast-paced evening of discovery. Speakers distill their ideas into 5 minutes and 20 slides, which auto-advance every 15 seconds.

Past Ignite events have included topics such as the impact of creativity on your brain, how to train your drone and the benefits of playing in the dirt. Speakers have shared funny stories and quirky hobbies that enlighten the audience at lightning speed. There are only 12 speaker slots available, and the deadline to apply is January 31. The event will be on April 20, 5:30 p.m., at the Apple Valley Conference Center.

An event of the Hesperia Chamber of Commerce, other elements of the evening include food sampling, sponsor booths and “Ignite Karaoke” where audience members have an opportunity to deliver an impromptu narration to 8 slides they’ve never seen before!

To apply to be a speaker or for more information, visit www.IgniteHighDesert.com. Past presentations can be viewed from the YouTube channel.

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