Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Global Ignite Week

Enlighten us. But make it quick.
Global Ignite Week is coming to Phog Lounge Windsor on Wednesday, February 9th.

WINDSOR, ONTARIO, FEBRUARY 9, 2011 – Drug Policy, Rock and Roll, Body Language and Wild Windsor are just some of the topics coming to Phog Lounge (157 University Ave. West) for the first ever Ignite Windsor event. Presenters will have five minutes and 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds to share their ideas with the audience. Doors open for this event at 6:30 and presentations start at 8:00.

Ignite started in Seattle in 2006. It’s a high-energy evening filled with people who have an idea and want to share it. Windsor’s first Ignite event will take place during Global Ignite Week, alongside similar events all over the world. People will take the stage to present topics they’re passionate about. This event promises to be inspiring, funny and thought-provoking.

Ignite is a free event. 19 and over are welcome. For more information contact Allison Prieur at, or visit the Ignite website at The event will be available online via livestream and videos will be uploaded to youtube. Videos will also be shared with other cities hosting Ignite events on the Ignite website.

Global Ignite Week is just the tip of the iceberg. Participants and the audience will be challenged to get involved to continue sharing ideas at these types of events. Ignite events currently happen worldwide, from Mumbai to Amsterdam to Montreal. There are also events taking place during Global Ignite Week in Ann Arbor, Lansing and Rochester. Visit for a full listing.

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