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Ignite Burlington 2015 | Speaker Spotlight – James Lockridge

Ignite Speakers - James Lockridge (2)

Presentation: The Elevation of Agitation: Empowering Voices & Remembering Simple Truths

James is the Executive Director of Big Heavy World. He has directed Vermont’s Burlington-based independent, volunteer-staffed music office for 20 years, generating partnerships and channeling enthusiasm that supports Vermont-made music of every kind & stage of development. Through a music archive, record label, community radio station, music shop, events, and more, and in collaboration with community partners, he has brought together the resources that provide Vermont with a music office where it would not have one otherwise. James has championed inclusion and respect for diversity, and built a widely recognized engine of support for regional music based on these values. He has been visionary in recognizing the potential of combining widely different community stakeholder interests into collaborations that satisfy the goals of all involved.

James is a cultural heritage advisory board member of the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (Vermont’s National Heritage Area) and serves on the King Street Neighborhood Revitalization Corp. He also directs the Youth Safety Council of Vermont and coordinates the Distracted Driving Task Force of the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance and its Education/Outreach & Marketing Focus Group.

Email: jim@bigheavyworld.com
Phone: 802.865.1140
Twitter: @bigheavyjim
Facebook: facebook.com/jamesedgarlockridge
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jamesedgarlockridge

Ignite Burlington 2015 will be held on Thursday October 15 at The Film House at Main Street Landing. 
Schedule for the evening:
5:30pm – 6:30pm – Registration and cocktail hour
6:30pm – 8:30pm – Ignite Presentations
8:30pm – 9:30pm – Reception and Speaker Meet & Greet
All proceeds from the event will go towards the Hergenrother Foundation.
We look forward to seeing you there! 

Ignite Burlington 2015 Speaker Announcement!

COLCHESTER, VERMONT (September 9, 2015) – Adam Hergenrother and Hergenrother Foundation are hosting the 4th Annual Ignite Burlington on Thursday October 15, 2015 at The Film House at Main Street Landing.

Ignite is an exciting, unconventional event, designed to inspire, educate, and entertain the greater Burlington community.  Ignite events are held in over 100 cities worldwide and are similar to TED’s ”Ideas Worth Spreading.” Ignite events bring people together in an inspiring, mastermind-like forum, where speakers share their passion projects and inspirational success stories for compelling five minutes, respecting Ignite’s acclaimed mantra, ”Enlighten Us, But Make It Quick.”  Click here for more information: www.hergenrotherfoundation.org/events.

Registration and networking from 5:30pm-6:30pm.  Light appetizers and a cash bar will be available.  Presentations begin promptly at 6:30pm.

Tickets are extremely limited and are on sale now for $15.00.  For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

We are excited to announce the following speakers will present at Ignite Burlington 2015:

Hergenrother Foundation’s mission is to empower today’s youth to become tomorrow’s confident and dynamic leaders by providing the necessary resources, programs, and events for youth to learn, grow, thrive, and develop into outstanding members of their communities. By supporting Hergenrother Foundation, you are investing in the future of your community.  Our youth leadership programs and camps will teach youth to dream big, act with purpose and passion, and serve others first. Hergenrother Foundation is also dedicated to bringing educational and inspirational events to the Greater Burlington area, to heighten awareness for the power that every person, regardless of age, can live a life without limits. For more information, visit www.hergenrotherfoundation.org.