5th Edition
October 9-10, 2015
Oct 9-10, 2015 Registration

An October weekend full of craft tips and inspiration

A conference built around the idea that stories can change our worlds. The only one of its kind in Eastern Europe, it brings together superstar storytellers in all fields to show the potential of stories to connect people, to heal wounds, to move to action, and to drive change.

See you at World Trade Center Bucharest/Pullman Hotel

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Latest news

Video: Robert Krulwich on Finding Good Stories

Radiolab co-host Robert Krulwich's 2015 keynote on finding good stories, asking questions and never forsaking curio...

Video: John Freeman on The New Nowhere

American writer and literary critic John Freeman talked at the 2015 edition about the role of place in today's fict...

Video: Dan Perjovschi on Drawing on Walls

Romanian artist Dan Perjovschi talked at the 2015 edition about the process behind his internationally acclaimed wo...

Speaking this year

Line-up subject to change. Scroll to see all speakers

The experience

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Two packed days

Inspirational talks, tips to improve your storytelling, and many surprising moments

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Superstar speakers

Network with our impressive roster of guests, get their books (and get them signed)

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A creative world

Watch exhibits and screenings, experience interactive moments, browse our shop, and have fun

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Stay story-sharp

Check out our curated feed of storytelling goodness on Facebook

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Videos

Watch talks from previous years on topics ranging from personal stories to marketing

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In the know

Get the latest conference news, speaker info and other updates

Testimonials

Supporters

PLATINUM

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LATERAL is a design & technology studio based in San Francisco, with presence in UK and Romania. They are long-time collaborators of DoR and returning as sponsors of The Power of Storytelling.
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UniCredit is a leading banking Group in Europe, with a major international banking network in Central and Eastern Europe. This is their third year supporting The Power of Storytelling conference.
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NN is an insurance and investment management company active in over 18 countries. It was the first such company to enter the Romanian market. This is their second year as conference sponsors.

GOLD

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Telekom Romania is a new and dynamic telecommunications brand, part of Deutsche Telekom global family, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies. This is their first year as conference sponsors.
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HBO is a premium cable and satellite television network, with programming consisting primarily of movies and original TV series, along with documentaries and concert specials. HBO GO is HBO’s online video service with more than 2000 hours of content, updated weekly.
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Dacia is the main car manufacturer in Romania with a presence of 47 years in the automotive landscape. Today, it is the first export company of the country and the one with the biggest turnover. Since 2004, more than 3.3 billion clients from 44 countries around the world bought a Dacia vehicle.
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HTC is a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, producing award-winning phones and industry pioneers since its inception in 1997, including the HTC One M9 and the highly acclaimed Desire line of smartphones.

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GENTICA is a foundation, set-up and financed by Alexandre Almăjeanu, a French entrepreneur born in Bucharest. Its purpose is to encourage and promote entrepreneurship, especially among Romanian youth, women and journalists.
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With more than 60 years of aviation experience, TAROM is among Romania’s most beloved brands. 2015 found TAROM as an online settled presence. This means we aim to please our most demanding target: the passenger!
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We are Hansen, designers of inspiring work spaces. We, the founders, Diana Blinda and Liviu Souca, and our team, are passionate about design. Our mission is to bring design furniture in your office or wherever you decide to create an idea, a product or a story.
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This project is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Department of State. The contents are the responsibility of Asociația Media DoR and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of State or the United States Government.

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