TEDxChulaVista follows the TED rules for sponsorships. We do not accept contributions from organizations who deal in weapons or ammunition, tobacco products or cigarettes, or adult-oriented products or services. Furthermore, our partners have no editorial control or veto power over our event program, and they are ineligible to present from the stage. TEDxChulaVista speakers are not paid, and no one can pay to be part of our program. Speaker selection is based on the merit of each speaker’s application.