Conferences

Attendance at a TED conference is by application. If you'd like to come to TED, apply to attend. We read every application, and actively seek out leading thinkers and doers across a wide range of fields.
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South!
October 6–10, 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Price of attendance: US$6,000

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Truth and Dare
March 16 - 20, 2015
Vancouver, BC, Canada

SOLD OUT

A limited number of Donor memberships are available: US$17,000

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Truth and Dare
March 16 - 20, 2015
Whistler, BC, Canada

Price of attendance: US$4,250

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Recent past conferences

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The Next Chapter
March 17–21, 2014
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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The Next Chapter
March 17–21, 2014
Whistler, Canada


TED Live

TED Live membership allows you to watch TED and TEDGlobal from home, school or office -- and connects you to a year-round community.

$600 for one conference
$1,000 for two conferences
$2,500 for colleges, universities and small businesses

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Conference membership options

TED Conference memberships (Vancouver, Canada)

TEDActive membership (Whistler, Canada)

TEDGlobal Conference memberships (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

TED Live membership


Speaking at TED Conferences

Each TED and TEDGlobal conference features more than 50 of the world's most innovative and influential speakers. If you know someone who belongs on the TED stage, or if you belong there yourself, we want to hear from you!
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Past TEDs

TED began as a small conference in Monterey, California. That single conference is now three annual events -- TED, TEDActive and TEDGlobal -- as well as occasional deep-dive conferences and events such as TEDWomen, TEDYouth and TEDIndia.
Find details about all past TEDs