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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Price of attendance: US$6,000
A limited number of Donor memberships are available: US$17,000
Price of attendance: US$4,250
TED Live membership allows you to watch the TED and TEDGlobal conferences from anywhere.
Full conference and day passes available.
Plus custom quotes for groups -- the best option for screening the conferences in public spaces including offices.
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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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