TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal is an annual 5-day conference that celebrates human ingenuity by exploring ideas, innovation and creativity from all around the world. The next conference will be held October 5–10, 2014, in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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South!
October 5–10, 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Price of attendance: US$6,000
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TEDGlobal membership comparison table

TEDGlobal TEDGlobal Donor
Price $6,000 $12,000
Term in years 1 1
Conference, meals events x x
Online social network x x
Gift bag x x
TED Book Club (4x/year) x
Early-access seating x
Private dinner for Donors x
Recognition in program guide x
Recognition on TED.com x
Flexible registration policies x
Conference video archive x x
Tax receipt at year end x x
Fair market value $2,500 $2,500
Tax-deductible $3,500* $9,500*

*Check with your tax professional


TEDGlobal Conference Standard membership

Price: $6,000 / year

Requirements: If you wish to attend TEDGlobal, you must apply for membership. Due to limited seating and high demand, conferences sell out very quickly.

Benefits:

  • Attending the TEDGlobal Conference
  • Online social networking: Create a profile page and join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and get matched with the 10 people you need to meet onsite.
  • Conference video archive: Relive every moment of the conference through a password-protected web video archive, which is made available soon after the conference.

Tax deductibility:

As TED is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the state of New York, $3,500 of the TEDGlobal Conference fee may be tax-deductible in the United States and in some other countries; fair market value is $2,500. Please consult your tax professional to find out how much is deductible. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

Please see our Registration policies page for terms and details.


TEDGlobal Conference Donor membership

We offer the special membership category of TEDGlobal Donor for those who wish to further support TED's goals with a larger annual contribution.

Price: $12,000 / year

Requirements: If you wish to be a Donor at TEDGlobal, you must apply for membership to the conference.

Benefits:

  • Attending the TEDGlobal Conference
  • Online social networking: Create a profile page and Join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and get matched with the 10 people you need to meet onsite.
  • TED Book Club: Enroll free in the TED Book Club, which sends an inspired selection of two or three books every few months, via Amazon Kindle or physical books. After you register for a TED event, you'll receive the next shipment in preparation. (Unfortunately we cannot send retroactive shipments -- once our allocation of books is gone, the books are gone). The Kindle option includes bonus selections available only electronically. The Kindle Reader app is available for Mac and PC, iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows smartphones in addition to the Kindle itself.
  • Conference video archive: Relive every moment of the conference through a password-protected web video archive, which is made available soon after the conference.
  • Early access: Get admitted early to the theater to access the best seats for all sessions.
  • A special dinner: Receive an invitation to a festive private dinner at the conference with speakers and other conference luminaries.
  • Recognition: Receive acknowledgment in the conference program guide and on TED.com.
  • More transfer/carryover options: Get more flexibility with regard to Transfers and carryover options. (See our Registration policies.)
  • Early renewals: Get an opportunity to apply early to renew your membership.

Tax deductibility:

As TED is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the state of New York, $9,500 of the TEDGlobal Donor fee may be tax-deductible in the United States and in some other countries; fair market value is $2,500. Please consult your tax professional to find out how much is deductible. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

Please see our Registration policies page for terms and details.