TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal is an annual conference that celebrates human ingenuity by exploring ideas, innovation and creativity from all around the world.

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TED2017 label
Builders. Truth-tellers. Catalysts.
August 27 - 30, 2017
Arusha, Tanzania

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

  STANDARD DONOR
Price $6,000 $12,000
Term in years 1 1
Conference, meals events x x
TED Live on-demand access x x
Online social network x x
Gift bag x x
TED Book Club - x
Early-access seating - x
Recognition in program guide - x
Recognition on TED.com - x
Flexible registration policies - 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

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 TEDGlobal Conference private social network. Interact with other members and get matched with the 10 people you need to meet onsite.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive More about TED Live

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 TEDGlobal Conference private social network. Interact with other members and get matched with the 10 people you need to meet onsite.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive More about TED Live
  • Early access: Get admitted early to the theater to access the best seats for all sessions.
  • 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.
  • 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. More about the TED Book Club
  • Additionally, your generosity allows the establishment of two TEDGlobal 2017 scholarships in your name

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.