TED Live

The TED Live membership brings the TED Conference experience to your home, school or office. Through the live webstream, you are invited to watch the minute-by-minute excitement of the entire TED conference, including talks that are exclusively presented onsite and may not go online. Learn more on TED Live site

TED Live stage

The TED Live membership brings the TED Conference experience to your home, school or office. Join in this member experience to watch TED, TEDGlobal or both conferences for one membership fee.

TED Live Membership pricing:

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

Registration for TED Live is currently closed

Three key member benefits

  1. Live Video Access to TED and/or TEDGlobal
    Enjoy your live streams to both the next TED and/or TEDGlobal conferences. Be there without the travel and expense, and view each session live and uncut.
  2. Global Online Community
    Share the experience and connect with other TED Live members around the world via our exclusive networking channels.
  3. The Archive
    Don’t worry about missing the conference. You can access the full conference archives at your convenience 365 days a year from anywhere in the world.

Schools and small businesses

Are you part of a school or small business interested in sharing ideas from TED with your class or organization? Watch the conference webcast together for a unique opportunity to learn, bond, and spur creativity and new ideas. Find out which membership fee applies to you in the table below.


TED Live Membership pricing and benefits

One conference Two conferences College & university Small business
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Large business
(>100 employees)
Price $600 $1,000 $2,500 $2,500 Contact sponsors@ted.com for a custom quote
Seats (up to) 10 10 50 50 Custom quote
Both TED and TED Global (web streams) x x x Custom quote
Online Webcast Archive & Virtual DVD x x x x Custom quote
Onsite Staff Liason x x x x Custom quote
TED.com Community Messaging x x x x Custom quote
Facebook Group Membership (registrant will be invited) x x x x Custom quote
Locations for viewing 1 1 1 1 Custom quote
Number of computers that can access web stream 1 1 1 1 Custom quote

Tax deductibility

As TED is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the State of New York, $450 of the TED Live membership fee for one conference, $700 of the TED Live membership fee for two conferences and $2,150 of the TED Live membership fee for college and small business may be tax-deductible; Fair Market Value is $300 for two conferences and $150 for one conference. Please check with your tax professional. We issue tax receipts at the end of each year.

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