When you apply for a license to organize a TEDx event, you'll be asked to choose an event type. Standard Event should be your choice if you aren't sure.
The following event types are available for new licenses:
- Standard Event: The Standard Event type, the basic event type, is subject to all of the standard rules and applies to most events. Learn more »
- University Event: The University Event type is for events at a college or university and are hosted by current university administration staff, faculty or students attending the university. Learn more »
- Youth Event: The Youth Event type is an event organized by, or catered toward, youth and/or kids. Events of the Youth type are permitted names that include the word "Youth" or "Kids," e.g., "TEDxYouth@SMU." Learn more »
- Salon Event: A Salon Event is a small weekly or monthly recurring event that keeps a TEDx community engaged between larger annual or bi-annual events. These events typically just screen TED Talks, some have local speakers. The name includes the qualifier “Salon” and applicants must already have an existing standard license. Learn more »
- Corporate Event: The Corporate Event type is for corporations that want to organize an event with a co-branded name, i.e., a name that includes the name of the corporation, such as "TEDxPWCDublin." The Corporate Event type, and the naming exception it grants, is only approved for internal, private, employees-only events within corporations. Learn more »
- ED Event: An ED Event is a license given to educators or members of the education community to host an event specifically focused on the conversation around education. Learn more »
- Teachers Event: A Teachers Event can be hosted by one or a group of teachers, and attended by teachers in the community. Learn more »
- Cinema Event: A Cinema Event follows the same format as a Standard Event, except that it is held at a cinema or movie theatre. Learn more »
- Library Event: A Library Event is a Standard TEDx event held at a local library. Learn more »
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