TEDx Program

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." It supports independent organizers who want to create a TED-like event in their own community.

What is TEDx?

The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences.

At TEDx events, a screening of TED Talks videos — or a combination of live presenters and TED Talks videos — sparks deep conversation and connections at the local level. TEDx events are planned and coordinated independently, under a free license granted by TED. Learn about the TEDx event types


News from TEDx

Statement on incident at TEDxBrussels

March 5, 2018 — Today at TEDxBrussels, an independently organized TEDx event, speaker and performance artist Deborah De Robertis was forcibly removed from the stage by one of th...

8 ways TEDxers gave back on TEDxGlobalDay

The spirit of the TEDx community shone brightly during the first TEDxGlobalDay in September. In this dynamic one-day initiative, more than 5,000 TEDxers from 230 cities in 76 co...
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Attend a TEDx event

Attend events near you that feature a combination of live speakers and TED Talk videos and that aim to spark conversation and connections.

Watch TEDx Talks

Based on the format of TED Talks, TEDx Talks are presented for local audiences at independent, local TEDx events around the world.

Organize a local TEDx event

Bring the global TED experience to your community through a combination of live speakers and TED Talk videos.



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