TEDFest

TEDFest is an opportunity to meet TEDxers from around the world while watching the live-hosted TED program in New York City. Exclusively programmed for the entire TEDx community, TEDFest joins the best of TED with all that New York has to offer.

TEDFest 2020

Because there is so much uncertainty about when and how the world will begin to open up, we have made the decision not to move forward with TEDFest 2020 at this time. While our primary concern is your health, we also don’t want to burden you, our volunteer community, with making plans that might have to be canceled.

If you have any questions about TEDFest, please email us at tedx@ted.com.

We are passionately working to continue to connect the community throughout the year - and if you are a TEDxer, join the TEDxHub to be a part of our programming.


TEDFest eligibility

This event is exclusively programmed for the entire TEDx community. Primary licensees, co-organizers and official team members of TEDx events can apply to attend.

Attending TEDFest qualifies attendees for the 100+ TEDx license.

Please note: Before applying for TEDFest, please be sure that you will be able to secure a visa to enter the United States. Learn more about the visa application process


Why attend

  • Enjoy the best of the TED conference via video stream
  • Daily breakfasts at the theatre and group lunches in neighborhood restaurants
  • Three exciting evening events around New York City
  • TEDConnect to meet new community members

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