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

The health and safety of our attendees is our top priority. In light of the global spread of the COVID-19 virus, TEDFest will not be held in 2020. While we are heartbroken to share this news with you, we are planning on bringing TEDFest back in 2021. If you’re registered for TEDFest 2020 and haven’t heard from us about this change, please contact us. 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

TEDFest 2021

Details on TEDFest 2021 coming soon!


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