TEDMonterey

TEDMonterey is a four-day, uniquely intimate conference that'll focus on how we can build a brighter future for everyone. We’ll head back to our roots, in the place where TED began: Monterey, California.


TEDMonterey

The Case for Optimism

June 1-4, 2021
Monterey, CA

What a time it is. People everywhere are angry, suspicious, distrustful ... often with good reason. And yet, might it be possible to emerge from the current fiery moment stronger than before? Wiser? Happier?

With the careful combination of visionary ideas, strategic planning, hard work and lucky timing, we think so. At this very special TED event, we'll celebrate the clear-eyed and the bold of heart, those who don't shy away from the most intractable-seeming problems but rather step toward them to make the case that, even now, hope is possible.

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TEDMonterey Standard membership

Price: $12,000*

*If you attended TED2020 you may be eligible for special pricing depending on your membership level. Contact conferences@ted.com with questions.

Requirements: Due to limited seating and high demand, registration is currently only available to TED2020 members.

Benefits:

  • Attending the TEDMonterey Conference: The four-day program includes ten sessions of TED’s famous talks, deep dive workshops and activities known as Discovery Sessions, group dinners and parties, comfortable simulcast spaces, exhibits and interactive experiences, plus a few surprises!
  • Online social networking: Join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and new friends.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive. More about TED Live

Tax deductibility:
$3,000 of the TEDMonterey membership fee may may be eligible for tax deduction as a charitable donation. Please consult your tax professional. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

See our registration policies page for terms and details, including COVID-19 policies.


TEDMonterey Donor membership

We offer this special membership category of TED Donor for those who wish to further support TED's goals with a larger annual contribution.

Price: $30,000

*If you attended TED2020 you may be eligible for special pricing depending on your membership level. Contact conferences@ted.com with questions.

Requirements: Due to limited seating and high demand, registration is currently only available to TED2020 members.

Benefits:

  • Attending the TEDMonterey Conference: The four-day program includes ten sessions of TED’s famous talks, deep dive workshops and activities known as Discovery Sessions, group dinners and parties, comfortable simulcast spaces, exhibits and interactive experiences, plus a few surprises!
  • Online social networking: Join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and new friends.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive. More about TED Live
  • Priority access: Get admitted early to the theater to access the best seats for all sessions.
  • Recognition: Receive acknowledgment in the conference program guide.
  • Concierge services: Dedicated to providing assistance with all conference-related inquiries throughout the year.
  • Special programming: Additional events, spaces and opportunities to meet speakers.
  • Extended transfer deadlines: Get more flexibility with regard to transfer options. See our registration policies

Tax deductibility:
$3,000 of the TEDMonterey membership fee may may be eligible for tax deduction as a charitable donation. Please consult your tax professional. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

See our registration policies page for terms and details, including COVID-19 policies.


TEDMonterey Patron membership

A special 5-year membership category of TED Patron is available for those who wish to further support TED's goals with a more substantial contribution.

Price: $250,000

*If you attended TED2020 you may be eligible for special pricing depending on your membership level. Contact conferences@ted.com with questions.

Requirements: Due to limited seating and high demand, registration is currently only available to TED2020 members.

Benefits:

  • Attending the TEDMonterey Conference: The four-day program includes ten sessions of TED’s famous talks, deep dive workshops and activities known as Discovery Sessions, group dinners and parties, comfortable simulcast spaces, exhibits and interactive experiences, plus a few surprises!
  • Online social networking: Join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and new friends.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive. More about TED Live
  • Priority access: Get admitted early to the theater to access the best seats for all sessions.
  • Purchase membership for a guest: Option to bring one guest per year at the prevailing membership rate, any time up to four weeks before the conference (subject to TED's approval).
  • Recognition: Receive acknowledgment in the conference program guide.
  • Patron Concierge: Dedicated to providing assistance with all conference-related needs throughout the year.
  • Automatic renewal: Your membership automatically renews annually during the five years -- without further payment required -- regardless of any membership price increases.
  • Special programming: Additional events, spaces and opportunities to meet speakers.
  • Extended transfer deadlines: Get more flexibility with regard to transfer options. See our registration policies

Tax deductibility:
$3,000 of the TEDMonterey membership fee may may be eligible for tax deduction as a charitable donation. Please consult your tax professional. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

See our registration policies page for terms and details, including COVID-19 policies.


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