While TEDActive has ended its run, check out the TEDSummit conferences, the first of which happened June 2016. It was a week of amazing connections, conversations and bonding among communities of people who love TED -- from star speakers to our volunteer translators and TEDx organizers from around the world!

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TEDActive 2015 label
Truth and Dare

March 16-20, 2015
Whistler, BC, Canada
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TEDActive membership benefits table

Price $4,250
Term (in years) 1
Conference, meals, events x
TED Live on-demand access x
TED Book Club x
Online social network x
Live simulcast of conference x
Tax receipt at year end x
Fair market value $2,500
Tax-deductible $1,750*

*Check with your tax professional

TEDActive membership

Price: $4,250 / year

Requirements: If you wish to attend TEDActive, you must apply for membership. Due to limited seating and high demand, conferences sell out very quickly.


  • Attending the TEDActive Conference in Whistler, a parallel event held at the same time as TED in Vancouver, featuring the simulcast of the conference on beautiful HD screens.
  • Online social networking: Create a profile page and join the year-round TED Conference private social network. Interact with other members and get matched with the 10 people you need to meet at TEDActive.
  • 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
  • TED Book Club: Enroll free in the TED Book Club, which sends an inspired selection of books via Amazon Kindle or physical books. More about the TED Book Club

Tax deductibility:

As TED is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the state of New York, $1,750 (2014) of the TEDActive membership fee may be tax-deductible; fair market value is $2,500. Please consult your tax professional to find out how much is deductible. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

Please see our Registration policies page for terms and details.