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What is a TED Membership?
TED Membership is the best way to support and connect with the big ideas you love from TED. Members can access exclusive live events with TED Speakers, network with a global community, enjoy ad-free TED podcasts, and get special deals on new TED offerings. Plus, membership contributions keep TED Talks accessible for all.
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Frequently asked questions
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TED Members get a variety of exciting benefits, all while supporting TED’s mission to make ideas accessible to everyone. Here’s what’s included with a TED Membership:
- Live TED Speaker conversations with opportunities to ask questions
- Archived recordings: exclusive access to past events when you can’t attend live
- Ad-free TED podcast experiences
- Special access to new TED offerings and events: deals, discounts, and being the first in line
Members can view their benefits when logged into TED.com by clicking the “My Membership“ button.
No, a TED Membership can not be transferred to another person. However, you can send a TED Gift Membership to someone by email. To gift a membership, click here.
You might have connected your membership account to a login email that’s different than the one associated with your TED.com account, or your membership subscription was never linked to a TED.com account. For assistance linking your membership to a pre-existing TED account, please contact our customer support team at email@example.com.
Find step-by-step cancellation instructions in this article. Please make sure you’re logged in to the account linked to your membership to access the payment area. Membership donations are non-refundable; however, if a transaction was not authorized, please contact our customer support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.