Entries by TEDxSanDiego Team

TEDSummit 2016 – Hope, Wisdom, Insight, Inspiration

It was an experiment of sorts, unlike recent TED Conferences in Vancouver, or the companion TEDActive conference which used to be held during the same time in Whistler. Instead of the daily dose of TED Talks (live at TED, simulcast at TEDActive) in two locations, TEDSummit 2016 combined some 50 live talks with a choice […]

TEDx Turns Five Years Old in 2014

The first TED Conference was held in Monterey, California in 1984, and in 2014 TED celebrated its 30th birthday. The TEDx concept, on the other hand, wasn’t launched until 2009 when TEDxUSC held the first TEDx event on March 23, 2009.  At the time no one could predict if the idea of hosting locally organized “TED-like” […]

Choosing a Venue for TEDxSanDiego 2014

While every TEDx organizer understands just how important the choice of venue is, it’s not uncommon for these same organizers to underestimate the time it actually takes to select the best venue for each event. Nearly 10,000 TEDx events have been produced over the past five years, and each one was designed to accommodate a unique […]