How To Attend TED Talks?

One of the best ways to learn from the experts is to attend TED conferences/talks. For many TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks will be a good learning experience and for some, it could be a life-changing event. But the way how you would like to get this learning experience depends on your budget. If you afford to travel and spend quite some money, then you can attend the TED conference. But if you are bound by your budget then you can opt to attend a TEDx event in your local area.

Option 1: Attending a TED Talk Conference

Get a account

Firstly, you need to get a account, to apply for a TED conference. You can do so by visiting Account opening process is very simple and requires only your basic info.

Choose the TED conference you wish to attend.

Once you log in your account, you can see a list of upcoming TED conference on its website: You can check each conferences topic and description and choose the one that interests you.

Note: TED conferences’ attendance list gets filled up very early, mostly several months in advance. So, plan your attendance.

Select your membership plan.

Vanguard, Standard, Donar and Patron – These are the four different types of membership that TED offers. If it is your first time applying for a TED conference, we recommend you to choose the Vanguard option, and of course, it is the most affordable plan, priced at USD 5,000.

The other three plans add up in price, and perks, ranging from $10,000 to USD 250,000.

Option 2: Buying Tickets for a Local TEDx Talk

Lookup for a TEDx Event in your locality.

Many local organizations partner with TED to launch TEDx Events. You can search for upcoming such events by checking And choose and attend an event that suits your interests.

Buy tickets on

You can buy the ticket through for the TEDx events as you don’t have to apply for the ticket as in for TED conferences. The ticket prices range from $75-$100 USD, which comparatively cheaper than the tickets for the TED conferences.

Alternatively buy tickets online through TEDx partners.

If the tickets for your local TEDx event got sold out. Don’t get despaired, you can alternatively try to buy a ticket from the local partner of the event. You can find who is the partner for a particular TEDx event with a simple online search. Many TEDx partners sell tickets on their social media handles too. So watch out!

6 thoughts on “How To Attend TED Talks?

  • March 16, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Hmm it seems like your blog ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I
    had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I as well am an aspiring blog writer but I’m still new
    to everything. Do you have any suggestions for beginner blog writers?
    I’d really appreciate it.

    • March 17, 2020 at 5:20 pm

      Hi, Thank you for your comment. We will write something blog writers soon, please subscribe to our newsletter to get notified.

  • March 16, 2020 at 8:45 am

    Hello to all, how is the whole thing, I think every one is getting more from this website,
    and your views are nice for new viewers.

  • July 29, 2020 at 5:22 am

    You are obviously very knowledgeable. This information is magnificent. This is an excellent, an eye-opener for sure! Thumbs up!

  • July 30, 2020 at 2:33 pm

    You’ve made my day! Thx again. I enjoyed reading what you had to say. It looks like you understand a great deal about this subject. I enjoyed your post. Thank you.

  • July 31, 2020 at 9:32 am

    You are obviously very knowledgeable. I have been looking everywhere for this! I enjoyed your post. Thank you. You are a very persuasive writer.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *