May 16, 2018

As we prepare to celebrate our eighth TEDxTraverseCity, we believe that this year provides an excellent opportunity for our audience to be inspired and challenged. We are at a pivotal time when our culture and society are being tested, as never before, in multiple ways.


    Join us for TEDxTraverseCity


    What is TEDx?

    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxTraverseCity, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxTraverseCity event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.


    Here's the latest from TEDxTraverseCity.


    Excited to see the Pitch Night 2018 videos?

    Take a look at this year's Pitches for inspiration. 


    PITCH by Mohamed Hammoud

    How I reclaimed my name: Your name defines you and how the world sees you.

    PITCH by Kristy McDonald

    Consciously communicating will make us feel better about our lives and our world.

    PITCH by Joseph Sanok

    Fostering "Aha" moments through Slowing Down

    PITCH by Ramona Pleva

    Your brain is the most expensive real estate you own, wouldn't it make sense for you to keep yours functioning at its optimal level?