TEDxGreenville 2020: Brain Candy - November 6-7

Friday, November 6th, 6:30pm

Saturday, November 7th, 9:00am

Experience TEDxGreenville Like Never Imagined.

We know you have been waiting for this. Once again, it is time for TEDxGreenville. Sixteen of the region’s most engaging speakers and performers will embrace the virtual stage at the TEDxGreenville annual conference Friday Evening and Saturday Morning, November 6 and 7.

The Zoom driven event is known for taking its audiences on an intellectual and emotional roller coaster with presenters that delight, challenge, question, answer, disrupt, and enlighten.

We have moved the conference to Friday evening and Saturday morning to make it more accessible to a larger audience, and to help you avoid Zoom fatigue.

The Program.

All the speakers have been pre-recorded... and they are amazing. In addition, we will feature interactive break-out sessions during the event to give you the chance to process the talks and to make BrainCandy highly interactive and engaging.

The TEDXperience Interactive Swag Bag.

The first round of attendees will receive the TEDXperience Greenville Interactive Swag bag. In addition to some TEDxGreenville swag, we are also including some interactive materials to be used throughout the conference to let you interact and engage with your fellow participants to help us share ideas worth spreading.

You have a choice to pick up the bags at Synergy Mill or have it mailed to you. The number of these bags is limited to a couple hundred. If we sell out, and if we have additional spots available on our Zoom license, we will offer some free tickets that do not include the TEDXperience swag.

House Parties.

We highly encourage you to host a house viewing party... socially distanced of course. If you would like to host a small group at your home, purchase one ticket and we will walk you through the process of putting it on your TV.

TEDx is all about collective viewing, so this option is highly encouraged.

Questions?  Learn more about TEDxGreenville at www.TEDxGreenville.com. If you have other questions, call us at 864.430.0636 or by email at rstall@tedxgreenville.com.

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TEDx is a Nonprofit Devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Started as a conference in California almost 30 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives.

At a TED conference, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. On TED.com, talks from TED conferences are shared with the world for free as TED Talks videos. A new TED Talk is posted every weekday. Through the Open Translation Project, TED Talks are subtitled by volunteers worldwide into more than 90 languages. Through our distribution networks, TED Talks are shared on TV, radio, Netflix and many websites.

The TEDx initiative grants free licenses to people around the world to organize TED-style events in their communities with TED Talks and live speakers. More than 5,000 TEDx events have been held, and selected talks from these events are also turned into TED Talks videos.

For information about TED's upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/registration.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.

TEDx Events are Organized Independently by Local Volunteers.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

TEDxGreenville was the First TEDx Event in South Carolina.

TEDxGreenville began when a diverse, passionate group of TED enthusiasts came together to bring an educational and inspirational experience to Upstate residents. The first annual conference launched to a sold-out crowd on March 5, 2010. The result was a brain-teasing, inspiration-filled, day-long event unlike anything Greenville had ever experienced. Subsequent annual events have been just as popular and engaging. To get a feel for our past events, please browse TEDxTalks on YouTube where all the TEDxGreenville talks and performances are archived.

2020 is the eleventh year for the TEDxGreenville annual conference. The program is comprised of speakers, performers, and TED Talk videos, with the goal of sparking deep discussion and connection among attendees. There are typically 16 to 18 live presenters, most with connections to the Upstate, representing a vast range and breadth of experiences.

TEDxGreenville has evolved into a movement, igniting passions and building bridges while highlighting the people and organizations that make the Upstate such an incredible place to live.

Want to stay up-to-date on the conference and salons?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED created a program called TEDx.


TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.


Our event is called TEDxGreenville, where x = independently organized TED event. At our springtime annual conference, TED videos and live presenters will spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Join us!

TEDxGreenville 2020: BrainCandy will be held Saturday, March 28, at the Greenville One Center in Downtown Greenville. Don't miss this mind-shifting, immersive day full of fresh ideas and experiences.