“I have already recommended TEDx Portsmouth to colleagues and friends. It was an inspiring experience. Every year I say “That was the best TEDx I’ve ever been to.” And every year it gets better.

– 2018 audience member

From our Blog

Important Update on TEDxPortsmouth

TEDxPortsmouth is pressing pause on its 2020 event, originally planned for September 25 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Last year, as a true community-driven event, TEDxPortsmouth 2019 brought together 900 audience members, more than 200...

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TEDxPortsmouth Update: COVID-19 Response

At its heart, TEDxPortsmouth is about stories — stories of lives lived, and lessons learned. Stories of technology and innovation, of personal connection and humanity. Stories of revelation and discovery, of hardship and of happiness. Told to us by our neighbors,...

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Meet our 2019 speakers

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 TEDxPortsmouth, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxPortsmouth 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.