Two years ago this past Wednesday, March 23, 2009, was TEDxUSC, the first TEDx event. The TEDx Blog created a collage using Storify to capture some of this week’s birthday wishes. Read the story “Happy 2nd Birthday TEDx!” on the TEDx Blog.
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The venue that housed TEDxKalamata certainly had some history: held in an ancient amphitheater, this was the first TEDx event in an archaeological site. To be specific, the location was an ancient outdoor ekklesiasterion (assembly hall) in Messene, Greece, that has been used for public gatherings since 369 B.C. At TEDxKalamata, 18 speakers and 50 volunteers […]
Happy 10,000th event, TEDx! Since its start in 2009, TEDx events have been held in 167 countries at an average rate of 8 per day. These events have taken place at locations as far flung as Mount Everest and the Sydney Opera House but, beyond that, these events have transformed individuals and their communities. Below an infographic—created by designer […]