Do YOU or SOMEONE you know have an idea, talent or stage design worth sharing?

Apply to Speak, Perform or Design Our Stage

Deadline to apply is March 15, 2016

Past TEDxCharleston speakers and performers tell us that participating in this event was a life-changing, door-opening experience.

If you’re identifying, predicting or causing a Tipping Point that impacts Charleston or the rest of the world, we want to hear from you. Likewise, if you are a performer who loves to light up a room with your unique talent, please contact us. If you’re an artist, we have a place for you too. Each year, we choose an artist, graphic designer or craftsman to create the visual impact of our stage. Our past stage design has been honored in TED’s innovation blog.

This year we are also accepting applications from Youth speakers.  Typically a youth speakers is identified between the ages of 9 to 18.  So if you think you have a great idea worth sharing, please apply!!  We look forward to getting great Youth applications.

Applying is easy. Simply click on the appropriate APPLY button below, fill out the survey and submit. Our Speaker/Performer/Artist team reviews every application to find the special stories, performances or design skills that have the power to inspire both our TEDxCharleston audience and the TEDx community around the world.

Apply to Speak

Apply to be a Youth Speaker

Apply to Perform

Apply to Design

Check out our 2015 speakers, artists and performers.

All speaker, performer and artist applications must be submitted by March 15, 2016.