And that’s a wrap!!! Another great year of ideas shared by our 2019 TEDxIdahoFalls speakers!

A huge thank you to all of our speakers, volunteers, performers, photographers, videographers, sound, stage and lighting teams, sponsors, organizers, caterers and of course our attendees who support us year after year! We will be posting the professionally edited videos hopefully no later than by Mid-April, so stay tuned so you can watch and share the talks that spoke to you personally!!!

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About TEDxIdahoFalls

TEDxIdahoFalls is an all-volunteer staffed, non-profit organization. Our event relies on the sponsorship of partners and general admission sales. Your ticket purchase helps cover hard costs such as the venue, printing, advertising, and helps us continue to bring enriched dialogue to the Eastern Idaho, Exposing, Exploring and Expanding the minds of our community.

TEDxIdahoFalls is proud of our 53 passionate speakers since our first event in 2014, with over 1,800 people attending our live events, nearly 4 million viewers online, and the dedicated group of volunteers that make it happen every year. We look forward to continue to share Idaho Falls’ ideas worth spreading.

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 TEDxIdahoFalls, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxIdahoFalls event, TEDTalks 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.

Past Attendee Testimonials

It was seriously amazing. They put together a great group of speakers and an evening that was truly memorable and meaningful.

It was a very uplifting evening that everyone needs once in a while.

I began the event not sure if I’d stay the full 5 hours. I stayed the whole time and it flew by. Every talk was inspiring and insightful. I’ll be back with my wife and others next year. Sign me up!

Celebrations of our community talent will always be a winning idea.

The Tedx talks open up your mind which allows you approach the world from a different perspective.

I enjoy listening to the speakers and the ideas presented. One would not necessarily know about the ideas, experiences and life lessons that we share with each other without forums such as TED. I am grateful to all those who take the time in their busy lives to organize and present TEDx Idaho Falls. I recommend this to all who ask about TED. Thank all of you for your hard work and dedication!

It was well done. It was invigorating. I would highly recommend it.

This was out first experience with TEDxIdahoFalls. We enjoyed all the speakers and gained much food for thought.

Because it is a fabulous event, one of the very best in Idaho Falls. Extremely well organized, the talks are super well rehearsed, and the ideas innovative. A breath of fresh air for me.

I learned a lot of different things and appreciated the variety of content, along with quality of speakers and overall program organization.

Organizers & Other Contributors

Janece Moore - Lead Organizer
Aly Webster - TEDx Licensee & Co-Organizer
Jared Taylor - Co-Organizer & Marketing Manager
Heidi Bluemel - Sponsor Relations & Executive Producer
John M. Avondet - Sponsor Relations
Jennifer Wells - Sponsor Relations
Andy Crossman - Curator & Public Relations
Doug Webster - Graphic Design Curator
Paul Allen - Speaker Coach
Maija-Liisa Adams - Speaker Coach
Alycia Marks - Speaker Coach
Nari Mendenhall - Dine-around & Volunteer Coordinator
Michael Coon - Dine-around Coordinator
Brad Christensen - Emcee & Past Licensee
Award-winning Rigby High School Yearbook Team under the direction of Michael Feik - Event Photographers Soapbox - Video Production
Numerous additional volunteers, to which we are grateful!