Due to restrictions and challenges in general with the COVID-19 Pandemic, there will not be an event planned for the 2021 year. We welcome you to revisit some of the videos of awesome talks from previous years.

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

I Was Wrong

This event exceeded my expectations. I love listening to Ted talks via the podcast app. I wasn’t expecting the local event to have as high of calibre speakers and topics as national talks, but I was wrong. I left the event feeling inspired and better informed.

We Spent The Rest Of Our Evening Talking

My husband and I love Ted talks, and we were not disappointed by the TEDx event in Idaho Falls. I believe one of the main purposes to any TED talk is to encourage a conversation and share information about new topics, ideas, and solutions. We spent the rest of our evening talking about the subjects that were talked about with friends, family, and each other.

Every Speaker Had A Message For Me

Every speaker had a message for me. I enjoyed it very much! Thank you.

Invigorating

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

A Breath Of Fresh Air

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.

Fun Information

It was great experience with lots of fun information and ways to change your life!

The World Needs More TEDx

It was a thought-provoking and engaging afternoon. Many topics and ideas were presented and it allowed people to connect and communicate with one another. The world needs more TedX in their lives.

Open Your Mind

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

Legitimately TEDish

Some talks were captivating. I love that people in our area get a chance to share their goods ideas- everyone has something worthwhile to say! It was well organized and carried a tone that made the event feel legitimately TEDish.

Thoroughly Enjoyed

I thoroughly enjoyed all of the presentations. There was a great variety of topics.

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 – Public Relations
Doug Webster – Graphic Design Curator
Paul Allen – Speaker Coach
Maija-Liisa Adams – Speaker Coach
Nari Mendenhall – Dine-around & Volunteer Coordinator
Michael Coon – Dine-around Coordinator
Charity Haderlie
Joseph PatiƱo
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!