June 4th, 2017

Awakening: Ideas on the Rise

We’re proud to announce that we’re partnering with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to hold TEDxPittsburgh 2017 “Awakening: Ideas on the Rise” at the historic Byham Theater in Downtown Pittsburgh. Regular and VIP tickets can be purchased here. 


Date and Start Time:

Sunday, June 4: 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Byham Theater



Julius Boatwright
Kelly Rabenstein Donohoe
Hannah Du Plessis
Eman Eltigani
Dianna Feng
Shinjini Kundu


Mila Sanina

Bill Strickland

Rich Venezia

Anna Voelker
Kristi Woolsey

Performers and Filmmakers

Chris “#2” Barker

Our Rhythm

Jacquea Mae and Jeremiah Marcel


Emmai Alaquiva

Gab Bonesso


$30 General Admission

Ticket price includes:

  • All day access to the conference
  • Lunch

$50 VIP

The VIP package includes a unique experience at TEDxPittsburgh, plus a one-year Partners membership with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, in addition to all day conference access and lunch.

At the event, this includes:

– Photo opportunity post-event

– VIP meet and greet and networking with speakers

– Complimentary wine toast and light appetizers

– Preferred seating

Trust Membership includes:

– Access to purchase select tickets prior to their public on-sale date

– Discounts at participating Cultural District restaurants

– Invitations to complimentary cast parties throughout the year

– There’s more! Visit for a full list of benefits