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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's newest arts executive, Scott Shiller, poses a big challenge to TEDx Pittsburgh readers: "Attend an event in the Cultural District and rebel!"   I recently heard someone refer to Pittsburgh as a "struggling city". As a recent transplant, I was confused.  Granted, since...

The wait is over. Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 4, 2017, and prepare to join us at The Byham Theater for a powerful event. The date is set, the event space procured, the speaker list finalized. And now, tickets are available for sale! Here's what your hard-earned money buys you at this exciting event:
$30 ticket (General Admission) = Entrance to the event, access to sponsors in the Innovation Corridor, and lunch during the break $50 ticket (VIP Admission) = Standard admission, plus a full-year membership to The Cultural Trust ($50 value), access to the networking event, and a special toast

Brilliant ideas can come from anywhere. They grow out of tech startups, universities, corner offices, and conference rooms. But these ideas also come from daydreams. From the heart. From a house down the street and the corner coffee shop. Regardless of where they originate, great ideas...

For filmmakers with an idea worth spreading: The Challenge At this year’s TEDxPittsburgh, we’re looking for filmmakers to screen work that showcases a big idea. Any genre. Any style. The only requirement is to have a main message or overall idea, preferably one that ties to...

Author Lindsey Smith gave a powerful, revealing talk at TEDxPittsburgh 2016: Activate, Ideas in Motion. She applied as a speaker in previous years and was not selected, but remain undeterred. Asked why speaking at TEDxPittsburgh was so important to her, Lindsey remarked that, "I had...

So you want to be, or suggest, a 2017 TEDxPittsburgh speaker, filmmaker, or performer? Fantastic! We're ready to hear, and showcase, the next generation of ideas on the TEDx stage. Here's What the Application (or Nomination) Calls For  First, visit our Call for Ideas Application or Nomination...