About TEDx

At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. Learn more.


A TEDx Salon is a small weekly or monthly recurring event that keeps a TEDx community engaged between larger annual events. At a TEDx Salon Event, attendees can watch TEDTalks and have discussions.


TEDxPortofSpain provides the region with talks that inspire innovation, passion, co-creation, collaboration and cognitive expansion. TEDxPortofSpain attracts some of the region's most daring ideas, compelling talks, and is a community of people who dare to do great things.

Mark Raymond Featured on TED chooses just a few Talks from TEDx events to be featured on Congratulations to Mark for his stunning TEDx achievement. Click here to view the talk. Mark Raymond’s work as an architect in Trinidad and Tobago is founded on the belief that thoughtfully designed cities can foster sustainability and inclusiveness throughout a society.

Afra Raymond Featured on TED chooses just a few Talks from TEDx events to be featured on Congratulations to Afra for his stunning TEDx achievement. Click here to view his talk. A leading expert in the fields of property valuation and project management, Afra Raymond is shedding light on the government corruption that exists in Trinidad and Tobago.

Queens Hall Auditorium

As our country's premier performing arts venue, Queens Hall is the ideal venue to host our TED-like conference. Built in 1959, and located on the outskirts of Port of Spain, the TEDxPortofSpain conference has found a new home in St Ann's.

The City: Port of Spain

Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most vibrant cities in the Caribbean. Now complete with it's very own TEDx event.
Photo by John Vos.

How our community describes us

Sharing ideas is never a bad thing. The TEDxPortofSpain conference is an opportunity for personal and professional development. Attendees describe it as their annual recharge, a place to find your tribe and a place to meet some of the most forward-thinking people on the island.

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Date: September 11, 2017

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From the Circle: A moment with past conference speakers

We’ve carved out some time for you to have an up-close and personal interaction with a few of our past speakers ‘From the Circle’ during this year’s conference break.   Nimah Muwakil-Zakuri: 2015 Speaker What is love? Our ideas and our definitions of love as human beings are as diverse as the colours of our skin. There is no doubt though, that this concept that seemingly eludes definition is one…

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Date: August 24, 2017

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Meet the TEDxPortofSpain 2017 Performers

Kerina Brereton-Thomas On April 19th 1981, the world was graced with the birth of this bouncing baby, who later became known as Kerina Brereton. Her inability to stand still at the sound of any rhythm lead to her enrollment as a member of the Les Enfants Dance Company at the tender and impressionable age of four years old. Taking the company by storm, Kerina made her stage debut in 1986;…

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Date: June 7, 2017

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Open Mic Picnic

Share with your neighbour or a stranger. Give of your food, and your food for thought. Picnic with us from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Hollows. Open mic begins at 5:00 pm. Tell your stories of triumph or failure, of persistence and hardwork, of your worthy causes, of your strength because you are a warrior, of your everyday fight to make a small difference, your ambitions and dreams…

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