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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TEDxPortofSpain 2012 News Section Launch

Date: October 12, 2012

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Website & News Section Launch

Welcome to the new TEDxPortofSpain web site. The purpose of the website is to showcase events, TEDxPortofSpain talks and TEDxPortofSpain Salon events in a manner that is easily accessible. The new site includes an exciting feature. We’ve included a News section, which will serve as a blog and forum for sharing ideas and continuing conversations after the TEDxPortofSpain conference in December 2012. This year’s event will be on December 12th…

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