The Event

Why Kenmore Square is a vibrant community and lives at the intersection of education, research, and innovation. We are excited to bring together Kenmore’s best at our event this April where we will have a chance to shine a light on this fantastic neighborhood.
About TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, 12-18 minute powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 140+ countries and 100 languages.

Our organizing team is comprised of a group of passionate local professionals inspired by the the core tenants of TEDx.

Our host is Hotel Commonwealth, an independent, luxury boutique hotel featuring 245 guest rooms and suites. With an enviable location around the corner from Fenway Park, Hotel Commonwealth continues to push the boundaries of hospitality excellence, attracting new businesses and visitors to what’s become an invigorated city hotspot. Since opening its doors in 2003, the property has garnered multiple prestigious accolades from Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, U.S. News and World Report, and TripAdvisor.