TEDxDetroit at Cobo Center's Riverfront Ballroom (File Photo)

TEDxDetroit Features Local And National Speakers From Pixar To Shakespeare Detroit

A diverse group of speakers from a wide-range of industries will take the stage Tuesday at TEDxDetroit at the Detroit Opera House.

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

Maru Flores, president of the MCWT, and Charlotte Decker, join Michigan Matters host Carol Cain to talk about the upcoming MCWT event. (credit: James. C. Turner/CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Past And Future Of Detroit Innovation

This week on Michigan Matters everyone knows how important the auto industry is to Michigan, but did you know that Ford along with Chrysler and GM helped keep the world safe for Democracy through their efforts during World War II?


George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus

DETROIT PROUD: George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus

“I think you can be inspired by anything.” George Morris has been writing music since he was in high school, first in a style known as “bedroom pop.” Why? Well, he would write and record it all in his bedroom, all on his own. “Everyday interactions, books,” George says. He pulls inspiration from everything around him. He jokes “even romantic comedies. You just have to keep your eyes open.”

CBS 62–10/10/2013

TEDxDetroit at Cobo Center's Riverfront Ballroom (File Photo)

Huge Crowd Hears ‘Ideas Worth Sharing’ At TEDxDetroit

Welcome to TEDxDetroit, the annual conference of short speeches full of passsion and promise about life, love, religion, philosophy, business, Detroit and everything.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2013


TEDxDetroit Unveils Speaker Line-up For 2013 Event

TEDxDetroit, the Detroit version of the national event designed to bring together professionals in Technology, Education and Design with the motto “ideas worth spreading,” has announced the speaker lineup for its 2013 event, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the new Grand Ballroom at Cobo Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013


Call For Speakers For TEDxDetroit

Calling all creators, catalysts, entrepreneurs, artists, technologists, designers, scientists, thinkers and doers: Do you have an idea worth spreading?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2013


TEDxDetroit To Move To Cobo Center, Calls For Speakers For October Event

TEDxDetroit announced that Cobo Center will serve as the official venue for the 2013 conference, to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013


TEDxDetroit Returning Oct. 26

The organizers of TEDxDetroit announced Wednesday that the 2012 event is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 26 at the Gem Theatre, 333 Madison St., with a side trip to the Grand Army of the Republic Building, 1942 Grand River Ave.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

Part of the crowd at TEDxDetroit Wednesday hears opening speaker Lex Kuhne

TEDxDetroit Talks Up Coolest Michigan Technology, Entrepreneurship

TEDx — idea incubator, business idea tryout spot, networking opportunity unparalleled — packed more than 1,500 of Detroit’s brightest into Orchestra Hall Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2011


TEDxDetroit Sets Date, TEDxMuskegon Sets Speakers

TEDxDetroit, an event locally organized to bring together regional leaders and share ideas worth spreading, will bring more than 1,500 attendees to the Max M. Fisher Music Center Sept. 28 for an all-day conference featuring local community and business leaders, entrepreneurs, musicians and artists. Meanwhile, organizers of the Sept. 20 TEDxMuskegon Tuesday announced its speaker lineup.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2011