TEDxWinnipeg 2016 took place on June 2, 2016 at the Tom Hendry Warehouse Theatre in Winnipeg. The event was fully sold-out, and was our largest one to date — enough to tell us we definitely need a bigger venue next year. As usual, thousands more joined us online for the livestream.

Relive it with the playlist below, or check the speaker pages for individual talks.


2016 Event Photos

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Trending in position 1, 2, & 5 — above Ellen (3) and the NBA (7). The algorithms favour new topics, so it’s difficult to stay trending all day on Twitter, but we did it. Other screenshots show #PeanutButterSynergy as a trending hashtag from TEDxWinnipeg 2016.


People Talking TEDxWinnipeg

You feel like you are part of something that has never been before and will never come again.


#TEDxWpg2016 was filled with lots of awesome people!


Fantastic hosts! Somebody buy them a few jars of peanut butter! #TEDxWpg2016


The #TEDxWpg2016 event was a real treat to attend!


Fantastic day at TEDxWinnipeg!! #PeanutButterSynergy #TEDxWpg2016


“If I could summarize the overall vibe of the day it would be CREATIVITY AT WORK.”




Such amazing speakers!


The event staff were fantastic — very friendly, accommodating, and willing to help with whatever.


Quality of life has been shown to drastically improve by attending TEDs


It is so worth a day off – you gotta do it!


TEDxWinnipeg has changed my world in so many great ways.


The people are awesome. I was actually * in awe *


TEDxWinnipeg is the most open and receptive forum for sharing that I have ever had the pleasure of attending.


TEDx is a great way of reaching out to people with innovative and creative minds.


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