Becoming a TEDxAsburyPark Speaker

The personal journey, the innovative idea, the moment of epiphany: these are at the heart of TEDxAsburyPark talks. The 2017 conference included scientists, writers, and musicians, as well as students and entrepreneurs – each speaker with an idea worth spreading. Becoming a TEDxAsburyPark speaker is a process. Last year some of our main-stage performers, including […]

What is TED and TEDx?

Who are we? What do we do? Here’s a great short video that explains who we are! Enjoy!

Brand Reveal for 2018 Theme: “Passion”passion theme

Passion In 2018, join TEDxAsburyPark as we explore the power of Passion: the catalyst to drive the heart to challenge the mind to create the raw, the fearless, the inspired. TEDxAsburyPark proudly announces the newly-minted brand logo for our 2018 signature event, PASSION.  We hope to put forth a collection of compelling and entertaining speakers who can […]

Open Mic Auditions on Nov. 16th

Spaces available for the chance to be featured at the main event in May 2018 Do you have an idea worth spreading? Do you like hearing worthy ideas? If so, TEDxAsburyPark wants to hear from you. TEDxAsburyPark is hosting an Open Mic audition at the Paramount Theatre on November 16th. Speakers must apply to perform […]

2018 Theme Announcement: “PASSION”

Passion drives ideas, people, and communities to action. Passion makes leaders. Passion combined with knowledge creates new ideas worth spreading. Passion can lead both to creation and destruction, to inspiration, suffering, grit, compassion, and extraordinary service. TEDxAsburyPark discovers and curates 25 artists and speakers who will share their passion stories on the famed Paramount Theatre […]

Avery Rose Puryear: Sounds that InspireAvery Rose

It seems like Avery Rose Puryear was born to make music. She comes from a musical family and developed her love for the art from her father, who is a bass guitarist. At just three years old, Avery began playing her grandfather’s upright piano, which she has mastered over the years. Along the way, she’s […]

Jean Malpas: The Gender RevolutionJean

By Jane Lai Jean Malpas, a psychotherapist who works with transgender kids and their families. He says parents are bumping into novel challenges as their kids explore “gender expansiveness.” As society is becoming more welcoming of diverse gender identities, kids are becoming more vocal about gender expression. As director of the Gender Family Project and […]

Justin Kamine: More Than Food Waste

For Justin Kamine, co-founder and partner of KDC Agribusiness (Ag), he can look to his father for inspiration. Harold (Hal) Kamine is a serial entrepreneur, and Justin grew up with the mindset of continually trying to find new ideas and opportunities in which he could get involved. “My family and I take the approach for […]

TEDxNavesink is now TEDxAsburyParkAsbury Park Boardwalk

Asbury Park, N.J. (May 10, 2017) — TEDxNavesink, the largest and highest rated TEDx conference in the New York region, will change its identity to TEDxAsburyPark at its event on May 20. Fittingly, the theme of the conference, now in its fifth year, is “Identity.” Doors open at 8 a.m. with coffee, tea and snacks, […]

Jess Fong: Being a Hyphenated AmericanJess Fong

By Katalin Gyurián Toth How many of us have dealt with an existential crisis? So many of us are split between two or more versions of ourselves.  Jess Fong is an average Asian-American girl from central Jersey who is finding that maybe she doesn’t have to choose between her two cultural identities: American and Asian. Jess’s […]