Live events

(Sean produces a variety of live events, mixing creative directing, this and that....)


TED Ideas search

The TED Ideas Search 2017 traveled to NYC, Nairobi, and Lagos. It was a chance for TED to find fresh voices to ring out on the TEDGlobal stage. Some of these talks will be posted on the online TED platform; other speakers will be invited to expand on their talks on the TEDGlobal 2017 main stage in Arusha, Tanzania, in the summer of 2017, themed Builders.


Buildon Fundraising events

buildOn is a non-profit that is creating a movement of young people to better their communities and build schools around the world. Sean Gannet is honored to serve as Technical Director for their 2017 events.


Health 2.0

Every year Health 2.0 brings together thousands of thought leaders and trend setters in health technologies during their fall conference. From a massive main stage that feature product launches, device demonstrations, panels and keynotes to 7 breakout rooms full of live web demonstrations, Sean Gannet Productions ensures seamless Audio Visual support.



In 2010, Mission Blue took sail in the Galapagos with a mix of 100 policy influencers, leading scientists, artists, innovators and activists onboard. Conceived of as a TED-at-sea, Mission Blue sought to explore the challenges plaguing our ocean. 

The Mission Blue II voyage took attendees along the Pacific Equator, from Papua New Guinea to the Solomon Islands, from October 10 to 16, 2015. Mission Blue II featured a full program of TED Talks, with 20 speakers sharing ideas related to the ocean. Eight of these talks have appeared on so far.


TED Talent Search

From April to June 2012, TED held special salons in 14 cities on six continents seeking to uncover new talents, voices and ideas the world needs to hear. In each city, we worked with local TEDx organizers who have demonstrated their ability to put on powerful events.

Explore the salons and watch over 290 videos from TED's Worldwide Talent Search, with speakers and performers from many countries vying for a spot at TED2013.



TEDxGowanus is an event featuring TED-style talks inspired by the unique ideas, stories and arts that have incubated in or are related to the Gowanus area. The event will involved a cross section of attendees and speakers, from original Gowanus residents and business owners to recent entrepreneurs, developers, and thinkers.