TEDx UN Plaza

Event Production

TEDx UN Plaza

Britelite was commissioned to produce TEDx UN Plaza, a technology and innovation event at the United Nation’s ECOSOC Chamber. Launched in New York in September 2013, this ground breaking event focused on the theme “Brave: United In Action”. For this project, Britelite was responsible for overall creative direction, general event production, A/V, lighting, data, set design, motion graphics, and interactive technology design.

Our Role

  • Creative Direction

    Designed brand identity for the event, projection content, and event collateral

  • Event Production

    Provided technical direction, stage design, lighting, audio, and general event production

  • Animation

    Immersive animations for 32 speakers and TEDx moments

  • Broadcast

    Directed and produced live video webcast streamed by UN TV

  • Experience Design

    Designed and implented interactive touch screen applications for the event

  • Social Feed

    Real-time social photo and video feeds were introduced into the space



  • projector
    Projection Array
  • 3d
    Responsive Lighting
  • code
  • api
    Instagram API
  • design
    Adobe After Effects

The Result

TEDx UN Plaza was the first TED event to be produced at the United Nations. Our work supported 32 international speakers and multiple philanthropic causes. During the event, we hosted 350 esteemed guests including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. Our event was highly commended by the United Nations and the TED community as one of the most important international TEDx experiences to date.