Ideas, inspiration and insights delivered to your inbox weekly!

Join the thousands of thinkers who get our content first.
  • Active Promo Codes
    Cart Items
    None
    Processing fee ($3.00 per ticket)
    $0.00 (0 tickets)
    Discounts
    $0.00
    Total
    $0.00
    proceed to checkout
    for additional order detail, or to apply free tickets, click here
    *Your shopping cart will expire after 15 minutes of inactivity

    Videos that Will Inspire You to Make a Difference

    Learn more about causes that matter and personal ways you can make an impact from inspiring change-makers.

    Year-Round Programs

    Chicago Ideas curates year-round programs that relate to the current issues around us and inside us. Discover new ways of looking at these issues from thought-leaders from around the globe.

    Alec Baldwin shares stories from his life and explains the craft of his most famous impersonation

    Alec Baldwin explores the space between his personal life and his work life, using anecdotes and impressions to illuminate his point.

    Don't miss a single talk

    Join our Newsletter for the latest videos, ready expand your horizons
  • Explore all speakers

    Our world-class speakers are experts on a wide range of topics, from policy to sports. Find one with the best ideas for you
    View all speakers

    All Videos

    Play button 847
    Talk
    What Is a Life Worth?
    Play button 1199
    Talk
    What It Feels Like to Be in a Plane Crash
    Play button 130
    Talk
    What Makes a Family
    Play button 34
    Talk
    What Makes a Hero?
    Play button 267
    Edison Talks
    What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
    Play button 26
    Talk
    What Use is Baseball History?
    Play button 860
    Talk
    What We Do Matters
    Play button 1257
    Talk
    What Will Happen When Hospitals Get Hacked?
    Play button 339
    Talk
    What if Schools Weren't Schools Anymore?
    Play button 98
    Ignite
    What is College Good For?
    Play button 1156
    Talk
    What is Comedy's Cultural Impact?
    Play button 1149
    Talk
    What is Dark Matter?
    Play button 848
    Talk
    What is Love?
    Play button 1146
    Talk
    What is the Impact of Tech?
    Play button 1130
    Talk
    What it’s Like to Train with a Navy SEAL
    Play button 979
    Talk
    What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means Now
    Play button 841
    Talk
    What's Your Story?
    Play button 304
    Megatalk
    What’s Next for Tech
    Play button 785
    Talk
    When Enough Is Enough
    Play button 433
    Talk
    When Paralyzation Becomes a Blessing