TEDxPerth 2016 Partners

TED is a non-commercial enterprise, and all TEDx events are similarly not-for-profit. TEDxPerth events are only possible thanks to the generous support of a select group of companies and organisations committed to supporting the transformative power of ideas.


Principal Partners

City of Perth

The City of Perth is the local government responsible for the dynamic and rapidly growing capital city of Western Australia. The City delivers a range of services to residents, ratepayers and stakeholders. It is active in supporting the attraction of the new, desirable businesses to the City while providing support to existing businesses to help them grow.


Innovation is at the heart of Curtin University. It’s a place where great things happen when bold ideas and active minds come together. Like TEDx, Curtin promotes learning beyond the classroom, and encourages lively discussion on business, science and the arts. With industry-aligned courses, flexible study options, and partnerships with business and universities worldwide, Curtin produces career-ready graduates with ideas worth spreading.

South 32

South32 is one of Australia's newest resource companies but one with a long and proud history of mining and metals production in Australia, Southern Africa and South America. We believe we can make a difference by developing natural resources, improving people's lives now and for generations to come. We're doing that by embracing innovation and technology, and collaborating with others to create a safe and sustainable future. 

Major Partners

Perth Concert Hall

Renowned as one of the finest music acoustics in the southern hemisphere, Perth Concert Hall has hosted many of the world’s great classical musical ensembles including Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the world’s great contemporary artists including  Sting and Tim Minchin.  To keep up to date with who’s coming, check www.perthconcerthall.com.au

Cannings Purple

Cannings Purple is an award-winning, strategic communications consultancy, providing high-quality and personalised communication advice. Specialising in government and investor relations, corporate communications, crisis management and digital content, Cannings Purple was recognised as the Australian Consultancy of the Year at the 2015 Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards in Hong Kong. 

Through its alliance with WPP AUNZ, part of WPP, Cannings Purple is also linked to the world's largest communications services group and some of the top global media and communications specialists. 

Affiliate Partners

Perth Convention Bureau

Funded by the West Australian Government through Tourism WA and by the City of Perth, the Perth Convention Bureau drives the business events sector in Perth and Western Australia by securing large, high yielding conference events and marketing the City and State as a premium conference destination.

PCB works collaboratively with our Western Australian industry members to ensure every event is an outstanding success.  Our services are complimentary and are designed to assist with funding, bidding and planning a conference, corporate meeting or incentive group.


As the Western Australian Land Information Authority, Landgate provides easy access to location information including titles, property details, valuations, maps and aerial and satellite imagery. Our services assist government and business in decision-making, planning for land-use, and management of infrastructure, agriculture and natural resources.

Business News

At Business News we have created WA's only integrated business information and data search engine (“BNiQ”) that provides the clarity needed to make those important business and investment decisions.

Business News is an evolving product that is always striving to be at the leading edge of business commentary and meeting the high standards our readers’ demand.

We achieve this through an editorial team that is committed to delivering quality and trusted news and information and engaging with the full range of business sectors in the WA economy via print and digital platforms.


Spacecubed is a social enterprise with the mission to support 20,000 entrepreneurs, businesses and startups by the year 2025.

Recently expanding with a brand new state of the art coworking space called FLUX, Spacecubed’s community encompasses over 800 members, and its spaces deliver a range of programs and diverse range of spaces for a community on the move. 


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