Our 2018 Partners

We welcome the brightest and best organisations and brands to partner with us, share our vision and engage with our community. We thank our 2018 partners for joining us in celebrating the power of ideas and providing the premier platform for Perth’s greatest thinkers and doers to reach a local, national and international audience.

Principal Partners

Curtin University

Curtin is a future-focused university that offers technology-rich learning environments and unique industry experiences. With campuses in Australia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Singapore and Dubai, we are a global and diverse university. Curtin’s progressive courses encourage innovation in science, medicine and health, built environment and sustainable agriculture, to name a few.

City of Perth

Perth is Western Australia’s Capital City, with its idyllic climate, enviable lifestyle, natural landscapes and multicultural heritage, Perth is an attractive place for people to work, live, visit and invest.  The City of Perth aims to be recognised internationally and locally as a leader in the Indian Ocean Rim for diversity and excellence in business, tourism, education, technology and trade. The City uses its competitive advantage to cultivate innovation and creativity, and enjoys a vibrant and diverse economy.


PAV Complete Event Solutions

PAV reliably delivers audiovisual solutions on any scale, renowned events and exemplary installations. We proudly boast our industry’s leading events team, multimedia producers, styling team, audiovisual operators as well as an installation/retail sales department.

PAV design, manage and deliver your crucial solutions from concept to completion.

We’re extremely passionate about events and love what we do.


Scoop is Western Australia’s only comprehensive guide to arts, events and culture in WA. Having built one of the world’s most sophisticated, bilingual, community-based content distribution networks, Scoop’s mission is to develop Perth and Western Australia as a regional hub for arts, events, culture and travel.


Alyka is Perth's boldest and brightest full service, digital marketing agency. Websites, SEO, SEM, Digital Marketing, User Experience, CRMs, EDMs and Socials are what get us up in the morning. Based in Subiaco, our team of 45+ have been building digital solutions for the good people of Perth since 2006 - and we have no intention of stopping now.  


Perth Concert Hall

Renowned for having the finest acoustics in the southern hemisphere, Perth Concert Hall has hosted many of the world’s great classical musical ensembles including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the world’s great contemporary artists including Sting and Tim Minchin.

University Theatres

University Theatres manages the theatre and event spaces of the University of Western Australia, including the majestic Winthrop Hall, the Dolphin and New Fortune Theatres, and the iconic Somerville open-air cinema. University Theatres has a long association with TEDxPerth, which originated at the Octagon Theatre. Through equipment loans, University Theatres has been proud to support the 2018 series of TEDxPerth Salons.

Drinks Partners

Howard Park Wines

Howard Park Wines is a West Australian family-owned winery producing a range of handcrafted fine Australian wines from the state’s premier grape growing regions of Margaret River and the Great Southern. Since its inception in 1986, Howard Park’s philosophy has been to craft outstanding boutique Australian wines of great subtlety, character, balance and elegance with an uncompromising commitment to quality. 


The Vinaceous Wines story began in 2007 as the movement for contemporary Australian wine producers emerged. Drawing on 50-years industry experience, our vision was to create a unique Australian wine company that hand selected the best regional Australian vineyards and pockets of fruit, crafting varietals we love, and showcasing Australia’s finest wine regions for what they are truly capable of.

Gage Roads Brewing Co.

Gage Roads is the strip of ocean that separates Rottnest Island and Fremantle in Western Australia. It’s a home to surfers and swimmers; seagulls and sharks; ships and sailors. It’s a place where you can relax, escape, explore, or seek out adventure. We saw a lot of ourselves in this little spot. That's why we named our brewery after it. We set up shop in an old margarine factory just outside of Freo over 14 years ago and we’ve been crafting beer there ever since. We make a range of ales and lagers, all of which are inspired by our place here on the WA coast. 

West Winds Gin

Our journey set sail in 2010, when we threw caution to the winds and embarked to create a range of gins to rival the best in the world. Our first gins, The Cutlass and The Sabre and more recently, The Broadside, have all been awarded Australia’s Champion Gin while the Cutlass and The Broadside have also been proclaimed Champion Gin in international competitions.

ORGANICS by Red Bull

ORGANICS by Red Bull are new organic refreshment beverages made with ingredients from natural sources. ORGANICS by Red Bull are certified organic by Australian Certified Organic, Australia’s leading and most recognisable organic accreditation. This means ORGANICS by Red Bull ingredients are verified as genuinely organic and that the products comply with the Australian Certified Organic Standard.

Pay It Forward Partners

Youth Focus

Youth Focus is a for-purpose organisation that delivers innovative, accessible and free mental health and suicide prevention services and programs across Western Australia to help at-risk young people aged 12 to 25 lead full and healthy lives.


The Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA) is the WA peak body for young people and all those who support young people. We operate primarily as a human rights organisation that seeks to address the exclusion of young people in a rapidly changing society.

Salon Partners

Switch Batteries

Switch Batteries is on a mission to see Western Australia powered by a combination of local renewable energy and locally made batteries. We have developed a modular IoT battery that is equally at home on your wall at home or in the heart of your next project.