Our 2019 Partners

We welcome the brightest and best organisations and brands to partner with us, share our vision and engage with the TEDxPerth community. We thank our 2019 partners for joining us on The Human Adventure.

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.

Major Partners


Synergy is WA’s largest electricity generator and retailer of gas and electricity with more than one million residential, business and industry customers.

We see the integration of renewable energy and energy storage as a key building block to help people save on costs and manage their energy better. That’s why we’re working with partners in leading energy trials, including community-scale battery storage here in Western Australia.

We’re about creating a brighter energy future for all Western Australians. Because tomorrow can’t wait.

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.


Hewshott International

Hewshott International is a leading global independent consultancy specialising in IT, AV, acoustics, audio systems, digital signage and display solutions. Our services also include specialist project management and high level strategic planning. Hewshott adds value at every step of the way, successfully navigating through the technical minefield that is IT, AV and acoustics, avoiding expensive mistakes and misunderstandings.

100 St Georges Terrace

100 St Georges Terrace proudly stands as one of Perth City’s signature commercial buildings and home to discerning and respected businesses. This brand is one based on integrity and pride – considerate, confident, and honourable – a cleverly designed property as committed to the comfort and wellbeing of those inside it, as it is to the external environment it is part of.

Committee for Perth

The Committee for Perth is focused on making a positive difference to Perth’s future. Our members include local, national and international organisations, who set aside commercial gain, sectoral interests and personal perspectives to come together to be a united voice on the issues facing Perth.


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.  


Short Batch Printing Co.

Short Batch Printing Co is a locally owned and operated screen printer, specialising in handcrafted printed garments. Every piece is precision printed by hand, delivering a finish second to none. Uniforms, band merchandise, a clothing label or a sports team – whatever you need, we can craft the ultimate garment that people won’t want to take off.

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.

Food and Drinks Partners

Otherside Brewing Company

Born in Fremantle, Australia – the birthplace of Australian craft brewing – Otherside was started by a bunch of music industry mates who love good beer without the BS. Our beers are pretty straightforward; they’re brewed with the best of ingredients and are naturally preservative-free. Basically, we make beers we want to drink and then we share them with the world.

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.

Manly Spirits Co

Capturing the harmony between carefree beach life and urban sophistication for which Manly is renowned, our Founders David, Vanessa and the Manly Spirits Co. team create Australian Gins, Botanical Vodkas and Whiskies that rival the best in the world taking much of their inspiration from the stunning surrounding marine environment of the New South Wales coastline.

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.

Salon Partners

The University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia is one of the top 100 universities in the world. The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education is the most diverse community of disciplines at UWA, drawing together fields of inquiry that are central to understanding humanity's cultures, societies, institutions and environments. The Faculty houses world-leading expertise across business, design, education, humanities, law, music and social sciences.

University Theatres

The University of Western Australia boasts some of Australia's most distinctive and exciting venues, from the sumptuous Winthrop Hall to the magical Somerville Auditorium. University Theatres manages these theatres, including the magnificent Octagon Theatre.

Pay It Forward Partners


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.

Reconciliation WA

Reconciliation WA is a catalyst organisation that provides leadership, advocacy and support to individuals and organisations driving the reconciliation movement in Western Australia.

It is a non-profit member-based organisation that works to build respectful relationships which foster social, cultural and economic outcomes that help create a State where the unique place, culture, rights and contribution of First Peoples are valued and celebrated.