Our 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

Across the world, admired universities infuse their communities with the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial vision, with Curtin University shining brightly among them. Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, welcoming more than 56,000 students. With a global focus and campuses in WA, Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius and Dubai, Curtin breathes a culture of innovation and collaboration.

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.

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

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 all things AV and Events and love what we do.

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.

Alyka

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.  

 

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. 

Vinaceous

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.

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.