TEDxPerth 2014 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.

If you'd like to explore partnership and engagement opportunities for TEDxPerth, please contact [email protected]

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.


A proud Principal Partner of TEDxPerth, Deloitte’s vision is to be the most inspiring firm to work with – for its people, its clients and its communities. As one of Australia’s leading professional services firms, Deloitte is committed to innovation, the oxygen that it uses to develop new ideas, products and services that create value for itself, its clients and the country.

City of Perth

With formal recognition as a Capital City Council, the City of Perth is the local government responsible for providing services in the heart of Western Australia’s dynamic and rapidly growing Capital City. The City of Perth delivers a range of services to residents, ratepayers, stakeholders and the community. It also actively encourages the attraction of new enterprise to the CBD and continues to support existing businesses to help them thrive. 

Major Partners

Code Drop

Code Drop are a website development agency based in Perth. We focus on building beautiful and robust website and e-commerce  solutions using world class Open Source frameworks like Drupal and Magento.

The Sunday Times and PerthNow

The Sunday Times is dedicated to providing readers with an in-depth, informative look at the stories behind the headlines and with a vast array of sections; including STM, Home, Escape and Realestate and Carsguide,The Sunday Times contains something for everyone. 

Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large multi-campus institution serving communities in Western Australia and a significant cohort of international students.
Established in 1991, ECU has grown rapidly into a quality university that currently caters for more than 23,000 students. 
ECU offers innovative and practical courses across a wide range of disciplines, a vibrant research culture and a growing range of quality research partners and researchers, many working at the cutting edge of their fields.

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.

Affiliate Partners


Amcom is an award-winning, ASX listed, IT and Telecommunications company employing over 360 talented people across Australia.

Through the delivery of innovative, flexible and cost effective solutions and superior customer service, we are the provider of choice for the converging Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) needs of business and government across Australia.

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.

720 ABC Perth

720 ABC Perth broadcasts high quality, relevant and entertaining radio programs to the Perth metro area, reflecting the issues, opinions and concerns of a well-informed Western Australian audience. With relevant and insightful programming across the day that offers engaging talk back on contemporary issues, 720 is an active and informative voice for the local community.


Westlink is a Western Australian Government owned television station, managed by the Department of Regional Development.
Anyone who receives their television by satellite can watch Westlink on Channel 602. 
Westlink is an innovative communication tool that engages with regional, rural and remote communities. State, Federal and Local Governments frequently use this service, along with registered charities and not-for-profit organisations.


Pandora gives people music and comedy they love anytime, anywhere, through connected devices. Personalised stations launch instantly with the input of a single "seed" - a favourite artist, song or genre. The Music Genome Project®, a deeply detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the personalisation of Pandora® internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and constant listener feedback to craft personalised stations from a growing collection of hundreds of thousands of recordings. Tens of millions of people turn on Pandora every month to hear music they love. 


More than 6 million people use MailChimp to create, send, and track email newsletters. Whether you're self-employed, you manage projects for clients, or you work for a Fortune 500 company, MailChimp has features and integrations that will suit your email marketing needs.

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It’s a simple tool that gives a sense of calm, clarity and contentment.
Smiling Mind consists of a unique web and App-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, Mindfulness Meditation and web-based wellness programs. Smiling Mind is a free tool that will assist in improving the lives of young Australians, and is available online or as a smartphone App.
Smiling Mind’s mission is to provide accessible, life long tools based in mindfulness meditation


Audio Visual Partner

Perth AV

Whether you need some simple voice elevation or a complete broadcast-grade audio visual installation, Perth Audiovisual will ensure you get the right advice and superior equipment. 
Services include:
  • Design, sales and installation of audio visual equipment 
  • Large screens - LCD TV, projection surfaces, outdoor daylight LED screens 

Co-Working Partner


Spacecubed is a network of Coworking, Collaboration and Innovation Spaces and Communities across WA, facilitating a diverse mix of 
entrepreneurs and innovators who want to get their idea off the ground. To reduce this barrier, Spacecubed offers a range of work spaces, meeting rooms, events and collaboration opportunities. Spacecubed has also provided a space for the TEDxPerth team to meet and develop their ideas.

Technology Partner


PerthICT – a leading provider of technical services within the education sector. PerthICT helps introduce innovative technology into a classrooms ecosystem, enhancing students learning and imagination. PerthICT, assisting in the evolution of learning through the use of technology.

Team Clothing Partner

Desam Fashion Design

Desam Fashion Design produces quality uniforms, casual wear and uniforms at its factory in Osborne Park. Their success over the last 20 years has been built on 20 years of great customer service and “going the extra mile” for their clients.