Our TEDxYouth@Perth 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 these partners for joining us to breathe life into TEDxYouth@Perth 2020.

Principal Partner

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.

Major Partner


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.


Outback Initiatives

Outback Initiatives has been providing leadership training to individuals and Australian and international organisations for over 26 years. We’ve helped develop thousands of people and we’re taking everything we’ve learned over 26 years to create an incredible life-changing experience for young people who are committed to their personal growth and positive community and world change.

The Fogarty Foundation

The Fogarty Foundation is committed to ensuring all young people in Western Australia have the opportunity to receive high quality education. We invest in education to provide opportunities for individuals to realise their potential and to change and enrich lives. We are thrilled to announce that we are launching Young Entrepreneurs Week in 2020 – a 7 day residential program for 15-17- year-olds.


Cundall is an international, multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe. Cundall provides professional services from business level strategy and governance to building performance and design.

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.

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.

State Theatre Centre of WA

The State Theatre Centre of WA opened in 2011 and features the 575-seat Heath Ledger Theatre, the 250-seat flexible Studio Underground and 200-seat Rehearsal Room Downstairs. Also included in the Centre is The Courtyard, a multi-purpose outdoor events space, two rehearsal rooms and two flexible-use private suites.

Designed by award-winning Kerry Hill Architects, the design has delivered a building that not only provides a functional and inspiring venue for performers and their audiences, but also, is a defining architectural landmark for Perth.


Thankyou is a social enterprise. We believe we can end global poverty in this lifetime, together. That's why we commit 100% of the profit from our products to helping people in need. Together, we’ve given over $6.2million (as of February 2019) to fund sustainable development projects around the world. Join us in the consumer revolution.

Food and Beverage Partners

Baked by Erica

Baked by Erica specialises in soft, delicious cookies, with dairy, egg (vegan), and gluten-free options available. 50% of our profit goes towards community projects in the Philippines. Our aim is to bring joy and happiness to children and youth living in poverty through the provision of school supplies, growth mindset lessons, meals and Christmas gifts for both kids and parents.

Lilacs Cakes & Cupcakes

Lilacs Cakes & Cupcakes is a home-based, council-approved business in Landsdale, providing custom-made cakes, cupcakes and other sweet treats. Gluten-free (Coeliac Safe) is available.

Alethea, the owner operator, has a full understanding of cross contamination as well as hidden gluten, due to her son having Coeliac Disease. Alethea's passion for baking has grown since having her own children, and watching the pure joy and excitement they have when there is cake.

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.