Here is a listing of our Partners for TEDxSydney 2013. We will be shortly updating this for TEDxSydney 2014.
The University of Sydney is a leading, comprehensive research and teaching institution committed to the transformative power of education.
We attract the brightest researchers and most promising students to join our thriving intellectual community of scholars who share the passion, commitment and ability to make a difference.
As Principal Partner and exclusive education partner for TEDxSydney 2013 we are delighted to share our passion for thought leadership and challenging ideas.
The ABC is Australia's national public broadcaster. It provides television, radio, online and mobile services throughout metropolitan and regional Australia, as well as overseas through the Australia Network and Radio Australia.
"The ABC is delighted to again be the foundation Media Partner for TEDxSydney 2013. The ABC and TED are two brands that are driven by innovation and creative thinking."
"For the fourth year the ABC will be the host broadcaster, sharing TEDxSydney’s great content through ABC Television, Radio and Online, to audiences domestically and internationally." said Mark Scott, Managing Director, ABC.
Angela Mentis, EGM NAB Private Wealth said this years partnership has a strong focus on supporting women. "First comes knowledge then comes wisdom. At NAB Private Wealth we have a passion for empowering our clients with the knowledge that will assist them in reshaping their own futures, and providing platforms for the sharing of wisdom.
“In particular, we look to partner with innovative organisations such TEDxSydney to develop this knowledge and inspire confidence in women. Life wisdom, with all its ingredients, gives every woman the opportunity to choose her pathway and experience wealth as something much bigger than just money.”
Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has grown to be Australia's largest domestic and international airline. Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. We have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service.
Qantas Executive Manager Marketing Lewis Pullen said, “For the first time, Qantas is excited to come onboard with TEDxSydney. We are proud to support creativity and innovation across our business and the community. Qantas has drawn on 92 years of flying to design an extraordinary flying experience and we share a passion to bring to life new innovations and ideas to transform the experience of flying.”
Arno Lenior, Marketing Director - Samsung Electronics Australia, said “Our new partnership with TEDxSydney gives us the opportunity to be involved in creating brand new moments and experiences to complement the existing TEDx platform. This partnership brings together two innovative brands that are working together to enable new possibilities and discoveries for Australians showcasing the latest Samsung technology, via cutting edge and contemporary activations in premium and influential environments.”
For the third consecutive year, Fairfax will support TEDxSydney through a cross platform major media partnership that will educate readers about the TED philosophy and build anticipation in the lead-up to the 2013 event.
Sydney Opera House is proud to partner with TEDxSydney as the 2013 event moves into the iconic Concert Hall.
Not only is Sydney Opera House one of the world’s architectural wonders, it is one of the world’s busiest cultural venues. The World Heritage listed site welcomes over 8.2 million visitors every year and hosts 1,800 performances attended by 1.4 million people.
Sydney Opera House presents a series of stimulating conversation and provocative debate through the annual "Ideas at the House" program and Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
Telstra provides network services and solutions to more than 200 of the world’s top 500 companies. These organisations rely on Telstra to do business across 240 countries and territories and to enable greater productivity, efficiency and growth. Telstra solutions offer the best of all worlds – skilled people and a rich portfolio of services delivered on our world-class Telstra Next IP™ network, Next G™ and 4G networks.
Christian Tuerk, Director BE&G Marketing, Telstra said “Telstra is delighted to support TEDxSydney. The event demonstrates a shared conviction to deliver genuinely word-class content and unique experiences to attendees and customers alike. By supporting TEDxSydney, Telstra hopes to support new conversations and challenging ideas that help create a clever Australia.”
Our PwC Private Clients team helps private business owners and individuals realise and grow their business and personal ambitions. We have a dedicated national team focused on working with private companies, entrepreneurs and high net wealth individuals. They bring you all the talent and skill that come with being part of PwC – coupled with a passion for the unique challenges and opportunities that you face. And because our people have business and commercial skills – as well as qualifications in fields as diverse as engineering, communications and of course, accounting – we see the whole picture.
Private Clients has more than 600 people who work with private business owners and individuals just like you. Why don’t you meet one of them today?
Getty Images is one of the world’s leading creators and distributors of still imagery, video and multimedia products, including music. Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content.
"TED is a barometer for creatives, innovators and disruptors,” says Glenn Parker, Vice President, Asia Pacific at Getty Images. “Creating and delivering engaging visual content to customers across Australia is at the heart of what Getty Images does. We are thrilled to extend our global partnership with TED to TEDxSydney to showcase - and inspire - new ways of interacting with imagery, video and music.”
Target 100 is an initiative by Australian cattle and sheep farmers, along with the broader industry, to deliver sustainable cattle and sheep farming by 2020.
Target 100 is 100 research, development and extension programs underway across the material areas of sustainability for the industry, including: water, biodiversity, emissions, animal welfare, soil & groundcover, social and economic. These initiatives provide farmers with a constant stream of scientific research to change and adapt their practices with the changing environment to enable the industry to feed a growing population sustainably for generations to come.
Target 100 is also about showcasing what individual farmers are doing on their farms as well as opening up discussions between the people producing food and consumers via social media and events to discuss the issues of sustainability and beef and lamb production.
Grow it Local is about local food production, bringing people together and having a little fun! Co-founded by Andrew Valder & Darryl Nichols (Garage Sale Trail) and Jess Miller (Goody Two Shoes), with help from Republic of Everyone, Grow it Local launched in March 2012 as a pilot project in Waverley Council to celebrate and encourage backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming. In 2013, TEDxSydney will apply the Grow It Local model of "crowd farming" to TEDxSydney 2013 at the Sydney Opera House. Under the guidance of Jill Dupleix TEDxSydney audience members will be encouraged to grow the food that is to be eaten at the event.
The Loop exists to connect creatives with the most relevant, inspiring and career changing opportunities across the creative industries. In partnering with TEDxSydney, our community will have the chance to become involved in, and contribute to, the inspirational TED experience, while also representing a new diversified network of followers for the ever-expanding TED organisation.
Australia is famous for its beautiful environment and unique lifestyle but this is only part of our story.
With an abundance of talented people at home and abroad, Australia is as clever as it is beautiful. To demonstrate this we have created Australia Unlimited – a website and magazine style apps to showcase the ideas and achievements of our world-class scientists, exporters, designers, educators and entrepreneurs.
Australia Unlimited is all about Australia’s greatest asset – not our beaches or our mines – our people.
Download AU free from the app store (for iPhone, iPad and Android) to be inspired by Australians achieving extraordinary things.
Smith Journal is a quarterly publication for guys. It’s heads-up and hands-on, full of intriguing ideas, creative projects, funny rants, in-depth profiles, interesting conversations and gentlemanly style. The people behind Smith wanted to create something that smart guys could peruse without shame, slap down on a coffee table, whack in their favourite satchel or display proudly on the toilet reading rack. Past contributors include Dave Eggers, Alain de Botton, Kevin McCloud, Christos Tsiolkas, Cory Doctorow and A.A. Gill. Volume six is on shelves now, featuring an interview with TEDxSydney executive producer Janne Ryan.
Donovan Jury Law is a commercial and business law practice specialising in technology ventures, entity structuring, capital raising and financing, trusts, contracts, insolvency, franchising, leasing, commercial property and commercial litigation. Active in the IT, TV/film/game and general business markets servicing clients ranging in size from one to 100 employees. We also look after the business interests of a number of active individuals and take briefs for project work from larger and listed companies.
Digitalpress are multi-award winning print specialists and have a reputation in the industry for the unique ability to produce unrivalled innovative print solutions "We understand our client's needs and therefore provide better ways to get the job done in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Our extensive industry expertise and commitment to innovation ensures that our clients' are secure in the knowledge that we continue to set the bench mark for others to follow." ~ Theo Pettaras, Managing Director
Zip is world leader in instant boiling water. Australian-designed and Australian-made Zip instant boiling water systems are exported to more than 60 countries, and are used by millions around the world each day in homes, offices, factories, restaurants, canteens, hospitals and schools. Zip HydroTap gives boiling and chilled filtered water, instantly, from a single electronically controlled tap. New Zip HydroTap models to be introduced this year include those bringing you sparkling chilled filtered drinking water as well as boiling and chilled filtered water, plus there is a complete range offering you water filtered twenty-five times finer than in the past, for better tasting tea and coffee and healthier drinking water.
In 1986 the Tal family opened the first Designer Rugs factory in Marrickville, Sydney. Their adventurous designs set them apart from the traditional offerings and quickly carved out a niche for the company. We commissioned them to produce a great stage rug for TEDxSydney.
Gracing the cliffs of South Bondi, embracing the panoramic views of the world's most iconic beach, lays a unique Australian dining experience. Since opening her doors in December 2002 Icebergs Dining Room and Bar has shared her rare and uninterrupted views of Bondi Beach with all her guests. A cherished encounter enhanced by the inspired cuisine of Icebergs Dining Room and Bar in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance. Every guest is invited to appreciate the uplifting experience afforded by such a rare location.
Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy are the Designers, Creative Directors and Co-founders behind Dinosaur Designs, which has been operating for 28 years. The company prides itself on creating hand made resin and sterling silver jewellery and resin homewares. Each piece is designed by Louise and Stephen and hand made by a group of artisans, in their Sydney studio. Each collection is inspired by art and nature, and demonstrates the intuitive creativity that shapes their distinctive work in jewellery and homewares. Over the past 28 years Dinosaur Designs has forged an important place in Australian design history and continues to go from strength to strength. They have collaborated with international designers such as Louis Vuitton and Paul Smith and have had work exhibited at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Dinosaur Designs has a number of stores in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, New York and online.
Gavin Blake, owner and lead Graphic Facilitator of Fever Picture will be
scribing all of the main speakers' talks at TEDxSydney 2013 live, in real-time. Gavin and his team have scribed 15 TEDx Events since 2010, and most recently TED 2013, where Gavin (partnering with TEDActive) scribed all the main talks.
The Fever Picture team is looking forward to another excellent event delivered by the TEDxSydney team and its partners.
Launch Group is a global, full service communications agency. They provide Public Relations, Marketing Communications and New Media services to clients across a broad range of industries and product areas.
Alfred is an independent creative production company that works predominantly in the arts, entertainment and creative industries. Our work in event and broadcast projects has been awarded and recognised in Australia and Asia.
Alfred is often affectionately referred to by clients as The Fixer. We take pride in bringing creative ideas to life, and remain equally focused on all projects whether we are executing our own ideas or the ideas of our clients and collaborators. Alfred lives in Surry Hills in Sydney, and works all over the world.
REMO General Store was launched in Sydney in 1988 as a trusted source for unique T Shirts and thoughtful gifts. The spirit of REMO lives on in its BRAND. A Custom Service is AVAILABLE for the following REMO branded items (minimum order quantities in brackets): notebooks & planners (500), customised keyrings (500), organic australian t shirts (200), fine waffleweave towels (50) & wall clocks (10).
Countplus mbt is the financial accounting partner for TEDxSydney and General Thinking. We're an innovative and fast growing accounting and business advisory firm with clients that come in all shapes and sizes as do our services. We provide specialist accountancy, business finance, cloud accounting and wealth management services, immersing ourselves in your business to deliver a pro-active service that is second to none.
The Milkbar is a boutique creative services agency based in Sydney, Australia.
They produce "things that move" including trailers, promos, documentaries and short films for the arts, media and entertainment industry.
TDC is proud to partner with TEDxSydney, delivering projection systems for this inspiring event.
Founded in 1981, TDC is at the forefront of the audio-visual market as a specialist video equipment solutions provider.
We work across a broad industry spectrum, television, theatre and the arts, corporate, large scale outdoor events and concert touring. Our inventory and resources includes large scale Video Projection Equipment, LED Screens, Broadcast Camera Systems, Flat Screen Displays and Control Equipment.
TDC is proud to have delivered many firsts’ in this region, a pioneer in the delivery of large scale building projection, projection blending, 360 degree projection, immersive projection and projection warping and mapping along with 3D projection.
Viocorp is Asia Pacific's leading full service Internet broadcasting company. Since 2002, Viocorp has provided specialist digital broadcast video solutions to local and global corporations, governments, media companies, and enterprises. The company has worked on major events, like the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race on Yahoo!7 and Microsoft’s TechEd conference in Barcelona, and has supported major brands such as the Australian Rugby Union and Tennis Australia. And, as a privately owned Australian company, it is proud to share its innovations with the world.
The guest rooms are stylish and comfortable, the food light and modern, Vibe people are friendly and upbeat, and Vibe pricing represents great value for money.
Experts say that sleep promotes creative thinking. Right now Vibe hotels have some fantastic deals available. Tedx Sydney community can catch up on some sleep with Vibe hotels hibernate packages, offering a late check-out and delicious buffet breakfast for only $119 per night. This offer is available for stays to 30 September (subject to availability). Choose from one of seven unique locations across Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin and Gold Coast.
Vibe Hotels is a proud supporter of TEDxSydney.