PARTNERING WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES
We partner with visionary organisations to bring you TEDxTauranga. Companies who share our belief that new, and not yet imagined problems, can be solved when creative and inquiring people share good ideas.
Interested in sponsoring upcoming TEDxTauranga events?
Contact Hannah Bougen, Lead of Sponsorship & Partners Team,
phone: 027 886 3437 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Powerco – your local electricity network company. We keep the lights on the gas flowing to more than 446,000 customers across our footprint.
Our network is growing rapidly with ever-expanding regions and energy demand. We are no longer just power poles and gas pipes. We’re changing the way we do things to support your future energy options while providing a safe, reliable supply.
“Powerco is proud to partner with TEDx Tauranga as the Premier sponsor. TEDxTauranga ticks all the boxes that Powerco considers when viewing sponsorship involvement. This is the third year we have supported the event which is innovative and forward-thinking, attracting hundreds of like-minded people.” - Powerco, 2018
TAURANGA CITY COUNCIL
Tauranga is New Zealand's fastest growing city and home to around 125,000 people. Tauranga City Council manages our city's resources by delivering infrastructure and efficient services to our communities. TCC also supports a diverse array of social, economic, cultural, and environmental activities, shaping Tauranga Moana into a desirable place to live now and in the future.
"Tauranga City Council proudly support events that shine a light on our growing culture of innovation and collaboration. TEDxTauranga is a great opportunity for our community to be connected, inspired and challenged by 'ideas worth sharing'." - Tauranga City Council, 2018
THE UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
The University of Waikato has long had a presence in the Bay of Plenty and maintains a strong partnership with Toi Ohomoi Institute of Technology. The new CBD campus in Tauranga is due to open in 2019. We are also increasing the qualifications on offer in Tauranga and are committed to supporting future growth and innovation in the Bay of Plenty.
Our Coastal Marine Field Station at Sulphur Point and the Adams Centre for High Performance in Mount Maunganui are staffed by experts who can drive innovation and growth and attract high-quality researchers, international sports teams and individual athletes to the Bay of Plenty.
BAY OF PLENTY TIMES
IGNITION CO-WORKING SPACE
Ignition - Tauranga’s first coworking space
Ignition enables you to work the way you want.
Connect with like-minded professionals, be inspired, make friends and discover your potential.
Share our space, share your advice, share your successes!
Ignition / Priority One says:
"Priority One supports TEDxTauranga because it celebrates new ideas and innovation in the local community and inspires people to think differently, accept challenges and succeed in ways they never thought possible."
Silver sponsor Comvita was founded in 1974 by two Bay of Plenty beekeepers who set out to connect people to nature for the benefits of good health. Today, Comvita is a world leader in Manuka honey and fresh-picked Olive Leaf Extract, which are core to the company’s health products range and found on shelves of retail locations in 18 different countries.
Comvita Chief Innovation Officer, Sharon Hollenstein, says:
“Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Comvita. We are proud to support an event that provides a platform for sharing innovative, inspiring and worthwhile ideas locally. It’s fantastic that the Tauranga community has access to its own independent Tedx conference, as part of a highly-reputable global initiative.”
Bluelab Corporation specialises in the design and manufacture of electronic water-testing devices for measuring key parameters such as pH, conductivity and temperature. With the support of a global team they have achieved high recognition within their market segments for simplicity of product design, quality of their innovative products, and their high standard of customer service.
“Most great things are sparked by a single idea but it is through the convergence of many ideas that innovation occurs. TEDx provides a channel for sharing those ideas which stimulate innovation, enabling economic growth and sustainability, which is why Bluelab is proud to support the TEDx Tauranga event.”
PARTNER WITH US
Sponsors of TEDxTauranga are innovative, leading organisations which are seen as forward-thinking organisations. If your organisation is dynamic with a community focus, we’d love to hear from you.