PwC Australia

PwC Australia

Principal Partner

At PwC, we believe our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We strive to be the catalyst for change. We do this by using our skills, influence, and relationships to work with others to make a difference, and generate opportunities for fresh ideas worth spreading. We are passionate about creating new and unique industry perspectives and helping local business, including family businesses, create the value they are looking for. As the Principal Partner for TEDxTownsville's foundation year, we are proud to support new thinking and innovation across business and the community.

Why PwC is partnering with TEDxTownsville:

"PwC is proud to be the Principal Partner for TEDxTownsville's 2016 event. PwC’s purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We believe generating and sharing new ideas is critical to future success. We are passionate about creating value for our clients and the community through facilitating industry collaboration and partnerships, and sharing our insights and thought leadership. At PwC we constantly strive to challenge the status quo. We do this by breaking barriers and utilising technology to deliver innovative solutions. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we support our people and our clients to discover and realise their potential. PwC is excited to once again be engaging with the TEDxTownsville community at this years event, which will provide an important platform for the creation of new relationships, and sharing of new ideas."

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Ergon Energy

Ergon Energy

Major Partner

Ergon Energy supplies electricity to over 733,000 homes and businesses across regional Queensland – around 97% of the state. We face unique challenges, proudly servicing communities spread to the far reaches, and responding to cyclones one day and flooding the next. These challenges have a silver lining. They make us innovate, and think forward. They spur us on to find smarter ways of doing things, like using technology to better service our customers.

We are all about delivering ‘peace of mind’ through a safe, dependable electricity service, and enabling greater ‘choice and control’ in how our network can be used… all for the ‘best possible price’.

Why Ergon is partnering with TEDxTownsville:
"We’re very keen to be partnering with TEDx Townsville. It’s such a great local event, designed to inspire innovation, thought leadership and visionary insight. Across our business we’re thinking forward, and developing new, smarter ways of doing things for our customers. So the event’s theme this year, breaking barriers, is particularly relevant to us as we work collaboratively to transform the energy industry. We’re looking forward to being part of the conversation at this year’s event.”

 Tanya Acheson, Ergon Energy GM Customer & External Stakeholder Engagement

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James Cook University

James Cook University

Major Partner

James Cook University is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics. Ranked in the top four percent of the world's tertiary institutions by the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities, James Cook University is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, through graduates and discoveries that make a difference.

The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.

Why JCU is partnering with TEDxTownsville:

“JCU has been a proud supporter of TEDxTownsville since it began in 2015. We choose to sponsor the event as a way of involving the local community in a global movement which promotes ideas and conversations.  This year’s theme of ‘Breaking Barriers’ is especially poignant with Townsville’s 150 year celebrations and we look forward to these insightful conversations that will develop meaningful connections in our community.”

John Chandler, Manager External Relations, James Cook University

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National Australia Bank

National Australia Bank

Minor Partner

At NAB, we back the businesses that back themselves. Whether you’re running a successful business already, or thinking about starting one up, we’re here to help you make the most of the opportunities you know are out there. That’s because NAB Business Bankers work closely with you to really understand your business – and then offering insight, expertise, and knowledge-driven advice. We’re committed to the effort, initiative and service required to help you realise your business goals and aspirations. It’s all driven from one simple but vital principle: the desire to do the right thing for our business customers.

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Dancenorth

Dancenorth

Venue Partner

As a major champion of the arts in regional North Queensland Dancenorth balances a dynamic regional presence with a commitment to creating compelling contemporary dance that tours the globe.  

Led by Artistic Director Kyle Page the Company’s program is designed to support a broad range of artistic practices and diversify performances. Concurrently, the Company advances progressive two-way strategies encompassing reciprocal residencies and community & education programs, in parallel with support for artists & expanded choreographic opportunities.  This is at the heart of Dancenorth’s integrated & engaged program which anchors connection to place.

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Learning Partnerships

Learning Partnerships

Speaker Coaching Partner

Learning Partnerships develops  people, teams and organisations to thrive and be the best they can be.  We relish establishing long term and mutually beneficial partnerships founded on valuing people’s development to enhance life-long learning.

We build partnerships and provide impactful outcomes that contribute to individual and organisational change by being Dynamic, Professional, Empowering, Responsive, Adaptable and Ethical.

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