Thanks to our 2019 Partners

Santa Barbara Spotlight Partner


"TEDxSantaBarbara is about innovation, the future, and keeping people in dialogue. What the Santa Barbara Foundation endeavors to do day in and day out is help our county residents identify the most important factors that will lead to our best collective future. Sponsoring TEDxSanta Barbara, and particularly supporting this year's Spotlight speaker, Eric Talkin, who will speak to food security, could not be more of a bullseye for our attention." -  Ron Gallo, President, and CEO

Supporting Partners

Thanks for creating our signs since our first TEDx in 2010. Their CEO, John Glanville, has been a supporter of ours since 2009 and is the principal sponsor of TEDxSantaBarbara Adventures.

Thanks to the City of Santa Barbara and the County Office of Arts and Culture for their second year of support

Where Santa Barbara Connects

Thanks to Kiva Cowork for hosting our Meet The Speakers Mixer and providing the meeting place for our monthly Core Team Organizing meetings throughout the year and our 2019 Salons at the Kiva Chapala Center.

Friends of TEDx

Thanks to these individuals and organizations for helping us with contributions and purchasing bulk tickets to give out to the Community.

Anne Towbes
John Glanville
Dana White
Fidelity National Title
Tracy Reinhard Family
Charles W Engelhard Foundation

Thanks to Bourke Wealth Management for supporting us four years in a row, we appreciate your enthusiasm.

Thanks Tolman and Wiker for helping us with our risk management and protecting us and our volunteers while we're hard at work.

Jennifer has been a big supporter of the event for four years. Thank you.

This is the second year that Pacifica is a partner. Welcome back.

This is the second year that Pacifica is a partner. Welcome back.


We appreciate DAVIES Public Relations long time association with TEDxSantaBarbara.


Production Partners

Thanks to the good folks at Oniracom for helping set our Marketing Strategy.

Kymberlee Weil, aka, Strategic Samurai provides world-class coaching to all of our speakers.

introNetworks is the original producer of TEDx here in Santa Barbara. Founded by Mark and Kymberlee.

Thanks to Dave and his crew, who've been producing our show since 2010. Best crew ever.

Christopher from PXLPOD, has built our websites and overseen our complete technology needs, since we started in 2010. Thanks.

Vanessa, our Event Coordinator, runs events around the country, including ours since 2016. Thanks.

Britt has been bringing our TEDx themes to life since 2010. He visualizes of our abstract ideas into amazing on stage set pieces.

In David's 4th year with us, he is the staff photographer for all of our projects, including the Samurai Seven speaker training videos.

Thanks to GoToWebinar for the support in broadcasting our live event and editing our videos for We appreciate your attention to detail and how easy it is to work with you.

Thanks to Marshall for being such a fun collaborator. In conjunction with Jan Helsel, they created an amazing rendition of the Stories We Tell for this years' graphic needs.

Rachel, we appreciate how much attention you pay towards making sure our speakers look their best. Your hair styling and makeup skills are unmatched.

Jorge from Bailon stepped up to add the perfect soundtrack to our 3D animation. Thanks so much.

Thank you Nicole for adding a level of professionalism to our public relations. You're instrumental in helping us get our message out to the Community.

Jan joins us for the first time this year, helping to produce our graphics and was the designer of our 2019 Stories We Tell logo. Thanks.


In-Kind Partners

Thanks to Asa and the staff at the Alcazar Theater for providing us with rehearsal space for our 2019 speakers.

Each year we put up a wall with our partners and logo on it so participants can take pictures and share. Thanks SBIFF for loaning us yours.

Thanks to the Santa Barbara Inn for providing our out of town guests a lovely spot right on the beach. They loved it.

Any idea how many linens you need for TEDx? A lot. Thanks to our friends at Mission Linen for the tablecloths.

What do you do with all the food you can't serve? You donate to your food friends at the SB Rescue Mission.


Tastes of TEDx

For the 5th show in a row we've counted on the delicious coffee donated by our friends at Bona Fide. Thanks.

Thanks to John and Tri County for again donating healthy snacks and fresh fruit for our speakers and participants. Yum.

For the past three years, Alem has been at all of our events serving his water with his great smile. Thanks.

Thanks to Mark and Rincon Brewery for pouring his craft beers at our afterparty at Youth Interactive

Clark lit up our Speaker dinner with wonderful stories about the food he served. He also brought his talents to our VIP mixer. Thanks!

We were introduced to these chips from SLO and fell in love. Thanks for your support this third year.

We appreciate our long partnership with Marc and the team at Rincon. They have saved us many times.

We're thrilled to have Maura and Darrel join us. They've a new culinary business making these delicious small bites. All organic, no GMO's and a treat for our speakers in the green room.

We keep inviting Mesa Salsa back because it's just so tasty. You must try it at the afterparty.

Christopher makes small batches of popcorn and has been donating to us for four show now. Thank you so much.

Ok, maybe the best truffles ever. Thank you for serving these up at our Adventures.

Our morning guests appreciated the tasty treats from the bakery that also makes amazing GF Breads.

Rodolpho and his team are joining us for the first year, supplying their super-tasty tacos for the After Party. Welcome and gracias.

Thanks to the local culinary entrepreneurs at Swell for their delicious bites that we make available to our speakers in the Green Room.

Thanks Callie and Tara for continuing to quench the thirst of our attendees with your delicious probiotic tea.

Brian, thank you for continuing to provide an interesting gift to give to our speakers. Your oils and vinegars are delectable.

Bradley, thanks for continuing to support our event by providing tasty treats for our Speakers to enjoy in the Green Room. We love your pickles!