Meet Our Supporting Partners

Friends of TEDx


Thanks to these individuals and organizations for helping us with private contributions.

Anne Towbes
Barbara Clark
Lori Daffron


We appreciate BLAZE Public Relations' long-time association with TEDxSantaBarbara.


Thanks to the team at the Bren School for helping us navigate the halls of UCSB and helping us connect with amazing speakers


We welcome the CEC to the TEDxSantaBarbara family and look forward to a long relationship.

Live Event 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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 Produce 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.

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

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

If you are interested in joining TEDxSantaBarbara as a partner, we'd love to have a conversation.

Click here for more information about our packages for Live Events (Coming back in Fall 2022).

Or Contact Us to talk about Making Waves sponsorship.