TEDxSanDiego Partners

As an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, our partners play an important role in ensuring the highest quality stage programming, video production and experience for our attendees, speakers, and performers. Let us know if you would like to be a TEDxSanDiego Partner and support Ideas Worth Spreading.

Illuminate Partners

San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture vitalizes the City by promoting, encouraging and increasing support for the region’s artistic and cultural assets, integrating arts and culture into community life, and showcasing San Diego as an international tourist destination. Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

Neyenesch Printers

Simply put, we are printers. Founded in 1899 and still family owned and operated, Neyenesch has spent the last century or so learning all there is to know about the art of printing. We use this expertise daily. We believe that our satisfied clients and successful growth in our market and beyond speak volumes.

Activate Partner

UC San Diego Extension

UCSD Pre-Collegiate Programs are unique. In an increasingly competitive world, properly preparing for the rigors of college is critical to future success. That’s why Extension offers a wide-range of pre-college courses from STEAM to test prep to college credit. Extension’s goal is not only to help students stand out during the college application process but also get the most out of their education going forward.

David’s Harp Foundation is dedicated to inspiring, educating and empowering “at-risk” and homeless youth to achieve academic success through music education, sound engineering and multimedia production.

Media Partner

ABC 10News San Diego

Visit 10News for breaking San Diego news. Get local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment & lifestyle from ABC 10 News. 10News – Stories that matter.

Inspiration Partners

CONNECT2Careers is an initiative of the San Diego Workforce Partnership. We help young adults secure employment using an online portal filled with thousands of local job and internship opportunities. We also provide in-person training opportunities so young people can build their résumés, practice elevator pitches, prepare for interviews and learn about our local labor market. When you sign up with us, you’ll even get your own Peer Job Coach who you can call, text, or direct message for help on your job search.

Wilkinson Mazzeo

At Wilkinson Mazzeo we have a heart for humanity and a passion for the creative community. We also happen to be lawyers. With an abundance of knowledge and experience between us, we are ready to be your legal advisors, guard dogs, reinforcements, advocates, sounding boards and/or paperwork junkies. We’ll give a damn so you don’t have to.

Hera Hub

Hera Hub is a shared, flexible work and meeting space where entrepreneurial women can create and collaborate in a professional, productive, spa-like environment. The platform provides our members with connections to other business experts, access to educational workshops, and visibility within the community; thus giving them the support they need to be prosperous.

Natalia Robert Photography

Natalia Robert Photography is a San Diego based architectural photography business, serving both local and international clientele. Founder and lead photographer Natalia Robert brings her background as an architect forward to produce luxurious images that create a sense of warmth and culture. Natalia has been honored to work not only with TEDxSanDiego and TEDxDonovanCorrectional, but also to have been secured by the Library Foundation for finished photos of the San Diego Central Public Library.

Paul Douda Photography

At Paul Douda Photography I love to artistically blend print worthy imagery with an alert and attentive perspective of your vision to create something one-of-a-kind: your story that you can relive and enjoy through the years. Hopefully you’re looking for some professional photography. Hopefully you’re thinking it iwill capture a time in your life that will idealize those moments forever. I have photographed weddings and couples throughout San Diego since 2004.


More than 6 million people use MailChimp to create, send, and track email newsletters. Whether you’re self-employed, you manage projects for clients, or you work for a Fortune 500 company, MailChimp has features and integrations that will suit your email marketing needs.


Shutterstock offers the best quality, royalty free stock photos, music and video for nearly any application. From illustrations to vectors, when you need the perfect image for your website or blog, we have you covered. Our massive selection of stock footage and audio clips are the ideal choice to set the scene in your next short or feature film.

Hospitality Partners


Barnana produces the healthiest, organic banana snacks ever – grown in soil alive with nutrients and free of chemicals the way nature intended. Our family of products are a next generation category of snack; they’re healthy, sustainably grown, all natural and organic varieties of pure dehydrated banana snacks.


RXBAR was born in the world of CrossFit, where good nutrition is key to success and achieving your goals. In CrossFit terms, RX means performing a workout exactly as prescribed – a high standard. We don’t cut corners at RXBAR and set high standards for ourselves. That’s why we’re RXBAR.

MUSH at TEDxSanDiego

At MUSH, fresh is in our DNA. Our overnight oats are never cooked. They’re cold-soaked to perfection. So no heat pasteurization, no preservatives, no artificial flavors or colors. Instead, we use a pressure-based technology that eliminates food spoilage microorganisms. BOOM. Extended shelf life without compromise. It’s an extra step, but it’s the right one

Babe Kombucha at TEDxSanDiego

Babe Kombucha is a new interpretation of an ancient tea. It has a light and smooth personality with high nutritional value. A unique blend of probiotics and natural juices. A love of life and respect of what is good for our souls is what we embody in our Kombucha. Designed to nourish your body from the inside out!

Seven Seas Roasting Company

Seven Seas Roasting Company is a nod to past explorers and adventurers who risked everything in the pursuit of reaching new lands in search of exotic rewards to return with. Our mission is not to connect you to an origin, our mission is to connect you to the actual coffee farmers who picked, processed, and labored to make your day start on a good note. Join us and raise your cup high.

Blue Box Bagels and Brew Logo at TEDxSanDiego

Blue Box Bagels and Brew starts with the finest ingredients, and crafts their bagels with lots of TLC, before boiling and baking them fresh daily. Family owned and operated, Blue Box Bagels and Brew partners with and supports local businesses and organizations. Surplus bagels are donated to the San Diego Food Bank.

Blue Diamond Almonds at TEDxSanDiego

Blue Diamond Almonds come from a co-op of more than 3,000 growers, with one guiding goal, to bring the benefits of almonds to the world, we’ve been pioneering how almonds are enjoyed for over 100 years. It’s the fruit of commitment to a craft, and care woven into every step of the process. It’s a beautiful reward for countless subtle decisions.

Ritual Energy Logo
Ritual Energy snacks help busy and active people stay energized in a healthy way. We use simple and powerful ingredients to balance performance with healthy nutrition and we do this in our own private facility to ensure the highest quality products possible. We’re here to unite fun with functional nutrition.

popchips believes in the freedom to snack. that’s why we created a new chip. one that’s deeply satisfying but never deep fried. so you can feel free to eat one, two, three handfuls, or even a whole bag. and why not? it’s okay, they’re popchips!