Without the generous support of our partners, TEDxUQ wouldn’t be able to be the unique experience that many see it to be. TEDxUQ welcomes brands who wish to engage with our community through the message of ideas worth spreading.

If you are interested in partnering with TEDxUQ, please contact [email protected].



Newstead Brewing Co

Newstead Brewing Co started life in 2013 and is extremely proud of its Brisbane roots. We’re a family business; the brainchild of the Howes clan – Peter, Heather and Mark. Newstead Brewing Co now employs more than 100 staff throughout the business across two breweries and is the confluence of energy and ideas from lots of perspectives. We produce an extensive core range of beers plus seasonal releases, special batches and partnership beers to showcase our support of various organisations that we are involved with or sponsor. Our ethos is simple – quality and community.


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The UQ Union is an organisation run by students, for students. As your representative body we exist to advocate for, support and entertain you. As long as you are a UQ Student you are automatically a member of the Union, with no joining fee attached. We provide Clubs and Societies, free and independent support services (SAS), the renowned Toga Party, 11 food and beverage outlets and the Collectives. We also run free breakfast and dinner programs, exam support and the Food Co-Op. As an independent body, UQU represents students on all important university committees to ensure your voice is heard on all university matters. We are here for YOU!


Immerse Enterprise

Immerse Enterprise develops 3D Simulation Software including Virtual and Augmented Reality applications for clients across multiple industries. We provide competitive insights for our clients through deep learning models of user performance within 3D simulations and interactive experiences, to then translate into real world solutions.

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I Am Grounded

I Am Grounded is a better-for-you snack company based in Brisbane, Australia that sources sustainable ingredients such as upcycled coffee fruit to make clean and delicious energy snacks. Aimed to nourish the mind, body and gut, each snack contains natural caffeine, high antioxidants and prebiotic fibre to support mood, focus and overall health. www.iamgrounded.co @iamgroundedco


East Forged

East Forged is a new style of iced tea that is respectfully crafted by tea specialists, Kym Cooper and Tania Stacey. They use cold brew methods and infuse the tea brew with creamy nitrogen bubbles to create a refreshing tea drink that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere. Made in Sydney at an independent craft brewery, we use tea leaves sourced directly from tea farmers. There are no added sugars, sweeteners, colours or flavours. Psssst, there isn’t any other drink in the world like East Forged, maybe that is why it is Australia’s most awarded tea beverage.

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Woofys bring brands to life through food and beverage – specialising in catering for brand activations, build your own event with our unique and fully customisable Woofys carts and bars. select your cart, branding, food and drink options and we tailor everything for your individual function. At Woofys, we’re specialists in creating showstopping branded events for our clients thanks to our customisable carts and bars. Let us create a bespoke event for your business, tailoring all event elements to your brand or private function. Whether it’s a simple brand logo, a complete cart wrap with matching canopy or a sleek bar design, we look after the branding process from start to finish. Our carts and bars are styled and decorated on site for your event with florals, props and more.


Universal Traveller

With over 20 years experience creating amazing trips for travellers and students, Universal Traveller are here to make sure your next dream trip is always the adventure of a lifetime. You will find our on campus experts on Staff House road where we are able to plan your perfect trip away. Whether that be a Round the World Trip, Organised Europe tour or even a UQ society trip to Thredbo. No longer just for students, we are able to organise the best trip for any student, staff or educator! Contact [email protected] (07 3149 1900) for exclusive deals and on campus experts!



Sally Prosser

Sally is a voice coach who’s helped our speakers deliver with impact on the red circle. After all, it’s not just what you say, but how you say it. If you’d like to own the stage and charm your audience like a TEDx Speaker, get in touch with Sal. Insta / FB: @sallyprosservoice | email: [email protected] | TikTok: @sallyprosservoice


Future Magic Brewing Co

Future Magic Brewing Co. is a Brisbane-based brewery that’s owned by a diverse and passionate community of beer lovers. We’re known for great craft beer, a strong focus on community, and old-world storytelling using beer as a conversation starter. Future Magic believes that better beer builds better communities and are looking to expand our community through a Crowd-Sourced Funding campaign that is currently taking investments. Something Magic is Brewing! Come and be part of the Magic!

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Expert Education

Expert Education and Visa Services is an Australian-registered Education and Migration consultant agency with a global presence in 12 countries including Australia, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Myanmar, Vietnam, Nigeria, and South Africa. Expert specialises in providing a wide range of services to international students aspiring to study in Australia. Our team of registered migration agents, qualified education counsellors, career counsellors, solicitors, health insurance officers, and taxation experts have provided end-to-end services to more than 40,000 and counting students. Expert is NEAS endorsed education agent for providing ethical, accurate, and consistent information to stakeholders, furthermore, observing and complying with industry best practice frameworks.

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Basecamp is a web-based project management tool that helps teams increase accountability, communicate more efficiently, and keep everyone on the same page. Founded in 1999, Basecamp started out with four people, and today it is a company of about 50 spread out across 32 different cities around the world. With 100,000+ companies relying on Basecamp to run their business, Basecamp helps businesses get more done in less time without all the chaos and confusion.

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From concept to post-event wrap up, con-sol offers full service event management. Founded on the Gold Coast in 1999, our company was formed by a group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about creating incredible audio-visual experiences that go beyond what others might think possible. While our team are based on the beautiful Gold Coast, we deliver successful events Australia-wide, going above and beyond for each of our national clients.

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JACdigital is a co-curricular program within the School of Communication & Arts, providing work-integrated learning and professional development opportunities for journalism, arts and communications students.

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YMCA builds healthier, connected and thriving communities through a variety of life-changing programs that provide real opportunities for disadvantaged children, youth and adults. YMCA Brisbane – YMCA Brisbane


Tim Adams Specialty Coffee

Tim Adams Specialty Coffee blends are more than your average drop – we are dedicated to quality and acting in an ethical manner in every step of the growing and brewing process.

We travel the world to source the best crops and trade directly with farmers. This allows us to personally guarantee all farmers who supply our beans are getting a decent price for their crops, and ensure only the highest quality beans are used in our blends. To learn more about what we do and our story, visit our website at https://www.timadams.net.au/.


Coffee Fruit Bar 

The Coffee Fruit Bar is a product of I am Grounded, a disruptive health and wellness social enterprise that looks to change the way we use coffee.

Coffee Fruit Bar harnesses the power of upcycling the natural by-product of the coffee cherry to contribute positive environmental and social change in coffee producing and coffee drinking communities. Through championing eco-innovation, Coffee Fruit Bar aims to lessen environmental loading on the planet and further the ‘closed loop’ approach in coffee production. They are focused on social empowerment and providing economic opportunities for impoverished coffee producing communities.


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Nice Coffee Co

Nice Coffee Co. is a social enterprise that supplies coffee to offices and households right across Australia, using 100% of profits to support St John’s School in Kibera, Africa’s largest slum, not far from where the coffee is grown. After Jim, the founder of Nice Coffee Co. moved to Kenya with his family in 2008, he was compelled to use his love of coffee to help educate some of the poorest children in Africa. Since it’s foundation in 2019, Nice Coffee Co. has built 11 classrooms, employed 15 full time teachers, and supported the education of over 450 students thanks to hundreds of Aussie offices, universities, organisations and households who all drink Nice Coffee!


Red Octopus

Need t-shirts or merchandise? Red Octopus Custom Print produce top quality prints of your logo or design onto a huge range of products. Whether you’re creating something to sell, give away, or decking out your team, Red Octopus can supply & print a range of apparel & promo items to suit your branding, so you can proudly represent & promote your business or project. Offering fast local production & helpful advice, Red Octopus make it easy.



MILKLAB offers a range of plant-based and dairy milks designed in collaboration with experts in the coffee industry to elevate the cafe coffee experience. MILKLAB milks complement the flavour of espresso-based coffee, offer a rich and creamy mouthfeel and texture and stretch like full cream dairy to produce the perfect pour.

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We LOVE Chocolate! But YUMM!’s purpose is about more than just chocolate. We are a social enterprise that was created by a team of young doctors who saw the need for improved primary intervention strategies to help combat the onset of mental health disorders in 18 to 35-year-olds. YUMM! Chocolate is our vehicle to help facilitate and fund this important change. Positive and actionable messages are placed on the front of every chocolate to spark conversations about caring for mental wellness and share a more comprehensive idea of health (a topic often overshadowed by the emphasis placed on physical fitness). We are also committed to giving young Australians access to free educational and engaging mental health tools and resources. Every chocolate has a scannable code which takes you to our website and the specific resource relating to the positive and actionable message it accompanies.


King Tea Chinese

King Tea is a modern Chinese restaurant in Paddington that serves up a plethora of Szechuan influenced dishes, paired with a beverage list meticulously curated to match and complement such bold flavours – enveloped in a moody, vintage interior, with chinatown-style lanterns & an open kitchen. Handmade Dumplings, Traditional Favourites, Vegan, Gluten Free dishes and banquet offerings are what makes King Tea an ideal little dinner spot atop Latrobe Terrace – whether it is a date night, a birthday, or just a casual dine out.” https://www.king-tea.co/ https://www.instagram.com/kingteachinese/


Black Sheep Bottle Shop

Black Sheep Bottle Shop (St Lucia) is your new favourite independent liquor store. Located on Hawken Drive, a stone’s throw away from the University of Queensland, Black Sheep Bottle offers selected Australian Wine, Craft Beer and boutique Spirits. 


Pitta Pitta Platters

Pitta Patta Platters is a start-up catering business, which has just celebrated its first year in business! Cakes, cupcakes, cookies and platters are what we do best. Our director, Lili Wackwitz, is a current UQ student and avid baker and lover of food. In the past year, she has turned her hobby into a thriving small business and shared her skills throughout Brisbane at private and corporate events as well as within the UQ community. Pitta Patta Platters is very proud to be partnering with and supporting TEDxUQ. 




NewVote is making true democracy easier by putting it in everyone’s hands. We’ve built a democracy institute and app in response to the lowest levels of trust in government (as an institution) and confidence in democracy (as the best form of government) in recorded history. The app features wikis, tools for direct and deliberative (well-informed and reflective) democracy, crowdsourcing, multi-featured data and a policy-comparison tool. Our aim is to enable inclusive, informed, transparent and secure collective decision-making — to increase both the amount and the quality of public engagement — in efficient and adaptable ways.



Print On Demand UQ (POD)

Founded in 2002, POD have been providing students and lecturers of The University of Queensland with an easy and efficient printing service. POD aims to provide high quality printing services right on campus. From daily lecture notes to bound course books and thesis printing, we cater for everyone! Visit our Facebook page or come to one of our two locations at the St Lucia campus to find out what specials we may have on offer! We are located at the back of the School Locker Bookshop and in Duhig Tower on Level 2.

If you are interested in partnering with TEDxUQ, please contact [email protected].