December 09, 2015 · Comments Off on Partner 2016

Partner 2016

Without the generous support of our event partners, TEDxEastVan would not be possible. Thank you to each and every one of our partners. If your business is interested in helping to support Ideas Worth Spreading, please read over our partners package and contact for more info - Thank you!

TEDxEastVan Partnership Package



On July 15, 2016, The Boeing Company is turning 100 years young. Over the last century, Boeing has evolved from producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars – becoming the world’s largest aerospace company. As an integral part of The Boeing Company’s Digital Aviation division, Richmond-based Boeing Canada - AeroInfo is a team of leading-edge developers, data scientists and business professionals united in a common goal: maximizing efficiencies of today’s aviation tools, and building the digital aviation technology of tomorrow. Working in software development, analytics, professional consulting, and our newly formed Labs division, Boeing Canada - AeroInfo employees provide integrated solutions that power today’s airline operations and improve decision making through advanced analytics. For more information, visit




Big Rock Brewery started brewing beer in 1985, and since then our passion has continued to grow across Canada led by innovations from Head Brewmaster Paul Gautreau, BC Brewmaster Jody Hammell, and ON Brewmaster Connor Kraft-Patrick. We have always been stalwarts of our local communities and champions of the craft beer movement for 30 years, and Big Rock Urban is the latest proof in that belief. Our new BC brewery, restaurant, and beer store has been a big supporter of our neighbourhood since we opened our doors - from the artists at Beaumont Studios to the bees nurtured by Hives for Humanity. Find out more at &



Clark’s AV is one of Vancouver’s most experienced suppliers of Audio visual equipment and techni­cal support services for the convention and meeting industry. Clark’s offers an extensive list of services and presentation equipment, and has technical support staff on call 24/7. With first-hand knowledge of all meeting facilities in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, Clark’s strives to ensure flawless audio-visual production.



Our event videos help ideas like the ones at TEDxEastVan go further. We love the learning that happens when a thousand passionate people come together. Our business is to document the ideas that change the world.



McMedia Audio Visual is Vancouver, BC's foremost supplier of audio visual and systems integration services. At the forefront of the industry for more than 25 years, we know what it takes to deliver the sales, rental and installation of AV equipment and integrated systems, including LCD projectors, professional sound, commercial displays, video conferencing and digital signage networks.




emily carr

Established in 1925, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is the only specialized, accredited, public, post-secondary university in British Columbia solely devoted to education and research in the creative fields. Encouraging research and experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, the University places students at the centre of a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment. Critical theory and studio practice merge with cultures of community engagement, research, and exhibition to deliver dynamic undergraduate and graduate level degrees, certificates, and lifelong learning opportunities in art, design and media.



Salt Spring Coffee is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. They started in 1996 on Salt Spring Island with a family of pioneering entrepreneurs and a roasting café. Today, the company operates 2 cafés and their certified organic coffee is distributed to grocery stores and foodservice operations across Canada. Salt Spring Coffee continues to push the envelope in producing quality organic coffee while keeping values and sustainability principles as a driving force.





At SPUD our goal is to create relationships with amazing farmers, ranchers, fishermen/women, bakers, and artisans, to make it easy for you to have the freshest ingredients and amazing products delivered directly to your home or office. We believe that food should be healthy, so we partner with local producers and farmers you can trust; real people who have integrity, respect our environment, care about our community, value sustainable farming practices and believe in the humane treatment of animals. We select local ingredients from partners who care about your food and our environment, so you can take back your precious time do what you love the most.



Elizabeth Stanley Event Design is a Vancouver based event design and decor rental company. ESED offers a wide range of event related services including decor rentals of linens, room draping and finishing touches to help fashion your events with style, class and fun.


Commodity Juicery was created by three young female entrepreneurs who had a vision to make health food & drinks more accessible to the everyday consumer. Our store is located in the Mount Pleasant area at 3975 Fraser Street in Vancouver, BC. We specialize in cold pressed juices, nutrient dense smoothies, immunity shots, cleansing programs, plant based meals, snacks & treats all made with whole organic ingredients.
Our goal is provide an inviting atmosphere & cost effective plan to those who are new to living a healthy lifestyle. All of our cleanses and lifestyle are overseen by a certified holistic nutritionist to ensure accuracy and give personalized recommendations for optimal advice.



Camp Tech offers beginner-friendly, hands-on workshops for adults who want to learn practical tech skills. Our relaxed and informative in-person classes are taught by leading professionals in Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver.



Cartems is all about quality ingredients, creative flavours, and making people smile, one donut at a time. We’ve got the tastiest donuts around, and we want to share them with you! Our ingredients are fresh, and our donuts are never ever frozen. Our ingredients are sourced from as close to home as possible, and organic wherever we can. We’ve grown and learned a lot along the way, and have realized our business is about three key things: smiles, conversation, and donuts. If we can make people smile and talk about our donuts, then that’s a win, plain and simple.



For Ron, nothing is as freeing and uplifting as attaining the profound clarity that emerges through diligence, compassion and deep insight! Ron discovered that beneath our desires, intentions, purposes and identities, the heart can guide us with a clearer awareness, a phenomenon he calls Primary Intention™. He applies this philosophy in helping his leadership and personal clients move powerfully through the space between where they are and where they truly wish to be. The benefits for his personal and leadership clients? More freedom, creativity, courage, joy and success. Ron also applies this laser focus to helping leaders deliver powerful, effective presentations that uplift and shift an audience. When speakers are crystal clear about their main point, great freedom is created to create a conversation that has impact.



The Langara School of Management (LSM) is a leading undergraduate business school that prepares students for university transfer or completion of business degrees, diplomas and post-degree diplomas at Langara. Our programs are academically rigorous, real-world based, and designed with your needs in mind. Start in any semester. Take classes full- or part-time, on campus or online.


WealthBar is Canada’s newest, easiest and fastest way to invest and save online, all while getting the help of an expert financial advisor and being 1/3 the cost of traditional mutual funds.








Media Partner


CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.



The Georgia Straight is the powerhouse arts, entertainment, and current-affairs newspaper in Vancouver. Established in 1967, it is the pre-eminent source on where to go and what to do in Canada's third-largest city. But it's so much more than that, by offering penetrating articles into what makes the city tick. From what's happening at City Hall to within Vancouver's most important arts organizations to the rapidly growing culinary scene that sets the West Coast apart from the rest of the country.
The Georgia Straight has forged long-lasting relationships with diverse communities, sponsoring festivals that encompass the multicultural mosaic that is Vancouver.