In common with all TEDx events, the May 2nd, 2014 conference on PUSHING BOUNDARIES is a non-profit event. Partnership is a vital means to allow us to cover the considerable costs of staging a far-reaching conference. Partners have a singular opportunity to interact with and impress our speakers and attendees, all of whom are chosen for their positions as executives, thinkers, and influencers. Your support is genuinely appreciated.

If you would like to become a Partner, please click here.


Lexmark is uniquely focused on connecting unstructured printed and digital information across enterprises with the processes, applications and people that need it most. For more information, please visit

Intelliga Communications

Intelliga is a strategic marketing consultancy focused on holistic requirements of clients both large and small with the ultimate goal of raising their brand equity. Really? Yes it’s perfectly true but who doesn’t say that? What’s different about us? It’s not just our international profile. We are absolutely passionate about what we do, and we live the brands we work with. As strategists we know the value of context, and therefore can also execute tactically. By developing great ideas, we live the TED mission every day, and we leaped at the unique challenges and advantages of TEDxTimesSquare. Think of us when you want to grow.


Maverick1000 is an invitation only, global network of exceptional entrepreneurs periodically assembling to collaborate on, develop and share breakthrough ideas on the most critical issues facing 21st century innovators and leaders. These retreats are a combination of invigorating conversations, rejuvenating experiences and ‘giving forward’ opportunities (to-date raising over $1M+).

Previous participating attendees include, Sir Richard Branson, Russell Simmons, Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, Tony Hawk, Jesse James, renegade VC-investor Morten Lund, 2-time Super Bowl champion and many-time entrepreneur Carl Banks, X-Prize creator Peter Diamandis, Patron Tequila and John Paul Mitchell Systems co-founder John Paul DeJoria, CEO Tony Hsieh, 4-Hour Workweek author Tim Ferriss and many others.

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP ( is a full-service law firm dedicated to smart counsel and strong client relationships. We offer the diverse practice areas of a large firm, coupled with superior service and personal attention. From start-up companies to established institutions, our clients are leaders and innovators in their industries, and we take pride in the trust and confidence they place in our firm. Our clients value our professionalism and responsiveness and appreciate the benefits of our efficient, cost-conscious approach to the practice of law.

Altrum Honors

Celebrate the past and inspire the future.

Altrum Honors is the global leader in awards, recognition, and financial deal gifts. We help organizations celebrate great achievements by delivering innovative recognition solutions.

Baked by Melissa

Ever since she was a little girl, Melissa loved to bake. So when she was fired from her job in advertising in 2008, Melissa decided from that moment on she was going to do what she loved. Drawing on inspiration from the care-free rock ’n roll culture of the 60’s and 70’s and the idea that people should be able to taste more flavors with the post-dessert guilt trip, Melissa engage the help of some key people in her life, and in 2009 opened the first Baked by Melissa shop, in New York City’s SoHo district.

Savvy Ladies

Savvy Ladies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women through financial education and encouraging them to take control of their financial future. With Savvy Ladies’ FREE educational resources, women learn how to make proactive choices about their finances, identify their life goals, and move toward a more rich and rewarding life. Savvy Ladies provides seminars, webinars, workshops, and hotlines that encourage networking amongst women, and create a secure forum for women to ask financially-related questions.

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (MCC) is a vibrant business membership organization comprised of a cross section of 10,000 business members and subscribers ranging from sole proprietors to large corporations and multi-national firms. Connect with entrepreneurs, leaders and executives by becoming an MCC member today and help your business grow.

Times Square Alliance

The Times Square Alliance founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square – cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that have made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century.

In addition to providing core neighborhood services with its Public Safety Officers and Sanitation Associates, the Alliance promotes local businesses; encourages economic development and public improvements; co-coordinates numerous major events in Times Square (including the annual New Year’s Eve and Solstice in Times Square celebrations); manages the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center; and advocates on behalf of its constituents with respect to a host of public policy, planning and quality-of-life issues. The Alliance’s district covers most of the territory from 40th Street to 53rd Street between 6th and 8th Avenues, as well as Restaurant Row (46th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue).