2018 Annual Conference Sponsors
CivicLive - Grand Sponsor
provides industry-leading communication and engagement solutions that empower governments to better serve their citizens. Our fully-customized, responsive websites are built on our award-winning CMS platform with extensive government-specific tools and functionalities to serve your community, enhance citizen experience, and market your city or county as a vibrant place to visit, do business, and call home. Our portfolio of eGovernment solutions also includes a robust mass notification system that is trusted by governments across North America for citizen engagement, staff notifications and emergency messages and alerts.
Siteimprove - Savvy Awards Sponsor
Siteimprove transforms the way organizations manage and deliver their digital presence. The Content and Analytics Suites combine to make up the Siteimprove Intelligence Platform, allowing you to unlock new insights into your content quality, performance, and visitor behavior. With the platform, you gain complete visibility and deep insights into what matters, empowering you and your team to outperform the status quo with certainty every day. | Siteimprove.com
CivicPlus - Lanyard/Badge Holder Sponsor
is the integrated technology platform for local government. Through the power of our CivicEngage, CivicHR, CivicReady, CivicRec, and CivicClerk product suites, we’ve partnered with over 2,500 local governments, streamlining their work and helping them better connect with citizens. Our solutions are backed by responsive service and support 24/7/365, because we know that the more we give you, the more you’ll achieve.
Granicus - Tote Sponsor
Granicus provides technology and services that empower government organizations to create seamless digital experiences for the people they serve. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, content management, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to over 4,000 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 185 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance citizen engagement. By optimizing decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government see better outcomes and a greater impact for the citizens they serve. For more information, visit granicus.com
Municode - Session Break Sponsor
Government Websites - serving municipalities large and small. Stunning, Responsive, Mobile Friendly Designs - Easy for Staff - Easy for Citizens - Fanatical Customer Support
FlashVote - Session Break Sponsor
Now you can serve the many, not just the noisy. FlashVote's
scientific community surveys are over 90% faster, cheaper and easier for local governments. You can get statistically valid community feedback on any topic in just 48 hours, whenever you want, so you always have the data you need to avoid bad decisions. Enjoy better outcomes and happier citizens as you use FlashVote to survey, engage and inform the public.
Revize Government Websites - Session Break Sponsor
specializes in building custom websites for all Governments. With our technology, clients can update their website in real time with just a few clicks. Our focus is on ensuring the most effective and user friendly websites for governments to ensure they can meet their informational communication, promotional and service objectives.
Granite Sky Civic - Charging Station Sponsor
Granite Sky Civic
, a division of Granite Sky Creative Group, Inc. has partnered with municipalities for over 18 years to produce websites, branding initiatives, marketing campaigns as well as annual reports (CAFR's) and other marketing collateral for multiple departments like, parks and recreation, solid waste and recycling, transit and general services.
RUSHWORKS - Digital Media Sponsor
has been providing integrated PTZ production and automation systems to city, county and other government organizations since 2001. Our mission is to provide low cost, high performance solutions for managing the audio and video media requirements for your community. Whether it’s touch screen, multi-camera production for your meetings (VDESK), or 24/7 scheduling and playback for your cable channel and streaming (A-LIST), our core technologies embrace our K.I.S.S. philosophy: Keeeping It Super Simple. And our Support Team is always available to answer the phone and provide assistance at any level.
ArchiveSocial - Pre-Conference Luncheon Sponsor
is the leading provider of social media archiving for government, working with 1500 agencies across the country. The company helps organizations comply with open records laws and easily respond to records requests. Customers range from large cities (NYC, Chicago, San Francisco) to small towns, including government, law enforcement and school districts.
Designwrite Studios - Graphics and Conference Mailer Sponsor
helps cities and counties become more effective through communication design, where a seasoned ability to problem-solve is essential. We provide full-service design, production and printing for publications, branding, wayfinding, signage, reports and info-graphics. As seasoned print managers, we help maximize budget and effectiveness. We also provide web design, content development and management, open source design and deployment, and social media content. A service-driven production studio since 1985, Designwrite guarantees satisfaction, on-time and within budget.
PublicInput - Survey Sponsor
provides software for agencies to track their online & offline public engagement in one place to move faster, reduce cost, and build trust.
Swagit Productions, LLC - Super Supporter
Swagit Productions, LLC provides hands-free video streaming® and broadcast solutions to local, state and federal government agencies. Swagit pioneered the Avior™ Broadcast System – a complete package of PTZ cameras and professional video-switching equipment that enables clients to fully outsource the production, operation and distribution of HD multi-camera broadcasts of public meetings. Swagit’s online, mobile and social platform solutions include EASE™: a hands-free webcasting® system for public meeting indexing; agenda integration; archiving; on-demand playback; closed captioning; and Sound Search™. Swagit’s PEG portal & app features HD viewing and social media integration for resident engagement. To request a personalized demo, visit www.swagit.com
TCU Certified Public Communicator Program - Super Supporter
This rigorous post-baccalaureate program at TCU offers education and leadership training for communication professionals in cities, counties, and public-sector organizations. • Students graduate from the program with three-year communication plans and policies for their organizations. • Students spend two weeks in Fort Worth at TCU to focus on theory, experiential learning and communication plan building. • CPC is a partnership among TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication, the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (founding partner) and the National Association of County Information Officers. For more info, please visit: www.certifiedpubliccommunicator.org
CASTUS - Super Supporter
provides streaming solutions and scalable playout servers that are unbeatable in features and price. We are known for our customer-centric approach. Our focus is and has always been on our customers and their needs. As their needs have grown, so have we, creating products that make life easier and better for them. Check out everything we have to offer, from Web Streaming and VOD solutions, to our HD/SD IP servers, and you will see why we have become the system of choice for the PEG community.
Citibot - Super Supporter
is a communication tool that gives you access, via text message, to quickly report an issue, find information or ask a question directly to your local government and get an instantaneous response.
Tyler Technologies - Super Supporter
, part of Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL), is the market leader in making existing government data discoverable, usable, and actionable for government workers and the people they serve. Socrata provides a data-as-a-service platform and cloud applications exclusively for city, county, state, and federal government organizations. Socrata delivers unprecedented, data-driven innovation and cost-savings by bringing together disparate systems and leveraging the cloud to dramatically enhance the effectiveness of government programs, to improve quality of life for residents, positively impact local economies, and achieve excellence in government operations.
Bang the Table - Super Supporter
Bang the Table
, the leader in online community engagement, provides a software platform that enables governments to build and nurture online communities. Offering the convenient alternative to live town hall forums, citizens participate online in an exchange of information, become informed on issues and weigh in on initiatives, perspectives and solutions surrounding projects. Bang the Table’s software platform, EngagementHQ, was built by public engagement practitioners who are passionate about empowering organizations to connect with the communities they support. The platform encourages engagement and feedback through its eight online engagement tools and offers insights with its analytics and reporting features. Organizations use this data to help improve communications with their communities and make more thoughtful, citizen involved decisions.
Polco - Super Supporter
is a civic engagement platform helping cities collect ongoing, civil, reliable community sentiment with the ease of online engagement and with the reliability of analog surveys. Citizens can participate in ongoing discussions without attending town hall meetings. Polco is being used to enhance civic engagement and discussions around the country on a variety of topics and issues that civil discussions.
North Star Destination Strategies - Super Supporter
An industry leader in place branding, North Star Destination Strategies
has partnered with more than 250 communities over the past two decades, helping them become more competitive. Using state of the art research tools, North Star achieves a focused snapshot of a community’s values, assets, and priorities, which can then be articulated as its “brand.” Brands uncovered in this manner are endorsed and absorbed by their communities, thereby increasing the likelihood of success in a crowded marketplace. North Star has branded villages, towns, cities, counties, regions, and states for the purposes of tourism, economic development, or community-wide identity development to support the missions of public sector entities. Past North Star collaborations include high-level initiatives with the states of Florida and Mississippi, with well-known cities such as Providence, Rhode Island and Jacksonville, Florida, and with smaller communities like Dandridge, Tennessee and Petersburg, Alaska.
TVEyes, Inc - Super Supporter
allows Public Information Officers the ability to track TV and Radio for their city or county in near-real time. It alerts the PIO to relevant coverage and sends them the mention. It also allows PIO's to save, download, and report on this coverage immediately. It also includes viewership and publicity values to report on coverage received.