2023 Conference Sponsors

Municipal Captioning - Grand Sponsor

Municipal Captioning Opens in new windowMunicipal Captioning Inc. helps Cities and Counties add human and automated solutions for captioning all of their meetings for television, live streaming, social media, and more. We also provide “GOV Meeting Makeovers” where we can help hybridize meeting workflows that need to accommodate both in-person and virtual participants, and can update old PEG facilities with low-cost but effective replacement components. We have 2 decades of experience and local government customers across the country, and we always provide a GOV Discount and Free Shipping for all Gov entities.

Citibot - Savvy Awards Sponsor

Citibot_LogoLocal government communications professionals can increase citizen engagement while reducing the amount of communications their staff handles everyday with Citibot. Citibot builds AI-powered chatbot platforms for citizens and their governments to use for efficient and effective communication and civic change. Using smart text messaging and web chat technology, Citibot helps residents get answers to questions, report issues, send messages directly to staff, and receive real-time alerts. For more information visit http://citibot.io or connect with Citibot on Twitter (@citibot_io), Facebook (/citibotio) or Instagram (@citibot).

Cablecast Automation - by Tightrope Media Systems - Innovation Forum Sponsor

CablecastWrite once, publish everywhere. This streamlined cross platform media distribution workflow eliminates redundant tasks to capture, cablecast, stream, caption and publish in all the places your viewers are watching. Ask us about integrated meeting solutions, community bulletin board, turnkey streaming apps and new cloud workflows! cablecast.tv

North Star Place Branding & Marketing - Welcome Event Sponsor

North Star Place Branding & Marketing

CASTUS - Closing Session Sponsor

CASTUS Logo - Color Small Opens in new windowCASTUS has become the solution of choice for broadcasters and stations across the US, leading the way in cloud technologies and connectivity with the entirely cloud-based CASTUS Cloud Services (CCS). Connect your virtual meetings to your channel, chapterize meetings, caption live events and files, connect any number of HLS live feeds all in the cloud with Adaptive Bit-Rate, and more.

Upload, Schedule and Stream with CASTUS on-premise QuickRoll and QuickCast! Our scheduling solutions are easy to use, reliable and built to last. Schedule your programs and live events in seconds while streaming them LIVE to your website and social media platforms, all from one box! Learn more at castus.tv or email us for a demo at sales@castus.tv, we look forward to learning about your operations and showing off CASTUS in action!

Granite Sky Creative Group - Lanyard/Badge Holder Sponsor

Granite Sky Creative Group Opens in new windowGranite Sky Creative Group is a full-service marketing firm specializing in municipal communications. For over 22 years, our focus on details and team-player approach has helped our customers connect with their citizens effectively and efficiently.

Clients rely on us for turn-key solutions to a variety of projects, including branding, website development, periodic newsletters or magazines, program guides, and multi-channel public information campaigns. They trust our strategic planning and depth of experience to ensure the success of each project. 

In addition, we offer a convenient online print management portal for multi-department organizations. Users can easily order a range of collateral (i.e., business cards, envelopes, forms, etc.) while enforcing brand consistency and enjoying simplified proofing, easy order tracking and customized billing. 

CivicPlus - Notebook SponsorCivicPlus - Notebook Sponsor

At CivicPlus®, we work with thousands of local government leaders, and they tell us they need to improve how residents access and experience municipal services, but they struggle with budget cutbacks and technology constraints. We enable civic leaders to solve these problems by delivering technology that enables municipalities to optimize the experiences they deliver to residents. Over 7,500 local governments use our solutions when serving their 340 million residents. We deliver the industry’s only Civic Experience Platform. It enables local governments to drive more revenue, operate more efficiently, and generate positive recognition for the many services they provide every day. 

FlashVote - Pre-Conference Luncheon Sponsor

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Carousel Digital Signage - Super Supporter

Carousel Digital Signage - Super Supporter Opens in new windowCarousel has been helping communities thrive with digital signage for 25 years. We make Digital Signage Content Management Software that empowers people to create and consume visual information within their organization. 

Cooksey Communications - Super Supporter

Cooksey CommunicationsWe engage audiences, solve problems and deliver results.

Founded in 1994, Cooksey Communications is a Texas-based, strategic communications firm specializing in Public Sector clients including local governmental entities and educational institutions, as well as planning and advocacy groups dealing with critical infrastructure issues such as transportation, water supply, flooding and energy.

Working as an extension of your team, Cooksey’s professionals regularly serve as trusted communications counselors to senior executives in the industry.

Cooksey has repeatedly been named one of the top PR firms in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal. Cooksey is SBE-certified.

Sockrates - Super Supporter

Sockrates Custom Socks Opens in new windowSockrates Custom Socks - We are the leader in custom socks in the United States and Canada.  We take care of everything from custom socks; from the product design, packaging, labels, and even delivery! You'll be amazed at how easy it is to get company sock swag made.   Reach out to us today!