SPONSORS

Our sponsors are an integral part of the Summit and key players in the green sports movement.

Sponsorship opportunities for next year’s Summit in 2019 are available and catered to fit every budget and level of engagement. Sponsors will have the opportunity to be embedded and integrated within the Summit through five distinct Summit sponsorship levels.

For reference, you can view the previous 2018 Summit Sponsorship Overview. Then, get in touch with us to start exploring opportunities for 2019! Please email Director of Partnerships, Erik Distler, at erik@greensportsalliance.org or call 714-585-8933.

Top 5 Reasons for Your Organization to Sponsor:

1. Establish a targeted, hands-on role at the convergence of sports and sustainability

2. Share success stories with peers, executives and potential partners

3. Connect with the leaders in the growing green sports movement

4. Promote and gain greater visibility for new initiatives and products among key stakeholders and decision makers

5. Position your brand as a leader among hundreds of well-established Green Sports Alliance member organizations

NatureWorks, a long-time partner of the Alliance, once again supported the Summit as the 2018 presenting sponsor.

“NatureWorks has supported the Green Sports Alliance Summit since its first inception in Portland, OR in 2010. Then and now, we view the Summit as a critical convergence of business and sports that enables solutions for reducing the environmental impact of sports operations while maintaining or reducing costs.”

- Doug Kunnemann, Business Development Manager, Performance Packaging for NatureWorks.

Interested in joining next year’s Summit as a Community Partner?

View the 2018 Community Partnership Overview to see what Community Partnership generally entails, and get in touch with Kelley Martin, at kelley@greensportsalliance.org to explore opportunities for next year!

If you have questions about 2019 Summmit sponsorship opportunities or to confirm your spot as a sponsor, please email Director of Partnerships, Erik Distler, at erik@greensportsalliance.org or call 714-585-8933.

PRESENTING SPONSOR

NatureWorks is a world-leading biopolymers supplier and innovator with its Ingeo portfolio of naturally advanced materials made from renewable, abundant feedstocks with performance and economics that compete with oil-based intermediates, plastics, and fibers.

Innovation & Tech Today is a national magazine showcasing the latest cutting edge, innovative technologies and those individuals driving the industry forward.

PREMIER SPONSOR

Active Production and Design has been at the forefront of AV technology for over 25 years. We understand your options, and will partner with you to make sure that your message is delivered in the most effective way possible. We are not just AV specialists and designers, we are AV/Production consultants!

We're Impossible Foods! Together, we're working to transform the global food system by inventing better ways to make the foods we love, without compromise.

Levy is a restaurant company based in Chicago specializing in providing premium-quality vending and food services to major entertainment and sports venues.

With its LEED Platinum certification, touting the most LEED points earned to date for a sports venue in the world, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will serve as an apropos location for the Summit.

PanStadia & Arena Management Magazine is the undisputed world leader for the business of stadia, arenas, sporting events and venues on a global scale.

RWDI | Green Building Services is one of the premier sustainability consulting firms in the world, consulting on everything from reducing water and energy usage, to creating and engaging a sustainably-minded culture.

GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR

gb&d (Green Building & Design) is a trade magazine that connects and inspires green building professionals by partnering with those at the forefront of sustainable design, development, planning, and policy.

Representing public assembly venues from around the globe, IAVM's active members include managers and senior executives from auditorium, arenas, convention centers, exhibit halls, stadiums, performing arts centers, university complexes, and amphitheaters.

Through a global network of over 9,000 franchisees, Jani-King delivers a superior commercial cleaning program to a wide range of customer locations including office buildings, hotels, sporting venues and more.

Klean Kanteen® introduced the first stainless steel, BPA-free, reusable water bottle in 2004 because we wanted a non-toxic solution to single-use plastic water bottles.

At Looptworks, the only thing we scrap is the typical way of doing business. We're a design brand on a mission: to use only what already exists. To us though, upcycling is just the starting point. Our long term goal is to work towards closed-loop (Loopt) solutions in manufacturing, hence our name: "looped works".

From the new LED field lighting at Camden Yards to the electric-vehicle charging stations at SunTrust Park -- and more -- Major League Baseball and all 30 of its clubs are ready to celebrate environmental stewardship.

MLS WORKS, Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, is dedicated to addressing important social issues and serves as a platform for both League and club philanthropic programs.

Minimizing NASCAR’s environmental impact while bringing value and inspiration to the motorsports industry, its partners, employees and fans.

The National Hockey League is committed to protecting the places we play hockey for future generations. We're using innovative technologies to transform our business, and inspiring our communities and partners to lower emissions, conserve water, reduce waste and more.

As the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, Sloan has spent more than a century pioneering smart, water-saving restroom solutions that are built to last a lifetime.

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR

Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation is a leading provider of sustainable luxury ground transportation company. They offer a variety of transportation solutions to transit systems, government organizations, academic institutions, hotels, airports, and affiliate transportation managers, providing them with one of the largest fleets in the country.

Dynamic Energy Networks (DEN) is a global independent energy infrastructure platform that owns and operates microgrids and distributed energy resources (DER).

Eco-Products is the nation's leading brand of single-use foodservice packaging made from renewable and recycled resources.

Welcome to the nation’s leading mobile food company. From military bases to corporate events to universities, Food Fleet gets great food rolling.

Georgia Power is an electric utility headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Their goal is outstanding customer service and customer satisfaction, while providing power for prices well below the national average.

HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Our mission is to deliver exceptional design ideas and solutions for our clients through the creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art.

At Kimley-Horn, one of the nation's premier planning and design consultants, our professionals are experts in many disciplines yet share one passion: making our clients successful. We combine creative yet practical solutions, a sense of urgency, and a focus on the bottom line value to meet your specific project needs.

The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

Waterless Co. Inc. offers the most simple and most cost effective waterless urinals on the world market.

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

At 5T Sports, we excel in each of the critical elements of the business of sports, making us an invaluable asset to our clients.

Aramark is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play.

AtmosAir™ air purification technology actively contributes to better health by restoring indoor air to its natural state where no pollution or contaminants exist — while reducing energy use and emissions in the process.

BEF empowers your business to be in balance with the environment through a full suite of products, programs and custom solutions that help address your environmental footprint.

Be Green Packaging offers high-quality compostable food packaging that is a sustainable alternative to plastic, paper and polystyrene foam for a greener planet.

BioCycle is "The Organics Recycling Authority" in print and online for those responsible for achieving Zero Waste goals using sustainable solutions -- composting, organics recycling, renewable energy.

Braskem operates in the chemical and petrochemical industry and plays a significant role in other production chains that are essential to economic development. In this context, chemicals and plastics help create sustainable solutions that improve people's lives in areas such as housing, food and transportation.

ChargePoint brings electric vehicle (EV) charging to more people and places than ever before with the world’s largest and most open EV charging network.

CleanCore Technologies, LLC, a subsidiary of Center Ridge Holdings LLC. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Center Ridge Holdings is the corporate parent of a growing group of chemical-free cleaning technology companies.

Easybar’s complete line of Liquor Accountability Equipment, Draft Beer Systems and Beverage Conduit Systems provide a simple streamlined solution for all of your liquor control and beverage dispensing needs.

EcoShield is a leader in decontamination and environmental cleaning. We use cutting-edge technologies to solve even the toughest contamination problems.

For over 50 years, Excel Dryer has been manufacturing the finest American made hand dryers featuring the XLERATOR® Hand Dryer.

Ex-Cell Kaiser, a developer and manufacturer of unique, high-quality recycling, hospitality and facility management products. With over 75 years of experience, they are well versed in custom designing cost-effective solutions for market-specific applications around the world.

At Fabri-Kal, we are experienced thinkers and problem-solvers who are dedicated to finding your best product packaging solution.

Eric Moncrief, the Green Guy​,​ began his sustainability talk show and podcast in March 2014 with a mission to promote, enlighten, and inspire the sustainability community. He has interviewed hundreds of guests in the sustainability arena.

Lew Blaustein, author of GreenSportsBlog, writes at the intersection of green & sports.

Greenworks Commercial is the leader in battery-powered outdoor equipment for landscaping, turf management and golf maintenance professionals.

Hannah Solar is a full service, NABCEP certified solar integrator dedicated to providing the very best in engineering, products, installation and service with offices throughout the Southeast.

Since 1993, LNS has been a leader in providing live captions for broadcast news, sports, and live events.

As the innovator of the customized waste and recycling bin, Max-R partners with you to create a customized bin that meets your facility’s unique custodial needs, design requirements, and brand standards.

Mazzetta Company, LLC is one of the largest importer & producers of shrimp, mussels, lobsters, crab and finfish.

Using LED and metal halide light sources, Musco Sports Lighting delivers customized lighting solutions for sports and large-area venues around the world.

We started Nano Layer Technologies, LLC, for the primary purpose of distributing surface-protecting liquid quartz products, that can be applied to a wide spectrum of surfaces.

Natur-Tec®, a business unit of NTIC, engineers and manufactures biobased and compostable plastics intended to replace conventional, petroleum-based plastics.

At New England Charcuterie, owner and executive chef Joshua Smith has combined Old World traditions with New World flavors to make a product that is unexpected and delicious.
Pressure Pros is a highly specialized, fast growing company that is redefining the pressure washing industry. We pride ourselves on being a quality company that specializes in commercial cleaning for high volume accounts.
Phononic took one little chip and reinvented how the modern world cools. Their unrivaled approach to solid-state cooling uses semiconductor chips to deliver temperature control and energy efficiency that the world never imagined possible.

All Recover garments begin at the source – recycled plastic bottles and recycled cotton – and beyond working to make the most environmentally friendly products possible, Recover also strives to make the most socially responsible products possible.

Real Leaders is a global media company that inspires sustainable leadership. They also publish the world’s first sustainable business and leadership magazine.

SEEDS Green Printing is a superior-quality eco-green printing company that is committed to the highest environmental standards while offering reasonable prices

Solaris Paper® is a North American towel and tissue manufacturer focused on the Retail and Away-from-Home markets. Our products include premium bath tissue, paper towels and facial tissue.

Stalk Market products - Simple elegance in 100% certified compostable tableware and concessions packaging tableware.

STANLEY Infrastructure is the world’s largest handheld hydraulic tool manufacturer and a worldwide market leader, offering over 150 handheld hydraulic tools and over 30 mounted impact tools.
Stonhard & Liquid Elements bring more floors to more markets with high performance, design savvy floors for both industrial and commercial environments throughout the world.
SweetWater Brewery has been makin’ tasty brews in the heart of the south since 1997. What started as a pipe dream of two college buddies has turned into a dream job full of great adventures and lip-smackin’ beers.
Talero Tequila is an ultra premium organic tequila, sourced from organically grown agave. Talero has changed the creation of tequila, one taste and you’ll understand why. Soft and elegant with a velvety smooth texture, Talero is not just another tequila: It is in a category by itself.

TerraCycle is Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by recycling the "non-recyclable."

Tokens & Icons creates products from authenticated materials to celebrate their histories and those who value them.

Turf Tank is an innovative leader in sports field technology, featuring the world’s first GPS autonomous line marking robot for football, soccer, lacrosse and baseball.

The US Composting Council advances compost manufacturing, compost utilization, and organics recycling to benefit their members, society, and the environment.

Watson is a Portland based branding, design, and digital agency.

World Centric® sets itself apart from the competition in the compostable products industry through our high standards, goals, and values.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS