SPONSORS

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

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2018 Summit 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.

View the 2018 Summit Sponsorship Overview. Then, get in touch with us to secure your spot!

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, will once again support the 2018 Summit as the 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 the 2018 Summit as a Community Partner?

View the 2018 Community Partnership Overview and get in touch with Kelley Martin, at kelley@greensportsalliance.org to secure your spot!

If you have questions about 2018 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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, Writing At The Intersection of Green & Sports

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

COMMUNITY PARTNERS