About Our Sponsors

Our 2016-2017 Sponsor Showcase
Please consider getting to know our sponsors, and support their businesses. 

GOLD SPONSORS

Caldwell & Walsh Building Construction

“Imagine it simple. Imagine it done. Let us get you there.” When seemingly impossible circumstances materialized, we found possibilities. This is the genesis of our mantra.

With offices in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, we’ve distinguished ourselves as a premier construction company in the region.  We’re large enough to tackle sizeable projects; we are small enough to provide personalized attention. Our staff is driven to meet client goals and remains through project completion and beyond.  This service results in many valued relationships.  We’re honored to serve prestigious clients with exacting requirements in a number of demanding market segments. 

To learn more about us, please visit caldwellandwalsh.com.

Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

Fuss & O’Neill is a full-service engineering firm that provides the same focus and expertise to small, straightforward, single-discipline projects as we do to large, complex, multi-discipline ones. Headquartered in Manchester, CT and founded in 1924, the company has grown to include six regional offices, three LLCs and 260 employees. Our professional staff maintains licenses and certifications across a wide range of engineering, planning, landscape architecture, design build, scientific and manufacturing disciplines. Our service capabilities and client base continues to expand as we explore what’s possible, for our clients and our communities.

OFI

OFI is an award winning company that places great importanct on design, the enviornment, community support, and the health and well-being of their clients and employees. As the region's leading provider of interior envionments, OFI knows that most projects are about more than furniture. They're about understanding the clients' goals and then achieving them. OFI's signature line is the world's leading furniture manufacturer, Herman Miller. With industry leading innovation OFI continues to raise the bar on improving the quality of life in the workplace.

ANNUAL PARTNERS

Burke Reprographics

Burke Reprographics is a full service copying, printing and design company located in central Connecticut. We service the AEC, retail and commercial markets in addition to marketing firms. We have over 20 years of experience and expertise. We provide large format color displays, color posters, outdoor banners, construction site signs, large format plans and bid management for general contractors. In addition, we can also handle short run, fast turnaround, on demand copying needs.

Geomatrix Productions

Geomatrix Productions helps AEC clients capture new business, engage online audiences and build strong reputations by creating unique and compelling videos.

As visual storytellers with decades of production experience in the B2B market, Geomatrix creates videos to enhance presentations to decision-makers and make our clients stand above the competition. By incorporating site plans, 3D renderings, photographs and other supporting materials with a narrative, we make visions come alive in RFP and bid responses helping to make buying decisions easier and close sales.

We produce engaging video content for our clients’ websites, telling the story of the firm, its strengths, successes and distinguishing characteristics. We help our clients demonstrate that they are the go-to experts in the field with creative thought-leader videos and company bios.

Our video case studies present project success stories, and compel viewers to ask for more. Incorporating interviews with key team members, clients and others, we shoot mini-documentary stories that highlight project features, unique attributes and benefits.  These often include video testimonials, letting clients endorse the expertise of the firm. 

We work from idea to finished product in HD video, with delivery on all platforms—all to help our clients tell their unique stories while meeting their unique objectives.

Plans4less.com

Plans4less.com provides black and white large format plans at a fixed rate of $ 1.00 per sheet. We do not charge processing or monthly service or require a minimum order. We print and ship daily direct to your office or construction jobsite. The fixed rate of $1.00 per black and white plan is for all standard architectural and engineering sizes, 36 x 48, 30 x 42 and 24 x 36. Start saving with us today. Place an order at brian@plans4less.com and the first 5 plans are free.

TimeFrozen Photography

Behind every design, build and every interior are the faces that bring the visions to life. TimeFrozen Photography specializes in studio, enviornmental portraiture and event imagery, providing cathching visuals for websites, marketing materials, advertising and proposals. Keith Clyator, owner and principal photographer, has over 10 years of experience in the field and brings his experience in marketing and public relations to the table when working with your team to bring your brand to life. TimeFrozen Photography's full service studio is located conveniently just outside downtown Hartford and will travel the region for location shoots. Let us know how we can help. www.timefrozen.com 860.778.7771

SILVER SPONSORS

AI Engineers

AI Engineers, Inc. (AI) is a full service consulting engineering firm ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm by ENR. AI specializes in Bridge Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Management and Inspection, Civil/Site Engineering, Building Systems Engineering, including Sustainable Design and M/E/P, Survey and Design-Build. Since the founding of the firm in 1991, AI has steadily grown to a staff size of over 160 personnel. AI's growth can be attributed to its dedication and focus on being highly responsive to its clients' needs as well as a desire to be a true partner in helping them build and maintain infrastructure. 

The firm is headquartered in Middletown, CT with regional offices in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Albany, NY; Cranston, RI; and Richmond, VA. For over 25 years, AI has been providing consulting engineering services to several state and logal agencies such as ConnDOT, NYSDOT, RIDOT, VDOT, MassDOT, MaineDOT, etc. AI has also provided services to many federal agencies and Mid-Atlantic states. AI prides itself in providing comprehensive solutions for all of their clients and in their ability to quickly adapt their staff and resources to suit the specific needs of each client. The firm encourages entrepreneurial thinking within the organization to meet the challenges of an evolving industry marketplace and a highly competitive global economy.

BL Companies

BL Companies, an employee-owned firm, is a leader in delivering high-quality, integrated architecture, engineering and related services to public and private clients for land development, building design, and infrastructure projects. We specialize in Architecture; Civil, MEP, Structural and Transportation Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Landscape Architecture; Planning; Land Surveying and Subsurface Utility Engineering.

Founded in 1986, BL Companies has grown to become a leading firm sought after for our quality, creativity and expertise in producing successful project outcomes. We are dedicated to total client satisfaction. Our success is founded in our employee owners and a culture that inspires, challenges and insists on nothing short of professional excellence.

Historically listed in the Top 500 Design Firms in the country by Engineering News Record, BL Companies has offices in eight states, including Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

As an employee-owned company, we advocate a team approach and strive to formulate long lasting relationships with our clients and business partners. We believe there is no limit to what a team can do when working in a true partnership. Supplying clients with creative solutions based on a collaborative process assures a result that is greater than the sum of its parts. Please visit our website: www.blcompanies.com for more information.

Consulting Engineering Services

Incorporated in 1994 and in its 22nd year, Consulting Engineering Services (CES) has grown and changed dramatically, yet two things always remain constant. One is our continued determination to meet our clients' needs with design excellence and unsurpassed client service. The other, and our greatest asset, is our people. With very little attrition, we have grown to a staff of over 95 professionals in four offices, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Florida. Working in client dedicated, cross-functinal teams, we insist that one of our 8 principals be in charge of each project from the kick off to the final punch list through commissioning (pre-construction through warranty).

CES has a rich portfolio of providing MEP/FP engineering design and commissioning service for projects spanning across public, private, and higher education, healthcare, commercial, municipal, and residential markets. We believe in offering our clients the most advanced energy efficient building solutions that fit their project budgets, schedules and complexity.

Downes Construction Company, LLC

Downes Construction Company is a construction services firm that delivers a unique combination of technology, in-depth staff experiences and a family commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality, performance, and integrity. The company has successfully responded to owner needs since 1934 building repeat business from a broad range of clients. The company's long-standing presence in New England has provided clients accessibility long after the physical construction of their facility is complete. Downes Construction Company offers a full range of construction related services from project planning and design phase consulting to construction. The company performs value engineering studies and workshops that save the client money and costly construction time.

Flow Tech, Inc.

Flow Tech, Inc. is an industry leader in providing energy-efficient and state-of-the-art commercial HVAC equipment, systems and service. We are manufacturers' representatives, offering in-house engineering, sales, service and technical support to the commercial, healthcare, education, research, institutional, industrial and wastewater markets. Serving territories in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and a few counties in New York, Flow Tech is a fusion of talent and experience, fostering a fast-paced, independent environment where we take pride in our work.

For over 25 years, our mission has been to provide products and services that directly affect how buildings operate. Our product lines include ABB variable frequency drives, Air Enterprises custom air-handling units, Air Monitor Corporation airflow stations, Aircuity facility monitoring systems, HPT heat pipes and M.K. Plastics corrosion resistant exhaust systems, as well as, Phoenix Controls critical airflow control systems, Steril-Aire UVC applications, TAMCO dampers and louvers, Thermowheel energy recovery wheels, TOXALERT hazardous gas detection systems, Twin City Fans and blowers, and VAW noise control products. Please visit our website,www.FlowTechInc.com, or read our blog, www.FlowTechInc.com/blog for more information about us.

HRP

For 34 years, the consulting engineers at HRP have worked together with our clients to assure that they move their environment forward. Our job is to minimize the environmental risks associated with our client’s projects and help them reach their intended business goals. HRP is a multidisciplinary environmental and civil engineering consulting firm, with nine offices throughout the U.S. Our engineers and geologists listen carefully and implement new ideas and processes that are flexible, effective and sustainable. Our collaborative business approach means that our clients are always fully involved and informed through the development and completion of their project. Visit our website at www.hrpassociates.com to learn more about HRP and see how we can move your environment forward.

Robert Benson Photogrpahy

The essence of architectural photography is the blending of ideas, philosophy, light, and art. Understanding these elements through dialogue and collaboration and using them to create a two-dimensional image that communicates an architect's intentions and emotions - and the interpretation of the architectural client's needs and vision - is where the photographer's art comes to play.

Robert Benson Photography has invested 20+ years in architectural photography, achieving greatest satisfaction from creating images that are both surprising and revealing to the architect, client and sometimes, the photographer. They are images that speak for themselves.

Robert Benson and his team are dedicated to producing artful, beautiful, dramatic and surprising images that tell the remarkable story of architecture. See our work at www.robertbensonphoto.com