About Our Sponsors

Our 2017-2018 Sponsor Showcase
Please consider getting to know our sponsors, and support their businesses. 

GOLD SPONSORS

Caldwell & Walsh Building Construction, Inc.

Construction Manager | General Contractor | Design/Builder

From planning stages to turnover and beyond, Caldwell & Walsh is driven to meet our clients’ construction goals and their broader objectives.  We not only find gratification in constructing workspaces, but in providing exceptional service that builds trust.   Client satisfaction has always been a hallmark of our success.

Our firm specializes in healthcare, laboratory and education projects, with capabilities extending to other commercial space needs. Through our four business units in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, we collaboratively serve prestigious clients with exacting requirements.  When seemingly impossible circumstances materialize, we find possibilities. 

Over the course of our 35 year history, the firm has steadily grown and distinguished itself as a premier, relationship-driven contracting firm in our region.  As we flourish in this exciting and challenging industry, we continue to value our staff and business partners and manage our projects with the skill, determination and dedication clients deserve. 

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.

HRP Associates

For 35 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.

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, environmental portraiture, and event imagery, providing catching visuals for websites, marketing materials, advertising, and proposals. Keith Claytor, 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

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.

CES

CES is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering firm providing services throughout the United States. Our staff of 95+ experienced professionals is divided into manageable teams specializing in MEP engineering services for the design, analysis, commissioning and sustainability of building MEP systems. Founded in 1994, Consulting Engineering Services has grown exponentially for some very simple reasons. We believe in offering our clients the most advanced energy efficient building solutions that fit their project budgets, schedules and complexity. Our principals have worked in unison to develop a reputation for design excellence in Education, Health Care, Research & Development, Corporate Office, Sports & Recreation, Community and Private Estate projects. CES currently has offices operating in CT, MA, FL and NYC.

CIL

Where Visions are Built.

CIL is a nonprofit real estate development company that loves helping people, and helping other nonprofits help people.

We’ve helped over 7,500 families since we began our work in 1979. CIL develops and sustains housing and other community resources that provide affordability, accessibility, and independence to those in need. With a variety of public and private financing tools available to us, we offer expertise in the development, financing, design, construction and zoning of complex projects.

Our annual golf tournament raises money to fund CIL’s AccesSolutions Program. Funds raised through the program provide financial assistance to meet the accessibility needs of people with disabilities. Please visit us at www.cil.org for more information.

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 water/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, ebm-papst, Inc. EC fans and motors, 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, TMI Climate Solutions custom air-handling units and hydronics, 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.

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

WSP

WSP USA Inc., formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. To learn more, please visit wsp.com.