About Our Sponsors

Our 2018-2019 Sponsor Showcase
Please consider getting to know our sponsors, and support their businesses. 

GOLD SPONSORS

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.

Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

Fuss & O’Neill is a full-service engineering firm with a depth of staff and experience to conquer any project – from initial design to final construction. Headquartered in Manchester, CT, the company has grown to include 10 regional offices throughout all 6 New England states and more than 300 employees. As we grow in size, we maintain our client-first philosophy. We work closely with all stakeholders to give life to a community’s vision. 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 continue to expand as we explore what’s possible for our clients and our communities.

HRP Associates

For 36 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. We are sure that you, like our current clients, will find that this partnership approach provides your company with the unsurpassed level of service and integrity that you expect.

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 nine states, including Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island 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 specializes in designing custom MEP/FP building systems for public and private clients across the United States. We understand that the details make all the difference. Our experts are active listeners who care about what makes your project unique. We welcome every challenge. With 25 years of experience and five offices, we will be there when you need us. Optimistic, responsive and passionate – we provide solutions that are both practical and inventive. Our success is measured by yours.

ESC

Since 1972, ESC has been helping facility owners and managers enhance building performance by planning and integrating intelligent solutions that optimize comfort, security, life safety, energy efficiency and audio/visual technology. As a systems integration company, we tie together dissimilar brands and types of systems into one seamless front-end interface. We are known for state-of-the-art technology solutions and exceptional customer service.

BUILDING AUTOMATION

Armed with the industry’s leading technologies and the region’s most skilled automation specialists, we install and service systems that help our clients maintain environments with optimum comfort and operational efficiency.

SECURITY

With a comprehensive range of security, access, and surveillance technologies available to protect your building, its occupants and its contents, we develop solutions that reduce risk, protect property and ensure safety.

FIRE/LIFE SAFETY

We install and service fire alarm and emergency communications systems that deliver reliable incident notification to protect occupants and support first responder efforts to save time, lives and property.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY

We evaluate energy consumption and associated costs to develop comprehensive conservation solutions for upgrading equipment and systems, creating greener, more cost effective and sustainable buildings.

AUDIO VISUAL TECHNOLOGY

Our audio, video and lighting control technicians install and service state-of-the-art systems that create fully integrated communication and learning environments.

HVAC/MECHANICAL

We install, maintain and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and mechanical systems that reduce operating costs and improve overall building performance.

Flow Tech, Inc.

The mission of Flow Tech, Inc. is to help people connected to the built environment by sustainably improving comfort and safety. Our vision is to be the premier, full-service manufacturer’s representative for applied and engineered products and systems for HVAC and municipal water and wastewater markets. We offer competitive, energy-efficient and quality-focused products, systems and services. We excel in large commercial and institutional type markets including healthcare, higher education, K-12 schools, pharmaceutical, and water/wastewater. In order to achieve these objectives, we embody an inclusive company culture that rewards hard work, we act with integrity and we focus on open communication and teamwork. We differentiate ourselves with our customers by satisfying their unmet and unarticulated needs, providing exceptional service and fostering creative and innovative solutions. Please visit our website,www.FlowTechInc.com, or read our blog, www.FlowTechInc.com/blog for more information about us.

Olson Photographic

Olson Photographic is John H. Olson – a professional photographer who specializes exclusively in interior and architectural photography - and has been doing so since 1999. While based in Connecticut, equidistant to New York and Boston, he is consistently trusted to capture award winning images of fantastic projects nationwide – from Maine to New Mexico, to Florida. In addition to the portfolios of top design and building professionals, his images are used in nationwide marketing campaigns, as well as being recognized in professional competitions for the industries that he serves. With contributions to well over two hundred books and magazines to date, his images regularly grace shelter magazines and design book titles.  He is also a co-author of several books on design and travel subjects.‚Äč

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.