Conference Sponsors, Donors and Partners

Kennesaw State University offers high-quality and productive undergraduate, graduate, continuing education, and co-curricular programs. These include learning opportunities in architecture, the arts, business, computing, education, engineering and engineering technology, health and human services, honors experiences, humanities and social sciences, interdisciplinary studies, leadership development, the natural and physical sciences, study abroad, and other related disciplines. The University’s research, scholarship, creative activities, and public service initiatives expand and apply knowledge, contribute to economic development, and improve the quality of life in local communities, Georgia, the nation, and the world.

The KSU community values open, honest, and thoughtful intellectual inquiry, innovative and creative problem solving, professionalism, expertise, collaboration, integrity and ethical behavior, engaged citizenship, global understanding, sustainability, mutual respect, and appreciation of human and cultural diversity. The University community strives continually to enhance student success, improve institutional quality, and respond to public demand for higher education.

We are an organization driven by purpose and a personal touch. We are passionate about Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being by helping clients, teammates and communities achieve financial confidence.  As one of the nation’s largest and strongest financial services companies, we offer a full suite of products and services designed to meet the needs of our consumer, business, corporate and institutional clients.  We know that financial stress is prevalent in America, across all income levels. That’s why we launched the on Up Movement — to inspire everyone to take a step and move from financial stress to confidence.  You can’t fully enjoy life if you are worried about money. Ready to get started? Join the Movement—we’re here to help.


Helping Great Organizations Find Exceptional Personnel and Solutions

Our highly skilled Certified personnel deliver superior service and solutions throughout the world at unmatched value. We place people first in all we do.

Federally Employed Women works to end sex and gender discrimination, to encourage diversity for inclusion and equity in the workplace, and for the advancement and professional growth of women in federal service.

Protect Our Defenders (POD) is the only national organization solely dedicated to addressing the epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military and to combating a culture of pervasive sexual harassment and retribution against victims. We honor, support and give voice to survivors of military sexual assault – including both service members and civilians assaulted by members of the military.

We seek reform to ensure all survivors have access to a fair, impartially administered system of justice.

VFW fosters camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country. 

Warrior Songs is a non-profit organization committed to facilitating healing through the creative arts.

Our mission is to assist veterans in more fully understanding and integrating all aspects of the military experience by transforming their traumatic experiences and struggles into an art form which both inspires and is life affirming, thus motivating their continued healing.

We also provide educational opportunities for non military community members to learn more about veteran issues (Post Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma, and Traumatic Brain Injury).

VoteRunLead is proud to have a distributed and dedicated team stationed all across the United States from busy cities to America’s Heartlands. We believe it is this nationwide approach that enables VoteRunLead to pull from the greatest resources our country has to offer while building the very best team possible to drive our vision of parity.

Through WNBA Cares, our teams, players and partners are deeply committed to creating programs that improve the quality of life for all people, with a special emphasis on education, youth and family development and health and wellness. Whether it’s working with schools or community based organizations, partnering with service-based volunteer organizations, teams are encouraged to maximize their impact in the local community throughout the entire season.

Local Georgia business, with 13+ years established in the community. WVSJ is grateful for the support.

People have been enjoying the great taste of Crystal Springs® bottled water since 1921. Presently, Crystal Springs serves both East and West coast customers with a variety of bottled water products and water delivery service.

Crystal Springs proudly provides great-tasting bottled water delivery service to the following areas: Atlanta, Baltimore, Burlington, Centralia, Charleston, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Greensboro, Greenville, Harrisburg, Jacksonville, Kent, Knoxville, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Olympia, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Puyallup, Raleigh, Richmond, Savannah, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Tampa, Washington D.C., West Palm Beach and Yakima.

Lawson’s Flowers & Gifts has been proudly serving Pine Bluff and White Hall since 2001 with its knowledgeable and friendly staff and is owned and operated by Phyllis Lawson. Phyllis is an Arkansas Master Florist and a Professional Certified Florist and has been in the floral industry for 26 years.

Lawson’s specializes in floral arrangements for any occasion and a great selection of one-of-a-kind gifts, jewelry, baby items and clothing, Bridgewater candles, fragrance lamps and oil, home decor gifts, and gourmet food items. Let Lawson’s add that personal and unique touch to your floral or gift selection.