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Sponsors

Arkansas Department of Education

Presenting Sponsor, Registration Bags

The Arkansas Department of Education strives to ensure that all children in the state have access to a quality education by providing educators, administrators and staff with leadership, resources and training.

Facebook's TechStart Program

Platinum Sponsor, In-Kind - "Create a New Reality: VR Competition"

TechStart, a Facebook education initiative in collaboration with high schools, helps students explore computer science through technology.

FIS

Silver Sponsor

FIS is one of the world's top-ranked technology providers to the banking industry. With more than 30,000 experts in 100 countries, FIS delivers the most comprehensive range of solutions for the broadest range of financial markets, all with a singular focus: helping our clients succeed. FIS is part of the S&P 500. FIS has also been named the number one overall financial technology provider in the world by American Banker and Financial Insights (FinTech 100).

HP, Inc.

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HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, schools, governments, businesses and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, mobile computing, desktop, workstation, and personal systems, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world.

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts

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The mission of ASMSA is to create, encourage and sustain, throughout the State of Arkansas, an educational community of academically talented students, faculty and staff that pursues knowledge of mathematics, sciences and the arts.

Ring Container Technologies

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Manufacturer of plastic food containers. The Little Rock plant manufactures primarily peanut butter jars, Skippy foods in Little Rock being its largest customer.

Gill Ragon Owen, P.A.

Donation - Gill Ragon Owen

Gill Ragon Owen, P.A. is a general practice law firm that emphasizes complex and general litigation, business transactions documentation, taxation and estate planning, privacy and data governance law, family law, and employment law. Our firm provides legal services for leading businesses, including utilities, commercial and investment banks, finance companies, and state and local government entities, individuals and charitable institutions.

Arkansas Capital Corporation

"Perfect Pitch" Competition

Arkansas Capital Corporation is a private, non-profit lending corporation dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs in Arkansas. Since 1957, Arkansas Capital and its lending partners have provided more than $1.7 billion in capital to help meet the needs of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and large-scale companies. Arkansas Capital created the Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation in 1999 to be a catalyst in the development of Arkansas's future entrepreneurs.

Hiland Dairy

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We're proud to be farmer-owned, which allows us to produce high-quality dairy products from milk that is wholesome, delicious and full of important vitamins and minerals—free of artificial growth hormones. At Hiland, our core values include "doing what's right" and "being better than we have to be." Though these are evident in the products we make, they're also a part of a larger philosophy that's rooted in our relationship with the world around us. We know that fertile land produces healthy cows, and healthy cows provide fresh, great tasting milk. So we care deeply about preserving our water, land and natural resources for future generations. To that end, we also reduce waste, reuse resources and recycle what we can so that those same future generations will be able to enjoy the same high quality milk you enjoy today.

Few

"A Few Good Apps" Competition

Few is a design and development agency focused on making the web a more beautiful place through considered design and thoughtful code. We partner with a diverse group of organizations that align with our ethos of contributing to the world in a positive way. The tools we use to help clients reach their audiences and launch new products include custom web and mobile applications, digital and physical design, marketing content creation, and analytics.

University of Arkansas Systems, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service

In-Kind - "Create a Healthier Arkansas" Competition

The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. With offices in all 75 counties, our faculty and staff provide educational programs and research-based information to the people of Arkansas. From agricultural programs to family financial management to youth education, we offer educational programs that have immediate and practical applications. Extension works in 4 main areas: 4-H and Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community and Economic Development, and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

In-Kind - "MicroControlling Everything" Competition

A non profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering our community of Creatives, Technologists and Entrepreneurs to be the Makers of our future.

SketchUp

In-Kind - "SketchUp Student Competition"

SketchUp is hands down the easiest way to model in 3D.

GRAPHISOFT

In-Kind - "ARCHICAD" Competition

GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment; EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution; and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT is part of the Nemetschek Group.

Bedford Camera & Video

In-Kind - "Picture This" Competition

Bedford Camera & Video is a photography specialty store with locations in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.

Exhibitors

HP, Inc.

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, schools, governments, businesses and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, mobile computing, desktop, workstation, and personal systems, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world.

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts

The mission of ASMSA is to create, encourage and sustain, throughout the State of Arkansas, an educational community of academically talented students, faculty and staff that pursues knowledge of mathematics, sciences and the arts.

Ring Container Technologies

Manufacturer of plastic food containers. The Little Rock plant manufactures primarily peanut butter jars, Skippy foods in Little Rock being its largest customer.

Arkansas STEM Coalition

The Arkansas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Coalition is a statewide partnership of leaders from the corporate, education, government and community sectors which plans, encourages, coordinates and advocates policies, strategies, and programs supportive of excellence in STEM teaching and learning in order to expand the economy of Arkansas and produce higher paying jobs.

Northwest Arkansas Community College

We are a learning college with an EAST lab, which supports our EMPACTS, (Educationally Managed Projects, Advancing, Community, Technology/Teamwork and Service) project based learning program. We offer scholarships for incoming EAST High School students, as well as scholarships for any student who desires to learn technology and serve as a peer mentor in our EAST/EMPACTS lab. Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) is the perfect place for EAST High School students to continue their project based learning experience and receive a 2Y degree as they transition from High School to the 4 Year College degree program or to gain certification and training for the workplace. The faculty and staff at NWACC are dedicated to teaching and facilitating in the personal, academic and professional growth of our students.


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