This two-day event has now finished.
But if you are interested in sponsoring for the 2018 conference, sponsorship packages are available for companies that wish to participate. The different levels of sponsorship can include marketing and brand exposure, conference passes, access to one-on-one discussions with high-level professionals, and/or other exclusive and customizable opportunities that elevate your organization as an innovator and industry leader.
If you have a solution for innovation professionals and want to meet with decision makers one-on-one, contact us now to discuss customized opportunities:
Melissa Zerber | Research and Content Director
Energy Conference Network
+1 (832) 709-0112
To see available sponsorship packages, check out our Texas Open Innovation Conference Sponsor Brochure
International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP)
A professional membership organization, the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) is the world’s only innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field. The IBoK (Innovation Body of Knowledge) is developed and maintained by members through a transparent and democratic process that assures everyone the opportunity to contribute. This is not someone’s opinion of what innovation should be – it is the worldview of your peers and professionals from the community. We have completed the Certified Innovation Professional – Base Level exam as well as the Certified Design for Innovation exam. We will offer the Tools and Techniques and Certified Innovation Manager exam for the first time in March 2016. Members are free to sit for these on-line exams at their convenience.
IAOIP-certified innovation professionals are equipped with the appropriate tools to make a strategic difference by becoming an active participant in innovation teams at all levels of their organization through knowledge exchange, research, conferences, training, and publications.
With individual, corporate, public, and non-profit members around the world (we have members in 30 countries), IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.
The League for Innovation in the Community College (League)
The League for Innovation in the Community College (League) is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment.
Founded in 1968 by B. Lamar Johnson and a dozen U.S. community and technical college presidents, the League has proudly served community college institutions for almost five decades. Through these years, the League has sponsored more than 200 conferences, institutes, seminars, and workshops; published over 200 reports, monographs, periodicals, and books; led approximately 140 research and demonstration projects; and provided numerous other resources and services to the community college field.
CEOs from 17 of the most influential, resourceful, and dynamic community colleges and districts in the world comprise the League’s board of directors and provide strategic direction for its ongoing activities. These community colleges and their leaders are joined by almost 500 institutions that hold membership in the League Alliance.
With this core of powerful and innovative community colleges and 100 corporate partners, the League continues to fulfill its mission through conferences and institutes; online resources; research; and projects and initiatives with member colleges, corporate partners, government agencies, and private foundations in support of student and institutional success.
League activities and initiatives center on essential topics for community colleges, including diversity, equity, and inclusion; information technology; leadership development; learning and student success; research and practice; and workforce development.
Houston Angel Network
The Houston Angel Network (HAN) is the oldest angel network in Texas and most active angel network in the USA.
Its members have invested more than $73M in more than 235 deals since its inception in 2001.
The typical individual HAN member is an accredited investor seriously interested in providing capital and coaching to early stage companies. HAN also has institutional members such as seed funds, accelerators, universities and other networks within the innovation ecosystem.
HAN is a non-profit association that does not charge fees to entrepreneurs; its revenue consists of membership fees and sponsorships.
Innovation Leadership Forum
Created by Dr. Bettina von Stamm in 2004, the Innovation Leadership Forum aims to catalyze the innovative spirit and action in organisations and help their members to understand how to foster an innovation-friendly climate that encourages change and nurtures knowledge. It does so through a number of different tools, resources and activities, as well as consultative support that is helpful to senior level executives. Through membership in the ILF Networking Group, senior-level executives have the opportunity to share existing and create new knowledge around innovation; engage deeply with and between member companies; benchmark within and across member companies and keep up to date with latest development in innovation.
CIOReview is a technology magazine that talks about the enterprise solutions that can redefine the business goals of enterprises tomorrow. It is the leading source that shares innovative enterprise solution developed by established solutions providers, upcoming hot enterprises and is a neutral source for technology decision makers. Published from Fremont, California, CIOReview is an excellent platform for the enterprise to showcase their innovative solutions.
Founded in May of 2006, Innoget is a trusted global open innovation network for business people, startups, experts and the academic community to list, discover and get unique online innovation collaboration opportunities around the world.
With a growing community of users and a world-class customer service, Innoget offers a simple and secure opportunity to make trustworthy contacts and advance their innovation. Whether an investment opportunity in a Startup, a R&D funding project, a technology solution request, a Research & Development grant, or a patent for licensing, Innoget connects people from more than 180 countries to initiate collaboration projects with guaranteed protection of their Intellectual Property and Confidentiality.