NSGIC's 2014 Package Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors


Think and plan geographically. As the market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), Esri technology is used in over 350,000 organizations worldwide. Across the United States, state governments use GIS to run the business of government, improving operations and delivering better service to citizens. GIS provides a common platform for data sharing, which enhances workflow, decision making, and coordination across the state, with federal and local government and private sector.

North West Group is comprised of North West Geomatics Ltd. and Valtus Imagery Services. North West Geomatics Ltd. is a leading aerial data acquisition company, dedicated to providing high-quality digital aerial imagery, LiDAR and related spatial data services to the oil and gas industry, engineering firms, environmental consulting firms, government agencies and other organizations requiring highly accurate, aerial data.

Pioneers of industry leading Spatial Data Access Solutions, Valtus provides users with an easy and reliable storage, management and distribution solution, with software agnostic access being gained through multiple protocols such as OGC WMS, WMTS, ArcXML and ArcGIS imagery services, thereby allowing them to derive greater value from their data.

The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. is a full-service company that has been in continuous operation since 1866. Sanborn offers comprehensive geographic information solutions and photogrammetric mapping services to city, county, regional, state, and federal government agencies, private companies, and international clients. Our services include ground control surveying, data collection and utility inventory, aerial photography and ortho photo production using digital mapping cameras, airborne GPS, airborne LiDAR data acquisition and production for digital elevation/terrain modeling, planimetric and topographic mapping, 3 D photo real building modeling, oblique imagery, mobile lidar collection and processing, GIS and CAD database creation, asset inventory creation, land cover mapping, pervious and impervious mapping, fire risk assessments and parcel, facility, and data conversion mapping.

Gold Sponsors


Boundless, formerly OpenGeo, is the world leader in developing and maintaining open source geospatial software. We use a community-led, spatial IT based approach to build software that helps organizations manage geospatial data on the web. Our software and maintenance agreements, which include support and professional services, provide a lower cost, more flexible and modern alternative to the geospatial industry’s existing proprietary and closed source model. We ensure that the geospatial community reaps the tremendous benefits of open source. Because we believe that the future of geospatial is not just open. It is Boundless.

DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology.

Google enterprise solutions make government employees more productive by combining the innovation and ease of use of Google's consumer products with the features, security and support that government organization requires. Your users are familiar with Google Earth and Google Maps. Did you know you can also use our applications to create your own maps, that are fast, easy-to-use, and accessible on any device? Equip your employees, wherever they are, with current, accurate mapping data. What’s more, by taking advantage of Google’s infrastructure for geospatial data processing and storage, government can save time, money and data center space. To learn more, check out www.mapsforgov.com.

HERE, a Nokia business, is offering the first location cloud that delivers people the world's best maps and location experiences across more screens and operating systems unified under the HERE brand. The HERE enterprise solution includes the best-in-class GIS applications in the enterprise, fleet and government markets. To learn more about HERE, visit here.com

Surdex Corporation is recognized as a premier geospatial services provider, supplying accurate and precise digital information—on time and within budget—to its clients. Our success can be attributed to our unwavering commitment to the quality of our products, our exceptional staff, our investment in equipment and technical resources and the satisfaction of our clients. Since 1954, Surdex has served clients from the Federal, state, county, municipal and private sector.

Silver Sponsors


Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo) is a value-driven, full-service GIS consulting firm with a mission to empower our clients to effectively solve problems and create value by applying spatial IT technologies. Our balanced and independent insights help determine the best fit between your goals and resources, and available geospatial solutions and technologies (Esri, Open Source, and Google).

GeoComm was founded in 1995 to provide county governments with turnkey emergency 9-1-1 development services. Over the subsequent 18 years, the company has grown to serve more than 12,000 dispatchers in 800 emergency 9-1-1 call centers in the United States, helping to keep more than 84 million people safe. Today, GeoComm has a national reputation as a leading provider of geographic information and communication systems. The company’s systems route emergency calls to the appropriate Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), plot the caller’s location on a dispatcher’s map, and guide emergency responders to the accident on mobile displays within police, fire, and EMS vehicles.

Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies. Our customers design, measure and position objects, and process and present data, to stay one step ahead of a changing world. Hexagon’s solutions increase productivity, enhance quality and allow for faster, better operational decisions, saving time, money and resources. Hexagon has over 13 000 employees in more than 40 countries and net sales of about 2 200 MEUR. Our products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defense, safety and security, construction and manufacturing. Learn more at www.hexagon.com.

Michael Baker International (Baker International), is a leading global provider of engineering and consulting services which includes planning, architectural, environmental, construction, program management, and full life cycle support services as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. Baker provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions in support of U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. With more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue, Baker International has more than 6,000 employees in over 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally.

Established in 1911, Woolpert is a design, geospatial and infrastructure management firm that integrates services and applies technologies to benefit its federal, local/state and private sector clients. Nearly 40 percent of our staff is surveying, mapping, GIS, or remote sensing professionals, and we remain dedicated to investing in and maintaining cutting-edge technology. Our design group provides services that center on the built environment through planning, architecture, and engineering. Our infrastructure management group focuses on watershed management, water and wastewater services, and information technology and management consulting.

Bronze Sponsors


Dewberry’s Geospatial and Technology Services is one of the largest and most advanced geospatial services providers in the world. For more than thirty years, our staff of 300+ geospatial professionals (many with clearances) have been offering progressive multi-technological solutions to clients such as USGS, FEMA, NOAA, US Army, and the NGA.

Over the course of its remarkable history, Intrado, a subsidiary of West Corporation, has stood at the forefront of pioneering 9-1-1 technology solutions that enable improved performance, reliability and capabilities of emergency communications systems and response. Today, Intrado provides the core of the nation’s 9-1-1 infrastructure and supports the delivery of over 260 million calls to 9-1-1 centers every year.