511 Rideshare is the Bay Area’s premier source of transportation information my web and phone. 511 will be distributing information on 511’s tools to help employers develop and enhance commute programs that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide employees efficient, commute options.
Center Excellence in Nonprofits is an established local resource for information on nonprofit leadership and governance. We work closely with nonprofit organizations throughout Silicon Valley and foster strong governance partnerships by offering programs that are intentionally designed to be of interest to both chief executives and board leaders from our local nonprofit organizations.
Charitybuzz is a global charity auction site. We raise millions for nonprofits by auctioning incredible experiences with the world’s biggest celebrities and brands. Featuring access to acclaimed business and political leaders, actors and musicians, sports stars, luxury travel, couture fashion, rare memorabilia, and more, Charitybuzz brings its online community of 75,000 affluent, socially conscious bidders exclusive opportunities to live their dreams and make a difference. Since launching in 2005, Charitybuzz has raised more than $75 million for nonprofits of all types and sizes.
ePrize is the global leader in digital engagement, with multichannel solutions to enable the world's largest brands to continue the dialogue from web to social to mobile on a unified platform. ePrize has provided the creative, strategy, legal services, and technology behind thousands of promotions, CRM and loyalty campaigns for brands such as Coca-Cola, Microsoft, The Gap, P&G and AT&T. Headquartered in Detroit, ePrize also has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. For more information, click here.
Half Moon Bay Brewery In July 2000, several Half Moon Bay families, led by Lenny and Christine Mendonca, envisioned a family-friendly restaurant and brewery with drop-dead gorgeous ocean views, great food, live music, dancing, and of course freshly brewed on site, award winning beer. Since its inception, the Brewing Company has served the region’s finest California Coastal Cuisine and hand crafted beers to more than one million locals and tourists. It is a business that is dedicated to giving back to the community, supporting education, and maintaining a pro-active earthfriendly stance. Since its inception, The HMB Brewing Company has donated food, event sponsorships, gift certificates, products, and provides $10,000 in scholarships each year to students at Half Moon Bay High School.
LEDwiser is the technological leader in LED bulb replacement. Our core patented passive convection cooling technology creates a "chimney effect" with air flowing through an internal heat dissipating chamber, enabling higher efficiency, lower operating temperature and longer service life, while significantly reducing costs compared to conventional LED bulbs.
PRx Digital is a leader in marketing and communications strategies in the online, mobile, social and video space. PRxD’s booth highlights media relations, social media strategy, digital video production, content marketing, media relations, and advertising. Founded in 1975, PRxD is one of Silicon Valley’s longest established marketing communications firms.
San José State University Research Foundation Winners from SJSU Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship / College of Business Neat Ideas Fair will display posters showcasing this year’s winning inventions and innovations created by students from many different academic departments.
Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes all forms of philanthropy more powerful. We provide visionary community leadership by identifying emerging challenges in our region. We address those challenges through our grantmaking programs, our research and our ability to bring together diverse groups of problem-solvers. We build and energize a community of philanthropists who strengthen the common good.
Step Up Silicon Valley (Catholic Charities SCC) Our vision is to cut the poverty rate in Santa Clara County in half by 2020. We are committed to creating a community that is thriving; where everyone has access to affordable health care, sufficient nutritious food, decent affordable housing, meaningful educational and career opportunities, and reliable income that meets their basic financial needs. The mission of Step Up Silicon Valley is to achieve this vision by transforming community awareness and generating the political will to create systems change that enables individuals and families to step up and out of poverty.
University of Phoenix's mission is to provide access to higher education opportunities that enable students to develop knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership and service to their communities. Since 1976, University of Phoenix has helped thousands of working adults to reach their educational goals. With online and on-campus degree programs, University of Phoenix is dedicated to building a foundation for success.
About the Conference
State of the Valley is Silicon Valley’s annual "town meeting” – a tradition at least as old as our nation’s founding, when concerned citizens met on the village green to mobilize for the challenges ahead.