The Innovation EXPO at Global Finals is a fantastic place for businesses and organizations to interact with more than 18,000 attendees. Click here to download our 2013 Sponsorship Brochure for rates and details. Questions? Contact us at 856.324.4787
3M is the birthplace of Automotive Innovation. From the introduction of Retsul and WetorDry™ Abrasive in 1916 to customized car wraps of the future, 3M is the past, present and future of the auto industry and NASCAR family.
Actively Caring for People embodies a large-scale movement that aims to establish a more compassionate, interdependent, and empathic culture within schools, businesses, organizations, and throughout entire communities. By encouraging people to actively care, individuals are inspired to perform intentional acts of kindness as part of their daily routine. The positive exchanges between people, resulting from actively-caring behaviors and its supportive recognition has a mutually reinforcing effect and leads to an actively-caring culture.
THE RESET COUNCIL: The city of Reset needs your help! In this activity you will be asked to creatively solve the problems of a city. Your decisions come to life through news reports, radio programming, social media, and much more! It's a highly interactive event that changes based on the group's decisions and creativity. The fate of Reset is in your hands. Sign ups are available each morning for same-day sessions.
Citiblocs are high quality wooden construction blocks which inspire both traditional building and modern design. The secret behind Citblocs is that every piece is exactly the same shape and size. Each block is precisely cut from Grade A Radiata Pine from certified renewable forests in New Zealand. Citiblocs Building requires no glue, no snaps, no connectors and no magnets: just gravity, balance and imagination.
Datawind is a leading developer of wireless web access products and services. We offer a series of wireless web access devices and related web delivery platforms. We are the inventors and makers of the much talked about Aakash tablet (dubbed the cheapest tablet in the world) being commissioned by the Indian government. We are a UK based company with major operations in Europe, Canada and India. Our motto is ‘Bridging the Digital Divide’. We are committed to bringing the next billion people into the internet age by offering internet access devices with very affordable, anywhere, anytime internet connectivity.
Each year, DISC awards scholarships to graduating high school students and those currently in post-secondary educational programs. Applicants must have participated in Destination Imagination (or other Destination Imagination, Inc. programs) as team members or volunteers.
Applications are scored based on the creativity of solutions to special DISC Challenges as well as past and continued involvement with the organization. There are three Challenge tracks for all scholars: Essay, Presentation, and Internet. Fundraisers are held both at Global Finals and throughout the year, and they include the sale of pins and t-shirts.
Explore our oceans in this year’s 3M Explore the Uncharted event. Your team will race through an underwater adventure as they uncover clues, discover marine life and hunt for hidden treasures. Learn about the effects plastics have on our beaches and oceans while you work with your team to help clean up.
Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. will be exhibiting the TM3000 which is a tabletop scanning electron microscope! Please feel free to stop by our booth with a sample you wish to see on the nano-scale. Anything from an egg-shell to a butterfly wing, you will be amazed at the nano-structures that make up the things that surround us every day! We will also be spending time with students and educators discussing STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), our involvement with government programs looking to stimulate this type of learning, and the endless career opportunities available in these fields. We look forward to meeting you!
K¹² is the leader in online learning for grades K through 12 for two fundamental reasons: we develop our own curriculum, widely regarded as the highest quality available online, and we are devoted to fulfilling the promise of education for every child. In that spirit, we invite you to discover who we are and how we inspire learning.
Maranda Enterprises is a supplier and provider of innovative products and promotions. They have fun interactive games for all ages including games Dotzee and Nounsense! Maranda Enterprises provides both active games and board games that engage and entertain all audiences. You can see for yourself with their booth at the Innovation Expo!
Mind Trekkers is division of the Center for Pre-College Outreach at Michigan Technological University. We use discovery based learning to teach students and their families the science behind the ‘WOW’. Our hands-on activities allow young and old to experience the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields in new and exciting ways. Check our schedule to see if we’ll be in your area.
The Ten80 Student Racing Challenge: NASCAR STEM initiative™ is a project-based STEM curriculum, support network and optional competition league created by educators, engineers and industry partners over the last decade. Ten80 Education is a team dedicated to a single mission. We have joined forces to help students and teachers understand STEM subjects, STEM careers and how they affect the world around us.
Exploration Systems Directorate/Space Launch System Exhibit
The Exploration Systems Directorate/Space Launch System (ESD/SLS) exhibit is a feature exhibit designed for large and small venues. Guests will be able to explore launch system and flight hardware with an interactive touch screen presentation, view a video in the theater, take an up-close look at a scale model of NASA’s next rocket, the Space Launch System and multi-purpose crew vehicle, the Orion space capsule. Visitors will also have their picture taken as an astronaut. Individual components of the exhibit can be selected for smaller venues or as standalone features in related presentations.
Based on the popular National Geographic Kids series Weird But True, this exhibition features the wackiest, weirdest, and totally true facts about the animal world.
Philadelphia University is the model for professional university education. Through Nexus Learning — our signature approach to teaching and learning that is active, collaborative, connected to the real world and infused with the liberal arts — we are educating the next generation of leaders for the 21st-century work world.
For over twenty-six years, the Plano Pin Company has been providing custom pins and embroidered patches for special events, organizations, companies, and individuals. Quality products, competitive pricing and service have always been our trademark. We would like to request the opportunity to offer quotes on these items for your organization.
Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships– “Discover and Explore Your Future” Offering college credit, enrichment, community service programs and internships in over 30 different industries on some of the most world renowned college campuses and cities within the US and around the globe that successfully introduce middle and high school students to the college experience in an environment that is intellectually stimulating, culturally and socially enriching, and fun.
Sparticl is a new web and mobile service for teens, a collection of the very best the web has to offer in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts. But it's also a place where teens play a critical part – ranking content, sharing it, and recommending new content, all the while earning points and rewards. Sparticl is created by the award-winning National Productions division of Twin Cities Public Television, and is made possible with the generous support of 3M.
We welcome content partners. Sparticl is designed be a showcase for the best STEM content, where organizations can promote their work and build their reputations. So we invite you to join us in this important effort to engage kids in science and engineering and help build the STEM workforce of tomorrow!
For people of all ages who want to challenge their mind and sharpen their skills, ThinkFun is the world's leader in addictively fun games that build reasoning and creative thinking skills thorugh play.
Go inside Titanic for the big story! The Titanic Museum Attraction is a tribute to the ship passengers and crew. It is said, the best way to respect and honor those who gave their lives is to simply tell their stories. Also, you may now discover the Children of Titanic! The Titanic Museum Attraction will bring Titanic’s littlest heroes out of the shadows and into the hearts of guests when they find new stories dedicated exclusively to the Children of Titanic.
Pigeon Forge's newest attraction! TOMB™ takes your group of archaeologists deep into an ancient Egyptian tomb for 45 minutes of excitement. Guests find themselves trapped by the spirit of an ancient Pharaoh, faced with ingenious challenges that must be completed for any chance of making it out alive. Your group must work together to find success in this battle of wits, or face the Pharaoh’s wrath. If you fail, you may never escape!
At MagiQuest, it’s your journey that you travel in your way in the manner and style that you choose. MagiQuest is a world within the real world where you embark on quests and adventures to gain powers, reveal secrets, meet real people and discover treasures!
Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is big on tradition as the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide. UT serves the state by educating its citizens, enhancing the culture, and making a difference in people’s lives through research and service. With more than 27,000 students and 10,000 faculty and staff, UT powers the state’s economy and fuels innovations that yield ideas and solutions that improve people’s lives and our society.