2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

There are many ways to show your support of the 2018 SOVA STEM-H Summit! Please consider joining us as an event sponsor; sponsorships allow us to provide this wonderful event to our regional high school students completely free of charge. All sponsorship donations are greatly appreciated and no gift is too small!


Please consider making a contribution to the summit today.                                                                  

You can pledge your support HERE.


Additionally, if you are a college or university offering training or degrees in STEM-H, an educational vendor, or other organization involved in STEM-H education, consider joining us as an exhibitor!

There are several options for exhibiting available to ensure that you reach your organization's target audience. Are you a college or university looking to recruit students, or an organization offering support services (tutoring, scholarships, etc.) to students? - Join us for the Student Day of the Summit, March 7. Do you provide resources and opportunities to STEM-H educators? - Join us for the Educator & Community/Industry Leader Day, March 8. Do you work with all these stakeholders? - Join us for both days! All exhibitors are highly encourage to present a student exploratory session and/or an educator workshop.

Details regarding exhibitor space & rates can be found HERE, along with the reservation form.


2018 Sponsors

A special thank you to all our sponsors. This event truly would no be possible without your support!


Actinium/Hosting ($10,000) Sponsor:

Southside Higher Education Coalition:


Osmium ($2,500) Sponsors:


 Palladium ($1,000) Sponsors:

Averett University

First Piedmont Corporation

Microsoft Techspark


Caesium ($500) Sponsors:

Danville Community College Educational Foundation


Patrick Henry Community College Foundation


2018 Exhibitors

Averett University- March 7 & 8 (tentative)

Bellevue University- March 8

Code VA*- March 8 (tentative)

Danville Community College- Nursing*- March 7

Danville Science Center*- March 8 (tentative)

Delta Education/FOSS*- March 8

Elite Educator, LLC*- March 8

New College Institute*- March 7 & 8 (tentative)

Patrick Henry Community College*- March 7 & 8 (tentative)

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center*- March 7 & 8

SoVA Center of Manfacturing Excellence- March 7 & 8

Texas Instruments*- March 7 & 8

Tunstall High School FIRST Robotics Team*- March 8 (tentative)

Virginia Tech- March 7

*Denotes an exhibitor that will also be leading (a) session(s)


Are you a STEM-H educator? Join us for a day of professional development and networking at this year's SOVA STEM-H Summit. The schedule includes both plenary and concurrent sessions with an emphasis on hands-on workshops that provide you with easy to implement curriculum ideas you can take back to the classroom.

For a listing of this year's workshops visit the event Program.

We hope to see you at this year's event!


The 2018 SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement awards:

  • Community Champion for STEM-H Education
  • STEM-H Educator of the Year
  • Innovative STEM-H Program of the Year
  • Elite STEM-H Education & Industry Partnership Award

Will be recognized at a joint awards banquet with the SPTC's Innovation Stars Awards. Leland Melvin will provide the evening's keynote.

Registration can be made to the Awards Banquet alone ($45) or as an add-on ($25) to March 8th's registration.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

This event would be impossible without the generosity & support of our sponsors. Sponsorship donations allow us to offer this wonderful program to our regional students completely free of charge. Please consider showing your support of STEM-H education by becoming a sponsor of the 2018 Summit.

If your organization supports students or educators in STEM-H we hope you'll consider participating in this year's event as an Exhibitor. Exhibitors are welcome to exhibit for one or both days of the Summit and are highly encouraged to present.