2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

There are many ways to show your support of the 2019 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 or another organization involved in STEM-H education or scholarships, consider joining us as an exhibitor!

All exhibitors are highly encourage to present a student exploratory session to maximize your exposure to our student attendees.

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


2019 Sponsors

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


Rhodium ($5,000) Sponsors:


Osmium ($2,500) Sponsors:


Palladium ($1,000) Sponsors:

Averett University

First Piedmont Corporation


New College Institute


Caesium ($500) Sponsors:

Danville Community College Educational Foundation

Global Center for Automotive Performance Simulation

Patrick Henry Community College Foundation




2019 Exhibitors

Averett University

Danville Community College

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Ferrum College

J.T. Minnie Maude Charitable Trust

Liberty University


Patrick Henry Community College* (tentative)

Southern Virginia Higher Education Center

Sweet Briar College*

University of Lynchburg

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

Lead an Exploratory Session

Are you a teacher, informal educator, or a STEM-H professional passionate about sharing your field with young people?

Consider leading an exploratory session!

These ninety minute sessions are offered twice and present a hands-on challenge, problem, or activity that provides an overview of a STEM-H field. Attending high school students select two sessions to attend during the event.


The 2018 SOVA STEM-H Education & Industry Achievement awards recognized nominees in four categories:

  • 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

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 2019 Summit.

If your organization supports students in STEM-H we hope you'll consider participating in this year's event as an Exhibitor. Exhibitors are welcome and highly encouraged to present.