Our sponsors offer far more than financial support. NSGIC members understand that public/private partnership is essential for prudent state and national geospatial information integration and systems development. We look to our sponsor representatives for information about new technologies and applications. NSGIC gratefully acknowledges the multi-faceted support of our sponsors. Learn more about sponsorship.



 1Spatial is a software solutions provider and global leader in managing geospatial data. We work with our clients to deliver real value by making data current, complete and consistent through the use of automated processes - ensuring that decisions are always based on the highest quality information available.

Our clients include federal and state government agencies, national mapping agencies, land management agencies, census bureaus, transportation and utility organizations. A leader in our field, we have a wealth of experience and a record of continual innovation and development. Today, with an ever increasing reliance on spatial and location-critical data, demand for our expertise has never been greater. For more information visit www.1spatial.com.


Esri is the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS) and since 1969 has supported organizations everywhere with the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available, ArcGIS. State governments have trusted ArcGIS to make their communities smarter, safer, healthier, sustainable, livable and more prosperous. By using this powerful platform to reveal deeper insight into data, Esri customers are creating maps that run their organizations and the world. To learn more, visit esri.com/government.


As part of Google Cloud, Google Maps APIs and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) provide our government customers with a powerful array of geospatial solutions. With Google Maps APIs, our customers build powerful, scalable maps that their constituents know and love. Google’s map content is comprehensive and accurate, with our up-to-date imagery, robust geocoding and live traffic feed.  Google CloudStorage  provides best in class performance, scalability, reliability and pricing. And with GCP, we provide flexible compute options for massive geospatial workloads, complex modeling and industry-leading machine learning capabilities for your geospatial data.



GeoComm was founded in 1995 to provide county governments with turnkey emergency 9-1-1 development services. Over the subsequent 22 years, the company has grown to serve local, regional, statewide and military agencies in 49 states, helping the keep more than 100 million people safe. Today, GeoComm has a national reputation as a leading provider to public safety GIS systems that route emergency responders to the scene of the accident on mobile displays within police, fire and ambulance vehicles. Our NG9-1-1 GIS solutions provide GIS data quality control, transformation, and aggregation services as well as NG9-1-1 system emergency call routing. Learn more about GeoComm.  

Hexagon Geospatial helps you make sense of the dynamically changing world. Known globally as a maker of leading-edge technology, we enable our customers to easily transform their data into actionable information, shortening the lifecycle from the moment of change to action. Hexagon Geospatial provides the software products and platforms to a large variety of customers through direct sales, channel partners, and Hexagon businesses.  


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 lifecycle support services, as well as information technology and communications services and solutions. Baker International 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 more than 90 offices located across the U.S. and internationally.


Pitney Bowes is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the borderless world of commerce.  Leading organizations around the world rely on our software and data solutions to help them surface relevant business insights by understanding the relationships between people, places, and things.


Surdex Corporation is a full service photogrammetric mapping firm with ten aircraft serving a diverse client base across North America with accurate and precise geospatial information. We provide our clients with high quality mapping services to include aerial image acquisition, LiDAR acquisition and processing, digital orthophotography, planimetric and topographic mapping and data hosting.  Surdex is a prime contractor for several large mapping programs including USDA-NAIP, US Army Corps of Engineers and USGS-3DEP as well as participating in at least 8 statewide orthophotography programs.

cid:image001.png@01D38FA9.032ECC80TomTom Maps is a leading provider of global map and traffic data sourced from a community of 450 million connected devices. We offer cloud-based products and platforms that allow developers each access to TomTom's map API and content to create location-enabled applications. TomTom Maps focuses on two types of customers: consumer, where TomTom's products are incorporated in end-user applications for smartphones, wearables and tablets, and on the internet; and enterprise, serving government and traffic management agencies, and business users for location-based applications such as geographic information systems (GIS).

  West Corporation is a global provider of communication and network infrastructure services. West helps its clients more effectively communicate, collaborate and connect with their audiences through a diverse portfolio of solutions that include unified communications services, safety services, interactive services such as automated notifications, telecom services and specialty agent services. For 30 years, West has provided reliable, high-quality, voice and data services.



911 Datamaster is a full-service GIS data technology integrator and software developer, specializing in NG9-1-1 GIS data management, validation and routing technologies. 911 Datamaster is a leader in public safety NG9-1-1 with 23 years of validation and routing leadership that provides unparalleled insight into our software development. Our commitment to improving NG9-1-1 software, combined with our attention to detail, allows us to support both individual local needs and statewide requirements.  


Applied Geographics, Inc. provides geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial information technology (geospatial IT) consulting services and custom solutions that help businesses to increase profitability and government departments to increase efficiency and service. AppGeo's continual innovation on today's leading geospatial platforms and web technologies (Google, Esri, CartoDB, open source and others) makes us your go-to partner for "going beyond traditional GIS." 

 Atlantic is a national technology‐driven remote sensing, surveying, and consulting business. Atlantic’s staff of certified professionals, who are known as thought leaders in their field, provide geospatial and consulting solutions to our government and private sector clients. We are a prime contractor for multiple federal agencies including the USGS, USBR, USFS, USACE and GSA. Our staff remains well‐equipped by continually investing in our aircraft, state‐of‐the‐art sensors and processing capabilities to produce cost effective solutions to meet their project goals and needs. We want to earn your business and we welcome your questions about our contract vehicles, and our cost-effective solutions for 3DEP Lidar, Digital Imagery, and other GIS-ready remotely sensed data.


Boundless is the leader in commercially supported open GIS (geographic information systems). Unlike proprietary, licensed solutions, Boundless opens the world of geospatial data to any user. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing geospatial software with a scalable, open GIS platform - including Exchange, Suite, Desktop and Connect - and a powerful ecosystem of geospatial knowledge, tools and resources. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com | Join the GIS community at https://connect.boundlessgeo.com/ | Follow Boundless @boundlessgeo 

Dewberry's geospatial and technology services is one of the largest and most advanced geospatial services providers in the world. For more than 30 years, our staff of 300+ geospatial professionals (many with clearances) have been offering progressive multi-technological solutions to clients such as USGS, FEMA, NOAA, U.S. Army, and the NGA.

Ecopia Tech’s intelligent systems leverage groundbreaking advancements in machine learning to convert high-resolution imagery into HD maps. Our proprietary technology uses the latest in remote sensing techniques to automate feature extraction, allowing our organization to process immense amounts of data accurately and efficiently. 

Ecopia’s HD maps are currently embedded into mission-critical applications across various industries around the world. Our technology can utilize multiple sources of imagery ensuring, accurate, up-to-date, scalable and reliable specifications that you can trust. We build global vector basemaps that maximize the value of imagery.


Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers' toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. The Harris Geospatial Solutions business area provides state and local government officials with data, analytics and actionable information that enable smarter decisions.

Harris is a data-agnostic provider of commercial satellite and aerial imagery, creates value-added products, and is soon to offer product-on-demand services that leverage ENVI image analytics from our Harris Geospatial Marketplace. Our Geiger-Mode LiDAR sensor collects higher density point clouds on a larger scale (designed for wide area mapping) to support both 3DEP and State/Local and Commercial Industry requirements. The capability of collecting and processing high-density point clouds for large areas opens multiple applications and markets: we can collect once for large areas and make distinct products with different densities to support different applications.

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, 3D photo real building modeling, oblique imagery, mobile LiDAR collection and processing, GIS and CAD database creation, asset inventory creation, land mapping, pervious and impervious mapping, fire risk assessments and parcel, facility, and data conversion mapping.


Vexcel Imaging boasts over twenty years of photogrammetric and remote sensing expertise. Our highly successful line of UltraCam systems was launched with the first UltraCam in 2003. In 2006, Vexcel Imaging was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and contributed as a subsidiary to the success of Microsoft’s Bing program by pushing the envelope of photogrammetric hardware and software technology with innovations that underpinned the Bing Maps web service and mapping platform. As a direct result of these advancements, our UltraMap photogrammetry software solution was born and today offers customers with an extremely rapid and efficient solution for generating aerial imagery and downstream data products such as high-density point clouds, digital surface models and orthophotos. Ten years later, Vexcel Imaging is again a private company and continuing our story of success with renewed and greater flexibility and agility. In 2017, the National Insurance Crime Bureau tapped Vexcel Imaging as a foundational partner in the Geospatial Intelligence Center, a coalition of companies that have come together to transform how federal and state agencies, first responders and insurers respond to natural disasters.


Voyager Search helps customers recover millions of dollars in lost time and productivity with out-of-the-box, yet customizable, Smart Spatial Search solutions. Our off-the-shelf cognitive search platform combines best-of-breed search and spatial technologies into an easy-to-use and robust enterprise search solution. Providing all-in-one search, data management, document delivery, and map visualization solutions to local, state and federal agencies, multinational organizations and Fortune 500 businesses, Voyager Search helps users find what they need when they need it so they can get back to doing what they do best. For more information, visit www.voyagersearch.com or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, or Facebook.


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.



  Aero-Graphics is a privately-owned geospatial services company that is passionate about helping our clients discover solutions that uniquely meet their challenges. Since 1965, Aero-Graphics has established a nationwide reputation for pioneering aerial mapping and imaging technologies to meet demanding schedules and budgets. From high resolution, wide-area LiDAR and orthoimagery to UAS and ground control survey, our expertise is broad and efficiently serves state and federal government agencies focused on achieving their goals.

 Mapbox is a mapping platform for business: scalable components for mobile and web apps. Our tools make it easy for developers to harness the power of location. We want to change the way people move around cities and understand our planet.

Merrick’s GeoSpatial Solutions business unit provides innovative and highly accurate geospatial data services and products including photogrammetric mapping, digital ortho processing, surveying, GIS application development, Web-based data hosting and maintenance, and Internet mapping services to clients throughout North, Central, and South America. Technologies include aerial and satellite image acquisition, LiDAR (Light Imaging Detection and Ranging) acquisition and processing, LiDAR software developer/sales (MARS ® ), data fusion with hyperspectral and LiDAR surface models, and GIS database and planimetric design. Merrick’s Mission it to build value for our clients, shareholders, and communities; and careers for our employees by delivering responsive design, construction, and geospatial information services.


Quantum Spatial, Inc. (QSI), the nation's largest independent geospatial data firm, provides geographic insights to government and corporate organizations that need geospatial intelligence to mitigate risk, plan for growth, better manage resources and advance scientific understanding. A pioneer in advanced mapping technology, QSI's end-to-end solutions and services deliver the industry's highest data quality and accuracy, while leveraging the widest array of technologies for analyzing all types of terrains. Customers use the company's acquisition, processing, analytics and visualization solutions in a range of technical and scientific disciplines - from geology and biology, to hydrology, forestry and civil engineering. Utilities, oil and gas producers, engineering and construction firms, as well as the military and major government agencies, are QSI customers. QSI has multiple offices around the country. For more information, visit our website, join us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter.


Safe Software is the maker of FME and global leader in spatial data transformation. Connecting data between 350+ formats including CAD, GIS, database, raster, 3D, XML and cloud, FME enables users to create automated workflows that extract, transform, load, integrate, validate and share data. Since 1993, FME has enabled thousands of customers worldwide to leverage their data precisely where, when and how it's needed.


Solv3D offers innovative software solutions for geospatial data processing, visualization and collaboration.  3DPointLogic™ assists users in optimizing point cloud data for effective use within their applications and workflows.  SiteVisit360™ allows multiple geospatial datasets to be merged together within a web-based environment, enabling stakeholders to easily gain situational awareness and work collectively on their projects and AOIs, regardless of location or level of expertise.



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