Our mission is to create the world’ best play experiences, and that requires remarkable creativity and brilliant use of existing and emerging technologies. We are a digital-first organization in the way we manage our brands and our business. From product development to marketing to commerce, we are well-positioned to reach audiences where they are and where they’re going in the future. We are thrilled to participate in the Ocean State Inno Tech Fest because it allows us, as a local company, to reveal some of our latest innovations, showcase industry leading innovators and reveal how we go about creating the world’s best play experiences here in Rhode Island.
As a nationally recognized leader in customer service, we credit our success to our 3,700 employees in 44 offices across the country. We are a stable, privately held company that has been helping customers for more than 100 years. Our company is a national writer of auto, homeowners, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.
A Global Leader 3D Design Technology, Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.
Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency that unifies PR and social, creative services and digital marketing into strategic, content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value. Founded in 2003, with five offices spanning North America, Matter works with the world’s most innovative companies across high-technology, consumer-technology and consumer markets.
FM Global is a leading commercial property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. For more than 175 years, clients have worked with FM Global to develop robust property insurance and engineering solutions to protect their business operations from fire, natural disasters and other types of property risk. Ranked 541 on the FORTUNE 1000 list of America’s largest companies, FM Global employs more than 5,100 employees worldwide, including 1,800 loss prevention engineers.
“As a leader in the telecommunications industry and a strong supporter of the entrepreneurial and startup community, it was a natural fit for Cox Business to sponsor the Ocean Inno Tech Fest. We’re excited about bringing awareness to the incredible technological innovation that is happening in Rhode Island and we think the Fest will bring together the best people and companies our state has to offer. “ Ross Nelson, Vice President, Cox Business
Meraki has become an industry leader in the IT space, with over 200,000 customers and 2 million network devices and counting online around the world. Our comprehensive set of solutions includes wireless, switching, security, communications, EMM, and security cameras, all managed through Meraki’s web-based dashboard interface. RI is buzzing with innovation and we are proud to be part of this growing ecosystem.
Founded in 2004, Kenzan is a software engineering and full service digital consulting firm that delivers customized, end-to-end solutions to align technical strategy with business goals. Combining leadership with technical and industry expertise, Kenzan works with partners and clients to craft holistic solutions that leverage cutting-edge technology, from ideation and design to development and delivery.
With a full range of application development, platform engineering and digital transformation services and solutions, Kenzan empowers companies to continuously innovate and grow with technology.
Growth Fest Supporting Sponsors
Providence Business News is the only news source solely dedicated to the Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts business community. Our loyal readers are the area’s top leaders and decision makers. PBN’s print edition publishes every Friday and daily news is available online and through our free daily and weekly e-newsletters.
PBN is proud to support OITF, recognizing the potential of Rhode Island’s innovative community and joining in the celebration at an event that fosters and encourages the continuing conversation.
If you’re like us and enjoy a solid art history debate, a perfectly fluffed white duvet, a scotch - neat, (and after a few too many) a wee bit of karaoke, then The Dean is a place for you. Built around the history and culture of Providence, The Dean is a hotel that values collaboration with our neighbors. Filled with custom furniture, craftwork from local purveyors and found objects from Europe and beyond, The Dean revels in the details. This historical building has been elegantly transformed into a 52-room hotel in the heart of the Providence’s Downcity historic district. Come visit The Dean, we can’t wait to see you.
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Join the top tech ecosystem
We are honored to partner with Fortune 500 Tech companies, and companies serving the tech sector, from public & private companies from Rhode Island and beyond.
Brand exposure, Partnership, and Recruitment opportunities all in one location, in the center of the Innovation hub of Providence - WaterFire Arts Center.
Global exposure with #OITF by STREAMING the event LIVE on our Social Media platforms around the world to include Europe, India, Israel, Central and South America, and many more.
top Tech (Title) sponsor:
Lead the pack with TITLE Sponsorship - Your Top Tech Brand will lead all media, marketing, and advertising for the entire event. Most importantly, be the lead Moderator for #OITF. Only one (1) Top Tech will have this privilege.
An exclusive opportunity for an industry leader to be seen as a champion for all innovation in the tech community. Ideal for those businesses that serve the whole technology ecosystem and have a vested interest in not only its growth but also its welfare. Limited to four (4) partners who will enjoy premium visibility across all of our marketing channels and positioning will be senior to all other sponsors and partners.
Enjoy premium branding as a Top Tech company throughout the entire venue. A unique opportunity to position your business as a leader in a space where you have made the strongest contribution to our tech community. Limited to eight (8) where each will demonstrate excellence in the in the #OITF event.
High level brand exposure within the biggest Technology Festivals produced in New England, and the 1st ever in Rhode Island. Global exposure on our Social Media platforms with LIVE streaming around the world.
Join the #OITF world to get your brand visibility as a serious tech player. To be part of a culture championing tech.
Be part of the revolution and stand side by side with tech’s Top Tech play makers, while showcasing your brand on a global stage.