2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors

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The GHSA Annual Meeting provided an assortment of sponsorship opportunities, ranging from $2,500 to $15,000. Complete details are available on our Sponsorship Opportunities page.

Diamond Level

AT&T

AT&T LogoIn 2010, AT&T launched the IT CAN WAIT campaign with a simple message – when it comes to texting and driving, no text is worth a life… IT CAN WAIT. Now, as our relationship with our smartphones has changed, the campaign has expanded its focus beyond just texting to social media, web surfing, video chatting and more. To share this message, AT&T continues to lead an annual national tour of its virtual reality simulator that shows drivers first-hand that distracted driving is never OK. To learn more about the IT CAN WAIT campaign, please visit www.itcanwait.com.


Ford Driving Skills for Life

Ford Driving Skills for LifeFord Driving Skills for Life (Ford DSFL) is one of the nation's most comprehensive, award-winning, teen driver safety programs. Since Ford Motor Company Fund developed it in partnership with the Governors Highway Safety Association and a panel of safety experts in 2003, the program has grown to operate in 35 countries and has trained more than one million new drivers. Ford DSFL teaches newly licensed drivers necessary skills for safe driving through behind-the-wheel training, online learning through The Academy, innovative classroom curriculums, peer-to-peer school programming and awareness campaigns. For more resources and information visit us online at www.drivingskillsforlife.com.

Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

Responsibility.org LogoThe Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (Responsibility.org) is a leader in the fight to eliminate drunk driving and underage drinking and is funded by distillers to promote responsible decision-making regarding beverage alcohol. For more information, go to responsiblity.org.

Michelin North America, Inc.

Michelin LogoDedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,600 and operates 20 major manufacturing plants.

National Road Safety Foundation

NRSF LogoThe National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. (NRSF) is a non-profit organization that for more than 50-years has been dedicated to reducing deaths and injuries on our nation's roads by promoting safe driving awareness and lifelong education. NRSF produces free traffic safety programs on distracted driving, drowsy driving, speed, impairment and a host of other safe driving issues. NRSF also sponsors contests to engage teens while promoting safe driving to their peers and their communities. For more information or to download free programs, visit www.nrsf.org or www.teenlane.org.

State Farm®

State Farm LogoThe mission of State Farm® is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of autohome and individual life insurance in the United States. Its 18,000 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve more than 83 million policies and accounts – nearly 81 million auto, home, life, health and commercial policies, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for rentersbusiness ownersboats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 35 on the 2016 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.

Uber

Uber LogoUber’s mission is to bring reliable transportation to everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and more than two billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars. Learn more at www.uber.com

Platinum Level

FCA US LLC

FCA LogoFCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and FIAT brands, as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo brand vehicles and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. www.fcanorthamerica.com

NASCAR

NASCAR LogoThe National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup SeriesTM, NASCAR XFINITY SeriesTM, and NASCAR Camping World Truck SeriesTM), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports AssociationTM (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar ChampionshipTM, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

ToyotaToyota, creator of the Prius and the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, is committed to advancing mobility through our Toyota and Lexus brands. Over the past 60 years, we’ve produced more than 30 million cars and trucks in North America, where we operate 14 manufacturing plants (10 in the U.S.) and directly employ more than 44,000 people (more than 34,000 in the U.S.). Our 1,800 North American dealerships (nearly 1,500 in the U.S.) sold almost 2.6 million cars and trucks (2.45 million in the U.S.) in 2016 – and about 85 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 15 years are still on the road today. For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.

Gold Level

AAA

AAA LogoDuring more than a century of public service, AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA is dedicated to promoting traffic safety through education, advocacy and research. For more information about AAA's efforts, please visit us online at publicaffairs.aaa.com.

 

Nationwide

Nationwide LogoNationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.

 

Volvo

Volvo LogoThe first Volvo rolled off the production line in Gothenburg way back in 1927 and since then, we’ve gone from strength to strength, creating world-changing innovations along the way.  Safety is in our DNA. Our vision is that no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020 and we are committed to making driving easier and safer.  Today, our technologies support you while driving, helping to prevent accidents and protecting you if one occurs.

Volvo Car Group produces a luxury range of cars that includes sedans, wagons and SUVs and has more than 31,000 employees worldwide. Volvo is also a global brand with manufacturing in Sweden, Belgium, China and soon the United States.

Please visit us at www.volvocars.com

Silver Level

Conduent

Conduent LogoConduent is the world’s largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with both government and commercial customers in assisting them to deliver quality services to the people they serve. We are the customer interface for large segments of the technology industry and the operational and processing partner of choice for public transportation systems around the world.   Whether it’s digital payments, claims processing, benefit administration, automated tolling, customer care or distributed learning – Conduent manages and modernizes these interactions to create value for both our clients and their constituents.  Learn more at www.conduent.com.

Mazda North American Operations

Mazda LogoHeadquartered in Hiroshima, Japan, and started in 1931, Mazda has made its mark in the automotive market by creating cars that are stylish, insightful and spirited, as well as affordable and fun to drive all while maximizing fuel efficiency. Through Mazda Motorsports, Mazda is promoting awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, and formed a strategic partnership with Project Yellow Light in 2012. Details can be found at http://www.projectyellowlight.com. Mazda North American Operations oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through more than 700 dealers. Learn more at www.mazdausa.com.

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI)

PCIThe Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) promotes and protects the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers. PCI is composed of nearly 1,000 member companies, representing the broadest cross section of insurers of any national trade association. PCI members write $202 billion in annual premium, 35 percent of the nation's property casualty insurance. Member companies write 42 percent of the U.S. automobile insurance market, 27 percent of the homeowners market, 33 percent of the commercial property and liability market and 34 percent of the private workers compensation market. For more information about PCI, visit www.pciaa.net.

Together for Safer Roads

Together for Safer Roads LogoTogether for Safer Roads (TSR) is an innovative coalition that brings together global private sector companies, across industries, to collaborate on improving road safety and reducing deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes globally. TSR brings together members’ knowledge, data, technology, and global networks to focus on five areas that will make the greatest impact globally and within local communities. These focus areas align with the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety’s Five Pillars by developing programs to address issues in road safety management, safer roads and mobility, safer vehicles, safer road users, and post-crash response. TSR’s current members include AB InBev, AIG, AT&T, Republic Services, Abertis, Ericsson, Facebook, GM, IBM, iHeartMedia, Octo Telematics, PepsiCo, Ryder, UPS, and Walmart.

Bronze Level

ADEPT Driver

ADEPT Driver LogoAdvanced Drivers Education Products & Training, Inc. (ADEPT Driver) is a science-based instructional technology company that designs behavioral interventions that measurably reduce automobile crashes. ADEPT Driver is recognized by the insurance industry as the leader in crash reduction training. Our teenSMART® program is approved by most state Departments of Insurance due to its proven effectiveness. Our Lifelong Driver® program extends the driving lifecycle of older drivers. For more information go to adeptdriver.com.

Alliance Highway Safety

Alliance Highway Safety LogoOver the past 15 years, Alliance has worked with more than 20 state highway safety offices to promote safety messages targeted at the high risk demographics identified in each states highway safety plan. The company was originally founded to promote the message at sporting events across the country and has expanded to reach at risk drivers in schools, fairs, and festivals in addition to sports. www.alliancehighwaysafety.com

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Auto Alliance LogoThe Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is the voice for a united auto industry. Alliance members include BMW Group, FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota, Volkswagen Group of America and Volvo Car USA. Its members are committed to developing and implementing constructive solutions to public policy challenges that promote sustainable mobility and benefit society in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety.  Visit www.autoalliance.org for more.

American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

AAMVAFounded in 1933, AAMVA serves North American motor vehicle and law enforcement agencies to accomplish their missions. The association’s vision-Safe Drivers, Safe Vehicles, Secure Identities, Saving Lives-guides AAMVA’s activities, resources, and programs in driver licensing, vehicle titling/ registration, motor carrier services, identity management, and technology solutions. Please visit our website at aamva.org to find out about our specific programs and technology services and for information and best practices.

 

Brown-Forman

Brown-FormanLouisville, Kentucky-based Brown-Forman is a diversified producer of fine wine and spirits. The company was founded in 1870 by George Garvin Brown. His original brand, Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, was America's first bottled bourbon and remains one of Brown-Forman's finest brands today. One of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies, Brown-Forman sells its brands in more than 135 countries and has offices in cities across the globe. In all, Brown-Forman has more than 25 brands in its portfolio of wines and spirits.

Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

Cambridge Systematics LogoSafety is everybody’s business…safety planning is ours. Highway Safety Plans, Annual Reports and program area strategic safety plans are well worth the substantial time and effort they require, because they are essential to highway safety offices operations. After all, they impact such critical issues as impaired driving, occupant protection, motorcycle safety, traffic records and more. We assist state highway safety offices with these tasks as well as assessments, organizing and supporting coalitions, supporting traffic record coordinating committees, planning conferences, data analysis and Strategic Highway Safety Plan updates and implementation. Our highly trained and experienced professionals, several of whom have led state highway safety offices, understand your needs and challenges and bring the resources to meet your deadline-driven tasks. We handle the planning, so you can focus on the implementation. For more information, visit www.camsys.com.

Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers

CIIM LogoThe Coalition of Ignition Interlock Manufacturers (CIIM) is a 501(c)(6) formed by the nation's leading manufacturers to combine member expertise and experience and speak with one voice to reduce the carnage caused by alcohol impaired drivers. We strive to bring the most credible, factual information on ignition interlocks to public policy discussions. Currently comprised of the nation’s leading interlock manufacturers, CIIM is open to any manufacturer certified for use and operating in one or more states. Visit www.ignitioninterlocksite.com.

Kentucky Distillers' Association

Kentucky Distillers' Association LogoThe Kentucky Distillers' Association is a non-profit trade association founded in 1880 to promote, protect and elevate Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry through member benefits like media relations, governmental and regulatory advocacy, corporate social responsibility, and innovative tourism experiences delivered by the KDA’s Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® adventures. The KDA and its members champion a strong commitment to the responsible consumption of spirits and fight to curb underage drinking and drunk driving in collaboration with public, private, and non-profit partners across Kentucky and the greater United States. kybourbon.com

Lyft

LyftLyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. Lyft is the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S. and is available in over 350 cities. Lyft is preferred by drivers and passengers for its safe and friendly experience and its commitment to effecting positive change for the future of our cities.

 

Mercer Consulting Group LLC

Mercer Consulting GroupMercer Consulting Group LLC specializes in behavioral traffic safety programs including highway safety office management and administration, assessments, public policy and planning. For more information, visit us online at www.mercerconsultinggroup.com/.

 

Pam Fischer Consulting

Pam Fischer Consulting LogoWorking in partnership with states, organizations and businesses to develop, implement and evaluate strategies, tools and tactics to help keep people safe on the road. Visit pamfischerconsulting.com

Smart Start

Smart Start LogoSmart Start leads the way in the alcohol monitoring industry as a manufacturer of advanced technology and custom-designed software. Built on convenience, Smart Start’s SSI-20/30 ™ Ignition Interlock and S.M.A.R.T. Mobile™ portable alcohol monitoring device provide the greatest benefit at the lowest cost to both users and monitoring authorities. Our dependable, user-friendly technology is supported by a 24/7 customer care center. With an international footprint of more than 1,700 service locations across the U.S. and in 18 countries, Smart Start continues to set the standard in alcohol monitoring technology. For more information, visit www.smartstartinc.com.

U-Haul International

U-HaulSince 1945, U-Haul has been the choice for the do-it-yourself mover. We share our distinctive orange and white U-Haul trucks, trailers and towing devices as well as offer self-storage rooms through a network of company-operated moving centers and independent U-Haul dealers. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the company to maintain the largest rental fleet in the do-it-yourself moving industry. The company provides industry leading moving and storage boxes and an extended line of packing supplies to protect customer possessions. U-Haul is also the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket.

Westat

Westat LogoImproving lives through research. Westat’s Center for Transportation, Technology & Safety Research staff are experts in examining driver behavior, conducting field research, developing and performing household travel surveys, and designing safety systems evaluations. Our experienced transportation safety professionals are supported by world-class statisticians, an award winning graphics department, talented geospatial analysts, and an expansive field research system. Our current project topics include technology evaluation, travel speeds, enhanced seat belt usage, motorcycle crash investigation, teen drivers, traffic operations center effectiveness, traffic volume estimation, and law enforcement program assistance. We can develop and deliver data collection instruments, training materials, and toolkits for projects large and small. Learn more about our employee-owned company at www.westat.com.