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2010 Annual Meeting
Technology and Highway Safety:
What's Driving Our Future?

Kansas City, Mo., September 26 - 29

Agenda | Presentations | Photos | Exhibit | Sponsor/Partners

2010 Annual Meeting Sponsors & Partners

2010 Annual Meeting Index Page

The members and staff of GHSA wish to acknowledge our 2010 sponsors/partners. Without your generosity, this meeting would not be possible.
We appreciate you!

platinum starPlatinum Level

The Allstate Foundation logo The Allstate Foundation was established in 1952 and is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation. The Allstate Foundation partners with nonprofit organizations on community initiatives that promote: safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and, economic empowerment. Teen driving has been a funding priority for the Foundation since 2005. More information is available at www.ProtectTeenDrivers.com and www.KeeptheDrive.com.
Ford Motor Company Fund Logo Ford Motor Company Fund is committed to creating opportunities that promote corporate citizenship, philanthropy, volunteerism and cultural diversity for those who live in the communities where Ford operates. Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2009 and made possible by funding from Ford Motor Company, Ford Motor Company Fund supports initiatives and institutions that foster innovative education, auto-related safety, and American heritage and legacy. National programs include Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies, which provides high school students with academically rigorous 21st century learning experiences, and Ford Driving Skills for Life, a teen-focused auto safety initiative. The Ford Volunteer Corps, established in 2005, continues Ford's legacy of caring worldwide.  Through the Volunteer Corps, Ford employees and retirees participate in a wide range of volunteer projects in their communities. For more information on programs made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services, visit www.community.ford.com.
State Farm logo State Farm® insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the U.S., is the leading insurer of watercraft and is also a leading insurer in Canada. State Farm's 17,700 agents and 68,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, fire, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 34 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information visit us online at www.statefarm.com® or in Canada www.statefarm.ca®.
Toyota logo Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota in America. Toyota Motor Sales is America’s fourth largest car maker and manufactures more than one million cars per year in North America. Visit us online at www.toyota.com.

gold star Gold Level

LifeSafer Interlock logo LifeSafer Interlock is an originator of the ignition interlock industry. Our interlocks are the most widely used in the U.S and have assisted hundreds of state, county and local judiciaries, law enforcement agencies and legal professionals throughout the U.S in the fight against drinking and driving. Interlock products and client programs remain the sole focus of our company. Learn more at www.lifesafer.com or call 800-531-0006.
Nationwide Insurance logo Nationwide Insurance, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the world. At Nationwide, we’re in the business of protecting what matters most, and that includes helping people stay safe on the roads, at home and at work. For more information visit us online at www.nationwide.com.
Nissan logo Nissan is committed to developing advanced technologies to produce vehicles with the highest levels of safety performance and customer satisfaction, and we strive to educate drivers through our safety programs, Snug Kids and Quest for Safety. Nissan has also served as the national presenting sponsor of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Strides for Change 5K fundraising walks for the past two years, raising more than $1 million in 2005 for drunk driving prevention and safety awareness programs. Visit us online at www.nissanusa.com.
Volvo Logo Volvo. From the precision of our engineering, to the finish of our design, you’re looking at a mark of quality. Whether behind the wheel or designing a car, knowledge saves lives. Find out what we’ve learned and how we’ve spent 80 years putting it into place. Visit us online at www.volvocars.com.

silver star Silver Level

AAA logo AAA National. During more than a century of public service, AAA has been dedicated to promoting traffic safety through education, advocacy and research.  For more information about AAA's efforts, please visit us online at www.aaa.com/publicaffairs.
AARP Driver Safety Program logo The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation's first and largest driver improvement course designed for drivers age 50 and older. Since its inception in 1979, the program has helped millions of drivers stay safe on today's roads. Available in a classroom and online setting, the course is open to AARP members and non-members of all ages, and there are no tests. The course covers topics such as defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road. You may also be eligible to receive an insurance discount, so consult your agent for details. For more information or to register for a course, visit www.aarp.org/drive or call toll-free at 1-888-AARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669).
Cambridge Systematics logo Cambridge Systematics, Inc. is dedicated to using our experience and skills as a nationally recognized transportation services and products firm to help our clients make transportation investments that reduce the human and economic consequences of traffic crashes.  For more information, visit us online at www.camsys.com.
The Century Council logo The Century Council, a national not-for-profit organization funded by America's leading distillers is actively involved in fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. Through its educational programs and public awareness campaigns, the Council reaches out to parents, youth, educators and many other groups nationwide with valuable information and strategies to address these important issues. Visit us online at www.centurycouncil.org.
Digital Ally logo Digital Ally manufactures advanced technology video systems including a digital in-car video system integrated into a rear-view mirror and a portable digital video system integrated into a law enforcement-style flashlight. For more information, visit us online at www.digitalallyinc.com.
Laser Technology, Inc. logo Laser Technology, Inc. designs and manufactures laser-based speed and distance measurement systems for the traffic safety community, specializing in laser speed enforcement, digital imaging for speed enforcement and accident investigation. Visit us online at www.lasertech.com.
Mazda logo Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda in the United States, Canada and Mexico through nearly 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. This year, Mazda will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in the United States. For more information, visit us online at www.mazdausa.com.
Street Smarts Interactive logo Street Smarts Interactive provides teens with experience-based driver training that utilizes cutting edge technology and parental involvement to develop crash avoidance skills. Street Smarts 101® is a serious program for serious parents giving them a comprehensive set of tools to help them meet state Graduated Drivers License Laws. For more information, visit www.StreetSmarts101.com.

bronze star Bronze Level

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturer logo Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers is a trade association of 10 car and light truck manufacturers including BMW Group, Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz USA, Mitsubishi Motors, Porsche, Toyota and Volkswagen and serves as a leading advocacy group for the automobile industry on a range of public policy issues. For more information, visit us online at www.autoalliance.org.
Johnson & Johnson logo With $61.9 billion in 2009 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 115,500 people in 60 countries throughout the world. For further information, go to www.jnj.com.
Mercer Consulting Group Mercer Consulting Group LLC offers an experienced team specializing in traffic safety programs including assessment, public policy, planning, leadership development, training, earned media and legislative advocacy strategies. We help highway safety offices “move the numbers" in the right direction and stretch limited dollars. For more information, visit us online at www.mercerconsultinggroup.com.
National Beer Wholesalers Assoc. Logo The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is a trade association that represents the interests of more than 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – with operations located in every state and congressional district across the United States – before government and the public. NBWA works to strengthen the state-based system of alcohol regulation that facilitates an orderly marketplace; creates a transparent and accountable system of alcohol distribution that protects American consumers; and promotes responsibility in the manufacture, distribution, sale and consumption of alcohol. Visit us on line at nbwa.org.
Sprint Nextel logo Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 48.1 million customers at the end of the second quarter of 2010 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, Common Cents Mobile and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. With its customer-focused strategy, you can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Amercia logo Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) is the voice of the wholesaler, championing the protections of the alcohol distribution system and the 21st Amendment. For more information, visit us online at www.wswa.org.

SPONSOR BENEFITS

Sponsoring organizations receive the standard exhibitor benefits as well as:

  • Invitation-only reception with GHSA Executive Board
    (Monday, Sept. 27, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
  • Special recognition at sponsored function
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