American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Together with their millions of supporters, the ACS saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.
American Coatings Association (ACA) is a voluntary, nonprofit organization working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. Through advocacy of the industry and its positions on legislative, regulatory, and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels, it acts as an effective ally ensuring that the industry is represented and fairly considered.
American Heart Association is a nationwide, not-for-profit organization focused on combating cardiovascular diseases and strokes, and promote a healthy lifestyle within the Rhode Island and our national communities.
Deepwater Wind is the United States leader in development of renewable, offshore wind-power projects. It is currently developing utility-scale wind farms in deep waters that will provide abundant clean energy — up to 1,000 megawatts or more at each wind farm.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the U.S. association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish computer and video games for video game consoles, personal computers, and the Internet. The ESA offers a range of services to interactive entertainment software publishers including a global anti-piracy program, business and consumer research, government relations and intellectual property protection efforts. The ESA also owns and operates the E3 Expo.
Digital Recognition Network (DRN) continues to lead the charge in promoting the value of License Plate Recognition technology nationwide. DRN works at the local, state, and national government levels to promote the responsible use of LPR and to advocate for common sense legislation related to License Plate Recognition usage and data retention.
DirecTV is the leading provider of satellite entertainment, offering high quality imaging and audio services delivered to the United States and Central & South America.
Dish Network is an American direct-broadcast satellite service provider. Dish Network provides satellite television, satellite Internet, audio programming, and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers in the U.S.
Environmental Defense Fund has worked nationally since 1967 to solve the most critical environmental problems facing the planet. Locally, EDF is committed to assisting public policy makers with sustainable ocean solutions that recognize the needs of the business community while seeking to preserve one of the Rhode Island’s most precious natural resource.
International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) currently represents nearly 700 mattress manufacturers and bedding component, machinery and service suppliers in over 50 countries around the world. ISPA members range from multinational mattress and sleep products manufacturing companies to small, family-owned operations. This diverse membership base gives ISPA strong credibility and influence as the voice of the sleep products industry.
Johnson & Wales University is a well respected institution of higher learning with campuses in Rhode Island, North Carolina, Florida and Colorado. Founded in 1914, the mission of Johnson & Wales University is to empower its diverse student body to succeed in today's dynamic world by integrating general education, professional skills and career-focused education.
Leading Age RI was founded in 1989 and represents the continuum of long term care providers in Rhode Island, including not-for-profit nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and senior housing providers, as well as adult day health centers.
MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers in over 60 countries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
New England Livery Association (NELA) is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting quality service and management in the ground transportation industry. NELA currently consists of over 100 livery companies who service Rhode Island, and the Greater New England area. NELA's members are the leading livery companies in the chauffeured industry and adhere to the industry's highest standards.
Newport County Chamber of Commerce is one of Rhode Island's largest non-profit business advocacy organizations. The Chamber was founded to enhance the business, civic and economic vitality of Newport County and greater Rhode Island and strives to work on behalf of its members (and the community at large) to maintain and improve the region's extraordinary quality of life.
Now Delivery is one of the fastest growing transportation companies in the industry. Now Delivery uses greatly enhanced geographical territories, as well as the most cutting-edge transportation technology. Operating since 1984, it is the courier of choice for many Rhode Island and Massachusetts industries including medical, financial and manufacturing.
Progressive Insurance has always lived up to its name by being one step ahead of the insurance industry, and finding new and affordable insurance solutions. It began in 1937 with the first drive-in claims office, became the first to introduce reduced rates for low-risk drivers, and then changed the insurance shopping experience by offering comparison rates on the Web.
Plumbers and Pipefitters (Local 51) is a member of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada. The organization was formed by the consolidation of four locals from Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Today, Local 51 is the fastest growing trade union in the region with a membership that is fully employed. Local 51 is a recognized force in the labor community.
Rhode Island Child Care Directors Association (RICCDA) is a coalition comprised of Early Childhood Care Centers in Rhode Island dedicated to improving early childhood programs and initiatives statewide. RICCDA is committed to providing a professional network, support system for childcare centers in Rhode Island.
Sodexo, founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, is a world leader in food and facilities management services, with more than 355,000 employees on 30,600 sites in 80 countries. For Fiscal year ended August 31, 2008, Sodexo had revenues of 13.6 billion Euro. Listed on Euronext Paris, the Group's current market capitalization is 5.3 billion Euro.
Travel Tech represents the travel technology industry. Travel Tech is the leading advocate for policies that promote innovation in technology, help connect consumers and travel providers, eliminate barriers to travel, and protect the traveling public
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW or Local 328) is the result of the 1979 merger of the Retail Clerks and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters. Presently UFCW Local 328 represents approximately 12,000 members making them the largest local union in Southeastern New England. UFCW represents workers in retail food service, banking, transportation, manufacturing, health care, barbers & cosmetology and recycling.
United Water provides comprehensive, sustainable water and wastewater management solutions that promote public, economic, and environmental health. As both a utility owner and a contact services operator, United Water can tailor management and operational strategies to local needs and expectations. With the world’s largest water and wastewater research program, United Water and their corporate parent, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, devote global resources to create local solutions.
University Gastroenterology (UGI) is a 19 member single speciality group providing patient friendly, cutting edge care for diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal tract. UGI offers state-of-the-art Endoscopy centers throughout Rhode Island and are the leading physicians in he their fields.
Vigilant Solutions is the market leader in imaging systems and analytics for the law enforcement community. Vigilant provides essential tools to law enforcement that save lives and enable intelligence-led policing.