Sponsors & Exhibitors

ORGANIZING SPONSOR

VenturePad is Marin's largest, most accessible coworking space, meeting center and business incubator in a professional space. We offer local entrepreneurs and large employers shared office space, private offices, meeting rooms and event space. VenturePad is committed to building a supportive and sustainable community with a positive social impact.

SUSTAINING SPONSORS

MCE's mission is to address climate change by reducing energy related greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy supply and energy efficiency at stable and competitive rates for customers while providing local economic and workforce benefits.

MSS has grown philosophically with our customers, and we believe in recycling to preserve our natural resources. We're on our way to achieving zero waste. Our 3 divisions work together to provide comprehensive collection, recycling and education services.

ACADEMIC EVENT SPONSOR

Our mission is to create extraordinary learning experiences for our students and to advance best business practices in the North Bay and beyond. Our vision in the coming years is to join other forward-thinkers across all industries in disrupting Business As Usual. We'll accomplish our vision of becoming the educational nucleus for a collaborative, thriving North Bay economy by reaching out to stakeholders like you and building partnerships.

LEADERSHIP SPONSORS

https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/

Come find out why San Rafael is a great place to visit. Stroll through our Downtown District and discover unique dining, shopping and cultural opportunities. Pick up some of the freshest produce in the region at one of our farmers markets. Find fun educational things to do for the whole family. Explore our beautiful local parks, bay shoreline and acres of open space.

A NEW DEFINITION OF COMFORT
We call the experience "Enjoy Private Sky" because we know you're going to love the level of privacy, personal attention, lack of stress, and sheer fun that comes with flying with us.

Marin belongs to and has representation on several regional or multi-county special districts including the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District, the California Regional Water Quality Control District (SF Bay Region), the SF Bay Conservation & Development Commission, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and the Association of Bay Area Governments. Marin residents are encouraged to attend meetings and consider volunteering to serve on a citizen's board, committee or commission.

MEDIA SPONSORS

Marin Magazine's mission is to bring the lives and lifestyles of Marin together into one beautiful package, uncovering history and tradition, finding out what’s new and innovative, and building community, one reader at a time.

Our goal is to cover this unique community—to inform, and be informed by, our readers in a thoughtful, provocative, literate, witty and honest manner. The Pacific Sun publishes every Wednesday, delivering 22,000 copies to more than 560 locations throughout Marin County.

NorthBay biz magazine is a monthly business-to-business publication covering Napa, Sonoma and Marin counties. This year, the magazine is celebrating 42 years of continuous operation.

ENTERPRISE SPONSORS

 

At Bank of Marin, you’ll find experts whose knowledge of the local markets is yours to tap into. Whether you’re a sole proprietor forging your first company or the CEO of a well-established corporation, we’ll work side-by-side with you to help you reach your financial goals.

VENTURE SPONSORS

We founded Sonoma-USA with the goal to create a brand that reflects who we are, what we believe in and tells the world where all of our products are made: right here in our Santa Rosa factory in the heart of sunny Sonoma County. Sonoma-USA is owned by TekTailor Inc., a Benefit Corporation and soon to be certified B-Corp, with the goal to bring more sustainable textile and apparel manufacturing to the United States.

Essential Oils and creative collaboration are how our story begins, and how our company is defined. At the core of our company culture is our dedication to the collective work of like minded people working towards a common goal: beautiful, healthy body care.

 

Royal Wholesale Electric is your Marin sales, support, and solution provider for electrical products. Our mission is to be the best residential and commercial electrical product supplier in the North Bay.

Scott Sherman designs, installs, and maintains fine residential landscaping, vineyards, and backyard farms, along with designing and managing public and commercial landscaping. 

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The City of Novato respects the environment and plans for a sustainable future. Being "green" or sustainable not only benefits the environment, but also the community's health and economy. One of the City Council's priorities is to ensure that the City is doing everything it can to reduce its impact on the environment and improve Novatans quality of life.

Sustainable Marin is a non-profit organization of volunteers who advocate and educate on sustainability at the County level, aiming at tangible, measurable results, and interacting constructively with County, cities and agencies. It is also the parent to Sustainable San Rafael and Sustainable Novato.

Sustainable San Rafael is an all-volunteer group of folks dedicated to advocacy and education to help bring about a healthy and aware society.  We are organized around the idea that we can-and must-do more to fight climate change and encourage sustainable living.

Sustainable Novato is an all-volunteer community non-profit that works to enable end encourage more sustainable living in our city. 

Become a member of the Chamber’s vibrant community of business collaborators. Together, we’ll help you grow, thrive and profit.

Sun First Solar provides the most efficient, customized energy systems in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our consultative approach is dedicated to improving the environment and our community. Our teams deliver the finest customer service from start to finish regardless of size or scope.

COMMUNITY SPONSORS

We bring you the most delicious, good-for-the-world foods by applying creativity and innovation to nature's bounty, because we believe the world needs a healthier, plant-based food system.

Debra Recommends shares top cutting edge events, online courses, and inspirational information and has 22,000 subscribers.

Established in 1926, College of Marin has remained committed to educational excellence, providing equitable opportunities, and fostering success in all members of our diverse community. 

HarmonyConnects.com shares top cutting edge events, online courses, and inspirational information and has 37,000 subscribers.

SustainableNorthBay.org is being developed as a portal to advance sustainability in Northern California and is part of a growing movement to build resilient, just, and environmentally responsible communities. As sustainability pollinators, we connect business, policy, education, and community efforts and fit together the pieces of the climate justice puzzle. 

Our mission is to help sustain family farms in Marin and Sonoma Counties by providing high quality, minimally processed organic dairy products; to support family farming and revitalize rural communities everywhere through advocacy and education.

We are working to make organic, fair-trade yerba mate the mainstream energy source of choice, and prove that a company can be profitable while operating sustainably.

Equator believes that quality underlies economic and environmental sustainability, and this is the pillar of our approach. We support environmentally sound certifications, as well as practices that produce the highest quality coffee while securing a dignified life for those who produce it. 

Lotus Cuisine of India in San Rafael is now a certified green business serving the finest organic Indian Food.  LOTUS GOES GREEN, with our state-of-the-art energy-efficient kitchen and our environmentally friendly appliances, we serve our award-winning Indian Cuisine.

We join the best local ingredients with ancient tradition to supply the Bay area with the finest authentic Greek cuisine. Local, sustainable, organic and divine.

 

EXHIBITORS (all sponsors will also exhibit)

Beneficial State Bank grew from the vision of Tom Steyer and Kat Taylor and the team they formed to create a triple bottom-line bank and a supportive nonprofit foundation. Fashioned in the image of the great socially responsible banks and credit unions, we are mandated to produce meaningful social justice and environmental benefits that are also financially sustainable. 

We help you do your part to address climate change by reducing your own carbon emissions, help you build resilience in your community with emergency preparedness, getting to know neighbors (who may be the only people there to help each other), and supporting local business and agriculture who may sustain us when outside supplies are unavailable.

 ONE TAM seeks to raise awareness about the need to maintain the long-term health of Mt. Tam, engage more volunteers in caring for its treasured resources, and renew the spirit of philanthropy that has been so fundamental to the preservation of Mt. Tam over the past century. 

Environmental Forum of Marin is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the environment by educating its Members and Bay Area residents about environmental issues. Our goal is to conduct programs on environmental issues and provide continuing education for its Members and the public.

For more than 30 years, SolarCraft has been providing quality solar energy design and installation services to residential and commercial businesses across Marin, Sonoma, Napa and beyond.

We are an international multidisciplinary team of professionals dedicated to help companies navigate complexity, innovate, and build resilient strategies.

Our Mission: To keep people healthy and safe.
Our Vision: Be recognized globally as the leading company in reducing carbon foot print and increasing safety of workers in the laboratory and workplace environment.

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LIIF is dedicated to creating pathways of opportunity for low income people and communities. Serving the poorest of the poor, LIIF is a steward for capital invested in community-building initiatives. In so doing, LIIF provides a bridge between private capital markets and low income neighborhoods.

CTE’s mission is to engage the public in climate change by motivating them to take measurable actions to reduce their carbon footprint.

Heirs to Our Oceans is a rising tide of young leaders around the globe who are taking the ocean crisis into their own hands, educating themselves and others, bringing hope and solutions to the surface, and creating waves of change that will ensure the health of our blue planet for their generation and for future generations.

LED Light Source is a LED lighting design and fixture sales firm. We are committed to providing quality LED designs and goods, at a fair price, and in a timely manner. 

Our Mission: Deliver high-quality solar energy solutions, trusted advice and outstanding customer service to the communities we serve.

Our Mission: Educate and inspire a new generation of skilled, visionary and enterprising leaders to transform business and public policy and create a more just, prosperous and sustainable world.