Sponsorship - Our Sponsors
West Virginia Development Office

Improving the quality of life for all West Virginians by strengthening our communities and expanding the state’s economy to create more and better jobs.


Pickering Associates

Pickering Associates is a well-aligned team of professional architects, engineers and surveyors.
Established in 1988, Pickering Associates was founded as an engineering firm that has developed into an integrated architecture, engineering and surveying company providing services to education, government, healthcare, industrial, oil & gas and private sector clients.


Appalachian Power (AEP)

Electric Utility - providing economic development and business development services in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee.

CSX Corporation

CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail-based transportation services.

Davis Pickering Electrical Contractors

A full-service electrical contracting company specializing in all phases of commercial and industrial electrical applications.


Grae-Con is a general contractor and construction manager that completes work in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Indiana.

MonPower, a First Energy Company

A diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.

Robert C. Byrd Institute

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, is focused on the manufacturing industry across West Virginia and the region. RCBI works with manufacturers to help them successfully compete in today’s increasingly global marketplace by providing access to the latest manufacturing technology and technical training as well as online business development opportunities. The RCBI Composites Technology & Training Center, the only facility of its kind on the East Coast, offers engineering assistance, prototyping and training services and leases production, measuring and testing equipment to the state’s growing composites-manufacturing sector. RCBI’s goal is to help transform manufacturers into powerful, just-in-time, global competitors.

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Spilman, Thomas and Battle is a full service law firm providing a legal practice that focuses on our clients needs including intellectual property law, labor and employment, immigration and general corporate law.


Murray Sheet Metal Company

Providing quality service since 1961, Murray Sheet Metal specializes in metal fabrication, HVAC and roofing services for West Virginia and Ohio.  MSM can perform turnkey mechanical projects such as conveying, piping, dust collection systems, feeder/sorting fabrication, bins, chutes and hoppers.  MSM also provides HVAC and roofing maintenance programs.

Pleasants County Development Authority

Pleasants County Development Authority

Safety Training and Rescue LLC

Safety training specializing in: confined space, high angle, hazardous materials, OSHA, general industry and construction.

Southeastern Ohio Port Authority

The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority, Washington County's Economic Development Agency, exists to serve current and future County businesses and industries.

The  Port Authority strives to:

  • Attract, retain and support new investment and employment to the area.
  • Leverage public finance opportunities to assist in underwriting and financing major project development.
  • Work side by side with local companies in order to retain and grow manufacturing and employment.
  • Plan and prepare basic infrastructure needs to build a strong county business foundation.

The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority (SeOPA) is a statutory agent of Washington County. While SeOPA does not operate as a traditional “port,” state law grants port authorities certain powers in areas of financing, real estate development and private-public cooperation. As an economic development organization, the Port Authority’s mission is to enhance the economic competitiveness of Washington County and to be a catalyst for job creation and investment by business, industry and local entrepreneurs.

Star Plastics, Inc.

Star Plastics, Inc is a custom compounder of engineering grade thermoplastics, and has been in the plastics processing business for over 25 years. We offer Custom Color Compounding, Tolling Services and Material Trading--all designed to help you bring value to your material. We are your competitive advantage in an ever-changing market!

Tri-State Roofing & Sheet Metal Company

Proudly serving its customers with quality roofing and sheet metal services.

United Bank, Inc.

Financial Institution