2015 Producers + Partners

PRODUCERS + PARTNERS

The people and organizations behind this retreat are some of the original thinkers and doers of the social enterprise movement.

Want to be a partner (or sponsor)? Contact us.


Producers


 

Antidote Collective
Founder Scott Tillitt is a strategist, publicist, marketer, social entrepreneur, nonprofit leader and writer. Antidote works with nonprofits, foundations, citizen groups, social entrepreneurs and thinkers at the intersection of progressive issues, media, arts and culture, business and big ideas. Its PR and communications services help others make a better world. Its projects help inspire a better world.

 
 

On Belay Business Advisors
Founder Ajax Greene is a well-known and respected serial social entrepreneur/Localism evangelist/trusted generalist business advisor and connector of confidential business transactions. Ajax has turned his abundant creativity, talent and positive energy to building organizations and a community that expresses a deep commitment to being conscious of the triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity. As a former world-class rock climber and adventure athlete he understands commitment, drive and vision.

Re>Think Local
A nonprofit collaborative of locally owned independent businesses, artists, farmers, and nonprofits working to co-create a better Hudson Valley: vibrant, sustainable, locally rooted and human scale, with equal concern for people, planet, and prosperity.


Partners


Omega Institute
More than simply a place, Omega is a global community that awakens the best in the human spirit through innovative educational experiences. See venue for more.

Social Venture Network
A community of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs working together to create transformational innovation, growth and impact. SVN began in 1987 as a small group of value-oriented entrepreneurs and leaders and has grown into a highly influential network of accomplished, values-driven business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors.


Sponsors


Alchemy Creative Group
Collaborative agency providing creative development and marketing strategy for purpose-driven organizations and individuals. Director Bill Miles was was a 2014 SVI Hudson Valley attendee and sponsor.

Chronogram
"Mid-Hudson Magazine of Events and Ideas” that nourishes and supports the creative life of our region and in the world. The monthly print edition is distributed in counties abutting the mighty Hudson River.

Paper House Productions
Unique photo-real gifts, stationery and scrapbooking. Their award-winning design, exceptional quality and generous customer service align perfectly with their (and SVI's) core values of people, planet and profit. 

Schwartz Heslin Group
Founded in 1985 SHG blends management consulting with investment banking, with top professionals in general management, strategy, planning, corporate finance, and insurance. Managing Director David Dell was a 2014 SVI Hudson Valley attendee and sponsor.

Topical BioMedics / Topricin
A Certified B Corp, the research and development leader in transdermal pain and inflammation relief products founded in 1994. CEO Lou Paradise innovated its leading product, Topricin®, as he sought options while facing surgery for severe Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

 

Product Sponsors


Promotional Partners


BEAHIVE
A new kind of collaborative space for work and community inspired in part by the coworking and Localism movements, the only of its kind in the Hudson Valley.

 
American Sustainable Business Council

American Sustainable Business Council

Hudson Valley Current

Hudson Valley Current

Bard MBA in Sustainability

Bard MBA in Sustainability

Impact Hub NYC

Impact Hub NYC

BALLE / Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

BALLE / Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

LocalMotive Workshop

LocalMotive Workshop

Buffalo First

Buffalo First

NY State Sustainable Business Council

NY State Sustainable Business Council

Centre for Social Innovation

Centre for Social Innovation

Wesleyan University / Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Wesleyan University / Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship