Below are the sponsors for the 2017 Resource Planning Summit. Sponsors for the 2019 event will be announced soon. If you're interested in becoming a sponsor for Resource Planning Summit 2019 in Nashville, TN, please reach out to us at and we will be more than happy to explain the various sponsorship opportunities to you. 

Platinum Sponsors

PDWare is proud to present the Resource Planning Summit for the 8th year.  As thought leaders and innovators in the Resource Management space, PDWare continues to deliver software and services to companies of all sizes.


In many portfolio management systems, the focus leans toward project management. But what happens when those projects aren't getting the resources they need? PDWare's flagship product, ResourceFirst, is a PPM system used to help align the skills in the organization with the demand. The result: an optimized portfolio and a well-balanced resource pool.

Gold Sponsors

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The Project Management Institute Austin Chapter, founded in 1992 is one of the largest chapters in PMI with close to 2,400 members with monthly chapter meetings attracting over 200 attendees on a consistent basis. PMI Austin works hard to make sure that their members and Austin-area project managers are aware of sponsored events and that they feel welcome when they arrive. PMI Austin is dedicated to fostering professionalism and leadership in the management of projects, programs and portfolios.


GoWall is an innovative meeting productivity tool that helps facilitators add structure to their meetings and keep participants focused. Our intuitive, notes-based interactive features engage participants and keeps ideas flowing. The dynamic and highly collaborative features of GoWall make meetings fun, easy, and incredibly productive. And when the meeting is over, all the valuable ideas and notes captured can be exported and distributed immediately.

Companies spend billions in labor costs each year for time spent in meetings. We all know that meetings are the lifeblood of companies – you have to meet to compete.


Software AdviceTM is a trusted resource for software buyers. We provide detailed reviews and research on thousands of software applications. Our team of software advisors provides free telephone consultations to help buyers build a shortlist of systems that will meet their needs.

Software Advice is a Gartner company. Gartner (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company.


R2 has a tried and true cutting edge three tier philosophy for PPM application installation and set up: 

  1. Foundation- Establish a common understanding of terms, terminology, process, and great habits.
  2. Automation- Leverage technology investments to automate communications and tasks to ensure the greatest level of productivity
  3. Innovation- When the first two are achieved, then the organization can truly be innovative in tools and techniques by ensuring that business data in available, quantifiable, and actionable.


Silver Sponsors

Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. You can challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful pro golfer to your neighbor’s 7-year-old kid can play year-round. Just picture a 240-yard outfield with dartboard-like targets in the ground. The closer to the center or “bull’s-eye” you get and the farther out you hit your microchipped balls, the more points you receive. Score even bigger with Topgolf’s extensive food and beverage menu that is sure to impress even the pickiest foodies.


Austin Detours, a locally-owned family business that loves to have fun. They got their start because of family visiting. Truth be told they loved the visits, but wanted family to get out more and explore the local area. Then they became envious and wanted to get out and have fun too. Now they are the largest tour company in Austin and can work with the lone traveler up to corporate groups of 500. No matter what size the group, they would like you to be treated like a good friend.  Come as a stranger and leave as a friend! Join us as we take Resource Planning Summit attendees on a tour of Austin to Salt Lick BBQ and a tasting at Treaty Oak Distillery. 


Maggie Mae's is a local legend and no visit to Austin is the same without a view from the largest rooftop on Sixth Street. Maggie Mae's boasts several types of entertainment, including a sports bar, complete with big screens for the game, an authentic English Pub suited conversation, a New Orlean's style courtyard beneath the stars, and three different stages outfitted for live music. Maggie Mae's consists of four historic buildings, beautifully restored, which together make for one of the largest entertainment venues downtown. Maggie Mae's will be hosting this year's Resource Planning Summit's "Event Gala" with music by Latasha Lee & The BlackTies, who is considered to be one of Austin's best singer/band, playing neo soul, and rock & roll. 


Media Sponsors

CIO Applications is a new generation print magazine focusing on the applications of technology in medium to large enterprises. We focus on the ways in which businesses are leveraging technology to efficiently run their operations, offer new products, and services to their customers and how they maximize their return on investments on their technology spend. 

Published from the hub of technology, Silicon Valley, we bring to our subscribers collective expertise, experiences and insights of thousands of business oriented senior technologists working in all industry verticals in the U.S. 

CIOReview is a technology magazine that talks about the enterprise solutions that can redefine the business goals of enterprises tomorrow. It is the leading source that shares innovative enterprise solutions developed by established solutions providers, upcoming hot enterprises and is a neutral source for technology decision makers. Published from Fremont, California, CIOReview is an excellent platform for the enterprise to showcase their innovative solutions. While U.S. enterprise market is growing exponentially, there is a vacuum among entrepreneurs of enterprise startups. We believe that there is no other platform which gives companies a heads up on the innovative solutions that the startups are working on, what are the needs that haven't been met yet and more. CIOReview will act as a platform allowing high level executives in the enterprises to share their insights, which in turn will help the enterprise startup ecosystem, help technology and business leaders with analysis on information technology and business leaders with analysis on information technology trends and give a better understanding of the role that enterprise solutions play in achieving the business goals. 

If you're interested in becoming a sponsor for Resource Planning Summit 2019 in Nashville, TN, please reach out to us at and we will be more than happy to explain the various sponsorship opportunities to you.