Industry Partners

For information on industry partnerships for SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit, contact Abby Verrillo, 202-789-4468.

Big Deal MediaBig Deal Media, under the Marketing Projects, Inc. umbrella, is a content-rich collection of lead-generation publications and services including eNewsletters, eBooks, print projects and proprietary email blasts. These publications connect marketers with K–12 professionals in environments that provide the information and tools educators need—all vetted through the prism of the curriculum. Big Deal Media targets specific audiences including technology specialists, tech-savvy educators and educators of English language learners. It publishes the semiannual Big Deal Book of Technology for K–12 Educators (print edition), semiannual Big Deal eBook for ELL Educators, the semiannual eBook of Resources for 21st Teaching and Learning, a biweekly technology eNewsletter and an eNewsletter for ELL educators called hELLo!

District AdministrationProfessional Media Group publishes University Business and District Administration. University Business is the leading provider of business and management solutions for higher education administrators at two- and four-year colleges and universities nationwide. District Administration is the leading provider of practical insights and strategies for K12 administrators at school districts throughout the United States. Together, University Business and District Administration provide the best comprehensive industry coverage of the entire K20 market.

EdNETFor more than 40 years, MDR has been the market's first choice for marketing information and services for the K-12, higher education, library, early childhood, and related education markets. Powered by the most complete, current, and accurate education databases available in the industry, MDR provides email contacts and deployment, direct mail lists, sales contact and lead solutions, along with web and social media marketing services. Through the EdNET suite of products, industry leaders can gain insight and opportunity through comprehensive market intelligence and analytical reports, custom research services, high-profile networking opportunities, and professional events. is a professional social networking website that makes is easy for anyone in the education community to connect with peers, share information and best practices, spread innovative ideas, and provide professional development. welcomes all professionals in education and creates a new communication channel for educators, associations, legislators, community leaders, and companies to break down traditional barriers to communication and promote broader collaboration.

eSchool MediaeSchool Media publishers and producers of the eSchool News Network (K-20) and the eCampus News Network (Higher Ed)are proud to partner with SIIA. We are dedicated to providing the best news, information and resources to help K-20 decision makers use technology and the internet to transform their schools and achieve educational goals.

Focus Marketing What will it take for you to get ahead in the education market in 2010?
- Strategic partners to expand your reach?
- Targeted sales opportunities?
- A new pricing strategy?
- A better understanding of your competition?
- New channels to the decision makers you want to talk to?

Now you can boost your bottom line with 15+ years of "on target" education market business development. See for yourself at Focus Marketing on the web: And, be sure to also visit our companion site, the “one stop” for education news, knowledge, ideas, and insights:

MCHMCH is America's leading compiler of business-to-institution (B2i) databases and mailing lists. The largest institutional markets include schools, school districts, local governments, hospitals, medical practices, and churches. The MCH database features information on 1.1 million institutions, 8 million decision makers, including telephone numbers, and postal, physical, and email addresses for key decision makers. MCH's large, on-site research staff continuously updates data, primarily through telephone surveys. MCH also provides data processing services including merge/purge, file cleaning, and postal presort. MCH has offices in Sweet Springs and Kansas City, MO.

ScholasticScholastic With a tight marketing budget, you want to get the most from every dollar you spend. So it's crucial to select a partner that can provide efficient multi-channel marketing and strong ROI. Scholastic's trusted brand, web and print channels, and credible resources offer a unique integrated solution to grow your business.

Tech & LearningFor 30 years, Tech & Learning has been — and continues to be — the leading resource for K-12 leaders. Its publications, web sites and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to educators who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning, published by NewBay Media LLC, delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach technology. For more information, visit


JDL HorizonsJDL Horizons, LLC focuses on enhancing the integration of technology in the classroom through professional staff development and provides complete online video portal management through EduVision, its flagship solution in support of online video for all school based and association activities.

EduVision is the video portal for eSchool News, eCampus News and eClassroom News, all three are leaders in sharing up-to-the-minute information on technology and curriculum. EduVision is also being used by leading education associations, including: the Education Commission of the States, National School Boards Association, American Association of School Administrators, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, Consortium for School Networking, Software and Information Industry Association, National Association for Media and Technology Centers and the Association of Education Service agencies in addition to hundreds of education service agencies, districts and schools. For more information please visit:

PolyVisionPolyVision puts the learning ball in motion with interactive whiteboards, slates, software and classroom tools that help teachers teach and students to learn. Our solutions are easier to use, work with any software, and guaranteed to last forever.

PolyVision’s eno is the first and only sustainable interactive whiteboard to combine the ease of a traditional marker board with high-performance interactivity—without cords, cables or costly installation.

Bring learning to life and learn more at

PrometheanPromethean is a global education company committed to supporting teaching and learning. Our focus is on student centered and collaborative learning. Our integrated technology, training, content and assessment solutions help teachers meet individual student needs. Promethean products are used in more than 500,000 classrooms around the world, and, the world’s largest interactive whiteboard community site, provides its almost one million members access to around 23,000 free teaching resources.

SMART TechnologiesSMART Technologies is a leading provider of collaboration solutions that transform the way the world works and learns. We believe that collaboration and interaction should be easy. As the global leader in interactive whiteboards, we bring more than two decades of collaboration research and development to a broad range of easy-to-use, integrated solutions that free people from their desks and computer screens, so collaborating and learning with digital resources are more natural.

Turning TechnolgogiesTurning Technologies®, LLC develops interactive response systems designed specifically to increase learning outcomes. Proven research-based audience and student response technologies enable teachers, professors, trainers, and administrators to gather vital data needed to increase the effectiveness of instruction and presentations. The company’s interactive polling software applications, TurningPoint® and TurningPoint® AnyWhere, combine with either durable ResponseCard® keypads or ResponseWare® mobile response applications to provide the most advanced combination of knowledge and technology currently available in the field of audience and student assessment.

SPONSORS American Public University textHELP uBoost Ness Blackboard Partnerships Educational Systemics MMS Education MCH Intel Global Grid for Learning AcademicPub Academic Business Advisors Redrock Reports Follett Software Twist Education Edutone C. Blohm Winter Group Kaplan K12 Learning Services INDUSTRY PARTNERS The Big Deal Book EdNet Scholastic District Administration MCH eSchool Media Tech & Learning Focus Marketing JDL Horizons PolyVision Turning Technologies SMART Promethean