Techfest is made possible by the kind support of our sponsors. The TechFest Dayton Foundation and its committee are pleased to recognize and thank the following foundations, companies, societies/clubs, individuals and other organizations for their generous financial, in-kind support and volunteer time.

Individuals and organizations who are interested in donating can clink the link below to donate at Greene Giving's  secure donations landing page. We appreciate everyone's ongoing support!

***Your donation will be processed by Greene Giving Community Foundation. Therefore, please include "TechFest Dayton" in the description box when submitting your donation. 


Meet our 2023 Sponsors


Techfest 2023 Sponsors and Donors:

2023 Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor: $10,000 and Above:


Gold Level: $5,000 to $9,999:

Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

Silver ($2,000 to $4,999)

Engineering and Science Foundation

Iddings Foundation



Bronze ($500 to $1,999)


Ohio Space Grant Foundation

Robert Gran Living Trust

SME Chapter 18

Ball Aerospace

Supporter ($100 to $499)

Phillip Reid

Ron Julian


Tom Mastbaum


Dinesh and Pragnya Shah

Engineers Club

Vince Russo

Friend ($10-$99)

Kara Combs

Harry Seifert

Platinum Sponsor $10,000+:

  • All Gold Level perks included
    • Choice of Booth Space at Event if desired
    • Marquee at Event Entrances
  • Deemed “Sustaining Sponsor”

Gold Sponsor $5000 - $9999:

  • All Silver Level perks included
  • Deemed “presenting sponsor”

Silver Sponsor $2000 - $4900:

  • Bronze package included
  • Shoutouts on social media, newsletters, and other print media

Bronze Sponsor $500 - $1999

  • Highlighted on TechFest Dayton website
  • Logo scrolled on presentations throughout days of event

Supporter $100-$499

  • Recognition on website
  • Recognition in Published Materials

Friend $10-$99:

  • Recognition on website

The following organizations and individuals have contributed to TechFest in previous years:

Virginia Kettering Foundation

Emerson Corporation

Iddings Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Dayton

Yaskawa Motoman Corporation

Physicians Charitable Trust

Sinclair Community College President’s Fund

Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Local Chapter 18 (SME)

American Society for Quality, Dayton Section (ASQ)

Bob Gran Estate

Ohio Space Grant Consortium

University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI)

Woolpert Corporation

American Society of Civil Engineers, Dayton Section (ASCE)

Air & Waste Management Association-SW Ohio Chapter (A&WMA-SWOC)

Ball Aerospace

Jean and Lyle Lockwood

Northrop Grumman Information Systems and Integration Systems

American Chemical Society, Dayton Section (ACS)

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Audrey and & Ken Brewer***

Boeing Company

Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society

Dinesh and Pragnya Shah

Dayton Engineers Club

Dayton Society of Prof Engineers (DSPE)

Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (IEST)

International Society of Automation (ISA)

Institute of Industrial Systems Engineers (IISE)

Instrumentation Systems & Automation Society (ISA)

Joan and David Engelsman ***

Jim and Sheri Woessner

Kathy Julian

Laura Rea

Mary Yaney

Mike Monnier