2015 TITLE SPONSOR
Dove Men+Care is the first range of products from Dove developed specially for men. Manufactured by Unilever, it is the #1 recommended body wash by dermatologists. Launched in 2010, the Dove Men+Care portfolio includes bars, body washes, face care, anti-perspirant/deodorants, and hair care. Dove Men+Care is available nationwide in food, drug, and mass outlet stores.
2015 PRESENTING SPONSORS
Kia Motors America (KMA)
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea, and in 2014 was the #1 ranked mainstream brand according to Strategic Vision’s Total Quality Index. KMA proudly serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and LPGA and set an all-time annual sales record in 2014, surpassing the 500,000 unit mark for the third consecutive year. KMA offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900** flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle***, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona midsize multi-purpose vehicle, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States. Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima* and Sorento* and is responsible for the creation of more than 14,000 plant and supplier jobs.
* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
12015 K900 V8 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability.
LEGO Systems, Inc. is the North American division of The LEGO Group, a privately-held, family-owned company based in Billund, Denmark, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creatively educational play materials for children. The company is committed to the development of children’s creative and imaginative abilities, and its employees are guided by the motto adopted in the 1930s by founder Ole Kirk Christiansen: “Only the best is good enough.” Visit the virtual LEGO world at www.LEGO.com
2015 OFFICIAL SPONSORS
PicMonkey is a photo editor that says Booyah! to whatever your creative heart desires. Effects like Orton, Cross Process, Color Boost. Groovy overlays, textures, and frames. Touchup tools like Teeth Whiten, Blemish Fix, Wrinkle Remover. Collage that will blow your mind, and graphics tools that make invitations, cards, and blog headers a snap. Ridiculously easy, staggeringly gorgeous! Know wonder we made the PCMAG Top 100 Websites of 2013 list.
RYOBI Power Tools | STŌK Grills | Arctic Cove
RYOBI Power Tools – The RYOBI® 18V ONE+™ system has more than 50 tools that work with the same battery platform, giving you the ultimate versatility in tool selection to get your job finished. STŌK Grills – STŌK® Grills and the Interchangeable Grilling Insert System enhances your grilling experience. Cook the entire meal – every meal on your STŌK®. Boldly explore new recipes and achieve grill-master results with the wide selection of interchangeable grilling inserts. STŌK® – Ignite Your Imagination
Arctic Cove is dad’s #1 destination for beating the summer heat! This innovative and popular new brand offers a full line of misting and cooling options that will leave you and your family refreshed all summer. From our lineup of fun 18V cordless misting products and new cooling towels, to our personal misters, evap coolers, and patio misting kits – Arctic Cove has it all. Come visit our booth and see why Arctic Cove is the Essence of Cool!
Tree Top is a grower-owned co-op located in the heart of Washington’s apple country. For 50 years, we’ve produced premium, quality apple juices, sauces, fruit-based products and ingredients that reflect our passion, attention to quality and craftsmanship. Please learn more about our company and products at www.TreeTop.com, as well as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
2015 SUPPORTING SPONSORS
As the home for all of Dad’s favorite tech gadgets and devices, Best Buy is delighted to join you at the Dad 2.0 Summit. Whether you’re using your tablet to keep up on sporting events, or looking for appliances to make your spring-cleaning easier, you’ll find it all at Best Buy. It’s all part of our promise to be the source of the latest and greatest in technology for Dad, and provide him the backup he needs with knowledgeable service and advice from Geek Squad.
Embassy Suites Hotels
Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide’s twelve market-leading brands, is dedicated to delivering what matters most to travelers. The full service, upscale brand offers every guest a two-room suite, free cooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly two-hour reception with complimentary drinks* and snacks. Both leisure and business travelers looking for a relaxed, yet sophisticated, experience will feel right at home with brand-standard amenities like inviting atriums and complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers. Embassy Suites Hotels has more than 215 hotels with more than 35 in the pipeline. For more information, visit www.embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites at www.embassysuitesmediacenter.com, www.facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and www.twitter.com/EmbassySuites.
*Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age.
Lee®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is an iconic American denim and casual apparel brand. Lee’s® collections include a uniquely styled range of jeans, pants, shirts, shorts and jackets for men and women — girls and boys. Backed by 125 years of authenticity, Lee’s® consumer-focused innovation, versatile styling and superior comfort continues to inspire generations of brand loyalists. Committed to the community, the company founded the Lee National Denim Day® in 1996, an annual event that has now raised more than $91 million for the fight against breast cancer. For more information, please visit www.lee.com.
SmartyPants is the only all-in-one gummy vitamin (Multivitamin + Omega 3 + Vitamin D) on the market. We are known for our delicious taste and are made from organic and eco friendly ingredients. SmartyPants does not use any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and is made in a GMP certified facility. In addition to being a full multivitamin + Vitamin D + Omega 3’s, SmartyPants also an excellent source of Vitamin C, D3, E, B6, B12 and folic acid. We also have a line of products that include fiber in addition to the multivitamin + Omega 3 + Vitamin D and are No Sugar Added.
Friends of Dad
Hasbro is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences, by leveraging its beloved brands, including MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive lifestyle licensing program, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection for children and families around the world.
At Dad 2.0, Hasbro is proud to spotlight their TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and NERF brands. The toy line based on the hotly anticipated new animated series TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, airing on the Cartoon Network this Spring, features fun play patterns and a fresh new style. You can also download the new TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE mobile game and scan each figure into the app to unlock new characters and content. Hasbro’s NERF brand is the original and authentic line of blasters, with innovative features like new MEGA-sized launchers and fun play patterns like the NERF ZOMBIE STRIKE line. Learn more at www.hasbro.com and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews).
Since 1968, Hot Wheels® has been passionate about creating thrilling vehicle experiences through innovative product and content. With a fan base of more than 41 million people, Hot Wheels is the No. 1 vehicle property in the United States producing the coolest cars imaginable. The Hot Wheels brand began as a line of 16 1:64-scale die-cast vehicles; today, it has evolved into a true, global lifestyle brand for boys of all ages with segments that range from aftermarket parts to licensed apparel to branded digital experiences.
Hot Wheels® Speedometry™ is a free-to-use curriculum designed for fourth grade students that utilizes Hot Wheels toys that kids have been playing with for decades to teach the FUNdamentals of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Speedometry is the result of collaboration between the USC Rossier School of Education and the Mattel Children’s Foundation.
Kidde Fire Safety
As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire safety products, Kidde’s mission is to provide solutions that help protect people and property from the effects of fire and its related hazards. Offering advanced safety technology, Kidde’s Worry-Free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are powered by sealed-in, 10-year lithium batteries to provide 24/7 fire and carbon monoxide safety protection while eliminating the hassles of low battery chirps and battery replacement. At Dad 2.0, Kidde is excited to highlight its newest product, RemoteLync, which brings you simple safety and helps you stay connected to home. Visit kidde.com for more information or find us on Facebook, Twitter (@KiddeSafety) and Instagram (@KiddeFireSafety).
About KIND Healthy Snacks
Since its founding in 2004, KIND has been on a mission to make the world a little kinder one snack and act at a time.
All award-winning KIND snacks are made from delicious, wholesome ingredients and are gluten free and non GMO. KIND currently offers six different snack lines including: KIND® Fruit & Nut and KIND® PLUS, two lines of delicious whole nut & fruit bars; KIND® Nuts & Spices, a line of whole nut & spice bars that naturally have only 5g of sugar or less; KIND Healthy Grains® Clusters made from five super grains; KIND Healthy Grains® Bars, a line of crunchy and chewy granola bars; and STRONG & KIND®, a line of savory-flavored bars featuring 10g of protein.
Through its social mission – known as the KIND Movement – KIND, together with its community, is committed to inspiring kindness through acts big and small. It fulfills this commitment through programming like KIND Causes, which helps individuals and organizations bring their socially-impactful ideas to life with monthly $10,000 grants.
To snack happy visit kindsnacks.com, and to join the community visit kindmovement.com.
At NETGEAR, we turn ideas into innovative networking products that connect people, power businesses, and advance the way we live. From the most advanced wireless internet connectivity, remote home video monitoring, storage solutions, and AirCard® mobile devices, you’ll have the speed, range and performance you need, every time you need it. NETGEAR and AT&T will bring the innovative AT&T Unite mobile hotspot product line to the 2015 Dad 2.0 Summit to show how mobile Wi-Fi will make your life easier.
ScholarShare, California’s 529 College Savings Plan
The ScholarShare College Savings Plan is California’s 529 college savings plan, a state-sponsored, tax-advantaged investment vehicle designed to help and encourage families to save for future qualified higher education expenses. Named for the section of the internal revenue code under which they were created, 529 plans offer valuable tax advantages. Contributions are made with money that has already been taxed. Once funds are placed in the account, investment earnings, if any, are not federally or state taxed, if withdrawn to pay for qualified higher education expenses.
ScholarShare launched in 1999 and is administered by the ScholarShare Investment Board, chaired by the California State Treasurer, and managed by TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc.