2021 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors!


moore engineering, inc. Since 1960, Moore Engineering has been dedicated to improving lives by building strong communities. In the 60 years since Kip and Marshall Moore founded the company, Moore Engineering has completed more than 21,000 civil and environmental engineering projects throughout North Dakota and Minnesota, advancing the region’s water, municipal, campus and transportation infrastructure, and greatly improving the quality of life in dozens of Midwest cities and communities.

Stantec - Helping communities toward a better future —because they're our communities too. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. The Stantec community unites ~22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) is a multidisciplined firm of engineers, architects, planners, and scientists serving public clients and private and industrial sector clients — mining, food and beverage, agriculture, and energy-related companies.


Baxter & Woodman Consulting Engineers At Baxter & Woodman, we provide engineering and technology services. While that’s what we do, striving to make a difference through helping others, that’s who we are – that’s our culture. Our commitment to making a difference does not stop with our engineering services. That commitment goes beyond and permeates all that we do.

Bolton & Menk specializes in providing public infrastructure solutions. We want to take care of our clients by providing the best services and solutions for them. From advocating for our communities, to designing their dreams, to finding funding; we take pride in our work throughout the Upper Midwest.

Braun Intertec is proud to be an employee-owned geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and testing firm which has grown to over 1,000 employee-owners.

GRAEF GRAEF offers a vast array of professional consulting services under one roof. Our engineers, designers, architects, and scientists are dedicated to providing innovative, cost-effective results.

Houston Engineering Inc. is a full service engineering firm with offices throughout the upper Midwest and offers comprehensive evaluations and innovative solutions for your engineering challenges.


Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) Advanced Drainage Systems (ADS) is focused on drainage products and services that deliver solutions for the most persistent and challenging water management problems. From safely pre-treating and managing stormwater runoff, to helping developers and property owners harvest rainwater, we focus on the development of water solutions that make land more arable, cities more livable, and the world a greener place to live.

Ayers & Associates Decades (and thousands of rewarding partnerships) after its founding, Ayres has grown into a nationwide team of industry experts representing some of the most inventive problem-solvers in the country. That team has planned, designed, and facilitated thousands of projects that keep our nation’s infrastructure reliable and responsive. From strong, thoughtful design comes lasting structure, and with our unshakable foundation of ingenuity, integrity, and intelligence, we’re built to continue founder Owen Ayres’ legacy for decades to come.

Barr provides environmental and engineering consulting services that include: environmental permitting, management, and compliance; contaminated-site assessment and remediation; water supply and wastewater treatment design; water resources management; and design of structures and processes.

HNTB The orange square in our logo represents our spark of innovation and imagination that we bring to all we do. It drives us as an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm. Our commitment is to the communities we live and work in. And to our diverse and inclusive culture. A culture that is defined by integrity and technical excellence resulting in delivering quality work for more than a century.

HR Green For more than 100 years, HR Green has been dedicated to providing the services that our clients need to achieve success. We collaborate across geographies and markets to provide the engineering, technical, and management solutions that connect and shape communities and are driven by the commitment of our clients.

SRF SRF is a leading consulting firm committed to improving the future of public infrastructure systems through a multi-disciplinary approach that combines planning, engineering, landscape architecture, and project delivery. We are forward-thinking, consensus-driven, and people-focused. Our collective team of engineers, landscape architects, and planners delivers innovative and lasting solutions customized to solve our client’s unique challenges. As a 100% employee-owned firm, we uphold strong values of integrity, accountability, and technical excellence.

Ruekert Mielke, Inc. R/M’s commitment is where it matters most – at the local level and to the community. R/M employees aren’t just engineers, financial analysts or technology experts. R/M staff live, work and play in your communities. Our experts have authentic perspective on the daily challenges and expectations in which your residents - their neighbors - want in their municipal services. Spanning across the Midwest, R/M has grown to 5 locations to create long-term client relationships through personalized services and tailored solutions which have proven to save communities both time and money.

Westwood Infrastructure, Inc. When Fran Hagen, Sr. opened Westwood’s doors in 1972, he and his team were eager to show clients how really smart engineering could enhance communities. That's the passion that got us going, keeps us ticking, and has us working across the country, and sometimes even overseas. When there is a big site challenge or a design that requires innovation, that's our sweet spot. Just ask one of our 10,000’s of happy clients or give us a call. We are here to help.