The 27th Annual
Gathering of Games
September 4-6, 2019 | Hilton Anatole Dallas


We collaborate with our sponsors to enhance the conference experience for participants, while connecting them with valuable resource partners.


2019 Conference Sponsors

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Prairie Capital Advisors

Ownership transition occurs in every business in some fashion. How that transition takes shape is dependent on the goals and objectives of the business owner. Prairie Capital Advisors can help you identify the issues related to your business goals, work with you to define priorities and develop a comprehensive action plan and timeline.

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Emplify is on a mission to help organizations unlock human potential so employees can do the best work of their lives. Rooted in the belief that yearly surveys alone are no longer effective, Emplify’s Insights™ framework combines annual surveys with quarterly check-ins and pulse polling to uncover the core issues behind symptoms like high turnover, low productivity and poor innovation, enabling leaders to make data-driven decisions that bridge people and profit. Emplify provides a trustworthy, simple and actionable way to improve engagement at companies like Ivy Tech Community College, Herff Jones, Appirio, Cheetah Digital, Right at Home and many others.

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DHD Films

DHD Films is an Emmy nominated, full-service video production and motion graphics studio. They tell compelling stories designed to help build powerful brands. Their clients include Fortune 500 companies, innovative startups, government and creative agencies. They specialize in the creation and deployment of visual campaigns using video, the fastest growing communications medium.

Menke & Associates

Menke & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1974 by John Menke who co-authored the landmark ESOP legislation which subsequently spawned the industryToday, the firm is one of the leading firms in the United States in structuring Employee Stock Ownership Plan transactions.


Red Caffeine

Red Caffeine is a growth consultancy that uses +strategy +branding +technology and +marketing to impact common business challenges, specifically Brand Awareness, Lead Generation, Employment Branding, Sales Enablement, and Digital Transformation. Our full-stack team and services help build organizations that customers want to work with and employees want to work for. We achieve this through our "perfect blend" of people + process.


Beyster Institute

The Beyster Institute at UC San Diego's Rady School of Management works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership as an effective and responsible business model.



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I feel so engaged and challenged to go back to the workplace and up the game with my coworkers.