Our Sponsors

The UMD Project Management Center for Excellence would like to thank our Symposium sponsors. Funding to develop and deliver the symposium each year comes from attendee registration and sponsorship fees.  After covering event expenses, any remaining funds are used to provide scholarships to students pursuing a degree in project management. As part of the registration process, any symposium attendee is also invited to donate funds specifically designated for scholarships if they choose.

Industry Sponsors

University of Maryland Office of Advanced Engineering Education (OAEE)

The Office of Advanced Engineering Education (OAEE) provides graduate programs designed for today’s working engineers and technical professionals at one of the best engineering graduate schools in the nation. Afternoon and evening classes are taught by faculty at the forefront of their industries and incorporate the latest education tools to create a collaborative, interactive learning environment. Online and remote site programs also provide students the flexibility to earn a Master of Engineering or Graduate Certificate in Engineering while balancing work and family.

Find the program that meets your education needs.  

Track Sponsor

College of Performance Management

cpm_logo-croppedCPM is an international, non-profit professional organization dedicated to the disciplines of project management and performance measurement. We assist the earned value professional and project manager in professional growth and promote the application of earned value management. We are a growing body of professionals dedicated to managing projects on time and on budget.

PMI Government Relations Office

pmiPMI is committed to supporting project, program and portfolio management within governments worldwide. Our global government relations team works with lawmakers, agencies, ministries, and parliamentary bodies around the world to encourage adoption of leading project and program management practices, which improves delivery of goods and services and reduces unnecessary waste.


Anaya Photography

A premier Wedding, Lifestyle and Event photography company based in Maryland. Our team of talented photographers have over 20 years of photography experience. We are truly students of our craft with a passion for what we do. Working with each individual client provides us the opportunity to create something unique and amazing. We constantly challenge ourselves to produce a new and innovative product to excite our clients.  It is our privilege to work with our clients to provide personal services that exceed expectations. We look forward to working with you on the photography services you need.

Buch Construction

Established in 1984, an ENR Top 400, Buch Construction is a family owned general contractor with an annual revenue of $260 million and 250 dedicated professionals on staff.  The company builds corporate office buildings, national brand retail stores, shopping malls, luxury apartments, and pharmaceutical facilities in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Florida, California, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington DC. We pride ourselves with the quality of our work and the personal approach that our managers take toward every project.


Clark Construction Group LLC

clark_construction_logo_288Clark Construction Group is one of the most experienced and respected building and civil construction firms in the United States. For over a century, we have been transforming the ideas and visions of our clients into award-winning projects. We build with the intention of exceeding our clients’ expectations for safety, quality, functionality, and aesthetics, and deliver finished products that stand the test of time.

HITT Contracting Inc

hitt_logo_2HITT is an award-winning, turnkey commercial real estate construction company performing a wide range of project types—from small jobs and emergency work to full base building renovation and shell construction. Our client-focused teams are organized into expert market sectors to support all general construction needs.

M Powered Strategies

M Powered Strategies is an SBA-certified HUBZone Small Business consulting firm, with a mission to empower government and nonprofit clients so they can better serve the public. Founded in Washington, DC, in 2002, we work with managers and executives to help them optimize their organizations. We pride ourselves on being experienced consultants, trusted advisers, and reliable partners. Our delivery teams bring passion, energy and experience to the table to help our clients solve their most challenging problems, and enable them to build and develop their organizations. M Powered Strategies has an ISO 9001-2015 certification; and is officially recognized as an Employer of National Service.

PMI Southern Maryland Chapter

The PMI Southern Maryland Chapter will be recognized as a dynamic leading edge organization comprised of dedicated project management professionals, who are committed to serving the business and educational community of Southern Maryland through the advancement of Project Management knowledge.