A champion is an ardent defender or supporter of a cause.

We feel that our sponsors are certainly champions of the 140 Character Conference Des Moines!

Verizon – Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s fastest, most advanced 4G network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 104 million total wireless connections, including more than 88 million retail customers.  For more information, visit

Internet Solver – One Source for all of your Technology Needs Simple. Effective. Complete.  Internet Solver is honored to have been voted the Best Computer Consulting Company and the Best Telephone Equipment Dealer as well as runner up for Best Internet Service Provider and Best Computer Training Company in 2010.

Imagine the convenience of having a single provider to work with for all of the services your office needs includingNetwork Support  - Internet Service  - Telephone Systems  - Telephone Service  - Web Hosting  - Spam & Virus Filtering  - Remote Monitoring  - Offsite Backups  - Quarterly Planning Meetings.  Visit Internet Solver for solutions!

The Renaissance Savery in Des Moines, one block from the Civic Center, provided a block of rooms at an unbelievable price of $89 a night for our guests.  Shop local!

Country Inn and Suites in Clive – right off the interstate and just a short ride away.  New to the State of Now Conference, we welcome them!  Room rates are $89 and have a refrigerator and microwave!

Debworks - was designed to help small businesses utilize social media as a marketing tool. Debworks  would be a perfect fit for your company! They have a bigger than life commitment to living, working and playing in the small town environment. It’s their believe that they do it better, more consistently and with great relish and passion. Remember there are no experts in the social media field – just those  who want to help, learn what you need and how to get it to you and do it with passion.  That is Debworks to a T!