Sponsors

Prudential: With operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America, we provide customers with a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. We strive to create long-term value for our stakeholders through strong business fundamentals, consistent with our mission guided by our vision and directed by our company's core values.

www.prudential.com

United Airlines: United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 737 mainline aircraft and the airline’s United Express partners operate 483 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect onFacebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “UAL”.

www.united.com

Top golf: What started with twin brothers developing a technology to make golf scoring fun, has turned into a global brand focused on connecting people in meaningful ways. Today, Topgolf continues to blend technology and entertainment, golfers and non-golfers, children and adults – to create an experience that makes socializing a sport for everyone. No matter the occasion or who you share it with, we believe every great time starts with play, is fueled by food and beverage, moved by music and made possible through community. Every Topgolf venue features dozens of high-tech, climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort, a chef-inspired menu for year-round deliciousness and hundreds of Associates eager to help create the moments that matter. With 33 venues entertaining more than 10.5 million Guests annually, original content shows, next-gen simulator lounges, competitive tours, pop-up social experiences and the world's largest digital golf audience, Topgolf is truly everyone's game. To learn more and view exclusive digital content, follow @Topgolf or visit www.topgolf.com.

Kroger: The Kroger Co. is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2016 sales of $115.3 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with our customers. 

www.kroger.com

Walmart: What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 63 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide – 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. It’s all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

www.walmart.com

Nespresso: Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Nestlé Nespresso SA has a presence in over 60 countries. Nestlé Nespresso SA is a globally managed business within the Nestlé group and 100% owned by Nestlé SA.

www.nestle-nespresso.com

Best Western: Best Western International, Inc., operator of the Best Western Hotels & Resorts brand, operates about 4,100 hotels and motels. The chain, with its corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, operates 2,163 hotels in North America.

www.bestwestern.com

787 Coffee grows, processes & roasts premium coffee in ONE location, our farm. Single origin, 100% Puerto Rican Coffee.

www.787coffee.com

Visit Houston: While you’re in Houston check out the arts and experience one of the hottest culinary scenes in the country. Try Houston’s local breweries or stroll thru our cool neighborhoods to enjoy the vibrant nightlife. Say Hola Houston and discover everything the city has to offer at HolaHouston.com.

Edelman: Edelman is a leading global communications marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014; six Cannes Lions in 2015; and the Grand Prix in the Titanium category in 2016. The firm was named “2016 Global Agency of the Year” by the Holmes Report; one of Advertising Age’s “Agencies to Watch” in 2014; and one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014.” In 2015, Edelman was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the fifth time. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency. Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

www.edelman.com

Ink Link Marketing: The Ink Link Marketing team has more than 35 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and promotions. Ink Link Marketing provides a 360° marketing integration by bringing in copywriters, graphic designers, videographers, staffers and other professionals to offer clients a truly “one-stop shop” marketing and public relations firm. 

www.inklinkmarketing.com

Octopus Advertising Group: www.octopusadvertisinggroup.com

Kidnap: A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. www.twitter.com/KidnapMovie

Big Oak Tree Media: Big Oak Tree Media is a Houston-based public relations firm with a passion for storytelling, new and emerging media platforms and a keen understanding of the U.S. Hispanic consumer segment. 

www.bigoaktreemedia.com

Aqua Hispanic Marketing: Agua is a Houston-based award-winning boutique marketing agency that focuses on providing Hispanic marketing insight, strategy and execution for its clients.