Sponsors + Supporters

Hendrick Motorsports

Hendrick MotorsportsIn 26 years of competition, Hendrick Motorsports has garnered nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships, three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles and one NASCAR Nationwide Series crown (formerly Busch Series), making it one of stock-car racing's premier organizations. Rick Hendrick is just the second team owner in NASCAR's modern era to earn more than 185 Cup Series victories.

VIBRAS by Track Scan

VIBRAS Five.One by Track ScanVIBRAS by Track Scan - VIBRAS Five.One by Track Scan is the official headset of THE Geek Fest 2011! The VIBRAS Five.One, designed specifically for Xbox 360 and Xbox Live®, uses Dolby® Digital AC3 and special “sound-canal” technology to create a true 5.1 channel surround sound experience. With five individually encoded discrete audio channels pulsating through 10 speakers (five in each ear cup), gamers who use the VIBRAS Five.One enjoy unprecedented sound quality. Participate in the gaming competition for your chance to win!

Sharp Business Systems

Sharp Business Systems - Interactive WhiteboardFrom Multifunction Printers (MFPs)/Copiers to Network Printers and Fax Machines, Sharp Business Systems is a direct sales division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, one of the world's leading technology companies. We understand that local businesses prefer to work with local companies. Sharp Business Systems combines the business resources of an innovative leader with the familiarity of a company that understands your business.

Come by our display to check-out our new interactive whiteboard technology. For versatility and performance in business meetings, teleconferences, whiteboard presentations, training/classroom instruction and high-impact signage, there's never been a better time to think BIG – and think Sharp.

Ignite Charlotte

Ignite CharlotteIgnite Charlotte - “Enlighten us, but make it quick” is the mantra and key to Ignite talks. This truly fun, exciting and unique presentation format brings together community members involved in technology, arts, communications, education, non-profit, the government sector and more!


SubwaySUBWAY is the undisputed leader in fast, healthy food. Our easy-to-prepare sandwiches are made to order-right in front of the customer - using freshly baked breads, select sauces and a variety of delicious toppings.

Office Depot

Taking Care of Business @ Office Depot

Office DepotTaking Care of Business @ Office Depot: If you're looking for Office Supplies, our name says it all. We have one of the widest selections of Office Furniture available on the market today. You can count on us for the low prices on Office Products every single day. Office Depot has also contributed great door prizes this year so attend sessions for your chance to win!


Get Creative With The Right Software Tools @ Adobe

AdobeAdobe software and services revolutionize how the world engages with ideas and information — anytime, anywhere, and through any medium. Learn more. This year, attend TGF sessions for your opportunity to win some great door prizes and software from Adobe!

CLT Blog

CLT BlogCLT Blog covers the Queen City: its music, art, nightlife, sports, politics, economy, past, and future. Our columnists range from politicians to musicians, sharing insight on Charlotte from unique perspectives. Our features aggregate useful local information: things people wonder about but often don’t know where to find. Our calendar keeps the city’s schedule in sync with your own. This is the next generation of local media, multiplied by a close-knit group of passionate journalists and artists. CLT Blog is an official media sponsor for the TGF2011!

CPCC Student Life

CPCC Student LifeCPCC Student Life facilitates student learning and development by providing activities and services that enhance positive relationships among students, the College and the community. These relationships are created and nurtured through accessible programs and services, connections to campus and community resources, and co-curricular opportunities that focus on diversity, leadership, service, and personal well-being.