Thank You To Our 2018 Sponsors

Washington Trust- Presenting Sponsor

Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the largest state-chartered bank headquartered in Rhode Island and one of New England’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust provides mortgage banking, commercial banking, small business banking, personal banking, and wealth management and trust services to individuals and institutions through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ OMX®: WASH).

Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen provides high quality, protective technical gear for work survival and sport. We work and play in the harshest environments on the planet to learn what's needed to create the best performance gear possible. We work closely with people who work and/or play outdoors more days than they are indoors to continuously optimize the technology and design of our products.

Progressive – Seminar Sponsor

Boat insurance that protects your freedom too. With Progressive, you can boat exactly how and where you want. We want you on the water actually enjoying your boat. That’s why we make it as easy as possible to get insurance and stay protected almost anywhere you boat. At Progressive, we drop the common requirements other insurers may force on you such as marine surveys, navigation plans and travel restrictions.

Hotel Viking – Tuna Filet Demo Sponsor

The award-winning Hotel Viking, situated atop Newport's Historic Hill neighborhood with breathtaking views of Bellevue Avenue, offers both guestrooms and luxury suites along with a sense of history and a friendly ambiance. Our service and attention to detail have made Hotel Viking a revered destination throughout its 80-year history.