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IT Day 2011

Vendors from A-K

Abadan is a locally owned Office Technology company serving the area since 1953. Abadan offers professional office equipment, service maintenance, and a full service reproduction copy center. We run the same Production Reproduction equipment we sell, in our copy center to support the local communities copy needs large and small scale. Abadan provides Black & White, Color, both office and wide format copy, print, scan & fax equipment and ongoing service in your office. Abadan's staff is the largest and most tenured in the area to serve the region's copy/print needs.  

APEX Systems, Inc.
Apex Systems is an IT staffing and workforce solutions firm. We connect our clients with professionals who work in the IT and Engineering fields. Apex specializes in Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Placements, and Outsourced Recruitment Solutions.

Today's businesses require their own visual identities. At Armil Design Studio, we combine our imagination and eye for great design with the latest tools to create branding solutions, websites, packaging designs, corporate identity packages and much more for our satisfied customers, from corporations and small businesses to non-profits and community organizations. Our award-winning, business-growing design concepts naturally find their way into effective sales and marketing compaigns. The scope of creative work at Artmil is as wide as the range of our clients!

Benton County Emergency Services
BCES is made up of two divisions, Benton County Emergency Management (BCEM), and the Southeast Communications Center (SE-COMM/9-1-1 Dispatch Center). The two divisions work together to assist public safety responders and to support community safety. We also prepare for and respond to disasters in Benton County and to secure mitigation against such calamities. An important component of emergency preparedness and emergency response is education. BCES is a resource for our citizens, schools, churches and other community groups.
For more information please log onto our website at

Benton PUD
Benton PUD is providing our community with the next utility - broadband telecommunications - with the same commitment to reliable, accessible and affordable services. We have built an extensive fiber optic and wireless network that allows business, industry and residents to compete in a high-speed, technical world. Working together with local retail service providers we are able to bring state of the art communications to businesses and homes in our community. 

Better Business Bureau
The BBB is an unbiased non-profit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB accreditation contractually agreee and adhere to the organization's high standards of ethical business behavior. The BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Business Reviews and charity BBB Wise Giving Reports, and educational information topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints. Please visit for more information about BBB.

Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.
Cadwell Laboratories, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets medical diagnostic and monitoring devices to the neurological, sleep medicine and neuro-monitoring fields. Established in 1979 by brothers John Cadwell BSEE, MD and Carl Cadwell DDS while John was in his residency, they introduced the first microprocessor controlled electromyography (EMG) instrument. Cadwell instruments are used by neurologists, sleep laboratories, physiatrists and physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians the world over. 

Cartridge World Tri-Cities & Walla Walla
REFILL - NOT Landfill

Cartridge World provides business owners and consumers with an easy and convenient ways to reduce printing costs without compromising quality. Cartridges are ready, simply bring in your empty for a swap and walk out the door ready to print. Free delivery is available for business with orders over $50. At Cartridge World, we only do one thing and we do it better than anybody else. We're toner and ink experts. We have nearly 20 years of expertise and more than 1,600 stores worldwide serving satisfied businesses.

Cascade Natural Gas Conservation Program
The Cascade Natural Gas Conservation Program helps home and business owners implement conservation measures by offering energy conservation rebates to our residential, commercial, and small industrial customers. These incentives provide financial rebates based on the performance specifications of new energy-efficient appliances and equipment, insulation, and/or other energy efficient upgrades implemented in your home or business.

Cerium Networks
Cerium Networks is recognized as a leading integrator of advanced communication solutions in the Pacific Northwest. Our core business is the design, implementation and support of integrated networked communication solutions; IP Telephony, Unified Messaging, Collaboration, Contact Center, Wireless, Network Security, Audio Recording and Video Teleconferencing.

Charter College
Charter College is a private, independent institution of higher education that follows a dramatically new direction. Charter is neither a liberal arts college, a university, nor a vocational school. Instead, Charter College borrows certain elements from each of those respected educational institutions to create a unique and innovative experience for our students.
We offer career-focused education in the growing fields of Health Care, Business, Criminal Justice and Information Technology and strive to provide our students, both young and old, with an education that's both relevant in today's workspace and cutting-edge in technology and focus.

Chiawana High School

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco is the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet. Products include application networking services, broadband cable, Cisco IOS Software, DSL and long-reach Ethernet, interfaces and modules, interoperability systems, network management, optical networking, routers, security and VPN, server networking and virtualization, storage networking switches, universal gateways and access servers, video, voice and IP communications, and wireless.

Columbia Basin College
Columbia Basin College is your community college for information technology. The CBC Lockheed Martin Information Technology program is committed to providing students and the community with the training, academic studies, and valuable hands-on experience necessary for employment in the Information Technology industry. At CBC you can complete the first two years of a university education. You may also pursue a two-year degree or certificate in a career pathway such as information technology. CBC also offers classes to obtain a GED or improve your English language skills, as well as classes for personal enrichment. CBC is your community college.

Community Education
Community Education provides adults with non-traditional learning opportunities both in the classroom and online. Classes are offered to enhanced professional skills, develop talents, and to enjoy the love of learning something new in a flexible environment. Classes vary in length form one day—2 hour classes to 8 week series classes. Hosted by Kennewick School District—open to all!
Contact us at:  or 509-222-5080

At elevate, it's our passion to ensure every network we manage runs to its full potential. This goes far beyond regular computer repair and maintenance, and has evolved into a new way of thinking about IT. Give us a call today or visit us on the web at

EMC Corporation is a Lockheed Martin strategic alliance partner and the world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions. Advanced solutions demonstrable in LM labs include secure multi-tenant Cloud, multi-tiered unified storage, virtualization, business continuity, data de-duplication, IT orchestration, information assurance, and large-scale data warehousing & analytics. Additional information is available at and

Future Link Communications
Future Link Communications provides business to business telephone systems, voicemail, paging, voice over IP applications, structured cabling, dial tone and data services. Serving eastern Washington since 1928, Future Link, a division of Picatti Brothers, Inc. provides the best quality in telecommunications service through our Generations of Solutions.

Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, telecommunications and networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 250 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, serving as the vital link to hundreds of thousands of customers. 

Ikon Marketing Group
You want your marketing to make a difference—to communicate to past, current and future clients, to close the sale, to reach your targeted audience quickly, effectively and efficiently. Ikon Marketing Group's experienced marketing professionals will assist you in reaching your company goals through planning strategic marketing, creating communications programs, and developing an effective web presence. From planning through execution, let Ikon Marketing Group develop marketing for you that delivers results.

Interwest Communications Corp.
For over 30 years Interwest Communications has been serving businesses by providing business telephone systems, structured cabling, and data networking services. We are a family owned corporation that believes in doing things right the first time. We approach every customer relationship with the goal to:
* Assure confidence in every phase of the buying, installing and implementation process
* Explore and advise on ways to improve efficiency
* Provide technology that increases productivity
* Maximize each customer's return on investment (ROI)
Most of our customers are located in Eastern Washington, and we have a sales and service presence in Wenatchee and the Tri-Cities area. Our customers range from small businesses to large enterprises in both the public and private sectors. It would be our pleasure and privilege to understand how we can assist you with your communication needs. Give us a call and one of our account managers will help you begin the process.

Kamiakin High School

Kennewick High School
Kennewick High is a school rich in history and tradition. We have a well-established computer science program that allows students to explore classes in game programming, web publishing, and information technology. Students learn how to program in Game Maker, Visual Basic .NET and Java. Information technology students experience projects ranging from installing hard drives and imaging computers to exploring wireless networking. Please feel free to drop by and ask our students a question about the work they do in our building.