We’re delighted to announce the following organizations and institutions who are sponsoring the 2022 Awards. We thank our sponsors for their support in celebrating excellence and beauty in data visualization, infographics, interactives, and information art. 


Created by best-selling author David McCandless, Information is Beautiful has been distilling and visualising the world’s data, information and knowledge since 2009. 


Launched in 2013, Canva is a free online visual communications and collaboration platform with a mission to empower everyone in the world to design. Featuring a simple drag-and-drop user interface and a vast range of templates, anyone can take an idea and create something beautiful. Powered by the acquisition of Flourish, Canva also allows you to turn complex datasets into beautiful visualizations. Canva is empowering 100% of the world to communicate in ways that were once limited to the 1%.


The School of Communication combines academic excellence with contemporary relevance and global impact. The study and practice of communication is foundational to every human endeavor, with relevance to a variety of academic subjects and professional practices. Understanding the significance of communication in our society, we aim to educate and inspire, through a culture of civility, building from diverse perspectives.


Bill Shander teaches data storytelling, information design, data visualization, and data analytics in workshops around the world, on LinkedIn Learning, and at the University of Vermont. His clients include multiple U.S. Government agencies, Fortune 100 corporations, International NGOs, and smaller organizations worldwide. Bill is best known for giving clear, practical guidance to help “regular folks” communicate their data clearly and effectively to their stakeholders.


Bronson Analytics has been building trusted partnerships with the Public and Private sector for over 30 years. Bronson’s focus is delivering Strategic and Operational projects in data engineering, visualization, and cloud analytics. With impeccable ethics, you can trust Bronson to uncover data insights that will drive great business decisions. 


Excella is an Agile technology firm and transformative partner to leading organizations. Since 2002, federal agencies, prominent brands, and trailblazing nonprofits have turned to Excella to transform bold ideas into elegant technology solutions. Excella believes technology exists to solve challenges and evolve thinking by helping organizations harness this power to make real progress.