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05.30.2023 | SSP News & Releases

SSP Gratefully Acknowledges Sponsors for 45th Annual Meeting

The Society for Scholarly Publishing extends its sincerest gratitude to the generous sponsors who have given their support to our 45th Annual Meeting, happening this week in Portland and online (virtual registration still available!). Their invaluable contributions and unwavering support to the scholarly publishing community play a pivotal role in making our Annual Meeting the must-attended event it is. 

SSP’s Annual Meeting serves as a vital platform for professionals, industry experts, and thought leaders to gather, exchange insights, and shape the future of scholarly publishing and communications. Through engaging sessions, impactful presentations, and collaborative networking opportunities, our meeting fosters innovation, knowledge sharing, and collective growth.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the following sponsors, whose dedication and support are instrumental in making this year’s Annual Meeting a remarkable success:

Diamond Level Sponsorship

Aries Systems Aries Systems transforms and revolutionized the delivery of high-value content to the world. We are committed to providing the highly customizable, flexible, and innovative workflow solutions designed to help enhance the discovery and dissemination of human knowledge. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems.

Morressier Morressier provides publishers and societies with workflows for transforming scholarly communications. Our platform supports the entire pre-publishing journey, from hybrid and virtual conferences where research is shared in its earliest stages, to journal submissions, peer-review workflows, and AI-powered integrity checks. Technology transforms scientific processes to become efficient, trusted, and fair.

Scholarly iQ Celebrating 20 years, SiQ provides unrivalled expertise for trusted usage analytics. SiQ’s fast, easy, platform independent implementation delivers valued data insights to customer, sales, editorial, marketing and partner stakeholders. Questions about COUNTER, Open Access, Impact, Data or wider Business Intelligence? Trust SiQ to have you covered. 

Silverchair Silverchair is the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, serving our growing community through flexible technology and unparalleled services. We build and host online products and digital libraries for our clients’ content, enabling researchers and professionals to maximize their contributions. Our vision is to help publishers thrive, evolve, and fulfill their missions. 

Platinum Level Sponsorship

Cabells Cabells generates actionable intelligence on academic journals for research professionals. Journalytics – an independent, curated database of 11,000+ verified journals – provides the data and analytics needed by researchers to make confident publication decisions. In Predatory Reports, Cabells has undertaken the most comprehensive campaign against predatory journals, currently reporting on the deceptive behaviors of 15,000+ publications.

KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd./Sheridan Sister companies KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL) and Sheridan together provide the only one-stop content solution for scholarly publishers, from editorial and production services to business consulting, online hosting, and print. As longtime industry providers, KGL and Sheridan deliver publishing and technology expertise via trusted solutions like Smart Suite®, KGL Consulting, PubFactory, M3™ Mobile, ePrints, and Select™.

Gold Level Sponsorship

Cadmore Media Inc Founded in 2018 by experienced scholarly publishing and streaming media professionals, Cadmore makes publishing scholarly video easy with proven publishing workflows. The streaming media platform offers the world’s leading publishers and societies new ways to use their media assets to increase engagement, accessibility, and discovery. https://cadmore.media/

HighWire Press HighWire Press, powered by MPS, is a leading provider of digital publishing tools and platform solutions that span the entire publishing lifecycle. Our modular, cloud-based product suite includes content management and hosting, e-commerce, access and identity management, manuscript submission and tracking, and analytics.

MDPI MDPI is a publisher of fully peer-reviewed, Open Access journals with a focus on robust and rapid editorial processes. Our aim is to ensure that high-quality research is verified and made available to the research community as quickly as possible. We publish more than 420 journals across all research disciplines.

Silver Level Sponsorship

American Geophysical Union AGU, a leading publisher in the scientific community, maintains high quality standards and promotes best practices in scholarly publishing. Our 23 peer reviewed journals, 9 of which are gold OA, cover a wide breadth of the geosciences. Our books program is expanding, and ESS Open Archive has been rebranded on Authorea.com.

Copyright Clearance Center A pioneer in voluntary collective licensing, CCC (Copyright Clearance Center) helps organizations integrate, access, and share information through licensing, content, software, and professional services. With expertise in copyright, information management, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, CCC and its subsidiary RightsDirect collaborate with stakeholders to design and deliver innovative information solutions that power decision-making by harnessing information from a wide variety of data sources and content assets.

Delta Think Delta Think is a strategic consulting and advisory firm that enables innovation and growth in organizations focused on the scholarly, professional, and education communications and knowledge ecosystem. Delta Think supports the full life cycle of customer and market research, evidence-based strategy and competitive assessment, and product and business development. To further support organizations in making strategic decisions around Open Access, Delta Think offers the Open Access Data & Analytics Tool. Through the OA DAT and our client engagements, Delta Think has become one of the premier organizations to engage when considering journal strategy and the impact of Open Access.

Ex Ordo The team at Ex Ordo designs software for technical, scholarly, and professional conferences. Our end-to-end platform includes tools for managing abstract submissions, handling complex review processes, registering delegates, planning interactive online conferences, setting up mobile conference apps, and more. Event organizers and association professionals around the globe use Ex Ordo’s conference management platform to deliver great experiences to their communities. And all their software solutions are backed by a dedicated support team that’s famous for going above and beyond for customers.

Integra Software Services Inc Integra has been the go-to partner for scholarly and academic journals and book publishers for over 28 years. Our digital transformation solutions, powered by AI, have helped us become a one-stop solution partner for leading publishers. From Fortune 1000 companies to businesses of all sizes, our clients trust us for quality, timely delivery, and industry expertise. Our award-winning publishing workflows ensure that we make scholarly publishing a breeze for our customers.

Royal Society of Chemistry We are an international organisation connecting chemical scientists with each other, with other scientists, and with society as a whole. Founded in 1841, we have an international membership of over 50,000 and exist to give everyone in the chemical sciences the resources, connections and inspiration to shape the future of chemistry and our world.

Scholastica Scholastica provides easy-to-integrate software and services for every aspect of publishing academic journals — from peer review to production to hosting and discovery. Our mission is to empower publishers of any size to make quality research available more efficiently and affordably in order to facilitate a sustainable research future. 1,000+ journals use Scholastica.

TrendMD TrendMD is the world’s leading scholarly content discovery and distribution platform. Publishers use us to grow readership and increase Impact Factor, thus maximizing growth. We recommend over 1 billion article links per month across 7,300 websites. Our platform ensures publishers can reach their target audience when they are in research discovery mode.

Media Sponsor

Research Information Research Information is a global publication for the scholarly publishing community, providing vital insights to publishers, librarians, information professionals, academic authors and researchers. Hear from leading voices, access essential white papers and uncover key trends and insights, delivered straight to your inbox. Join our network – https://bit.ly/3my9JkU

Industry Partners

Charleston Conference The Charleston Conference is an annual gathering of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers, consultants, and vendors of library materials in Charleston, SC, in November, to discuss issues of importance to them all. It is designed to be a collegial gathering of individuals from different areas who discuss the same issues in a non-threatening, friendly, and informal environment.

Frankfurt Book Fair Without their support and unwavering commitment, it would have been impossible for us to create such an exceptional event. Their contributions helped us provide attendees with valuable insights, inspiring moments, and networking opportunities that will have a lasting impact on their professional journeys.

We are so incredibly grateful to our Annual Meeting sponsors! If your company is interested in other SSP’s sponsorship opportunities, please email Kirsten Totaro at partnerships@sspnet.org.

About the Society for Scholarly Publishing The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), founded in 1978, is a nonprofit organization formed to promote and advance communication among all sectors of the scholarly publication community through networking, information dissemination, and facilitation of new developments in the field. SSP members represent all aspects of scholarly publishing—including publishers, printers, e-products developers, technical service providers, librarians, and editors. SSP members come from a wide range of large and small commercial and nonprofit organizations. They meet at SSP’s annual meetings, educational seminars, and regional events to hear the latest trends from respected colleagues and discuss common and mutual (and sometimes divergent) goals and viewpoints.

Contact Melanie Dolechek, Executive Director | info@sspnet.org | 303-422-3914

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