Partners and Memberships

Mapping programs are often a marriage of capabilities from multiple geographic information system companies who bring complementary skill-sets to the process. Sanborn seeks to build the best solutions for clients by leveraging technology and products offered by top organizations in the geographic information system industry and currently partners with:

American Forests
American Forests is a world leader in planting trees for environmental restoration, a pioneer in the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and forests.

Anchor Point Group
Anchor Point is the leading wildfire management consulting firm specializing in services related to wildland-urban interface issues. The Anchor Point Group is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

CyberCity 3D
CyberCity 3D specializes in emerging 3D GeoWeb planning, advertising and marketing solutions for government agencies, the environment, geographic information systems (GIS), travel destinations, and real estate via the Google Earth™ API plug-in.

As a system integrator and software developer, CompassCom offers complete solutions that offer precise location data to help customers make real-time decisions to enhance business operations.

ESRI is headquartered in Redlands, California and is focused on GIS software development. Sanborn has been an ESRI Business Partner since 1992. ESRI and the ESRI Logo are licensed trademarks of Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

HERE is a leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. HERE® maps span 77 countries and territories on six continents. HERE is headquartered in Chicago, IL, USA, with approximately 4,400 employees located in 192 offices in 43 countries.  

Corporate Memberships

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies.

The Innovative Solutions Consortium (ISC)

The Innovative Solutions Consortium (ISC) was founded as a forum to promote collaboration among industry leaders, enable meaningful information exchange, and address the government's toughest technology and scientific problems. Our goal is to use our combined capabilities to help those who protect and defend our nation, and build a more robust environment for government contractors and commercial innovators.

The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS)

The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS) is the only national association of firms in the surveying, spatial data and geographic information systems field in the United States. MAPPS member firms are engaged in surveying, photogrammetry, satellite and airborne remote sensing, aerial photography, hydrography, aerial and satellite image processing, GPS and GIS data collection and conversion services. Our associate members include firms that provide products and services to our member firms, as well as other firms world-wide.

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC)

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) serves as the national voice for regionalism by advocating for regional cooperation as the most effective way to address a variety of community planning and development opportunities and issues. NARC’s member organizations are composed of multiple local governments that work together to serve American communities - large and small, urban and rural.

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

NASCIO’s mission is to foster government excellence through quality business practices, information management, and technology policy. Founded in 1969, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) represents state chief information officers and information technology executives and managers from the states, territories, and the District of Columbia. The primary state members are senior officials from state government who have executive-level and statewide responsibility for information technology leadership. State officials who are involved in agency level information technology management may participate as associate members. Representatives from federal, municipal, international government and non-profit organizations may also participate as members. Private-sector firms join as corporate members and participate in the Corporate Leadership Council.

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC)

The National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) is an organization committed to efficient and effective government through the prudent adoption of geospatial information technologies (GIT). Members of NSGIC include senior state geographic information system (GIS) managers and coordinators. Other members include representatives from federal agencies, local government, the private sector, academia and other professional organizations. A rich and diverse group, the NSGIC membership includes nationally and internationally recognized experts in geospatial information technologies, data creation and management as well as information technology policy.

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Formed “in the interest of National Defense… bringing together all phases of U.S. engineering, [in both the] civil sector and military, for the advancement of knowledge…and the rapid mobilization of engineering capabilities.” -The Charter of the Society of American Military Engineers, founded in 1920.

United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)

The purpose of the Foundation is to promote the geospatial-intelligence tradecraft, and to develop a stronger community of interest between Government, Industry, Academic, and Professional organizations and Individuals who share a mission focus around the development and application of geospatial intelligence data and geo-processing resources to address National Security objectives.