Sponsors for the 2011 National Treasures gala, held during APTA’s annual conference in National Harbor, Md, on June 9, have been announced by the Foundation for Physical Therapy.
HPSO/CNA, a Gold Level Partner in the Foundation’s Partners in Research program, will serve as the Title Sponsor for the 11th year, donating a cumulative total of more than $100,000 in support of the event. The Foundation awarded HPSO/CNA with the 2010 Premier Partner in Research Award for its generous and long-standing support.
Producer Sponsor NuStep, Inc is a Silver Level Partner in Research and has sponsored the Gala for five consecutive years, contributing more than $35,000 to the Foundation as an event sponsor.
Tri W-G, a Platinum Level Partner, has sponsored the Gala for five consecutive years, donating over $29,000 for the event.  Tri W-G will serve as this year’s Dessert Sponsor. Tri W-G also supported the Foundation with a donation to the major gifts campaign, Destination: Research Excellence, in 2007. The company was awarded with the first Premier Partner in Research Award in 2008.
Universal SmartComp, a Silver Level Partner will serve as Entertainment Sponsor for the first time. Headquartered in Washington, Pennsylvania and a regional office located in Roseville, California, Universal SmartComp is a national physical medicine network providing clinical solutions for worker’s compensation to expedite the employee’s return to work.  
Today in PT, also a Silver Level Partner, will serve as the first Paparazzi Sponsor, underwriting the cost of event photography.

“The Gala is a wonderful opportunity for the Foundation to recognize donors, researchers, and Service Award recipients,” said Foundation Board of Trustees Chair William G. Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAPTA, FAAOMPT.

For more information, call (800) 875-1378 or visit the Foundation’s corporate partner in research program at


[Source: Foundation for Physical Therapy]