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2017 Sponsors

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Check out our generous Sponsors and Partners that help to make BASEF possible!

Sponsors of the 2017 Fair

Each year, BASEF receives generous support from many corporations, organizations, professional associations who donate funds for the merit prizes, student activities, and fair production costs. Without these "general sponsorship" donations, the fair could not be what it is.

Title Sponsor

Funding for BASEF 2016 sponsored by ArcelorMittal Dofasco is provided by ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Corporate Community Investment Fund.

Diamond Level

Leggat Auto Group

Platinum Level

 The Hamilton Spectator



Nikola Tesla Education Corporation


Gold Level


Masters Insurance Financial




Union Gas An Enbridge Company



Silver Level

STLE Hamilton Chapter

Canadian Linen

Hamilton District School Board

Hamilton District School Board

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce - your voice in business

John Deere Canada


KING KMP Industries

King Packaged Materials Company
King Paving and Construction Company



Taylor Chrysler Dodge

Triple M Metal

Bronze Level

A.T. McLaren Ltd

Battle Goat Studios

DENM Engineering


Hamilton Astronomy



Rotary Club of HamiltonRotary Club of Waterdown




Friend Level

Electrical Construction Association of Hamilton

NewAE Technology

Optimist Stoney Creek



BASEF Benefactors

Through their personal donations, many individuals support the BASEF. Together with corporate and organizational sponsorship donations, benefactor donations help to make the fair what it is. BASEF’s benefactor levels celebrate famous Canadian scientist and engineers

Banting and Best ($1000+)

Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best were the co-discovers of insulin used in the treatment of diabetes. In 1923, Dr. Banting was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

George Geczy

Mike & Sue McNally

Bondar ($500+)

Dr. Roberta Bondar was the first Canadian woman to have flown in space as an international astronaut on board the Space Shuttle Discovery. Dr. Bondar is a trained physician, scientist, astronaut and photographer.

Cathy & Steve Hayman  

Susan & Peter Olynyk                    

Polanyi ($200+)

John Charles Polanyi won the 1986 Nobel prize for chemistry for using chemiluminescence of molecules to explain energy relationships in chemical reactions.

Helen Barton

Grant Buchan-Terrell

Dan & Debbie Bowman

Roslynne & Tom Crawford

Renato & Enza De Tina

John & Eleanor O'Flynn

Dr. Nicola Simmons                                                                                             

McGill ($50+)

Elsie McGill was Canada’s first woman graduate in electrical engineering. She also held a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering. She is considered the first woman to be a designer of airplanes; During WW II her primary responsibility was the production of the Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft.

Jim Casey

Jo-Anne Connery

Linda Millar

Wayne Schaeffer 

Smith (<$50)

Dr. Michael Smith won the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering site-directed mutagenesis: how to make a genetic mutation precisely at a spot in a DNA molecule.