Forum Platinum Sponsor Spotlight: Esri

The Texas GIS Forum and TNRIS are grateful to our Platinum Sponsors who make the event possible. We'd like to give them the opportunity to tell you what they're excited to bring to you at the Forum and beyond. Esri wants to share their Story Map tool with you.


Esri Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content. They make it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story.

No Coding Required. Incredibly Powerful. Open Source.

example of esri story map


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Share a place you love. Make your case. Showcase your organization's plans and projects. Everyone has a story. What's yours?

Be sure to attend Esri's Tech Demo "Story Map Craft: Putting your best story forward" on Wednesday, October 25 from 1:15PM to 2:15PM.
The session will detail the process involved in creating truly awesome story maps, and go through techniques you can use to create your very best stories. Common pitfalls, and how to avoid them, will also be discussed.

Providing the Highest Level of Geographic Data Services to the People of Texas

Research & Distribution

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Let our hands-on team of data specialists assist you with physical map products and other datasets, many unavailable online.

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Geographic Information Office

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TNRIS hosts the State of Texas’s Geographic Information Office (GIO), an inter-agency initiative to collaborate and facilitate the effective use of G.I.S. in state and local government.

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Texas GIS Forum

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Our annual gathering of the Texas GIS community, showcasing the latest innovations and talent in the field.

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