Sponsors

The sponsors for the IWMW 2016 help to enrich the event by funding event support, social activities and providing resources. The sponsors benefit from gaining feedback about their services and products from event participants while event participants benefit not only from the sponsorship but also by hearing about their products and services.

The following companies are sponsoring the IWMW 2016 event:

Note that a number of brief interviews with sponsors are also available.


Precedent

Precedent logoPrecedent is a full service digital agency with a wealth of expertise in the HE space and a strong reputation for their in-depth research and thought leadership.

They forge strong working relationships with their clients in the HE sector and ensure they have the tools in place to adapt to a changing digital landscape. With experts in strategy and research, user-centred design, branding and communications, development and hosting, they fuse creativity, technology and business strategy from the outset.

Precedent are sponsors of the venue for the IWMW 2016 dinner, which will be held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.


TERMINALFOUR

PrintTERMINALFOUR is a digital marketing & web content management platform for higher education. We enable Universities & Colleges to drive student recruitment, retention, alumni fundraising & research promotion by maximizing the effectiveness of their digital & content strategies. Our community includes 180+ higher education clients worldwide with a user community of 5,000+ people powering more than 12,000+ higher education websites.

TERMINALFOUR are sponsors of drinks at the IWMW 2016 dinner, which will be held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum. TERMINALFOUR sent a message to registered delegates on 7 June 2016.


Funnelback

Funnelback logoFunnelback is a sophisticated search solution, simplifying how you and your users’ interact with information. More than just a search engine, Funnelback is a problem solver with a proven record of improving user journeys and increasing user satisfaction within Higher Education and beyond.

Indexing content across repositories and multiple formats, Funnelback provides a holistic experience for users’ on everything from official social media channels to course listings and staff directories.

For more information on what Funnelback can do for your institution, please get in touch.

Funnelback are sponsors of the IWMW 2016 lanyard. Funnelback sent a message to registered delegates on 14 June 2016.


Digital Clarity Group

Digital Clarity GroupDigital Clarity Group is an analyst and consulting firm focused on the content, technologies, and practices that drive world-class customer experience. Global organizations depend on DCG’s insight, reports, and consulting services to help them turn digital disruption into digital advantage.

Digital Clarity Group offers advisory services to business leaders, technology vendors, and service providers. Our services include technology and service provider selection, customer journey mapping, roadmap development, stakeholder management, scoping, thought leadership and custom research.

Digital Clarity Group are sponsors of the event amplification at IWMW 2016. Digital Clarity Group sent a message to registered delegates on 13 June 2016.


Zengenti

Zengenti-Logo-2015 (with new orange)We design and build sophisticated websites for major universities, the public sector, and corporate businesses. Our professional-services team can provide an end-to-end website project from discovery through to delivery. Or, they can support your in-house teams. We design, we migrate, we build, we test, we develop, we train.

We also produce a content management system second-to-none. Contensis powers the websites of some of the world’s leading organisations. We specialise in supporting the teams managing the most sophisticated and complex web systems. Universities such as The University of Brighton, London School of Economics and Political Science, King’s College London and Southampton Solent rely on Contensis to deliver content on time, all of the time.

Since building our website using Contensis, the university has seen conversion rates increase in excess of 160% against our key goals. We did not have to compromise on any aspect of the design or functionality. Plus we now have simplicity for our editors, unlimited development possibilities and independence.
Stuart Elliot, digital services manager, University of Brighton

Zententi sent a message to registered delegates on 10 June 2016.


WP Engine

WP engineWP Engine is a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress. The company powers thousands of websites and apps built on the WordPress platform delivering a fast, reliable and secure web experience. All levels of users including bloggers, marketers, SMBs and large corporations rely on WP Engine’s managed WordPress hosting platform to keep their websites up and running. WP Engine currently powers sites and applications for nearly 50,000 customers in 133 different countries.

The company’s exceptional customer service team comprises rigorously-trained WordPress experts and is the fastest-growing WordPress support team in the industry. This award-winning support team specialises in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience for its customers. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has offices in San Francisco and San Antonio, and launched the EMEA office in Tech City, London last year.

WP Engine will have an exhibition stand at the event as well presenting a workshop on Debunking the myths around WordPress on the first day.


Headscape

Headscape works alongside internal web and digital teams adding additional capabilities for user research, stakeholder research, UX design, information architecture, prototyping, development and analytics projects.

We’ve been working with universities for over ten years providing valuable advice and support. Our advice on strategy and digital transformation is rooted in our practical, hands-on experience in designing and developing websites.

In the last two years we’ve worked with universities including Edinburgh, Hull, LSE, Strathclyde and UCL and others in the HE sector such as the Higher Education Policy Institute and Higher Education Statistics Agency.

Headscape are funding sponsored places at IWMW 2016.


Revolution Viewing

revolution-viewingRevolution Viewing is a creative digital agency producing video and rich media content to create desire with prospective students. Our mission is to help students to select their perfect university.
The bespoke, research-led, specialist digital solutions we provide have been positively contributing to university student recruitment and marketing campaigns at over 70 universities during the past 12 years. We are the most used provider for virtual open days, 360 virtual tours and videos in the UK higher education sector and the only provider able to produce this suite of solutions in-house with our growing team of digital specialists.
We also work with universities to increase brand presence and to convey specific messages to a wide range of university audiences.

Our sector knowledge, experience and creative approach means that we are able to quickly assess and identify your challenges and opportunities whilst delivering innovative and dynamic solutions that will help you to stand out from the crowd – it’s all about creating desire!

To find out more about how we can help you, please drop us a line at hello@revolutionviewing.com


Paul Boag – User Experience And Digital Transformation Consultant

Paul Boag is a user experience consultant, author and speaker. He helps not-for-profits such as the European Commission, UCAS and Doctors Without Borders adapt to the digital world. He has worked with over 30 higher education institutions helping them refocus on user experience and engaging with a new digitally savvy audience.


Whova

WhovaWhova are the technology sponsors for this year’s event. Building on last year’s use of the Whova service (in the event feedback one delegate commentedKeep using Whova or equivalent. Seemed like a great networking amplifier“) we will once again be making use of the service to facilitate communications and discussions using the Whova app (available on  iOS and  Android mobile devices). And this year, to add a bit of fun, we’ll be incentivizing use of the service!

Whova is a leading event app provider, and has powered over 3000 events in over 100 countries. Whova provides an all-in-one event app that focuses on the event engagement between all participants of an event including event attendees, organizers, sponsors, and exhibitors.


Video interviews

The follow video interviews with sponsors are available:

A playlist of these video interviews is also available.


Exhibition

A small exhibition will be provided by a number of the IWMW 2016 event sponsors. The exhibition will be provided in the room used for tea and lunch.

Delivery of Materials

Pomona-street-to-LJMU-Redmonds-BuildingNote: The address and contact for sending materials for the exhibition by courier is:

Redmonds Reception
For IMWM conference (21st June)
Redmonds Building
Brownlow Hill
Liverpool
L3 5UG

Note that parking is not available outside the Redmonds Building. If you are delivering materials by car you may be able to park your car on Pomona St, Liverpool L3 5TL and carry the materials around the corner to the Redmonds Building, as shown on Google Maps.

 


Parking

IWMW 2016 parkingThe closest car park to the Redmonds building (the venue for the IWMW 2016 event) is Mount Pleasant car park, which is a 2 minute walk.

Mount Pleasant is a hill, so you enter the carpark at level 1, but exit at level 7 on the opposite side of the building.

If you park from level 7 or above and leave the carpark where the car exit is, then you are next to Pleasant Street school and less that a 1 minute walk to the Redmonds building.

Materials will be stored in the Redmonds Post room.