The sponsors for the IWMW 2018 event 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 and individuals are sponsoring the IWMW 2018 event:

TERMINALFOUR 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 platinum sponsors of the event and are sponsoring the conference dinner on the opening night of the event. Piero Tintori, TERMINALFOUR will take part in a panel session on “Blending Internal and External Services“.

Wunder is a full service digital agency working with some of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and across Europe.

We work in an open, collaborative, agile, and value-driven approach, which has lead to many successful long-term partnerships that continually deliver value to our clients and their users.

Together, we work transparently towards achieving the same organisational goals and meeting user needs. Common goals include: increasing operational efficiencies, raising user satisfaction levels, qualified lead growth, and optimising the sustainability of technology solutions to improve ROI.

Our services include digital business consulting, Discovery, UX & service design, agile development, and continuous improvement and maintenance services. We’re also open source advocates and are commonly known as Europe’s largest Drupal specialist agency. Find out which universities are using Drupal from our blog: https://wunder.io/blog/which-uk-universities-use-drupal

Wunder are gold sponsors of IWMW 2018 and are sponsoring the event amplification. Karl Osborn, Wunder will  deliver a masterclass on how to implement user-centred design in accordance with the GDS’ service design approach, titled “Forever User-Centred, The GDS Way“.

Gecko Engage is an all-in-one student engagement solution designed to help education institutes capture, manage and engage with prospective students throughout the recruitment cycle.

Developed alongside the education sector, Gecko Engage builds simple and affordable solutions that increase the success of student enrollment and admissions activities, reducing associated workload and ensuring peace of mind.

Gecko Engage works with major Universities and Colleges across the globe to improve the way they work in a variety of activities (including Open Day, Clearing, Conversion, Enquiry Management, Call Campaigns, Alumni).

Gecko Engage are gold sponsors of the event and are sponsoring the drinks at the bbq on the second night. Gecko Engage VP of Product, Adrian Binzaru will join University of Aberdeen’s Megan McFarlane to present ‘Maximising User Experience with Limited Resource’ and will talk  about ‘The Benefits of Listening’ as part of the ‘Blending Internal and External Services’ panel session.

Siteimprove transforms the way organisations manage and deliver their digital presence. With the Siteimprove Intelligence Platform and its Digital Certainty Index™ at hand, you gain complete visibility and deep insights into what matters, empowering you and your team to outperform the status quo with certainty every day. With a worldwide customer base of nearly 7,000 customers, Siteimprove serves dozens of markets from more than nine offices including Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Minneapolis, Oslo, Sydney, Toronto, and Vienna.

Siteimprove are silver sponsors of the event. Siteimprove will facilitate a masterclass on “Overcoming SEO Challenges to Optimise Your Website“.

Zengenti 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

Zengenti are bronze sponsors of the event. Zengenti will have an exhibition stand.


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

We’ve been working with universities for over fourteen 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. Our development team specialises in Drupal and WordPress.

In the last few years we’ve worked with universities including Birkbeck University of London, Edinburgh, Hull, Middlesex, UCL and University Hospital Southampton as well as others in the HE sector including the Higher Education Policy Institute, Higher Education Statistics Agency and Universitas 21.

Headscape are bronze sponsors of the IWMW 2018 event.