Sponsors

The sponsors for the IWMW 2019 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 companies sponsoring the IWMW 2019 event are:

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 IWMW 2019 event. They are giving a plenary talk and are sponsoring the river cruise and the event lanyards.


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 Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are taking part in a plenary panel session and facilitating a workshop session. They are sponsoring the drinks at the event barbecue.


Manifesto is a multi-award winning, agile agency of creatives, coaches, strategists and technologists who collaborate with exceptional organisations to help them own their future. By listening carefully to the needs of their clients and their audiences, and by developing a shared understanding of how to create value, Manifesto delivers innovative, audience-centred experiences, products, services and change.

Manifesto are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event jointly with Acquia. They are taking part in a plenary panel session and facilitating a workshop session. They are sponsoring the event barbecue.


Acquia provide the world’s most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. At Acquia, we believe in the power of community — giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

Acquia is helping some of the world’s leading brands succeed, including educational institutions such as London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Princeton University, UCAS and Stanford University. More than 4,000 organizations are using Acquia’s solutions for content, community and commerce.


Squiz is a global digital services company with around 500 employees across places like Sydney, New York, Edinburgh, London and Melbourne. Technology is still at the heart of what we do. Our software is positioned within three Gartner Magic Quadrants (Enterprise Search, Horizontal Portals and Web Content Management), and we’ve been named as a world leader by Ovum in their Web Content Management Solution Decision Matrix every year since 2012. 

Our next phase of growth lies in designing solutions that leverage new waves of innovation. We will help our clients move forward, faster – towards a more productive future that’s driven by new levels of automation, and a host of new services and devices.

Squiz are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are giving a lightning talk and facilitating a workshop session. They are sponsoring the event amplification on the opening day.


Little Forest is  a Web Governance Service dedicated to helping customers achieve success through continual improvement to their websites.

Little Forest are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are facilitating a workshop session. They are sponsoring the event amplification on the afternoon of the second day.


Silktide is a web intelligence company headquartered in the UK. We make software to help people understand and improve their websites.

Silktide are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are giving a plenary talk at the event and facilitating a lean coffee session on accessibility.


Recite Me‘s Recite software is a Cloud based web accessibility solution which allows your visitors to customise your site the way they need it to work for them. Easy to use, our award-winning software includes text to speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages and many other features. Our software benefits millions of people who currently miss out on your online and mobile content; Recite works across all devices.

Our software makes websites accessible for your customers. If you are looking to make your website more accessible, Recite is the right solution for you. At least one in five people who visit your website cannot access your web content easily. They might need to adjust the colour contrast settings, make the fonts larger or have the content read out to them. Many more people just want to access your web content the way they want to, either at work, at home or via a mobile device.

Recite Me are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event.


Established in the UK at the inception of the web chat concept, Click4Assistance was one of the first, ground-breaking providers to introduce web chat software for websites.

More than 15 years later we provide a complete digital communications solution to over 25% of universities in the UK.​

Web chat is proven to increase student engagement. Working with our partner universities we have developed an enhanced flexible solution unique for the needs of the education sector including social media integration, Meeting Rooms to enable virtual open days and Click2Call which allows valuable international students to connect free of charge, all managed within a single, simple to use interface.  

Click4Assistance are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are taking part in a plenary panel session and are sponsoring the event amplification on the final day.


Kentico’s products include Kentico EMS, the all-in-one CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform, and Kentico Cloud, the comprehensive cloud-first headless CMS and digital experience platform. Kentico EMS allows you to manage contacts and campaigns, track customer journeys, provide global e-commerce functionality, and measure and analyze the results to create and manage customer experiences easily in a dynamic business environment. Kentico Cloud is the cloud-first headless CMS and digital experience platform. Users can manage structured content for multi-channel delivery and use the API-first CMS to display that content on any website or device.

Kentico are Gold sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are taking part in the event exhibition.

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 discover 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 Silver sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are sponsoring the event quiz.


Headscape 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 2019 event. They are sponsoring event prizes.


Paul Boag is a leader in digital transformation and user experience design thinking. He has over 24 years experience working with clients such as Doctors Without Borders, European Commission and over 35 higher education institutions including UCAS. He is the author of five books and a well respected presenter.

Boagworld are Bronze sponsors of the IWMW 2019 event. They are sponsoring event prizes.