2019 Sponsors

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors.

Headline Sponsor


Serving more than 300 million people worldwide, Cisco is the trusted leader in Collaboration that transforms how people connect, communicate, and create. The Cisco Collaboration portfolio offers innovative video solutions for businesses of all sizes. These solutions help people work better across boundaries without compromise, with any device, anywhere. With a comprehensive portfolio for organizations of all sizes, Cisco provide an open, extensible platform combining the best of both cloud and on-premises technology to deliver a differentiated experience. With industry-recognised devices integrated within an end-to-end, complete, simple and secure platform, award-winning services and support and an unmatched partner ecosystem, Cisco helps customers change the work paradigm and become faster, more agile and innovative.

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Gala Dinner Sponsor


Virtual1 is the UK’s leading Digital Service Provider.

Working exclusively for the wholesale markets, we operate the most advanced network in the UK. We deliver a high capacity, low latency network which is also privately connected to market-leading UC, SIP and Cloud solutions.

Intelligence as well as performance is at the heart of our fully software defined network, which through our award winning 1Portal, places the control of the solutions directly in our Partners hands. With the smart integration of our systems, network and wider ecosystem, our partners can quote, order and manage their customers’ solutions entirely online.

With the best people in the industry, who have a passion for what they do, we stand shoulder to shoulder with our partners to deliver the innovative solutions that make UK business work.

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BT Wholesale - Coffee area sponsor

BT Wholesale are Europe’s largest wholesale telecoms provider with over 1,700 people dedicated to helping your business succeed. We are a national network specifically designed and built for business data connectivity; engineered to keep UK business running. 

We are the only UK network provider to be able to offer connectivity on our own network from the Isles of Scilly to the Shetland Islands and everywhere in between.

BT Wholesale combine our wealth of expertise, industry experience and market knowledge, to focus on bringing you the very best materials to help both your business and customer’s business needs.

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Gamma - Delegate bag sponsor

Gamma is a leading provider of cloud telephony and UCaaS services to the UK business market. Gamma’s services which include Unified Communications, Cloud PBX and intelligent SIP Trunking are designed to meet the increasingly complex needs of today’s business communication, collaboration and call control requirements. Gamma also provides business-grade mobile and data access services and, together with its substantial voice service capabilities, all of which are underpinned by a robust and secure network, delivers a seamless and quality assured end-to-end customer experience.

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Knight Corporate Finance - Seminar theatre sponsor

Knight Corporate Finance is an ICT specialist advisor, working with entrepreneurs and management teams to unlock and realise shareholder value in their business.

Knight offer four key services to their clients:

- Strategy

- Acquisitions

- Fundraising

- Exit

Founded in 2008, Knight has completed over 100 transactions from its Warrington and London offices.

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Sky Business - Catering area sponsor

Sky is the leading provider of entertainment and communication services which is built on over 25 years of market transformation and innovation.  

In addition to its entertainment portfolio, Sky Business provides communication services to its customers including Sky WiFi and Sky Ethernet. Sky Ethernet is a national Layer 2 Ethernet service that provides high quality, dedicated connectivity to communications providers across the country.  

By leveraging Sky’s world class nationwide fibre network and the UK’s largest 1Gb enabled exchange footprint, Sky Ethernet offers an unrivalled, highly reliable business grade service that is backed by comprehensive service level guarantees.


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Strategic Imperatives - Registration sponsor

Strategic Imperatives is a dynamic and forward-thinking technology company that is pioneering the introduction of open, innovative and intuitive cloud-based solutions to the Channel. We are recognised as market leaders within the industry and create solutions to make our clients’ businesses run efficiently and cost-effectively. Our commitment to research and development has seen our SaaS billing platform, Elevate, revolutionise the billing landscape. We are also recognised as the market leader in fixed line provisioning with multi-carrier solutions for LLU, WLR, fibre and traditional broadband with our CPconnect platform. Elevate is a fully cloud-based and highly flexible billing platform which presents real-time views of how the company is performing at any time, and allows for lighting fast billing. Our multi-tenanted infrastructure gives our clients flexibility when they need it.

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