21st September 2021

Sponsors

Main Sponsor

Digital Wholesale Solutions

Digital Wholesale Solutions is the number one independent communications, IT and cloud services provider to the Channel. We are a true partner, committed to supporting partners in maximising opportunities through our innovative, comprehensive and value creating converged services portfolio. This includes Connectivity, Mobility, Voice Services, IP Communications, Cloud and Product Supply, all offered with flexible commercial terms to reduce credit risk. Everything we do has been designed to make life as simple as possible.

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Category Sponsor

8x8

8x8 is a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions for over one million users worldwide. Its technology, 8x8 X Series, helps businesses transform their customer and employee experience with one system of engagement across voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions, and one system of intelligence on a single cloud-based technology platform. By bringing the collective intelligence of the organisation to the hands of every employee, 8x8 enables business to not only meet, but exceed rapidly advancing customer expectations.

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Atos Unify

Atos Unify is the family name for remote and distributed work offerings and solutions from Atos group. By combining our own OpenScape communication platforms and strategic partner offerings including Unify Office by RingCentral and Cloud Contact Center powered by NICE inContact, we help enterprises to work from anywhere using best-in-class communication, contact center and collaboration tools. Our channel partners are our lifeblood – so you can be sure we’ll treat you well. You have local – or even international – market expertise. You provide essential services that keep your customers coming back for more. And Atos Unify? We have proven, innovative products that will have an exciting effect on your bottom line too. And all the support you need. Partner with Atos Unify.

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Audio Productions

Audio Productions (AudPro) is the Channel’s leading wholesale Music on Hold marketing provider.

With over 15 years’ experience to pull from, a professional service and broad sales and marketing support to drive partner growth, AudPro’s national network of resellers enjoy great margins and happier customers that are retained for the long-term.

AudPro understands the challenges of telecoms resellers and is proud to offer a reliable white-label solution to partners looking to maximise revenue and provide a complete service to their customer bases... Because if you don’t offer the wrap-around services your customers expect – someone else will!

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Blabbermouth

Considering the challenges of today, a robust digital presence isn’t a ’nice-to-have’, it’s required.

Blabbermouth Marketing’s extensive Channel untouchable reputation, experience knowledge - with over 50 years in sales, marketing and leadership roles - means you won’t have to explain technical terms or your go-to market strategy.

As a HubSpot Platinum Partner, Blabbermouth offers a range of retainers; providing fully managed, always-on resources led by dedicated account managers.

Campaigns interweave PR and Media, Brand, Website, Content Writing, SEO, Paid and Organic Social Media, to provide robust, measurable marketing strategies that generate more leads and ultimately, help clients win more sales.

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CityFibre

CityFibre is the UK’s third digital infrastructure platform delivering future proof, gigabit capable, full fibre connectivity to businesses and organisations in almost 30 towns and cities throughout the UK via our network of wholesale partners.

But for us, it’s about much more than just delivering critical full fibre infrastructure. We work closely with our City Champions and Original Launch Partners to deliver our joint full fibre vision across each of our gigabit cities, connecting whole communities to drive investment and economic growth across their areas.

Our wholesale partners are integral to our business and we work together closely to deliver targeted marketing campaigns, identify new exciting market opportunities and deliver full fibre solutions. No matter where you sit in the wholesale channel ecosystem, we can support you and further your growth.

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Gamma

Gamma is a leading provider of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) into the UK, Dutch, Spanish and German business markets, supplying communication solutions via our extensive network of trusted channel partners. With a range of UCaaS, Mobile and Connectivity services, Gamma provides robust and secure solutions that enable organisations to communicate, collaborate and offer a better customer experience. The combination of network investment, a digital-first approach and in-house development skills has enabled Gamma to develop a comprehensive portfolio of communications services with a significant amount of intellectual property, which has given us a heritage of disrupting the market with innovative and market-leading cloud-based services such as SIP Trunking and Hosted PBX in the UK.

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Mark Allen Foundation

Mark Allen Foundation partners with YoungMinds and Stop The Traffik to support their amazing work improving quality of life for young people in the UK and internationally.

The Foundation was established by Mark Allen Group to enable its employees to coordinate and amplify their fundraising efforts. It also aims to raise significant funds for these two charities through its portfolio of client events.

The Foundation’s dedicated committee of staff selected these two charities to fulfil a remit from colleagues across the company to focus support on the care and development of children, and people suffering with mental health issues. The direct and measurable impact we could make was also taken into consideration.

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NTA

NTA are a Hosted Telephony provider with a difference! We offer our partners the ability to become a Hosted Virtual Network Operator (HVNO). In essence we run the infrastructure 24/7, 365 days a year and you have a platform in your name, your branding and you set your own price per seat!

NTA are different, we don’t sell on a Per Seat License fee, we charge you based on the amount of concurrent channels required for voice calls. All channels can be shared across your entire estate of end points and over 500 features are free, including Voicemail, Voicemail to Email, Hunt Groups, IVR, Call Queueing, BLF, Ops Console, and a full Voice Conferencing suite to name but a few.

Talk to us to explore the opportunity of making margins of 80% plus!

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Nuvias Group

Nuvias Group is the high value distribution business, delivering a service-led and solution-rich proposition across EMEA. Nuvias enables partner and vendor communities to deliver exceptional business support to customers and enables new standards of channel success.

Nuvias operates through Practices, areas of deep technical knowledge and product expertise, based on the acquisition of award-winning distributors - Cybersecurity (formerly Wick Hill); Advanced Networking (formerly Zycko) and Unified Communications (formerly SIPHON).

Nuvias is committed to the pursuit of excellence through our partners, with high-level of technical support, marketing, accredited training, flexible financing,  solution engineering and efficient global logistics.

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Strategic Imperatives

Strategic Imperatives is a UK market leader in SaaS billing, subscription management and provisioning solutions. Our solutions are used by over 200 of the UK’s largest communication providers to bill for a multitude of services and manage millions of lines, traditional broadband and fibre connections.

Our billing platform, Elevate, underpins our customers’ Digital Britain transformation by bridging the gap between the Channel’s traditional billing implementations and those adopted by the wider telecoms industry. Elevate is a modern, real-time, blazingly fast, integrated and extremely flexible SaaS solution that is generations ahead, completely transforming monetisation for service providers.

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Synextra

Synextra is an agile, UK-based provider of cloud-first digital transformation that combines secure and scalable cloud platforms, storage, disaster recovery and network solutions.

Our proven cloud expertise benefits our diverse portfolio of clients while our friendly team offer enterprise support at every stage of your bespoke transformation. With 24/7 infrastructure assistance and performance you can count on, we're also the partner network of choice for reliability and increased customer retention. Our focus on speed, performance and security means we're the invisible solution that just makes sense.

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Union Street

Union Street Technologies is the UK’s leading provider of billing, provisioning, and customer management solutions to communication providers (CPs) operating in the ICT channel.

Providing a total solution for managing the billing and provisioning process, Union Street’s award-winning software is used by close to 900 CPs as the bedrock of their network services.

Union Street is committed to continuous product development, supplying high quality solutions that are backed with outstanding training, support, consultancy and account management. This ensures that Union Street’s partners are able to leverage maximum value from its solutions.

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Virgin Media Business

Virgin Media O2 launched on 1 June 2021, combining the UK’s largest and most reliable mobile network with a broadband network offering the fastest widely-available broadband speeds. It is a customer-first organisation that brings a range of connectivity services together in one place with a clear mission: to upgrade the nation. Virgin Media O2 is the corporate brand of the 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica SA, and one of the UK’s largest businesses.

The company has 47 million UK connections across broadband, mobile, TV and home phone. Its own fixed network currently passes 15.4 million premises alongside a mobile network that covers 99% of the nation’s population with 4G, and 180 towns and cities with 5G services. Virgin Media O2 is committed to delivering gigabit broadband speeds across its entire network footprint by the end of 2021.At Virgin Media O2 Business (Wholesale)we can work with you to build connections that really matter, powering businesses across the UK. With a focus on true partnership, real people and commercial agility we can help you lead the revolution for the organisations you serve. We typically partner with Network Aggregators, Resellers, Mobile operators, Broadcasters and System integrators to deliver the solutions of tomorrow.

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Vodafone Business

At Vodafone UK, we pride ourselves on the trusted partnerships we have with our Fixed and Mobile Partners in the Indirect Channel. We understand the joint value in treating our partners as exactly that - partners. Supporting each other to equally win, working collaboratively whilst providing the best capabilities, value and experience for partners and their end customers. All backed by our award-winning network, one of the largest Global Networks with extensive UK coverage and continuous investment in improving our service, network scalability and brand strength. We believe that we are better together, for all manner of Data, Internet, Voice solutions.

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Voiceflex

Voiceflex is a leading channel-only communications provider supplying a comprehensive portfolio across SIP, MS Teams Direct routing, voice, data and hosted telephony, along with fraud prevention, call recording and cloud-based UC services.

Our solutions are designed to help our partners address the challenges of the modern workplace and enable them to offer a robust proposition to open new revenue streams and increase business growth.

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Vonage

Vonage, a global cloud communications leader, helps businesses accelerate their digital transformation. Vonage's Communications Services Platform is fully programmable and allows for the integration of Video, Voice, Chat, Messaging and Verification into existing products, workflows and systems. Vonage's fully programmable unified communications and contact centre applications are built from the Vonage platform and enable companies to transform how they communicate and operate from the office or anywhere, providing enormous flexibility and ensuring business continuity.

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New Jersey, with offices throughout the United States, Europe, Israel, Australia and Asia.

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Meet & Greet Sponsor

8x8

8x8 is a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions for over one million users worldwide. Its technology, 8x8 X Series, helps businesses transform their customer and employee experience with one system of engagement across voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions, and one system of intelligence on a single cloud-based technology platform. By bringing the collective intelligence of the organisation to the hands of every employee, 8x8 enables business to not only meet, but exceed rapidly advancing customer expectations.

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Pre-dinner Drinks Sponsor

TalkTalk Wholesale Services

TalkTalk Wholesale Services is the largest provider of wholesale broadband in the UK, serving the needs of businesses and consumers nationwide and working with over 650 partners. Our wholesale channels are at the heart of everything we do – they represent 80% of our business. We remain focused on being a fibre first provider and deliver a full range of business-grade communications products and services, including Connectivity and Networking, Hosted Solutions, Voice and IP telephone systems. It’s our mission to democratise fibre, to level the playing field for UK businesses and customers, enabling them to achieve their every ambition.

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Red Carpet Sponsor

8x8

8x8 is a leading cloud provider of voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions for over one million users worldwide. Its technology, 8x8 X Series, helps businesses transform their customer and employee experience with one system of engagement across voice, video, collaboration and contact centre solutions, and one system of intelligence on a single cloud-based technology platform. By bringing the collective intelligence of the organisation to the hands of every employee, 8x8 enables business to not only meet, but exceed rapidly advancing customer expectations.

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BT Wholesale

BT Wholesale prides itself on supporting channel partners to help their businesses flourish. The company truly believes that in its partners’ success lies its own. That’s why BT Wholesale launched the new partner programme, Partner Plus, to transform relationships with partners and make it easier for them to work together. 

The Partner Plus programme provides industry leading marketing support and training, together with early access to products and promotions. It was built with partners, for partners, to help them better serve their customers and ultimately, grow their businesses.

BT Wholesale has the best UK network and is the network the UK relies on. That’s why it invests £3.7 billion in it every year. With a diverse product portfolio and innovative solutions, BT Wholesale is all set to help its partners boldly transform to an all-IP world.

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