Social Media Week reveals full sponsor & partner line up

Published on Monday, 26th September 2016

OVO Energy, University West of England, Spectrum, Synergy Creative, Solverboard and TINT complete the sponsor line up for Social Media Week Bristol 2016 (#SMWiBristol).

OVO Energy are social media pioneers in the energy sector so Social Media Week Bristol presents a natural fit with OVO's commitment to learning and mission to collaborate with the community. An award-winning, dynamic and growing business, OVO will host many Social Media Week events in their inspiring office in the heart of Temple Quay. (Warning. Once you’re there you won’t want to leave. They have their own slide, tree house and dedicated Friska!).

Bristol based start-up Solverboard is harnessing the collective power of Social Media Week to launch its service nationally and internationally. Solverboard is an idea management tool comprised of both open and enterprise innovation platforms. Solverboard will become an integral part of Social Media Week and will be the place where big ideas and outcomes from the opening roundtable and other key events will be housed and discussed. We are committed to ensuring that ideas are followed through and Solverboard provides an excellent way to ensure conversations live beyond the week. Sign up here to find out more. 

Spectrum Internet are experts in providing high-speed, superfast and ultrafast broadband services. They are well established and respected in South Wales, and are building a reputation in the South West for creative innovative solutions and premium service. Spectrum has considerable expertise in working with the creative, digital and tech sector and already counts Saint Nicks, Films@59 and Spike Island as Bristol based clients.

Agency Sponsor, Synergy Creative, is focused on driving employee engagement for their clients with their enterprise social networks. Whether supporting a launch or embedding and maintaining momentum with the platform, Synergy provides creative campaigns and strategy planning both on- and off-line. Award winning, RAR+ recommended specialists in internal communications, Synergy is on a mission to spread the word about employer branding and raise the creative bar in internal communications.

TINT the biggest social media display tool in the world has its European HQ in Bristol. It will be powering the week with user-generated content from our community. From today, TINT will also be ‘plugging in’ to the Bristol Media website to integrate our social media and our news feed. TINT social walls will be present at every Social Media Week Bristol event to fuel conversation and add some visual storytelling to the week.

UWE Bristol will be using Social Media Week as a platform to spread the message about the launch of their international certification in digital marketing. The Digital Marketing Institute qualification (DMI) is the most widely taught in the world. The University, which owns the exclusive rights to the course in the South West, will launch the first course in February 2017.  If you love learning at Social Media Week, you’ll be able to continue that knowledge building here.

“Nothing demonstrates better that Bristol’s time has come than the overwhelming support we have had for Social Media Week from our community. The week hasn’t even gone on sale yet but It’s already mobilising collaboration, facilitating discussion, generating fantastic ideas and effecting social change. Our sponsors and partners are working hard to make their involvement meaningful and we look forward to sharing developments with you in the coming weeks,” commented Fraser Bradshaw, CEO, Bristol Media.

The new sponsors join a strong community of sponsors who have been instrumental in curating, shaping and promoting the week since the beginning. This includes ADLIB, General Assembly, Invest Bristol & Bath, The Agency Works and PRCA.  

Agency sponsors include e3, Fat Media, Noisy Little Monkey, Nomensa, OMGRenegade, The Real Adventure Unlimited, ThirtyThree, Torchbox, True Digital, SearchStar and Zone.

Partners include BBC Bristol, BMC, Bristol is Open, Bristol Learning City Bristol24/7, Business West, Chartered Institute of Public RelationsDestination Bristol & Enterprise Nation.

We are grateful for the support of official visual content provider Pixillion and official design partner, saintnicks.