To enable us to provide and host these meetings for members, we invite selected, relevant companies to attend with stands and/or guest speakers.


If you represent a vendor / manufacturer / software developer interested in getting involved and supporting the ANME, please use the form on the Contact Us page.

Gold Sponsor - Fortinet


Only Fortinet can provide you with a powerful, complete, and integrated threat management solution that delivers industry leading protection and performance.

Today’s security networks are too complex

Too many different vendors, too many alerts, and too many different ways of managing each device: it all leads to an unmanageable infrastructure where gaps can be difficult to find. Only Fortinet can deliver a seamless, comprehensive security infrastructure across the entire attack surface. From the cloud to the edge and to the endpoint, Fortinet’s industry-leading suite of products and tools address all phases of the attack cycle – from prevention to detection to remediation. With a complete solution from Fortinet, you deliver more control, greater visibility and less complexity.

Silver Sponsor - SMART Technologies

SMART Technologies


SMART is changing the world by changing the way knowledge can be shared. Our software and hardware solutions empower everyone — from primary school students to innovators in Fortune 500 companies — to come together to explore and expand on ideas, bringing them to life without geographical or technological limitations.

Take a look at for Connected Education Experiences and see how your students can discover their greatness.


Regional Sponsors

As we start meetings in new regions, we would like to work closely with regional sponsors.
Regional Sponsorship is available only to local companies that are primarily educational IT support companies in that region.

Benefits of being a Regional Sponsor:

Attendance at all ANME meetings in the region.
Access to the ANME Portal, and sponsorship of the board for that region
Private board for your customers and/or selected customers on the ANME Portal

North West - Virtue Technologies

Virtue Technologies

Virtue Technologies is a leading provider of IT solutions to Primary and Secondary schools, Academies and Multi-Academy Trusts, FE colleges and Universities.

We understand that all educational institutions have individual requirements and work in partnership with our customers, aiming towards a common goal of improving teaching and learning, ultimately supporting a school, college or University towards its ICT vision. We do this by providing a customised and local service that is both flexible and innovative.

East Midlands - Atom IT

Atom IT

Atom IT Solutions Ltd are an ICT delivery partner with an education focus. We provide services including onsite engineer support, audio visual solutions and hardware procurement as well as full network upgrades and IT consultancy.

We are a ‘safer UK internet centre’ approved provider of education internet services and offer fully managed Fortinet services for both filtering and monitoring a variety of internet solutions from leased lines to bonded FTTC. We also provide Office 365 consultancy and training from integrating your network right through to delivering staff training for Microsoft Classroom.

Southern & West Midlands - Innovit


Innovit are a UK based IT services company that provide end to end solutions to the education sector. For over 10 years, Innovit have supported 100's of customers by delivering solid, reliable and robust IT services that support teaching and learning across a wide range of technologies and specialisms.

Services range from onsite support, cloud technology, software and hardware through to efficiency management, budget planning and educational consultancy. Innovit always strive to become your trusted IT partner by listening to your specific needs and requirements then working with you to deliver the very best advice, value and a tailored service.


Affiliate & Portal Sponsors

Affiliate sponsorship available by invitation to companies that have supported the ANME over a period of time, by not only attending our meetings, but also by adding more value to the group and helping promote it to attract new members.

Affiliate & Portal Sponsor:  

Impero have supported the ANME as a sponsor, Gold Sponsor, and Silver Sponsor, as well as inviting us to exhibit and promote the group at their seminars.
They also hosted the ANME on their stand at BETT 2017, and are hosting us again in 2018.

Affiliate Sponsor:  
Epson have attended ANME meetings as a sponsor, and also hosted our first five Southern meetings, enabling us to start them in that region much sooner than envisaged.
Portal Sponsor:  

NetSupport provides a range of solutions for schoosl both in the Uk and overseas. Our flagship solution NetSupport DNA offers IT & Network Management, Classroom Instruction & Assessment and Safeguarding & eSafty in a single low-cost solution.
NetSupport also offers standalone classroom management, alerting, helpdesk and security solutions for schools.
We work closely with IT staff and educators across the country and attend events to inform on upcoming updates, seek user feedback and gauge new ideas for in-demand features we could add in future updates.

Portal Sponsor:  

School ICT is the UK's leading independent Capita Approved and Accredited provider of SIMS support, training and consultancy services. Over 400 schools and academies across the country trust us to work with them to better understand their data and achieve the maximum return on their investment in SIMS. Our personable approach to service delivery and highly experienced team of consultants ensure that our customers receive an efficient, reliable and friendly serviced with advice that can be relied upon.

School ICT have supported the development of ANME from an early stage and we view the organisation as a fantastic group for education IT professionals to share best practice, whilst improving and promoting the overall use of ICT across the sector.

Portal & Website Sponsor:  

'Wonde helps simplify the way in which edtech applications integrate with school MIS data. Schools are able to see what data is being accessed as well as turning off access at any point. Now used by many of the leading edtech applications, Wonde integrates with thirteen different MIS providers across thousands of schools.

Wonde are a SIMS Technical Partner and The Bett Show School Data Integration Partner. For more information visit and follow us for updates @wearewonde


All Current & Previous Supporting Companies

Testimonials from Members & Partners

  • “Fantastic event, with interesting content and very well organised.”

    Alain Squiteri, Sales Director - InVentry

  • I thought the day was excellent. It was really good to have the companies there and invaluable for meeting and speaking with new contacts. I really hope this carries on as it was desperately needed in our field.

    Janet Cannell, Member

  • Thought it was a very good way of guaranteeing the companies time with smaller groups. People also seemed more prepared to ask questions and talk about their experiences with the products.

    Steve Daniels, Member

  • All in all it was a very good day, well arranged, with great selection of vendors attending and excellent refreshments. Without a doubt one of the best events I've attended. Can't wait for the next one!

    Simon Lewis, Member

  • ANME meetings provide valuable networking - being able to talk to other professionals doing the same role and understanding their approach and their context. This is a great way to challenge what you are doing in your own setting.

    Neil Limbrick, Head of IT Strategy – Core Education Trust, Member