Digital Services & IT Support
SilkStart Technologies, a subsidiary of Metasoft Systems, is an award-winning software-as-a-service (Cloud) organization specializing in the non-profit and association sector.
We serve a combined total of over 5,000 customers from all over the globe and have over 40 years of experience working with non-profits and associations to help them overcome their most difficult challenges.
SilkStart is a comprehensive and easy-to-use Association Management System (AMS) for member-based organizations and offers all the key capabilities that an Association needs in a single platform. It has been designed to provide a delightful experience for users engaging with you online, while maximizing internal operational efficiency.
SilkStart is GDPR compliant, runs securely on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and offers one of the broadest ranges of features for an AMS, including:
Member Management – Manage everything about your association’s members. Create membership plans, collect dues, facilitate renewals, view member data, provide a member directory.
Event Landing Pages – Beautiful, useful event landing pages. Generate revenue and connect with your members. Showcase your event, sell tickets, offer discounts.
Communicate with Members – Automatically communicate with your members, send renewal reminders, event attendance reminders, receipts, invoices, etc. Or send newsletters with our newsletter tool.
Job Board – Generate revenue, help your members find jobs, become a hub for job seekers.
Collect Donations – Collect one-time or recurring donations. Online campaign management has never looked this good.
Create Beautiful Sites – Elegantly designed, mobile friendly websites that make your association stand out – built using the SilkStart Content Management System
With the introduction of SilkStart our customers have been able to significantly increase membership numbers and non-dues revenue, and cut down on administrative time and costs – all managed from the SilkStart platform
Pythagoras is a Microsoft Gold Partner, in the top 1% of partners for Microsoft Dynamics. We specialise in delivering innovative solutions that enhance the productivity, profitability and engagement of membership organisations and professional associations using Microsoft Dynamics 365, Office 365, SharePoint and Azure.
Our expert Dynamics 365 consultants offer end-to-end consultancy to enable organisations to:
- Deliver targeted marketing and engagement messaging
- Manage events, campaigns and ROI
- Create self-service portals for registration, preferences and payments
- Keep track of accreditations and qualifications
- Introduce automation for common processes such as renewals
- Integrate with other systems to create a single view of each member
We have a configuration before code ethos to ensure we deliver flexible solutions that can grow and evolve with our customers over time. Whether your focus is on attracting new members, developing deeper member insight, or boosting retention, we can deliver transformational solutions to help you reach these goals.
4 Roads have over 20 years experience in developing engagement solutions and are experts in implementing online communities and globally recognised as the most experienced partner of community software developer Telligent Systems. There are many ways we can help bring your audience closer. If you are implementing yourself, our strategic advice will set you on the road to long-term success. Implementation is our core offering. If you’d like us to implement a community solution on your behalf, we can take full responsibility for the project, or alternatively, we’re happy to augment an internal team, offering our experience to enrich your own capabilities as we implement in partnership.
Do you need a digital solution that an off-the-shelf product just can’t provide? We’ve created everything from bespoke health platforms to autonomous production line systems. We also create bespoke products to integrate systems that run on disparate technologies.
Whether it’s a global solution or a small WordPress site, we can catapult your brand to the next level. In fact, we’re even a Sitecore Certified Solution Partner for Implementation.
We allow firms to build better customer relationships through an online community. We’re experts in strategy, implementation, and integration, as well as being the longest standing global partner of Telligent Community.
Delivering the best digital experience to your audiences is everything. Whether that’s customers, prospects, members, partners or employees, businesses today must simplify, modernise and automate their engagement solutions to help drive deeper loyalty, enhance business performance, accelerate processes, and position them above the competition. 4 Roads helps membership organisations across the globe maximise relationships with their members.
An online community is the ultimate engagement tool for your membership organisation as it provides tools to drive interactions and connections, knowledge sharing and engagement among members, anywhere, anytime and on any device. Don’t compromise on your membership engagement strategy – build strong active memberships that collaborate, share and grow together.
Pedalo is an award winning supplier to the membership sector, offering services that range from digital transformation, consultancy and change management to digital solutions, including website build and system integration. Pedalo have over 17 years of experience in digital, helping organisations make the most of their technological platforms. They place a strong emphasis on user experience and get results. Their experience and technical know-how ensure delivery of complex projects on time, on budget and above expectation. They understand the digital challenges facing membership organisations and are the perfect partner to help clients overcome them.
Pedalo offer a full range of services for membership organisations, including:
- Digital Transformation & Change Management
- Strategy & Consultancy
- User Experience Research & Design
- Web Design & Graphic Design
- Website Development (including mobile solutions)
- System Integration
- Website Maintenance & Support
- Road-Mapping, planning & streamlining for continued growth
Pedalo provide digital solutions for various clients within the membership sector, including:
- The British Dental Association (BDA)
- The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
- The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3)
- The Fostering Network
- The British Orthopaedic Association
- The Pre School Learning Alliance
- Clinical Skills
- The British Cactus Society
- The Hellenic Society
Their work for IOM3 was also featured on Drupal.com.
Pedalo are winners of the Highly Commended ‘Supplier of the Year’ Award from the MemCom 2017 Conference.
Parliament Hill work exclusively in the membership sector, to help our 95+ clients to add value to their members by providing a suite of member benefits. We work with our clients to use the benefits offered to help in the recruitment, engagement and retention of their members.
Our clients include Institutions, Associations, Trade Unions, Colleges, Clubs and Societies. Clients include:
- Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
- Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers)
- Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
- Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
- National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
What we can offer
Negotiate the best member benefits
We use the collective buying power of our 95+ clients (3.5 million members) to negotiate special offers and discounts on a range of benefits which add genuine value to members’ lives. These include:
- Shopping – retail cashback, flowers & bouquets, computers, white goods, suits and books.
- Lifestyle – Cinemas, mobile phone tariffs and new cars.
- Travel – Package holidays, ski holidays, car hire, travel insurance, airport parking / lounges, foreign currency and theatre breaks.
- Health and Wellbeing – Gyms, family entertainment, golf discounts, eye care and spas.
Members are demanding more for their membership fee and what better way to quantify that by showing them how much they are saving. The Savings Calculator is an interactive tool which demonstrates the potential savings that members can make by using the member benefits provided. Sometimes the saving made can equal or exceed the cost of membership.
Dedicated member benefits management
From a branded web portal to fully customised marketing and communications delivery, we provide a range of services to help promote your benefit scheme, including:
- Annual member mailings
- Renewal reminder mailings
- New member mailings
- Membership card design and print
- Membership brochure design and print
- Business insurances
- Stationery and office supplies
- Legal helplines
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The ACHORDA team have over 20 years’ experience in helping membership organisations bring unity to their I.T. systems, online presence, staff and members through expert advice and superior bespoke software solutions.
We create membership websites that look beautiful AND deliver exceptional performance. Websites/extranets that provide an engaging, personalised UI to the public and that can automate as many business tasks as you need behind the scenes… imagine that.
At the core of our solutions is the Umbraco CMS. ACHORDA’s team are all Certified Umbraco Professionals and know exactly how to use Umbraco to bring you the best possible editing and security features, all backed by Umbraco’s trusted support and community.
We can integrate with your existing systems, or help you start from scratch. Whatever way you need to work we can help you find the most effective, profitable and future-safe solution for your organisation to meet that all-important budget.
ACHORDAmembership I.T. solutions are tailor-made to overcome each organisation’s unique challenges.
- Member engagement
- Integrated systems
- Secure database
- Event management
- Online payments
- Self-service portal and more
Whatever challenges your organisation faces, we’re here to help you succeed.
Cantarus is a multi-award-winning full service digital agency specialising in delivering websites on the DNN Evoq content management system and with deep expertise and an outstanding client portfolio in the membership sector.
Our full-service digital offering empowers membership organisations to drive member numbers, deepen relationships with existing members and support financial and operational performance. We provide services including creative/UX design, content strategy (personas, personalisation, digital first), search engine optimisation (SEO), information architecture, user engagement, gamification, editor training, hosting solutions and mobile Apps.
We frequently partner with CRM-for-membership leader Silverbear and work with some of the most prestigious names in the membership sector including the Institute of Directors (IOD), Confederation of British Industries (CBI), National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA). Outside membership, our experience with clients including WH Smith, Sports Direct, Worldpay and Serco enables our team to leverage a commercial skillset that is of increasing value to membership organisations focussed on staying relevant and achieving growth in an ever-more competitive sector.
We operate our own purpose-built cloud hosting platform across two UK datacentres, offering outstanding levels of performance, reliability and security. All of our hosting solutions are proven to meet the demanding requirements associated with hosting business-critical systems for some of the membership sector’s biggest names.
Deeson’s multidisciplinary teams have been successfully delivering high profile content managed websites and digital platforms since 2001. We’ve specialised in Drupal and other open source technologies since 2007.
We design, build and manage transformative platforms for some of the biggest brands in the UK. Our portfolio includes Taylor & Francis, Royal Collection Trust, Barnardo’s, Imperial War Museums, National Crime Agency, Johnson & Johnson, ITV, BDO, and Robbie Williams. Membership sector clients include Association of Colleges, Chartered Institute of Building and the Society and College of Radiographers.
As one of the UK’s largest independent Drupal and SaaS specialist agencies, we’re proud of our unique organisational culture and approach and our permanently employed team of experienced thinkers. Our skills and competencies ensure our work is grounded in business insight, technical expertise, creativity, UX, and design.
Proven project process: Deeson has an excellent reputation for web software delivery. As we’ve expanded our strategic offering we have established a robust methodology known as the Deeson Agile Framework. This is both flexible enough to meet the needs of each client and consistent enough to ensure that we always deliver to a high standard.
Leading open source agency: We believe in the power of open source technology. We support our team members to contribute to open source software including Drupal, WordPress and Laravel. As well as maintaining popular contributed modules such as Group and Warden, we have made numerous contributions to both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 core and are consistently in the top 5 UK contributors.
Safe pair of hands: Everything we do at Deeson is about making sure we deliver the highest quality websites and digital products for our clients. We are independently audited and hold ISO9001, ISO27001 and CyberEssentials Plus accreditations.