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History of Engage Web

Since launching in 2009, Engage Web has come a long way. Here are some of the notable events in our history.

Story of Engage Web

2021
April 22

Moved into our new home

Moved into our new home

After more than 10 years at Stanlaw Abbey, Engage Web finally moved into our new home at Rossmore Business Village.

2020
November 10

Launched Facebook Ads Master Academy

Launched Facebook Ads Master Academy

Our online training product, teaching business owners how to get real results with Facebook Ads, was launched.

October 26

Alan and John become shareholders

Alan and John become shareholders

Our Operations Manager Alan Littler and Content Team Leader John Murray became shareholders in Engage Web.

2019
April 29

10 Years of Engage Web!

10 Years of Engage Web!

Our 10-year-anniversary was celebrated in the traditional fashion, with champagne and cake – and we also presented our clients with some rather fetching 10-year globe awards.

2018
July 9

Launched Drone Video & Photography

Drone shoot at Neston Market

After Darren became a CAA certified drone pilot, Engage Web launched its drone video and photography service.

2017
July 31

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah

Our 2017 team building day involved zipping around on wires in North Wales. Orange was definitely the new black!

2016
September 9

Corporate Hospitality at Anfield

Corporate Hospitality at Anfield

Engage Web purchased two hospitality season tickets at Anfield, to take clients, suppliers and referral partners to Liverpool FC matches.

July 22

Escape to Victory!

Escape Room Manchester

Our annual team building day was held at the Escape Rooms in Manchester. Naturally, we escaped.

February 8

Work-from-Home Scheme Introduced

Work-from-Home Scheme Introduced

To help with our team’s work/life balance, we introduced a work-from-home scheme where team members could work from home up to three days each week.

2015
December 1

Online Learning Academy Launched

Online Learning Academy Launched

We launched our digital training website, the Online Learning Academy. Classroom courses in social media and online marketing are also provided through the brand.

July 21

Employee Benefits Introduced

Employee Benefits Introduced

Engage Web introduced a number of employee benefits, including childcare vouchers, corporate gym membership and a cycle to work scheme.

July 21

Team Building Day at Catton Hall

Team Building Day at Catton Hall

We spent our 2015 team building day at Catton Hall Shooting Grounds, where we rode Segways, Quad Bikes and shot clay pigeons.

2014
October 3

Returned to National Franchise Exhibition

Returned to National Franchise Exhibition

Engage Web returned to the National Franchise Exhibition in 2014 to further promote the FranchiseXcel product.

September 13

No Mud’s Too Tough

No Mud’s Too Tough

Our MD, Lianne, and our project manager Mark completed Tough Mudder.

June 26

Team Building Day at Inglewood Manor

Team Building Day at Inglewood Manor

We held our annual team building day at Inglewood Manor, Cheshire.

April 23

Engage Web Celebrates Five Years

Engage Web Celebrates Five Years

Our first five years in business were celebrated with cake and candles – like any good five-year-old’s birthday!

February 4

Exhibited at Travel Technology Europe

Exhibited at Travel Technology Europe

Engage Web exhibited at the Travel Technology Europe show at Earls Court, London, promoting our travel writing expertise.

2013
October 5

Exhibited at National Franchise Exhibition

Exhibited at National Franchise Exhibition

Engage Web took a stand at the National Franchise Exhibition, in Birmingham’s NEC, to launch the FranchiseXcel product.

June 17

Team Building Day at Peckforton Castle

Team Building Day at Peckforton Castle

On our annual team building day we abseiled down the side of Peckforton Castle and herded ducks (not at the same time).

2012
November 15

Finalist in Top Business Award

Finalist in Top Business Award

Engage Web was a finalist in the Morgan Foundation Entrepreneur Awards

October 18

MD Became Finalist in Top Business Award

MD Became Finalist in Top Business Award

Engage Web’s MD, Lianne Wilkinson, became a finalist in the North West Entrepreneur Awards for 2012 in the category of Female Entrepreneur.

August 15

Company rebrand to Engage Web

Company rebrand to Engage Web

We rebranded to Engage Web and launched a new website.

July 6

First Trip to our US-Based Client

First Trip to our US-Based Client

We met with our US-based client to discuss their campaign, on a fishing boat… off the coast of Long Island.

June 19

Team Building Day at Knowsley Adventure Centre

Team Building Day at Knowsley Adventure Centre

Our first team building day was held at Knowsley Adventure Centre, where the team engaged in air rifle shooting, quad biking and ‘blind’ driving.

2011
December 12

Sponsor Local Ice Hockey Team

Sponsor Local Ice Hockey Team

We became a shirt sponsor for the Flintshire Freeze Ice Hockey Team for the 2011-2012 season.

November 7

Won First US-Based Client

Won First US-Based Client

We won our first client based in the United States, a franchise with franchisees across the US.

March 2

Moved to larger offices

Moved to larger offices

As our team expanded we moved to a larger office within the Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre.

2010
September 2

Won First International Client

Won First International Client

Our first international client win was an Australian-based client.

July 29

Grand Day Out to Celebrate One Year In Business

Grand Day Out to Celebrate One Year In Business

To celebrate our first full year in business, we hosted an evening at Belle Vue Dog Track, in Manchester, and invited a number of clients and contacts from the world of digital marketing.

February 2

Writers’ System Launched

Writers’ System Launched

Our in-house built CMS, the Writers’ System launched. This significantly reduced admin time and ensured writers’ work passed initial checks via automated processes.

2009
November 2

Opened First Office

Opened First Office

We opened our first office at the Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre, and hired our first editor.

April 2

Company Launched

Company Launched

Our company was launched by its two founders, Lianne Wilkinson and Darren Jamieson.

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