AXELOS to be headline sponsors at ITSM14 conference

The IT Service Management Forum (ITSMF UK) has announced that AXELOS, the new joint venture formed between the Cabinet Office and Capita plc to run the Best Management Practice portfolio, is to be the Platinum Sponsor for the ITSMF UK 2014 Conference and Exhibition.

The conference, which takes place at the Novotel London West in Hammersmith on 10th-11th November, is the leading service management event in Europe, and each year it brings together nearly 1000 ITSM professionals under one roof to share their knowledge and experience.

Peter Hepworth, AXELOS CEO, said: “The ITSMF UK conference remains one of the most important events for the industry and we are honoured to be the headline sponsor.”

ITSMF UK Chief Executive Mike Owen added, “We are extremely pleased to welcome AXELOS as this year's headline Platinum Sponsor. AXELOS are instrumental in shaping the future direction of IT service management, as well as other areas of best management practice, and I am delighted that they have chosen to partner us in supporting this year’s ITSMF UK Conference.”

The Conference includes four dedicated tracks of service management presentations, including sessions from Aviva, The Co-operative Group, Yorkshire Building Society, BSkyB, Capgemini, Deloitte, EE, Newcastle University, Tata Consultancy, Forrester Research, and Barclays Bank, as well as an industry leading exhibition featuring over 40 exhibitors. The conference also plays host to the ITSM annual industry awards, at which the industry's best project, team, innovation, students and practitioners are recognised for their achievements.

For information about the ITSM14 Conference, go to or to find out more about this year's awards visit

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The IT Service Management Forum (ITSMF UK) is the country’s leading association for those involved in IT service management. Our members include over 600 organisations, ranging from large multinational suppliers and government departments to independent businesses, employing between them more than 6,000 service management professionals. With a wide range of member groups, events, professional support services and activities, it’s the premier forum for learning, networking, sharing expertise and keeping up-to-date with all things ITSM. Our website is at