Blog’s fifth Partner Conference celebrates a decade of shared success

– Neil Stanley is crowned  ‘ Partner of the Decade’ at inaugural event –

 Windsor/ London, 28 October, 2013:, the award-winning software and services provider to the dating industry, celebrated ten years of growth and shared success with their top tier and fastest-growing entrepreneurial partners at their fifth annual Partner Conference last week.

One of the largest privately owned online dating businesses worldwide, launched in 2003 and have grown to power 12,000 sites across 7 territories for a network of 1,700 international partners. Over one million members now join sites on the WLD platform every month, and the number of new members signing up to the platform has grown +41% in the last year.

The company provide the dating software, membership database, payment processing, customer support, hosting infrastructure and much more, whilst the partner provides the brand, website design and marketing. At this year’s UK-based Partner Conference, the company disclosed exclusive plans for expansion into new verticals that will provide partners with further monetization opportunities, set to have a strong impact on both revenues and member satisfaction.

Alongside a series of touching speeches from their longest serving partners at the Conference, the company unveiled its Partner of the Decade as serial tech entrepreneur, Neil Stanley, at the inaugural black tie Partner Awards ceremony.

Stanley, who operates a diverse dating portfolio including sites and, joined the platform in 2008. Since then, he has gone on to employ a team to manage his dating portfolio and currently holds the record for the most members registered in one month; also bringing in one million members per annum. Of the accolade, Stanley said;

I’m bowled over to have been named Partner of the Decade. I have a fantastic relationship with and, in particular, with my account manager who does an incredible job. We have developed a true partnership with equal levels of trust and commitment. Our business goals are very much aligned; I drive revenues and WLD build a great user experience.

Our combined efforts have resulted in exponential growth across new territories and the development of an acquisition strategy achieving excellent ROI. What’s more, I know I can trust the platform to convert and retain subscribers for as long as possible.

Steve Pammenter, Co-founder and COO of, commented:

We very much attribute the success of to the dedication, support and hard-work of our partners and the strong collaborative partnership between them and our unrivalled account management team. Our most successful partners help us to drive the direction of the business; they’re very much in touch with what our members want. Neil is a real testament to that and has been a fantastic asset to


Launched in 2003, is the multi-award winning online dating platform, powering 12,000+ dating sites internationally for webmasters, affiliates and publishers. Voted No.1 dating platform (2010, 2011, 2012), our hosted ‘out-of-the-box’ dating application allows you to create your own dating brand and site portfolio, complete with membership database that can be targeted by niche. provide the software, membership database, payment processing, customer support, hosting infrastructure and much more. We operate in all major English speaking dating markets globally and our partners benefit from up to 65% of initial and recurring sales.

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