DUBLIN — Aug. 18, 2021 — WBT Systems and Advanced Solutions International (ASI), two leading global providers of products and services for associations and non-profits, today announced the signing of an agreement for ASI to acquire WBT Systems. WBT Systems’ flagship learning platform TopClass LMS, will join ASI’s portfolio of subscription (SaaS) products and services. This acquisition reinforces the position of both companies as strategic partners for associations and continuing education providers. WBT Systems will experience no change in management, staffing, or day-to-day operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We’ve had a long and successful partner relationship with ASI and we’re excited to join the company,” said Paul Dooley, WBT Systems’ Chief Executive Officer. “We plan to leverage the additional resources behind us to enhance our award-winning learning platform to better serve the needs of all of our clients, including those using iMIS.”
Numerous organizations (including associations, chapter-based, and private training organizations) use TopClass LMS to successfully deliver innovative continuing education, certification, and virtual conference offerings for their learners. TopClass LMS integrates with iMIS and many other technology solutions to provide efficient administration of education and certification programs in a unified environment. TopClass LMS has been the exclusive Authorized iMIS Product Partner in the Learning Management System (LMS) category and has been highly praised by iMIS clients for its ease of use and comprehensive features.
Bob Alves, Chairman and CEO of Advanced Solutions International, added, “We have great respect for what Paul and his team have accomplished and we’ve been proud to partner with them for several years. We share a similar corporate culture, high client satisfaction, as well as a similar focus on continuously improving our clients’ user experience. We are looking forward to working together to expand the learning management system offerings for the association and non-profit communities.”
About WBT Systems
WBT Systems is a leading provider of learning solutions across the globe since 1995, helping associations to drive digital transformation using integrated learning technology to achieve growth in membership, increased revenues, and an enhanced learning experience. TopClass LMS by WBT Systems has been recognized recently as the #1 Association LMS and the Best Continuing Education LMS. TopClass LMS is an intuitive, complete, and proven Learning Management System with more than 5 million users across 23 countries using 20 different languages. Learn more at www.wbtsystems.com.
Advanced Solutions International (ASI) is a leading global provider of subscription (SaaS) products and related programs and services — including iMIS EMS, the world’s #1 web-based software solution for associations and non-profits of all kinds. Since 1991, thousands of ASI clients have grown revenue and reduced expenses by applying our industry expertise, best-practice advice, and high-quality solutions. ASI’s unique global network of nearly 100 partners offers clients a full range of services to implement and support the iMIS EMS platform, along with a curated abundance of ASI and third-party add-ons meaningful to the non-profit world. Learn more at www.advsol.com.