Sponsors and Exhibitors

We are delighted to welcome our wide range of sponsors and exhibitors to the 2018 AoC  Annual Conference and Exhibiton, the biggest and best event in further education. This event provides a truly unique opportunity for suppliers to connect and do business with key decision makes in colleges.


Salix Finance

Salix Finance is a not for profit, publicly funded company which is dedicated to delivering interest-free loans for energy efficiency projects in the public sector. Salix is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Education, Scottish Government and the Welsh Government. To date, Salix has funded over 16,500 projects with 2,300 public sector bodies, valued at £692 million. This is estimated to save the public sector over £158 million and reduce public sector carbon dioxide emissions by 766,376 tonnes annually.



SQA is an awarding organisation and international leader in education and skills. With over 100 years’ experience in developing qualifications, we help organisations to realise their potential and achieve their ambitions. We work closely with colleges, training providers and employers to develop and deliver qualifications and assessments. Our products include a growing construction portfolio and diplomas in property law. Come and meet our team on stand 55!


Fusion Project Management Ltd

Fusion Project Management Ltd Fusion Project Management Ltd is a unique independent firm of management consultants operating predominantly in the Further Education sector. The combination of experienced property and finance experts allows Fusion to offer not only traditional consultancy services in the property and finance fields, but also to offer seamless solutions which bridge the divide that often exists when these disciplines are viewed in isolation.


  Emsi UK

Emsi UK provides the insight that will help you align your curriculum with demand, engage students and employers, and demonstrate your college's impact



Holistic Educational Marketing and Fundraising

Holistic is a marketing and fundraising agency focused on the education sector. We focus on building the relationship that exists with your wider community (your friends, your graduates, your students, your parents and your local and regional business networks). Holistic will help you; increase the number of student applications, grow a vital voluntary support network (career mentoring, work experience, speakers, etc.),  improve your reputation and develop a new philanthropic funding stream.


Gateway Qualifications

Gateway Qualifications is an Awarding Organisation offering Access to Higher Education Diplomas, Apprenticeships, English for Speakers of Other Languages, English and Mathematics, and Vocational Qualifications, alongside Continuing Profssional Development qualifications for your staff. Our qualifications are designed in collaboration with providers and employers to help your college and your learners achieve. Visit our stand to find out how we can support you and discover more about our latest qualifications, including our new Mental Wellbeing qualifications with online assessment.


Education and Training Foundation 

We are the government-backed, sector-owned workforce development body for the Further Education and Training sector. Our professional membership body is the Society for Education and Training.
T: 0203 740 8280
E: enquiries@etfoundation.co.uk
W: www.etfoundation.co.uk
Twitter: @E_T_Foundation