AoC Annual Conference & Exhibition
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This flagship event attracts 1,800 attendees, who represent and supply the college sector.
The exhibition is an integral part of the event as it offers senior college leaders (600+) the chance to visit 90+ sector suppliers to discuss their specific requirements. Suppliers can showcase their products from their branded stands, meet and gather feedback from their customers and present their services in a pitch session in a focused and interactive environment.
This event is a fantastic opportunity to build relationships with key decision makers in further education, whilst showcasing the value of your various products and services to sector leaders.
“The Annual Conference is the single best FE event of the year. The team are dedicated to driving the best value for exhibitors. The programme is consistently flexing to have the best content for delegates and I always come away inspired”
Cailean Hargrave, Head of Education, Portal
In 2016, a total of 702 delegates representing 226 colleges attended the conference.
Top 10 college delegates attending last year were:
Chief Executive/Principal | 177
Vice Principal | 128
Assistant Principal | 43
Governors | 49
Chair | 47
Curriculum & Quality | 29
Business Development | 15
Finance | 13
Top 5 college delegates represented last year were:
General Further Education | 436
Sixth Form | 34
Tertiary | 23
Land Based | 20
Higher Education Institutions | 13
The regional spread of colleges represented last year were:
East | 9%
East Midlands | 5%
London | 17%
North | 6%
North West | 11%
South East | 17%
South West | 9%
West Midlands | 13%
Yorkshire & the Humber | 9%
Our sponsorship & exhibition brochure outlines the numerous opportunities available to present your organisation to delegates attending AoC’s Annual Conference and Exhibition. From Headline Sponsor and exhibitor spaces to sponsorship of award categories at AoC’s Awards Evening, there are a range of opportunities for small and medium size enterprises to multinational corporations.