Exhibition & Sponsorship Opportunities

AoC Annual Conference & Exhibition

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Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities for the next AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition will be available in 2018.


This flagship event attracts 1,500 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.

Why should your company be there?

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.

  • Present your company to key decision makers within the sector
  • Connect with new clients and create new ideas
  • Pursue valuable leads generated by networking opportunities
  • Seek feedback on the products and services you provide
  • Learn about the sector you supply and the challenges facing your client

“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

Main audience

In 2016, a total of 702 delegates representing 208 colleges attended the conference.

Job Title

Top 10 college delegates attending last year were:
Chief Executive/Principal | 181
Vice/Deputy Principal | 127
Assistant Principal | 44
Governors | 49
Chair | 48
Curriculum & Quality | 31
Business Development | 22
Finance/Clerks | 18

College Representation

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

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If you have any questions regarding this event, please call the conference helpline on 0207 034 9934 or email annualconference@aoc.co.uk