Annual Conference exhibition
Exhibit at the 2014 Annual Conference
The 2014 GA Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held at the University of Surrey from Monday 14–Wednesday 16 April with pre-Conference events and exhibition set up taking place on 14 April.
Exhibiting at the GA Annual Conference gives you direct access to hundreds of delegates with an interest in geography including primary and secondary teachers, lecturers, advisors, inspectors, headteachers, NQTs and students.
A range of sponsorship and advertising options are also available to give organisations additional opportunities to promote their products and services to Conference delegates.
Download: Exhibition Booking Information
Book an exhibition pitch
Exhibition pitches are available on a first come first served basis. Each pitch measures
2.5m x 1m and is priced £430 (£410 for registered charities - proof required).
The pitch price includes:
- Full Conference passes for two members of staff
- Your contact details and brief description in the Conference Handbook
- Organisation logo, description and link on this webpage
- Refreshments each day (for two people per pitch maximum)
- Tables and chairs (available by pre-booking only)
- Internet access via the University WiFi network
Contact Lucy Oxley if you have any queries.
ActionAid is an international anti-poverty charity that works with and supports the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world. The schools team produces award-winning teaching materials, talks and workshops for learners aged 5–19 which explore the links between people and places all over the world.
Motivate your geography students with active fieldwork in classic locations; Swanage, Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and Old Harry’s Rocks. Find out more about our unique programmes that will inspire your students. Visit us at stand 8.
AQA is a leading provider of qualifications and support services for teachers and students. We are an education charity aiming to enable every student and teacher realise their potential. We create resources to meet the day-to-day needs of teachers, helping them deliver inspiring lessons and great learning. Visit Stand 4-5 for the latest on our geography qualifications, CPD courses and support.
B & C Educational Ltd
B & C Educational Ltd produces stimulating, authentic and creative teaching and learning resources for primary schools. The resources are focused on evoking a true sense of place and can be used to introduce a global dimension to the curriculum and to encourage enquiry-based learning. We also run global dimension CPD courses which include a study visit to The Gambia.
Cambridge International Examinations
Cambridge International Examinations is the world's largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 to 19 year olds. We are part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world's top universities and trusted for excellence in education. Our qualifications are recognised by the world's universities and employers.
CND Peace Education
CND Peace Education empowers young people with knowledge on peace and nuclear issues and supports them in forming their own opinions. Visit our stand for your free resource packs suitable for key stages 2 to 4 and learn why origami cranes are a symbol of peace in Japan and what happens when there is a nuclear disaster!
Collins Education publishes a wide range of engaging geography and atlas resources to support students and teachers at all levels. Visit our stand to take a closer look at our AQA Geography A Level study guides, Letts and Lonsdale revision guides and our bestselling atlas range. Great conference savings guaranteed!
Compassion in World Farming
Compassion in World Farming is the leading international farm animal welfare charity. Compassion in World Farming resources, including DVDs, information booklets and teachers' packs are available free for teachers. Secondary, primary and college resources available. Look out for the recently updated Farm Animals & Us films which will be giving away at our stand.
The Cranedale Centre is a market leader in the provision of high-quality residential field studies courses for all age ranges. Study facilities and accommodation in this Yorkshire centre are both comprehensive and to a high standard. Fieldwork opportunities are abundant with an impressive selection of terrestrial and marine habitats and landscapes.
Cumbria Development Education Centre
CDEC inspires young people and teachers to engage with global learning. Our vision is for young people who are confidently able to face the challenges of today, to respect other people and places, and to make informed choices that have a positive impact on society and the world around them.
Established in 1978, Discover offers pre-GCSE to post-graduate field study courses at centres in France and Morocco. Prices are comparable with residential fieldwork in the UK. ABTA, ATOL and AITO registered, Discover has won many awards including the 'Council for Learning Outside the Classroom' Quality Badge.
Discover the World Education
Discover the World Education offer fun, educational and inspiring curriculum-related geography study trips to Iceland, Italy, Morocco, Norway, France, Costa Rica, China, Antarctica, New Zealand and beyond. Visit our stand for your complimentary multi award-winning classroom resources, volcanic ash, glacier till, an inspiring classroom poster and our latest brochure.
Earth Science Teachers’ Association
The Earth Science Teachers' Association (ESTA) aims to advance education by supporting the teaching of Earth sciences at all levels, whether as a single subject such as geology, or for those delivering an Earth science component of the national curriculum in science or geography. ESTA is a registered charity.
Field Studies Council
Field Studies Council (FSC) is the only environmental education charity dedicated solely to helping people of all ages to experience the environment at first hand. As part of its mission, FSC welcomes nearly 3,000 school groups to courses in its 17 field centres every year.
The GA Stand
Come and visit the GA Stand, your one-stop shop for all things GA! Browse and purchase publications including the complete KS3 Toolkit series and books from the Post-16 Top Spec and GCSE Toolkit series; join the GA (if you haven't already!); meet GA staff; and find out about our extensive range of projects.
The Geography Specialists, we continue to pride ourselves on being the 'One Stop Shop' for geography teachers. Our extensive range covers KS1 through to post A-Level. Our 2014 catalogue is packed with essential teaching materials ranging from a wireless PC weather station through a handpicked selection of fieldwork equipment to challenging IT products.
If you're looking to take geography learning outside the classroom then we can help. We organise educational geography tours to some of the most fascinating and beautiful destinations in the world that will bring your curriculum to life and inspire your pupils! Visit our stand to find out more.
Harrow House has over 40 years' experience of welcoming residential groups. Based in Swanage, on the Jurassic Coast, we are close to numerous excellent geographical sites. We offer quality accommodation and a wide variety of academic and social facilities including ICT suites, large classrooms, wireless, sports facilities bar and social areas.
Hodder Education/Philip Allan Updates
Hodder Education is a leading UK publisher producing innovative geography texts, fantastic online resources and focused examination revision material. Our wide range of print publications extensively covers UK and international secondary curriculum, while our online content and lesson builder tools make planning and delivering outstanding lessons easier.
Leeson House Field Studies Centre
Leeson House is a high-quality centre situated near Swanage on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. It is available throughout the year for courses tailored to your specific requirements, tutored by our experienced staff. Self-taught options are also available.
The Met Office education web pages contain a range of free classroom activities, lesson plans, games and resources covering key stages 1 to 3. Based around both weather and climate topics, they are available to download or use alone. You can also book a live video-conference with a forecaster!
OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations)
OCR is a leading UK awarding body, providing qualifications that engage students of all ages at school, college, in work or through part-time learning to reach their full potential. OCR's geography suite of qualifications includes GCSE, A/AS Level and Entry Level to enrich and encourage the love of geography.
Visit our stand to find out more about Digimap for Schools (winner of a GA Gold Award) as well as our Digimap for Schools MapStream service which provides map data for use in GIS software. Also, learn how to embed Ordnance Survey maps in your school website using OS OpenSpace.
Outstanding Geography Student Award
An exciting annual award, from the GA’s WorldWise strand and Discover the World Education, created to help you inspire your young geographers. Enter your Y9/10/11 students’ curriculum-related essays into this national competition, and be in with the chance of winning an incredible trip to North Iceland for your school.
Oxford University Press
OUP is showcasing new editions of geog.123 and Nelson Key Geography, GCSE and A Level resources including iBooks, textbooks, Mapwork Skills, and student-friendly atlases. We'll also be demonstrating next generation Kerboodle, with new functionality and support for creative and effective lessons. Nelson Thornes is now part of Oxford University Press.
Pearson aspires to be the world’s leading learning company. In the UK, we have an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann, Prentice Hall, BTEC and our exam awarding body Edexcel. Come and meet our geography team on stands 20-21 and discover more about the exciting learning opportunities we can offer.
Visit our stand for expert knowledge, inspiration and practical advice on how we can help you take your students to some of the world's most captivating geographical sites. Plus, get a sneak-peek at our award-winning educational resources! With over 48 years experience in facilitating high quality, bespoke geography trips across the globe, all designed in line with your National Curriculum, we're the right people to help!
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Stands 53 & 59
The Royal Geographical Society with IBG supports the teaching and enjoyment of geography at all levels, whether at school, university, in the field or elsewhere. Anyone can join, and our Fellows and members include professional geographers, researchers, teachers and schools to explorers and enthusiasts and span more than 100 countries.
Teachit Geography publishes fully adaptable resources created by and for secondary geography teachers. Come and see us to find out how to share your own or to take advantage of our free trial and our subscription offer for GA members.
Think Global, the Development Education Association, is an educational charity promoting global learning. Think Global offers a range of training opportunities to help teachers to develop an outstanding global learning school. Our Global Dimension website also offers a wealth or resources for primary and secondary schools.
TREX Travel Experiences
Iceland is a living textbook. For 36 years we have served geography A-level, GCSE and university groups whether carrying out field studies or seeking 'awe and wonder' experiences – and Iceland provides plenty of those! We have a friendly, experienced team with specialist geographical knowledge and teaching material.
University of Nottingham
The School of Geography at The University of Nottingham is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, in an environment where students and staff are valued members of a dynamic academic community. We offer flexible degree programmes enhanced by high quality academic and personal support for our students, extensive resources, and opportunities to study abroad. Our Nottingham graduates have excellent career prospects based on their specialist knowledge and transferable skills.
Wildgoose Education Ltd
Wildgoose Education Ltd supplies an innovative range of geographical resources including a collection of bespoke products using our own national aerial photography dataset. Wildgoose produces and supplies various Photopacks, Posters, Playmats, Deskmats, Wall Charts and Digital products covering a wide variety of geographical topics.
The WJEC is an awarding organisation based in Cardiff offering qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It offers GCE examinations in geography, world development and geology. We have two specifications for GCSE geography. A range of free online resources are available to support teachers.
Official 2014 Conference Sponsors
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