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Exhibit at the 2015 Annual Conference

The 2015 GA Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held at the University of Manchester from Thursday 9–Saturday 11 April with pre-Conference events and exhibition set up taking place on 9 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 advertising options are also available to give organisations additional opportunities to promote their products and services to Conference delegates.

Book an exhibition pitch

Exhibition pitches are available on a first come first served basis. Each pitch measures 2.5m x 1m (or 2m x 1m) and is priced £440 (£420 for registered charities).

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

Further information is available in the Exhibition Booking Brochure. You can also find out which pitches have already been booked by viewing this exhibition plan.

Contact Lucy Oxley (0114 296 0088) if you have any queries.

2014 Exhibitors

The following companies exhibited at the 2014 GA Annual Conference in Guildford. Details of 2015 exhibitors will be added soon.

Stands 49-50
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 49-50 for the latest on our geography qualifications, CPD courses and support.

Birkbeck, University of London
Stand 27

Birkbeck, University of London offers postgraduate programmes in Social and Cultural geography, GIS, Environmental Management, Environment and Sustainability, and Climate Change. You can study while you work; all our teaching takes place in the evenings or at weekends in our central London campuses and at field sites across the UK. We also offer undergraduate degrees in geography, environmental management, and development studies.

CND Peace Education
Stand 15

We empower young people with knowledge about peace and nuclear weapons. You can facilitate thought-provoking activities using our free resources or invite a free school speaker to deliver an interactive assembly talk or workshop. We support independent thinking and encourage young people to form their own opinions.



Collins Learning
Stands 28-29
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!

Cranedale Centre
Stands 32-33

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.

Discover Geography
Stand 34
A new free resources website created for geography teachers by Discover the World Education and the Geographical Association. Includes teaching resources, news feeds, information on free CPD courses, competitions, Iceland trip prizes, an opportunity to submit your own resources in return for payment and much more.

Discover Ltd
Stand 56

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
Stand 48

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.

Fairtrade Foundation
Stand 21
Fairtrade is about decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers in poorer countries. Fairtrade means examining where food comes from, understanding our global interdependence, and how our world works. Become a Fairtrade School - join other schools developing global citizens through issues of fairness and social justice.

Field Studies Council
Stand 11

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.

Geographical Association
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.

Stands 62-63

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 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.

Harrow House
Stand 44

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
Stands 5 & 8

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.

Indus Experiences
Stand 26

Established in 1995 as a specialist tour operator, Indus has continued to bolster its portfolio of travel destinations. We have a passion for the planet and we believe field work is an essential part of understanding the science of the earth. We are delighted to be offering a variety of exciting field excursions in 2015 to destinations like India Nepal and Bhutan with experienced trip leaders offering an unrivalled trip into earth science exploration.


Leeson House Field Studies Centre
Stands 43

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.

New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Stand 39

New Internationalist Publications publishes the monthly independent magazine New Internationalist, which covers key issues in global politics, environmental issues, human rights, health and development. In addition it publishes a range of reference books and other publications, including the popular No-Nonsense Guides series.

OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations)
Stand 53-54

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.

Ordnance Survey
Stands 36-37

Visit our stand to learn about the latest enhancements to Digimap for Schools web map service (GA Gold Award winner). See also our recently re-launched MapZone website for students. Are you thinking about using GIS in the classroom? If so we have some easy ideas to get you started.

Oxford University Press
Stands 57-59

Visit the Oxford stand to see the new editions of geog.123 and Nelson Key Geography, plus our range of GCSE and A Level resources, including Essential Mapwork Skills and student-friendly atlases. We’ll be demonstrating next generation Kerboodle and iBooks textbooks, too, so come along, have a go, and ask questions.

Stands 20-21

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.

Rayburn Tours
Stand 20

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 41 & 46

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.

Royal Meteorological Society
Stands 45

The Royal Meteorological Society supports weather and climate teaching in UK schools through its website, MetLink. You can find teaching resources, experiments and demonstrations, free instrument loans, meteorology ambassadors and a comprehensive list of links to relevant and accurate resources elsewhere on the web.

TREX Travel Experiences
Stand 14

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
Stands 47-48
The School of Geography at The University of Nottingham is a dynamic academic community which is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, where we offer flexible degree programmes. Our students receive high quality academic and personal support, and graduate with excellent career prospects given their specialist knowledge and transferable skills.

Stand 42

At WJEC we are passionate about geography and world development, which is why we continue to award qualifications in these fields in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We believe that the ‘human’ in humanities should come through in everything we do, so we provide every teacher with direct access to subject officers, professional development and innovative resources.

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