Exhibition information 

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Headline sponsor

Zenergi is an award-winning energy and environmental consultancy aiming to make a positive difference in the world of energy, and to do so in a manner that is simple, sustainable, and achievable. Whatever level of service you need, Zenergi has the knowledge, technical and engineering experience to help you. We support more than 3,000 schools around the UK with everything to do with their energy – from OJEU-compliant gas, electricity, and water procurement; to bill validation; compliance; energy-efficiency projects; and renewable generation.

Our long-term ambition for the future of energy is to help customers reach their vision of energy freedom, and to invest in building a future that supports those organisations through the transition to Net Zero and tackling the largest challenge of our generation head on, climate change. Our free game, Climate Crisis, helps to engage the energy users of the future in this critical topic, helping them learn about how to combat it in a way that is fun and easy to understand. Click here to try yourself.

To learn more about our energy framework in partnership with ISBL that aims to give schools more choice, while allowing greater control and understanding of your energy costs, contact us today. Our friendly team is ready to support your school’s journey towards better, brighter, and more sustainable energy.


Twitter: @Zenergi

Gold sponsor

Established in 2005 and having over 1000 education customers nationwide we specialise in all telecommunication services such as broadband, VOIP and Cloud based telephony providing ongoing maintenance, calls and lines as well as WI-FI and CCTV installation’s. We are an accredited BT Open Reach supplier and are the first Panasonic UK and Ireland approved supplier for Education.

More recently we have been involved in our customers lockdown process and procedures. We are able to connect our telephone system to speakers, classroom interactive bards, panic lights and buttons as well as the fire alarm system in some cases to enhance the schools security. Please clock on the link below to see our short video explaining this If you would like to see how this work’s or discuss any other services please come and say hello.  


Twitter: @TEL_europe

Silver sponsor


Established 28 years ago, EPM is an accredited and national award-winning business with 100% focus on the education sector. EPM provides a blend of advisory solutions and education tailored software to over 2,350 Schools, Academies and Multi-Academy Trusts, across more than 100 Local Authority areas.


Twitter: @education_epm


Registration sponsor 

InVentry is the market leader for staff, visitor and pupil management; trusted by over 8,000 schools. Their system transforms the efficiency of entry into your school and provides secure digital data on every entry or exit; giving you maximum traceability for staff¬, contractors and visitors. 

All products are developed in-house and provide a smart solution to site security and tracking - as well as offering schools an extra sense of security for the safeguarding of pupils.

Twitter: @InVentryLtd

Delegate bag sponsor 

Relish School Food is an independently owned contract caterer across primary, secondary, special schools and care homes. Since 2008, we have grown organically and today, support and work with around 120 clients. Our core objective and USP, is to provide schools, Multi Academy Trusts and Local Authorities with a bespoke menu for each and every school. Put simply, one size fits all, will never form part of our business strategy. 

Our core proposition spans, Contracted - where we take full control of a catering service and kitchen team throughout the course of the contract. We also provide an Advisory service, where we support schools wishing to bring their catering in-house. Core to this is managing all the compliance needs, together with helping with the development of the food offer, teams, finances and technology. Additionally, we have a Compliance service - providing software support, advice and assistance across all catering legislations, with the use of our smart technology to manage and provide management information.


Twitter: @relish_food

Gala dinner sponsor

Forbes Solicitors is a national force in the education sector. We are true specialists, immersed in the sector. 

Our dedicated Education Team delivers a range of legal services and solutions, focused specifically on the individual business objectives of each educational establishment that we work with. 

We have specialist lawyers and other professionals with extensive experience in dealing with all forms of the law and can provide practical support and guidance. 

Our education team comprises of legal experts in the fields of: Employment, Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial, Governance, Procurement, Contracts, Property, Public Liability, Child Protection & Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Risk Management, Intellectual Property, HR, Data Protection (inc. GDPR), Immigration and issues regarding Exclusions, Appeals and Admissions. 

We have a particular expertise in working with Schools looking to become academies as well as MATs that are looking at their future growth plans. 

Acting for FE Colleges, Multi-Academy Trusts, Academies, Maintained Schools and Independent Schools we provide a full legal service and pride ourselves on knowing our clients and tailoring our services to their specific needs. 

Throughout the year we run a number of training events. Many of these are free to attend and, of the ones that do have a charge, ISBL members are entitled to a discount.   


Twitter: @ForbesSolicitor

Notebook sponsor

Hays Education has a team of 200 specialist consultants in 33 offices, working with over 4000 schools, colleges and nurseries across the UK. We specialise in daily supply, long term cover, permanent teaching appointments and senior leadership recruitment services.  


We help education leaders access market leading recruitment and online training services, as well as career consultations, current recruitment market insights, salary guides and a range of free CPD opportunities for school leaders delivered by expert speakers. There’s also a 10% discount available for ISBL members on any Hays Education online training package. Find out more by visiting, or contact your local Hays Education consultant.


Twitter: @HaysEducationUK

Champagne reception sponsor