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ISBL Portsmouth Regional Conference 2021

Empowered Leaders - Empower Leadership

As a school business professional, you can expect other senior school leaders to be looking to you to provide recommendations on how resources can be optimised to deliver continued pupil progress and ensure that all pupils’ educational needs are met.


By attending a regional conference you can ensure you are maintaining your professional knowledge and using this to enlighten your team. 

You can demonstrate to your school colleagues you are investing in your professional development to ensure you and the school are ready to respond to the changing demands of education.


Download the conference programme. Please note, programme subject to change 


The regional conference is taking place at the recently refurbished Portsmouth Marriott Hotel, situated just off the M27 and near Cosham train Station. It's the perfect location near Portsmouth landmarks such as Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, historic Dockyards. 



Exhibitor Opportunities

Why should you attend?

By attending these one-day events, school business professionals will have an opportunity to discuss and plan their procurement requirements for the year ahead and it will provide an opportunity for you to talk about your products, services and new technologies with key decision makers..

We are expecting over 100 delegates in London and approximately 60 delegates in other regions. 

What's on offer?

  • 2m x 1m space only stand including power
  • Company logo in the conference literature during the event
  • Two full conference delegates passes
  • Catering and refreshments
  • Copy of the final delegate list




  • ICFP – Knowing the principles and developing recommendations 
  • Brexit and the impact on staffing, resources and pupils
  • GDPR – lessons learnt and areas of concerns in schools 
  • The importance of professional dialogue 
  • Risk management – assessing your appetite for risk 
  • The power of procurement (taster session delivered by CIPS) 


The role of the SRMA - insights and findings, Department for Education 

The importance of professional dialogue during times of change and uncertainty, Denise Inwood, Blue Sky Education

Legal update, need to know and beyond, Browne Jacobson


Members - free

Non-members - £79.00 + VAT

Exhibitor - £820 + VAT

Terms of booking: Our cancellation terms are strictly 14-days prior to the conference. After the 14-day cancellation period, there will be a cancellation/non-attendance administration fee of £39.00 (excl VAT)

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