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Recognising the huge influence of suppliers in maximising learners' potential & celebrating their latest achievements

 

The Education Estates® Supplier Awards will take place at lunchtime on Wednesday 7 May 2025 at the Grand Hotel Birmingham. They will recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements the very best of the UK’s education suppliers, manufactures and distributors have to offer.

The judges are looking for suppliers who go that extra mile and deliver the most innovative, creative, inspirational and sustainable solutions within the learning environment.

The Education Estates® Supplier Awards will recognise the important role suppliers play, their commitment to the education sector and their successes.

The awards will be a showcase of the very best on offer to the education community.

 

Confirmed categories

  • Supplier of the Year FF&E - Fitted Furniture
  • Supplier of the Year FF&E - Loose Furniture
  • Supplier of the Year External Environments
  • Supplier of the Year Compliance
  • Supplier of the Year Sustainability Initiatives
  • Supplier of the Year External Envelope
  • Supplier of the Year Portable Buildings
  • Supplier of the Washrooms
  • Supplier of the Inclusive Environments
  • Supplier of the Year Flooring
  • Innovation in Education Infrastructure
  • Fit Out of the Year

Essential entry criteria

  • The categories will be open for entries w/c 3 June 2024.
  • All entries must be submitted by the deadline of 17:00 on Friday 20 September 2024.
  • Shortlist announced w/c 30 September 2024.
  • Entry is free of charge for all qualifying Education Estates® 2024 exhibitors and sponsors plus for Education Estates® Supplier Awards category sponsors and supporters
  • Non-exhibitors/sponsors/supporters are priced at £250 (+ VAT) per entry. Please note you will be invoiced on receipt of entry and payment must be made prior to the entry deadline, otherwise they will not be included. Payment will be accepted by credit card or by bank transfer in GBP.
  • All entries must be submitted online via this website; no hardcopy entries will be accepted.
All shortlisted companies must have at least three representatives at the awards lunch to potentially collect their award. Entrants unable to commit to attending the Awards ceremony will not be included in the final shortlist.

 

Category Sponsorship: £3,000 + VAT

Category Sponsorship: £3,000 + VAT

  • 5 hours of branding, visibility, networking, celebrating and engaging with the leading names in the education sector (including contractors, clients and architects)
  • 5 places at the pre-lunch drinks reception (drinks included)
  • 5 places at the Education Estates® Supplier Awards Lunch
  • 1 free entry into an award category (subject to being eligible for entry)
  • Sponsor listing on the website and in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo on the signage at the event
  • Logo on the front cover of the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Full page advert in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Company logo on rotation with other sponsors during the duration of the Awards
  • Company logo on stage during presentation of sponsored category
  • Company representative to present award to the winner of award category

To upgrade your package to include a table of 10 the package price is £4,000 + VAT.

To book your sponsorship package contact Rebecca on rebecca@stepconnect2.com or 01892 351626 (Option 1).

Supporter Package: £1,500 + VAT

Supporter Package: £1,500 + VAT

Supporter Package: £1,500 + VAT

  • 5 hours of branding, visibility, networking, celebrating and engaging with the leading names in the construction industry (including contractors, clients, architects and consultants)
  • 3 places at the pre-lunch drinks reception (drinks included)
  • 3 places at the Education Estates® Supplier Awards Lunch
  • 1 free entry into an award category (subject to being eligible for entry)
  • Supporter listing on the website and in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo and 50 word profile in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Half page advert in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Company logo on rotation with other sponsors and supporters during the duration of the Awards

To upgrade your package to include a table of 10 the package price is £2,900 + VAT.

To book your supporter package contact Rebecca on rebecca@stepconnect2.com or Andy on andy@stepconnect2.com. Alternatively call 01892 351626 (Option 1).

Pre-Awards Drinks Sponsor: £2,000 + VAT

Pre-Awards Drinks Sponsor: £2,000 + VAT

  • 5 hours of branding, visibility, networking, celebrating and engaging with the leading names in the education sector (including contractors, clients and architects)
  • 5 places at the pre-lunch drinks reception (drinks included)
  • 5 places at the Education Estates® Supplier Awards Lunch
  • 1 free entry into an award category (subject to being eligible for entry)
  • Sponsor listing on the website and in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo on the signage at the event
  • Full page advert in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Sponsorship of the Pre-Awards Drinks Reception (exclusive sponsorship)
  • Opportunity to have pop-up stands at the entrance(s) to the Pre-Awards Drinks Reception 

 

To upgrade your package to include a table of 10 the package price is £4,000 + VAT.

Awards Host Sponsor: £2,000 + VAT

Awards Host Sponsor: £2,000 + VAT

  • 5 hours of branding, visibility, networking, celebrating and engaging with the leading names in the education sector (including contractors, clients and architects)
  • 5 places at the pre-lunch drinks reception (drinks included)
  • 5 places at the Education Estates® Supplier Awards Lunch
  • 1 free entry into an award category (subject to being eligible for entry)
  • Sponsor listing on the website and in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo on the signage at the event
  • Full page advert in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo and messaging to appear on the main screen when the awards host is going up to the stage and during their act

To upgrade your package to include a table of 10 the package price is £4,000 + VAT.

Table Gifts: £2,000 + VAT

Table Gifts: £2,000 + VAT

  • 5 hours of branding, visibility, networking, celebrating and engaging with the leading names in the education sector (including contractors, clients and architects)
  • 5 places at the pre-lunch drinks reception (drinks included)
  • 5 places at the Education Estates® Supplier Awards Lunch
  • 1 free entry into an award category (subject to being eligible for entry)
  • Sponsor listing on the website and in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Logo on the signage at the event
  • Full page advert in the Digital Awards Booklet
  • Sponsor to supply gifts for the table (up one gift per person)

To upgrade your package to include a table of 10 the package price is £4,000 + VAT.

Pricing

Tables of 10 - £2,000 + VAT (early booking rate available until Friday 18 October 2024). Please note standard rate for a table of 10: £2,500 + VAT

Individual Place(s) - £210 + VAT (early booking rate available until Friday 18 October 2024). Please note the standard rate per individual place: £260 + VAT

Book your table/place(s):

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