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Exhibiting at the GA Annual Conference

Exhibiting at the GA Annual Conference gives you direct access to hundreds of delegates with an interest in geography including primary, secondary and FE teachers, lecturers, advisors, inspectors, head teachers, heads of department and co-ordinators, ECTs, students and overseas visitors. 

The Exhibition is an integral part of the Conference programme and an excellent opportunity to promote your products and services directly to a targeted audience. The Conference will run over two full days with major events and high-profile lectures programmed to maintain maximum presence throughout both days.

If you are interested in exhibiting at the next Conference, you can download your copy of our exhibitor package below. 

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Our bespoke sponsorship packages give you unique access to our audience, with your brand appearing across the conference for all three days and the chance to reserve a priority spot in our exhibition. Sponsor the whole conference, or add your name to a special session, networking session or social event. 

If you have any questions about how to get involved contact us at

The 2023 Annual Conference and Exhibition was held in our home town of Sheffield. The Conference took place from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 April at Sheffield Hallam University’s City Campus, with setting up and the first day of activities on 13 April.


Official 2023 Conference sponsors

AQA - Realising potential
NST - The educational travel experts
OCR - Oxford Cambridge and RSA
Esri UK - The science of where

2024 Conference exhibition

Conference 2024 exhibition layout

AQAAQA – Stand 42-43

AQA is the UK’s largest GCSE and A level exam board; we set and mark over half of all GCSEs and A levels taken in the UK every year. 

Our UK qualifications are highly valued by employers and universities around the world. They are taught mainly in schools and colleges and include GCSEs, AS and A levels, the Extended Project Qualification, Tech-levels and Technical Awards. We also offer Unit Award Scheme which allows learners to have their achievements recognised through unitised certificates covering geography.

British Cartography Society logoBritish Cartography Society – Stand 30

The British Cartographic Society (BCS) is an association of individuals and organisations dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps. 

Membership includes mapping companies, publishers, designers, academics, researchers, map curators, individual cartographers, GIS specialists and members of the public with an interest in maps.

British Society for GeomorphologyBritish Society for Geomorphology – Stand 21

The British Society for Geomorphology is the professional British organisation for geomorphologists. The society aims to advance the science of geomorphology, providing a community and services for those involved in geomorphological teaching (in schools, colleges, universities and in industry), research or practice and promoting wider understanding of the discipline.

Carousel learning logoCarousel Learning – Stand 22

Carousel is an integrated online learning platform that maximises the power of retrieval practice by unifying classwork through Do Nows, MCQs, free text quizzes, Study Packs and Whole Class Feedback. 

Carousel Geography is a set of quality-assured Question banks that optimise retrieval practice for KS4 geography.

Century logoCENTURY – Stand 46

CENTURY is an online teaching and learning tool. Using AI and the latest research in learning science and neuroscience, it creates constantly adapting personalised pathways for students and powerful intervention data for teachers. CENTURY stretches and supports every student – instantly addressing gaps in knowledge, remedying misconceptions and providing resources for teacher-led interventions.

CND logoCND Peace Education – Stand 45

CND’s free education programme engages thousands of school students each year. We empower students with knowledge on nuclear weapons and peace issues, so that they can come to their own conclusions on these crucial matters. Cross-curricular workshops and assemblies for years 3 to 13; award-winning peace education materials; training for teaching staff and students.

Cranedale logoCranedale Centre – Stand 26–27

Visit our stall for a piece of Cranedale flapjack and a chat about our tailor-made fieldwork itineraries.

We’ll also have classroom resources to take away and the chance to win a free residential trip for your school.

Discover the world education logoDiscover the World Education – Stand 16–17

As the only tour operator who is a strategic partner of the GA, we provide teachers with educational and enjoyable school trips as well as award-winning classroom resources. Join us on our stand to discuss your next school trip and pick up free classroom posters.

Eduqas logoEduqas – Stand 35–36

Eduqas are one the largest providers of qualifications for schools, academies, sixth form and further education colleges across England, offering valued qualifications to suit a range of abilities.

Each and every one of our qualifications is carefully designed to stimulate students and to equip them for the next stage of their lives.

Environment Agency logoEnvironment Agency – Stand 52–53

The Environment Agency will be showcasing its digital products aimed at the education sector, including the ‘RiverCraft’ suite of Minecraft games (available on the Minecraft Education Edition), and new Environment Agency careers products that are being developed with the GA and ‘Hello Lamp Post’. There will be Environment Agency staff from their Flood Digital and Skills teams.

Esri logoEsri – Stand 41

Developed by Esri, ArcGIS Online is a complete, cloud-based mapping platform that makes teaching with GIS easy. There is no install, you just need a browser to get started. ArcGIS Online works on PCs, Macs and mobile devices. Visit their stand to find out more.

Field studies council logoField Studies Council – Stand 33

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. 

Fieldwork courses have been developed for those studying A level and GCSE geography for the 2016 specifications. Visit our stand for more information.

Flooglebinder logoFlooglebinder – Stand 1

Flooglebinder was the first UK travel company to become a B Corp back in 2016 and still the only one in the education sector. 

Their mission is to protect vulnerable habitats, threatened species and diminishing cultures, whilst tackling mental health through epic adventures from one night residentials in the UK to three-week expeditions in the Amazon.

The geological society logoGeological Society – Stand 19

The geosciences play a key role in delivering clean energy, infrastructure and climate research. 

The Geological Society supports those working in these sectors throughout their careers. Our education initiatives foster learning via free teaching resources, student competitions, career support and guidance and the innovative online Geoscience Education and Outreach Network.

Halsbury travel group logoHalsbury Travel – Stand 44

Are you looking for a geography trip where your students can escape the classroom and experience geography in action? Then we have a great choice of trips for you! Visit us on stand 44 to pick up some free geography classroom resources and discover more about our inspiring geography tours.

Hodder Education Group logoHodder Education – Stand 39–40

Hodder Education produces high-quality geography resources to support teachers and students from KS1 through to A-level, including Progress in Geography: Key Stage 3 which was highly commended in the 2019 GA Publishers’ Awards, and KS1/2 resources from Rising Stars which provide a high-quality primary geography curriculum for the whole school.

Hull Environmental Science – Stand 25

We exhibit the Decolonising Earth Science pedagogy project aimed at tackling the legacy of colonialism in the Earth Science discipline. 

We present a package of open access pedagogical resources to enable sector-wide recognition, learning, and conversations around the historical legacy of Earth Science and modern inequities.

Insight & Perspective – Stand 2

Insight & Perspective is an independent publisher of award-winning learning and teaching resources for geography, environmental science, and primary science. 

Authors include Andy Owen, Richard Genn and Dr Mandy Hartley. Visit us to see new A level resources on coastal processes, urban geography and changing places.

Izzy Tours – Stand 50

Have an adventure off the beaten track to see the best of Iceland, Italy, Morocco, China – even the Maasai in Kenya or gorillas in Uganda! 

We’re a family-run bespoke tour operator respecting the environment and local communities. Travelling with us also supports our charity, benefitting tens of thousands of young people in Africa.

Leeson HouseLeeson House – Stand 20

Leeson House is a secluded and comfortable residential centre situated near Swanage, Dorset, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. It is close to many classic geography, geology and biology fieldwork sites and set within seven acres of inspiring and diverse grounds.

Mini Map-Makers Global CIC – Stand 56

Mini Map-Makers Global CIC is a youth focused non-profit organisation dedicated to fostering geographical curiosity and spatial awareness among children worldwide. Through interactive workshops, educational resources and community projects, we empower young minds to explore the world around them and develop essential map-making skills while promoting cultural understanding and environmental stewardship.

NST – Stand 14–15

NST is one of the UK’s leading school trips and educational travel companies. 

We create expertly planned, tailor-made geography tours to destinations worldwide – enabling pupils to discover and learn from some of the most fascinating geographical sites on the planet. NST Field Studies Guides are also available to accompany groups.

OCR – Stand 37–38

We’re a leading UK awarding body, providing a wide range of qualifications to meet the needs of students of all ages and abilities. We offer general and vocational qualifications that equip students with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

Ordnance Survey – Stand 32

Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency, provide a number of resources to aid the teaching of geography across the key stages. Come to our stand to see Digimap for Schools, our award-winning website, offering seamless current and historical mapping.

Oxford University Press – Stand 18

As part of one of the world’s great universities, we’re driven by a deep conviction that learning enriches lives. This shows in everything we do, across a vast range of books, learning resources and educational support, developed by the brightest minds to inspire every learner to achieve their very best.

Pearson – Stand 57–58

Pearson provide a blend of content, curricula, assessment and training to make the teaching and learning of geography at GCSE and A level more engaging and effective.

Rayburn Tours – Stand 47

With Rayburn Tours, have your students witness first-hand some of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders, explore interactions between people, place and environment and understand contemporary geographical challenges! 

Offering a wide range of destinations, specialist Field Study Tutors, resources and tailor-made itineraries, our geography trips ensure curriculum goals are met.

RGS-IBG – Stand 34

We are committed to promoting and reinforcing the relevance and benefits of geography in education. You can find out more about our work with schools on our website. You can browse our catalogue of award-winning resources to enhance geographical learning, which span key stages 1–5. Many of these resources are free for you to access, and include podcasts, online lectures, articles, case studies, animations, interactives, posters and more.

Skern Lodge – Stand 51

Skern Lodge is a residential outdoor education centre based on the North Devon coast, centred within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. 

We provide bespoke GCSE and A level geography fieldwork courses for AQA, Edexcel, OCR and Eduqas, including opportunities for your students to collect quality data for their Independent Investigation NEA.

STC – Stand 31

At STC Expeditions, we spark curiosity in the world around us, celebrate the richness of humanity and create agency in young people to tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis. 

Schools put their trust in us, confident in safety management, commitment to ethical tourism and relentless focus on quality experiential learning.

This Is School – Stand 55

Bring geography to life with This is School! 

Access unique videos exploring curriculum aligned topics from tropical rainforests to tectonic hazards; deep-dive explainer videos; interactive comprehension activities; automated marking; and textbook guides – all in one place. It’s geography, but not as you know it.

Time for Geography – Stand 28

Award-winning, open-access geography and geoscience educational videos to support students from school to university and into careers shaping the future of our world. 

Time for Geography is the dedicated video platform for geography and geoscience education, developed in collaboration with a unique community of world-leading academic, educational and industry partner organisations.

University of Sheffield – Stand 29

Built Environment at the University of Sheffield encompasses degrees from the Departments of Geography, Landscape Architecture and Urban Studies and Planning. 

We collaborate to explore how social and environmental issues can impact urban and outdoor spaces, and how to design, plan and manage those spaces to make them inspiring, fair and sustainable.

University of Worcester – Stand 54

Ranked first (out of 21 courses) in the National Student Survey for academic support and learning resources, Geography at the University of Worcester has a longstanding reputation for practical, hands-on learning. 

Come and visit our stand for some free resources and advice on using virtual reality in your teaching.

WWF – UK – Stand 49

We’re WWF, the leading global environmental charity. Our work with schools is part of our mission to build a brighter future for people and nature. Schools can play a key role in addressing climate change and nature loss, while inspiring and equipping the next generation to be responsible stewards of our planet.

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