Exhibitors & Sponsors

We are now actively accepting sponsors and exhibitors for the Showcase event.  Exhibitors will join 30,000 industry professionals in the £66m, state-of-the-art, purpose-built conference and exhibition centre in Europe.

The festival hosts more than 40 major global events across 9 high growth sector themed days and provides vital connections you need to take your business forward. This space presents a great opportunity for exhibitors who are looking to showcase their brand to a large audience. 

Daily packages are also available. Please contact Marianne Knight for more information.

The 2018 International Business Festival takes place in the £66m, state-of-the-art, Exhibition Centre Liverpool, part of the only purpose-built interconnected arena, conference and exhibition centre in Europe.

The main exhibition hall boasts 8,100M2 of versatile event space that will be transformed into an impressive, immersive and creative global business festival, from 12 - 28 June 2018.

This space presents a great opportunity for exhibitors who are looking to showcase their brand to estimated crowds of up to 27,000 ambitious business people. Take a look at our floor plan and available stands below.

Festival floorplan

BENEFITS OF EXHIBITING WITH US

  • An extremely cost-effective package that puts you in front of quality UK and global buyers, suppliers and investors.
  • International networking opportunities in an integrated assisted business environment.
  • Meet the Buyer events.
  • Up to 6 globally recognised business conferences each day attracting an audience of up to 1500 delegates.
  • Thousands of daily visitors on the Festival floor looking to do business.
  • Sector and topic-specific days over three weeks, that will attract targeted audiences.
  • UK and international marketing through media channels that include BBC Worldwide and Business Tribune newspaper.

Zonal preference of stands will be allocated on a first come, first served bases so early booking is recommended! 

2M X 2M SILVER

Silver Package Includes:

  • High Impact festival branded backdrop*2x2s
  • Small counter with lockable storage & generic festival branded foamex infill*
  • Stool
  • LED light
  • Stand number
  • Standard power outlet 
  • Floor demarcation of space
  • 2 Festival Passes worth £210
    *Optional upgrade to personalised backdrop and counter foamex infill available

£1375+VAT (per festival week)

2M X 2M GOLD

Gold Package Includes:

  • All of Silver package* plus;2x2g
  • 1 x integrated keyboard shelf
  • 1 x32’ HD screen with wireless keyboard & mouse
  •  2 x acrylic brochure holder
  • 2 Festival Passes worth £210
    *Optional upgrade to personalised backdrop and counter foamex infill available

£1,900+VAT (per festival week)

3M X 2M SILVER

Silver Package Includes:

  • High Impact festival branded backdrop*3x2s
  • Small counter with lockable storage & generic festival branded foamex infill*
  • 4 x Stools
  • 2 x LED lights
  • 1 x Stand number
  • 1 x Standard power outlet
  • Floor demarcation of space
  • 2 Festival Passes worth £210
    *Optional upgrade to personalised backdrop and counter foamex infill available

£1,900+VAT (per festival week)

3M X 2M GOLD

Gold Package Includes:

All of Silver package* plus;3x2g

  • Upgraded large counter with lockable storage & generic festival branded foamex infill*
  • Integrated keyboard shelf
  • 32" HD screen with wireless keyboard & mouse
  • 2 Acrylic brochure holders
  • 2 Festival Passes worth £210
    *Optional upgrade to personalised backdrop and counter foamex infill available

£2,950+VAT (per festival week)

PROGRAMME

Over three weeks, the 2018 International Business Festival will showcase the world of business as it is today, through an exceptional programme of conferences and seminars. Each centred around nine of the world’s most exciting sectors, with the greatest potential for growth. Each of our Festival's 100 events will feature input from leading authorities in their fields, promising a range of contrasting and insightful views. It’s what gives our festival its lively atmosphere, memorable debates and lasting value.

READ MORE ABOUT OUR PROGRAMME

Sponsorship

We would like to invite industrial partners to become official sponsors of the UK Robotics Week 2018.  UK Robotics Week is an annual event, which aims to act as a forum to showcase the latest innovations, in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), through a number of academic and industrial international challenges and events, such as the Surgical Robot Challenge. We are also engaging with local schools through our School Robot Challenge. 

The pinnacle event of the UK Robotics Week is the Robotics Showcase Event on Thursday 21st June 2018. This finale includes sponsor exhibitions alongside demonstrations and presentations from the finalists of the Robot Challenges as well as keynote lectures, network forum and an award ceremony for the winners. We are looking for sponsorship to ensure the continuing success, growth and promotion of the UK Robotics Week and we are contacting many of our industrial partners with this in mind. 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact Marianne Knight.