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Exhibit, sponsor, advertise

01 Exhibit

Exhibiting presents you with a fantastic opportunity to meet with a wide range of International Studies professionals. Predominantly they will be scholars and practitioners from a wide range of International Studies fields, but will also include a variety of other interested parties as we open up our conference to non-members for the first time. We expect approximately 700 delegates from around 60 countries.

This year, our conference will take place in Newcastle at The Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8QH.

We have a 25 exhibitor stands available which will run alongside our three-day event. All exhibitor stands will be placed together in the breathtaking and grand Banqueting Hall. There will be constant delegate footfall as the conference takes place in place in rooms around the Hall. Refreshments and lunch will also be served around the exhibitor stands.


Option 1 - 3-day Exhibition Stand: £545 plus VAT

(Stands may remain in place for the full three days)

The fees include:

  • One 5 ft trestle table (approx. 71cm x 160cm x 80 cm – height, width and depth) 
  • Two chairs
  • One electricity socket
  • One poster/pin board
  • Refreshments and lunch on all days for up to two exhibitor representatives
  • Invitation for two named exhibitors to register to attend the BISA evening reception at the Wylam Brewery on Wednesday 17 June from 6.30pm.

Option 2 - 1-day pop up Exhibition Stand: £250 +VAT

Exhibitor book launches and receptions

Do you want to hold a reception or similar event at your stand? Please let us know your requirements during the package booking process. Any catering required will be chargeable in addition to your package booking.

Alternatively, you may wish to reserve a separate room for your reception or other event. In this case please complete our ‘Reserve a room’ request form below, in addition to booking your package. Please note that there is an additional charge for booking a room as well as any catering required.

02 Advertising

Whether you're exhibiting or not you can increase awareness and raise your profile. 

Option 1 - Full page entry with logo in online programme £225 + VAT

Option 2 - Half page entry with logo in online programme £155 + VAT

For more information and to book contact the BISA Office: office@bisa.ac.uk

03 Sponsorship

We have a variety of different sponsorship opportunities available for everyone whether you’re exhibiting or not. These include sponsorship of:

  • our professional development day (Tuesday 16 June 2020)
  • a tea break
  • a lunch break
  • a conference reception
  • a satellite event

To discuss your options please contact BISA Director Juliet Dryden: Juliet.Dryden@bisa.ac.uk