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All roads lead to the Schools & Academies Show


By Toby Belshaw

Education procurement experts from the CPL Group and its brands will be part of the CPL Village, Sponsored by Wella Professionals, as the Schools & Academies Show returns to ExCeL London on Wednesday 17th May.

Our delegates will be pleased to provide visitors with useful procurement advice and money-saving techniques, as well as details on the CPL Group’s charitable efforts and grant funding opportunities.

As well as CPC and Tenet, the CPL Learning brand will also be represented at the Village and can supply delegates with first-hand information on procurement training avenues, webinars and a host of additional resources.

Following its most successful excursion to date at the NEC in November, the CPL Group is thrilled to welcome Wella as CPL Village sponsor, while a range of high-profile suppliers will be based within the Village, which forms a major part of one of the foremost annual events in the education community.

The full list of framework suppliers based at the CPL Village, Sponsored by Wella Professionals on 17th May reads:

  • Bellrock Property & Facilities Management
  • City Electrical Factors
  • Dukefield Energy
  • Dulux Decorator Centre
  • KGB Cleaning Southwest
  • Kindred
  • Knowles Fleet
  • LAKE Financial
  • Lewis & Graves Partnership
  • Midshire Signature Services
  • Nexgen Group
  • Pertemps Recruitment
  • Stir Food
  • UniLink Finance

There will be complimentary drinks for visitors to the Village, so do come along for a coffee and a chat.

An established destination event for the education sector, the UK Government and local authorities alike, the Schools and Academies Show is set to bring thousands of school and academy leaders to London’s ExCeL in May, providing a golden opportunity for learning, networking and development.

More than 100 speakers will address the ExCeL crowds, including Chief Executive of the Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL), Stephen Morales, President of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT), Paul Gosling and Secretary of State for Education, Gillian Keegan.

Among the topics of discussion will be buying for schools, the future of education, technology, sustainability, mental health, cyber security and financial management, while there will also be a main stage interview with Sir Mo Farah on the value of education in his journey to Olympic gold.

Registration for the event is free and can be made via SchoolsandAcademiesShow.co.uk

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