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National Conference sponsorship opportunities

The NATECLA Conference is the only national conference in the UK dedicated to ESOL professionals. By sponsoring this highly acclaimed event, you can showcase your brand, products and services to educators, researchers and trainees in the field.

Sponsor a NATECLA conference

The details for National Conference 2018 have been confirmed:

  • DATE: Friday 6 to Saturday 7 July 2018
  • LOCATION: Conference Aston, Aston University, Birmingham, Aston St, Birmingham B4 7ET

This leading event in the ESOL calendar attracts between 150 and 200 delegates a year - all of whom attend to take part in an inspiring programme of talks from well-known speakers, workshops, a resources exhibition and numerous opportunities to network and share good practice.


Sponsorship opportunities are available for all organisational budgets:

To find out more about these unique sponsorship opportunities, contact Laura Plotnek, National Coordinator at laura@natecla.org.uk.


Level 2 sponsor - £3,000 **TAKEN**

Delegate feedback

Strongly associate your brand with the only conference for ESOL practitioners in the UK. This sponsorship packages offers excellent value for money and the following benefits:


1. Prominent branding throughout the exhibition publicity materials, including:

  • a bespoke promotional banner on NATECLA's website (homepage and conference web page) 
  • logos on promotional emails which reach approximately 2000 recipients
  • your logo prominently positioned in our conference guide – the definitive guide to the full event programme and the must-have accessory for every conference delegate

2. Prominent branding at the exhibition venue, including your company logo:

  • in the main conference hall for the Friday and Saturday keynote events 
  • on the exhibition signage
3. A double page spread of editorial and a full-page advert in the conference guide.
4. Providing the conference delegate bags (cloth bags preferred) and delegate notepads and pens
5. A piece of marketing collateral in the delegates pack
6. A free stand in the resources exhibition - to take place throughout the weekend
7. Delivery of two free workshops over the weekend - proposals for workshops to be agreed by NATECLA
8. A free delegate place for the whole conference
9. Subtle promotion of your organisation's activities (relevant to our members) via our Twitter and Facebook channels.


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Level 1 sponsor: keynote speakers - £1500 


Rachael Roberts - 2017 National Conference keynoteThis profile raising sponsorship package includes the following benefits:
  1. Sponsorship of our Friday evening and Saturday morning keynote speaker – TBC
  2. Capture the speeches on video and stream the branded version via NATECLA's Youtube channel and on our website
  3. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speeches and in our conference guide
  4. A half-page advert in the conference guide
  5. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 

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** NEW for 2018** Level 1 sponsor: conference guide - £1500 

Have your brand associated with NATECLA’s new look conference guide – the definitive guide to the full event programme and the must have conference accessory for all delegates. 

  1. Sponsorship of the conference guide: Your logo prominently positioned on the front and back cover of the guide and on every page
  2. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in our conference guide
  3. A half-page advert in the conference guide
  4. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 

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Level 1 sponsor: Teachmeet - £1500 **TAKEN**

Teachmeet ESOLAssociate your organisation with cutting edge technology and fun, informal CPD with this excellently priced sponsorship package:
  1. Sponsorship of our Friday evening Teachmeet - a series of snappy 3 minute presentations where delegates share their best classroom ideas.  Your branding will appear prominently at this event
  2. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in the conference guide
  3. Option to record the event and produce an edited and branded video which can be streamed via NATECLA's Youtube video and website. View Cambridge ESOL's well-produced video from 2015 which has been disseminated widely on social media
  4. A half-page advert in the conference guide
  5. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 

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Level 1 sponsor: delegate badges - £1500 **TAKEN**

Delegate feedbackBe seen and ensure your organisation is the talk of the conference with this fabulous sponsorship opportunity:

  1. Your company logo on the name badge component of all delegate badges
  2. Supply of your company branded lanyards to be worn by each attendee
  3. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in the conference guide
  4. A half-page advert in the conference guide
  5. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 



Level 1 sponsor: refreshments - £1500 

Ensure our delegates associate our excellent conference catering options with your organisation with this unique sponsorship opportunity:

  1. Your company logo displayed prominently in all refreshment break areas
  2. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in the conference guide
  3. A half-page advert in the conference guide
  4. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 

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** NEW FOR 2018 ** Ruth Hayman Trust pub quiz sponsorship - £1000

Ruth Hayman TrustPut your organisation on the main stage at the ESOL social event of the year – the Friday evening Ruth Hayman Trust pub quiz. £250 of the proceeds from this package will go directly to the Trust to provide educational grants to students who have come to settle in the UK and whose first language is not English. The package will include:


  1. Your banner to be displayed prominently at the event
  2. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in the conference guide
  3. A free stand in the resources exhibition. 
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Entry 3 sponsor - £750 - 3 packages available

Offering excellent value for money, these packages will provide your organisation with:

1. A free stand in the resources exhibition - to take place throughout the weekend
2. An opportunity to add a piece of marketing literature to the delegate packs 
3. Your company logo on NATECLA's website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech and in the conference guide.

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Bursary sponsor - from £160 - £320 (numerous packages available)

Sponsor a delegate to attend the NATECLA ConferenceProvide NATECLA members with an opportunity to attend our acclaimed conference and receive the following benefits:

1. Your company logo on any publicity and literature concerning our Conference Bursary programme

2. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech, on the delegate pack and in the conference guide.

As a sponsor, you can purchase one of the following packages:

  • A full weekend delegate pass package for a member: £320
  • A Saturday only delegate pass package for a member: £160
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Exhibition stand - from £150

Exhibition at 2015 conference NATECLAShowcase your products, services or qualifications for as little as £150 and meet with English language decision makers and influencers from the fields of further, adult and community education. 

  • For the whole conference (Friday after lunch to Saturday evening) - £200
  • For Saturday only (from 9am to 6.30pm) - £150
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Deliver a workshop - £150 per workshop session 

Deliver a workshop for up to 30 delegates, whilst subtlely promoting your learning resources, academic qualifications, examinations or other relevant product. 

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Inserts in delegate packs - £75

By adding one piece of your marketing collateral to every delegate pack, you can reach a captive audience of over 150 UK based English language teachers, managers and related practitioners. 

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Special Awards sponsor - £500

A unique opportunity to associate your organisation with our higly esteemed Special Awards:

1. Your company logo on any publicity and literature related to our Special Awards programme

2. Your company logo on our award certificates and gift voucher prizes

3. Your company logo on the NATECLA website, in the main conference hall for the keynote speech, on the delegate pack and in the conference edition of our membership magazine, NATECLA News