Academia at BETT 2019

Academia are delighted to announce our participation as a principal sponsor at the BETT show 2019.

Taking place on the 23rd to the 26th January, BETT is the biggest Educational Technology show in the world – bringing together 800+ leading companies, 103 exciting new EdTech start-ups and over 34,000 attendees from the global education community.

They come together to celebrate, find inspiration and discuss the future of education, as well as the role technology and innovation plays in enabling all educators and learners to thrive.

The Academia Group, with our Schools, Further & Higher Education and SEN teams, will be at the show in full technology support force, on hand to help educate, innovate and celebrate the best in road mapping the technology footprint for your educational establishment.

As always, you can catch the team from Academia in a number of ways at BETT 2019 – here is the breakdown of where to find us:

Meet the Experts

Academia are bringing their team of education technology experts to BETT to help understand the journey your school or college is on in 2019. Deploying technology is never easy, so let the team guide you on the right path with advice and support to help understand the issues you face. Arrange a meeting in our Gallery Suite or the Connect@BETT arena here:

Apple Workshops

9 Apple Workshops are taking place over two days in the Gallery Suite 6 North at ExCeL. Covering coding, accessibility, technology deployment, sustainability and creation with Apple products via hands-on workshops based inside the BETT show arena.  Register to attend one of your free workshops with apple here:

Cheese and Wine Party

An exclusive invite-only party to join BETT delegates, speakers, vendors and Academia experts and share a glass of wine and dine on some fine English cheese in the Gallery Suite 6 North on Thursday 24th at 4 pm – to request an invite, please speak to your account manager at Academia.

Solutions Den

The Solutions Den provides an opportunity to hear from Academia Experts talking about and showcasing technology solutions that work. The short and practical sessions give tangible takeaways for educators and ICT professionals at every level.  Our resident education technology experts Tom Able-Green and Paul Hutton will both be on the Solutions Den stage on Thursday and Friday of the BETT Show – more information can be found here:

The Educator

The 9th edition of the popular Educator magazine, packed with insights from leading vendors, advice on classroom technology support, case studies from established clients and the lowdown on the team from Academia will be distributed for free at the BETT show.  Pick up a copy with your chance to win an exclusive prize at the show – simply by taking a picture.  More details in the magazine.

Gallery Suite 6 North

Located next to Hall N4 and in between the BETT futures lounge and the Connect@BETT Arena, Academia will be a permanent host in the second-floor gallery room that will overlook the BETT Show floor.  Our registration and reception desk will be on show throughout the four days of BETT 2019 where you can book a one to one session with a technology expert, ask us a question or just come and have a chat!

As always we shall be very active on social feeds throughout BETT 2019, sharing the best in what we see and hear as well and making sure all those that are unable to attend are kept in the loop at all times.  You can follow each of our channels by using the hashtags #FollowTheA & #AcaBETT on:


The Academia Schools team:

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We hope you have a fantastic BETT 2019 and we look forward to meeting you there.  Any questions in the meantime, please call us on 01992 703 900 or email

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