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LUPC & SUPC Conference 2018

LUPC & SUPC Conference 2018


Our Annual Conference & Exhibition will take place at Etc Venues County Hall, London on Thursday 24th May 2018.



For Members  

We’re looking forward to welcoming delegates and exhibiting suppliers again to the next LUPC & SUPC Conference on Thursday 24th May at County Hall – free for Members to attend! The 2017 conference brought together over 300 delegates representing more than 100 institutions and public sector organisations, this year's conference is set to build on last year's success with exciting content including operating inside/outside the EU regulations, an overview of the Estates NEC4 frameworks, using effective communication to successfully implement new suppliers, achieving and demonstrating value for money and much more.


Why attend?

  • Delegates attending the event can hear from prominent speakers in the higher education/wider not-for-profit sectors, take up free workshops on procurement topics and learn strategies to get the most through consortia agreements
  • Meet over 60 approved suppliers to consortia agreements in our exhibition
  • Network with other buyers and consortia category managers
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink in the newly refurbished County Hall venue.

Our keynote speakers are confirmed as Graeme Wise, Head of Policy at University Alliance who will be speaking on ‘The Procurement Factor: Thriving in the Face of Sector Challenges’; and Maria Paviour, an Occupational Psychologist who will help you 'Super Charge Your Brain' and understand the 'Science Behind Soft Skills'.


Click here for a draft programme. 

SUPC and LUPC Members can register as delegates here


For Suppliers 

Approved consortia suppliers are welcome to book an exhibition stand at this event. Details of our 2018 opportunities and price packages are below. Please note, only exhibiting suppliers may attend this event.


Gold package: £2000 + VAT


Silver package: £1750 + VAT


Bronze package: £1500 + VAT



Full details of each package are available in our Exhibition & Sponsorship Brochure 2018. The floorplan is also available online for suppliers to select an area/stand number in their booking form, and will be updated weekly (see below).