Exhibition and sponsorship

Raise the profile of your organisation and network at Europe’s largest event for ecologists 18-21 December 2022.

The following organisations have already booked their place at #BES2022 at the Edinburgh ICC 18-21 December and across the world online.

Botanical Society of Scotland, Royal Entomological Society, Wiley, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UKScape, Wildcare, Hi-Def Aerial Surveying, Oxford University Press, Wildlife Acoustics, NHBS, Cambridge University Press, Woodland Trust, Open University, Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Royal Society Publishing, MDPI – Sustainablity , Dryad Data, NERC Spectroscopy and the Ecological Continuity Trust. They will be joined by the ecological societies of  the USA, Japan, France and the Nordic Countries. We would also like to that the New Phytologist Trust, PR Statistics and Princeton University Press for their sponsorship support.

We have now suspended sales of all exhibition stands and sold out all programmes advertising spaces but may be able to fit in a few more exhbitors when we review our plans.  Please contact our Senior Development Manager, Paul Bower today to be put on the waiting list.  Please remember that if  you want to be part of Europe’s largest conference for ecologists but do not want to travel to Edinburgh you can be there without being there by taking one of our virtual exhibition booths. You can also reserve your place at the exhibition of our 2023 Annual Meeting which will take place at the Belfast ICC 12-15 December 2023.

Exhibition packages (suspended until further notice)  

  • Display table exhibitor including 1 registration: £750
  • 3 x 2m fitted stand including 2 registrations: £1,600
  • 4 x 4m fitted feature sponsor stand including 3 registrations: £2,750

Registration includes access to all sessions, lunch and main networking events. Feature stand sponsors receive additional high profile branding at the exhibition. Exhibitors and sponsors will be able to buy additional delegate passes at a reduced price by using a special promotional code. All in-person exhibitors will have access to the conference app. VAT will be charged at 20% on exhibition packages where applicable. Some companies based outside the UK may be exempt from VAT.

Virtual exhibition packages

We understand that some some of the organisations that want to connect with our delegates do not want to attend in person. We will be providing an option that will allow exhibitors to create their own page on the conference app with links back to their website. Your logo will also appear on the conference app. We will release further information on the functionality soon.

  • Virtual exhibitor package-not attending in-person: £499
  • Virtual exhibitor package add-on if you are also exhibiting at a physical stand:£249 

Sponsorship packages

Our programme of world class international speakers, workshops and thematic sessions will be finalised in the coming months. However, you can express an interest now.

  • Workshop sponsorship: £400
  • Thematic session sponsorship: £500
  • Plenary session sponsorship: £700 single or £2,500 for all four plenaries
  • International ecological societies reception: £500
  • Opening ceremony and reception: £950
  • Sponsor the registrations of early career ecologists as part of Diversity Partners Programme: POA

Advertise – Programme Sold Out.  Spaces in The Niche 

Our printed conference programme is included in all delegate bags and available on the conference website as a digital file.

You can also book your advertising now in The Niche, our full colour quarterly members’ magazine read by over 7,000 ecologists in 125 countries. The Niche is published as both hard copy and digital in March, June, September and December. You can embed links in digital artwork to drive traffic to your website. UK based charities are exempt from VAT on print advertising. The prices for advertising in The Niche and the Annual Meeting programme are set out below.

  • Back cover: £1,000
  • Inside front or inside back cover: £900
  • Any other position: £680