2017 Exhibitor Bookings Are Now Closed,

If you would like to book for 2018, please revisit the site after the 18th October 2017.

To Book Click the appropriate icon for your organisation and fill in the online form – you will need your Public Liability insurance number and payment card to complete the booking process.

Are you keen to influence the quality of future Suffolk employees? Do you have apprenticeships/internships/jobs you need to fill? Do you offer skills and training opportunities? 

Then book now or contact us today to find out how you can be involved in this year’s Suffolk Skills Show. You can book a stand, bring in a demonstration, set up Have A Go activities that help achieve better understanding of your organisation and bring your young ambassadors to talk about the kind of jobs within it. Costs start from £300 +VAT for a stand. 

We offer an Ambassador Sponsor Package for those that want to be seen as a supporter of the Show but don’t have the resources to commit to being an exhibitor. This gives exposure on the website and we provide a flag printed with the company logo and lined up along the route inside Trinity Park/Suffolk Showground. The package also includes your company contact details and profile on the website. The cost is £500.00+VAT for this and the flags measure 69 x379cm (approx 12' high) – the flag is then yours to keep after the event should you wish.  If you would like to have a promotional flag at the event please let us know: hello@suffolkskillsshow.com 

To book a stand, select the most appropriate Sector Icon from the bottom of the Site Plan page and click on it.   

AreaSectorsOption 1 £300 +VATOption 2 £350 +VATStand Type
Event Centre

Advanced Manufacturing; Energy; Enterprise; Finance & Business Services; IT & Technology; Law & Legal Services, Ports & Logistics 

2*2 m3*2 mShell Scheme
Cattle Building

Creative, Performance & Have a Goes; Engineering; Motor Vehicles; College & University Zones;

2.5*2 m3*2 mSpace Only

Agriculture & Landbased & Animals including 'Field to Fork'; Education & Training including the Careers & Information Zone; Services; The Built Environment (Construction)

2*2 m3*2 mShell Scheme

Military Village (Army, Navy, RAF, Reserves) 

3*2 m4*4 mSpace Only

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158 RLC Army Reserve Unit

202 SQN RLC Reserves are based in Ipswich and are the largest Reserve Unit in the local area. Our role is Driving logistics and supporting the regular Army and government bodies. Our transport includes Land Rovers and Man SV 6 ton trucks.

36 Signal Squadron 71 Y Signal Regiment

Part of The Royal Corps of Signals, 36 Signal Squadron helps provide vital communications systems in times of national emergencies - linking up civilian agencies with military communication systems. As a soldier with 36 Signal Squadron, you will be trained to become an expert in a wide range of communication and information systems as well as military skills. We'll give you the opportunity to do something different, get paid to train in your spare time and earn an annual tax free bounty.

Access - the creative college

A national creative college
focuses on providing a creative alternative to Sixth Form or FE college for 16-18’s, but welcomes older learners.
has a growing higher education offer
operates in eight locations across England
was founded in 1992 and is celebrating 25 years of creative education in 2017.

AHP Suffolk

AHP Suffolk provides specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Our aim and purpose as a staff led social enterprise is to provide high quality accessible health care to help people return to optimal health and stay healthy. We working partnership with our staff, patients and commissioners to develop a continually improving range of services to meet their needs effectively and efficiently.


Aldi is one of the most reputable retailers in the global business market today. With a simple goal of providing great value and quality, using leaner and smarter business processes, we’re a supermarket that’s getting it right. We’re winning all kinds of awards and new stores are springing up all over the country as we rapidly increase our market share. It’s a fantastic place for young people who are willing to work hard and learn from the very best.

Anglia Ruskin University

We are determined to achieve our goals and continually strive to enhance our University for the benefit of all. We will apply our collective and individual creativity to conceive and develop new ideas, implementing them for the benefit of the communities we serve.

Apprenticeships Suffolk

Apprenticeships Suffolk offer a service to every young person, school and employer in Suffolk to support young people into securing Apprenticeships and to support employers with recruiting and employing apprentices. Apprenticeships Suffolk support schools with raising awareness about apprenticeships by delivering workshops and collaborating with staff to promote apprenticeships and help students to search and apply for apprenticeships.


“This year, the Archant teams will be giving students the opportunity to see what it’s really like working in a digital newsroom.
Our digital journalists will give them hints and tips on writing relevant, must-read content…how to get the most out of images and video…hey, they may even get the chance to work with our Video camera crew there on the day!
Then, live on the Archant stand, they’ll get hands-on with our web designers and create their final piece for all of Suffolk and beyond to see.

Associated British Ports

ABP's ambition is simple: to be our customers' first choice provider of port services and facilities.
We are committed to investing and working in partnership with customers to deliver the most flexible, innovative and effective supply chain solutions of any port company in Britain.
This is why we are now in the midst of a £1 billion investment programme across our port estate to create the world class facilities and services our customers need in order to grow their businesses.

Barnes Construction

At Barnes Construction we are very proud of our family-based culture. Our strong business and moral values hold as true today as they did when the company first commenced trading in 1978. We undertake a wide range of projects for clients in the East of England and throughout the UK delivering projects to a high standard in the shortest timeframes, providing value for money and a good all round construction experience.


BDO's nationwide presence and international accountancy network (the fifth largest in the world) creates vast scope for you to develop, and to discover the specialism in which you'd most like to work. Yet we are proud to remain local advisers to clients who value our sheer attentiveness - because even for a big firm, it is the small things that can matter most. We provide both graduate and post A-level entry routes to structured training.

Bolton Aerospace Ltd

Bolton Aerospace Ltd, has been manufacturing wrought copper alloys in Ipswich for over 100 years. From it's origins to present day the factory has continued to produce high quality bronzes, high tensile brasses, cast and wrought phosphor and leaded bronzes and special alloys. These can be produced in a wide range of shapes and sizes.

Bower Fuller

Bower Fuller are a mechanical and electrical contractor which was established in 1965. We employ 66 staff and operatives. Our turnover is £13M. We have two offices, one serving East Anglia, based in Ipswich and one serving the Southern region based in Dartford, covering London and the South East

Breheny Civil Engineering Ltd

Formed 19th March 1963, Breheny is one of the largest family owned civil engineering companies in the UK and is included in the NCE Magazine’s Top 100 Civil Engineering Companies list, 2017. We have developed to provide civil engineering services to almost two thirds of the country from our offices in Suffolk, Yorkshire, Cambridgeshire, Kent and Oxfordshire.

Brickwork Have a Go

Construction/Built Environment Have a Go