IPPN Conference & Education Expo is the largest education conference in Ireland, attended by more than 1,000 Irish primary school principals. Sponsoring an element of this high profile, high quality event brings your brand to the attention of this key audience of school budget decision makers in an exclusive and prestigious way.

Exclusive Premium Stand Locations: The best locations on the Expo floor are reserved for companies who wish to sponsor IPPN’s Annual Principals’ Conference.

Sponsorship packages include:

Conference Auditorium

Sponsor a Plenary Session: Featuring leading national and international speakers plenary sessions are a fundamental element of IPPN’s Annual Principals’ Conference. Our plenary sessions are unique as they gather a captive audience of more than 1,000 primary school principals together in one place at one time. This opportunity to communicate your brand to this audience is unrivalled.

Sponsor a Professional Development Seminar: Each year IPPN presents a programme of professional development seminars covering the most up to date topics of relevance to primary principals. Seminars run three times over the 2 days of the conference attended by between 60 and 100 principals each session. Because of their direct professional relevance, principals rate seminars as the most important reason to attend conference.

Alan Short 18Sponsor the Gala Dinner Entertainment: The Conference Gala Dinner is the social highlight of the principals’ conference and is noted for entertainment from some of Ireland’s leading entertainers.  Previous acts have included Alan Shortt (Irish Pictorial Weekly, Fr Ted, Bull Island), Oliver Callan (Callans Kicks, Green Tea), Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper (Aprés Match, Irish Pictorial Weekly) and Christy Kenneally (TV presenter and writer).

Sponsor the Gala Dinner Wine: With 1,000 principals and guests sitting down to dinner, sponsoring the wine for the Gala Dinner is a prestigious way to associate your brand with this event.

Sponsor Conference Lunches: More than 3,000 lunches are consumed at the Annual Principals’ Conference (including exhibitors and guests). You can gain widespread exposure by sponsoring this element of the event.

Sponsor the Attendee Evaluation Form – Lead Retrieval Opportunity: The Conference Evaluation Form offers you the opportunity to retrieve the contact details of attendees and grow your database. Evaluation Forms re distributed to attendees on Friday afternoon and collected before they leave the convention centre on Friday evening. An online version of the form is distributed to all attendees in the days following the conference. IPPN will offer a prize as an incentive to attendees to complete the evaluation form.

For further information, please contact sinead.omahony@ippn.ie.