YST Conference 2023 – Sponsors and Exhibitors

We are pleased to announce our YST Conference sponsors and exhibitors. Each year our conference programme attracts PE Teachers, Heads of Sport, Head teachers and other key school decision makers looking for new and innovative ways to deliver physical activity in their school.

Working together with our fantastic group of exhibitors and conference sponsors, the YST Conference and Exhibition enables us to equip educators to become changemakers for the charity and change lives.

Conference Headline Sponsor: Ortus Energy

Ortus Energy specialise in the development and funding of solar projects for schools and businesses throughout the country. The Youth Sport Trust are delighted to be partnering them on the ‘I have the Power’ schools programme, through which we are looking to empower young lives through sustainable action.

Ortus Energy shares YST’s commitment to educate, inspire and make a difference to the communities in which it works and as specialists in distributed renewable energy projects, Ortus Energy have made it their mission to create energy efficiency whilst simultaneously reducing clients’ energy bills and carbon footprints. It is through this work that they are offering all UK schools the opportunity to switch to solar energy, through Ortus Energy, and make potential huge savings on school energy costs.

Conference Supporting Sponsor: Complete PE

An interactive physical education resource equipping every teacher with the knowledge and tools to confidently enjoy delivering high quality Physical Education. Packed full of great tools and resources, Complete PE has units of work covering all areas of the Physical Education National Curriculum for EYFS, KS1 and KS2, with transition units available to bridge the gaps into KS3.

Conference Supporting Sponsor: Enrich Education

Creative and innovative services and products for schools, supporting all young people to be physically active. Enrich Education is the UK’s largest provider of bespoke school orienteering courses with cross-curricular outdoor learning, providing the infrastructure, resources, and knowledge to support physical activity across the whole curriculum. Enrich are the only education partner of QuidditchUK, developing the sport through events, training, and equipment.

Conference Supporting Sponsor: Kingswood

Kingswood provide award-winning outdoor education and adventure experiences for primary and secondary schools which are both challenging and rewarding. At 11 stunning locations across the UK and 4 in France, their incredible team create unforgettable experiences and life changing adventures with unique tools like their Confidence Tracker available to help you make the most of your trip.

Conference Supporting Sponsor: Teach Active

Raising standards through active Maths and English lessons, Teach Active is a multi-award winning resource that provides schools and teachers with lesson plans and resources designed to deliver the Maths and English curriculum through physically active learning. With 3,500 lesson plans and resources written by Maths and English consultants, Teach Active is research-led with a proven impact on raising enjoyment, self-esteem and achievement.

Exhibition Sponsor: Sports Directory

Founded in 1993, Sports Directory are one of the leading educational suppliers of sports and P.E. equipment to Schools in the UK. Sports Directory catalogues are regularly delivered to over 28,000 schools, colleges, and academies throughout the UK, a further 3,300 to the Republic of Ireland.

My School Rewards

Sports Directory also offer all schools the opportunity to join ‘My School Rewards’, which is a programme designed to give back to schools. My School Rewards is a fantastic way to get the most from your budget and in turn, help to improve the quality of Sport and Physical Education provision within your school.

Being part of My School Rewards automatically entitles your school to a 15% voucher with every purchase at Sports Directory, meaning that you get more money to spend with every purchase. It also means that you gain access to further rewards and exclusive offers throughout the year. You will also benefit from exclusive competitions to win tickets to major events, such as Wimbledon or England football matches, experience days and visits from professional sports stars, and a whole range of free sports equipment.

Premium Exhibition Partner: Drumba

Drumba offers fast and effective solutions for CPD and spending sports premium funding. Their trial days and training options provide an excellent platform for sustainable change in attitudes towards physical activity and music in primary education, tackling health and fitness, overall well-being, and childhood obesity. Drumba holds the key to ensuring every child has the opportunity to be active in school.

Premium Exhibition Partner: LÜ Interactive

LÜ Interactive is an interactive projecting system made to combine learning with physical activity. With apps allowing to create your own content and it’s multi-purpose capacity, LÜ is the perfect tool for educational and sportive environments.

The networking opportunities the YST conference offers is unrivalled across the sport and education network. Connections with schools, teachers and partners provide invaluable insights that support the development and delivery of our services and products, ensuring a continued positive impact on the health and well-being of young people across the country.

John McBride, Director, Enrich Education
John McBride