Annual Conference

Annual Conference

The ISBA hosts an annual members only two-day conference every year in May.  The event, which is held in selected locations in the UK, attracts over 400 bursars and senior management staff from member schools and around 140 exhibitors. 

The 2019 ISBA annual conference will take place at the Manchester Central Convention Complex on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd May.   

A selection of the themes covered at the ISBA's annual conference 2018 were:

  • Keynote - Brexit - where are the goalposts today?
  • The future of technology in our schools
  • Future proofing a school as a business
  • International student recruitment - an ongoing success story?
  • Small schools
  • Keynote - A changing educational landscape - where are we going?
  • GDPR beyond 25 May 2018 - what will the norm look like?
  • Partnerships - what can independent and state schools learn from each other?
  • 10 trends
  • Keynote - Disruptive technologies - a good or bad thing for schools

If you are interested in exhibiting at future conferences, please email