Exhibitors

AECOM

Here at AECOM, on every project, we’re working smarter, figuring out how we can make a big impact for our clients while creating a minimal impact on resources and our natural world. And, in addition to our professional responsibilities, we’re making a difference: our volunteer efforts for sustainability and social responsibility causes enhance communities everywhere we work and live around the world.

Kool Skools

Koolskools is a manufacturer and supplier of Fairtrade cotton and ethically sourced School uniform. We only use Fairtrade cotton or recycled fabrics in our uniform, and only work with factories that have good working conditions for their employees and do not employ children.  

Bristol Power Co-op

Bristol Power is a community renewable energy group putting solar panels ‘for free’ on homes across Bristol – initially 23 roofs in Lockleaze and 25 in south Bristol.  We are part of the solar and community energy revolutions, helping create green jobs, the UK’s cheapest electricity, and energy independence for Bristol.  

Local Enterprise Partnership

From the outset the LEP has been committed to developing 'a well- motivated workforce with the skills that business needs' as a crucial element of its jobs growth strategy. Shortages of skills are one of the most frequently reported barriers to business growth in the West of England. Details can be found at www.westofenglandlep.co.uk/people-and-skills  

Ultra Global PRT

Ultra Global PRT are the designers, developers and operators of the innovative Heathrow pod Personal Rapid Transport (PRT) at London’s Heathrow Airport. Ultra’s technology which uses small driverless electric vehicles that run on dedicated guideways has been in operation at the Airport since May 2011 and will shortly carry its 1 millionth passenger.

Fairtrade Network

Bristol Fairtrade and South Gloucestershire Fairtrade Networks promote the use and awareness of Fairtrade in the area, through schools, businesses, charities and volunteers. Fairtrade guarantees small farmers a fair income with a premium to invest in their communities, as well as promoting sustainable farming.  

Ecotricity

Ecotricity is the world’s first green energy company. Reinvesting money from customers’ bills into building new sources of renewable electricity and gas has allowed us to develop 53 wind turbines and a solar site across the UK. With numerous other developments in the pipeline, we aim to continue at the forefront of renewable energy. 

Council for Aluminium in Building

The Council aims to support the interests of the architectural aluminium industry by encouraging the increasing use of aluminium products in architecture and in the construction industry as a whole. Members are involved in all stages of construction, extrusion and design of systems, fabrication of products, finishing, production of associated products and final installation on site.

National Apprenticeship Service

The National Apprenticeship Service focuses on increasing the number of apprentices in England. We work with employers to help them introduce apprentices into their businesses; we help young people looking to start their careers to find an Apprenticeship opportunity. We can advise/support on the range of Apprenticeships, any costs involved and the benefits.

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK's largest automotive manufacturing business, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover is a world-renowned premium 4x4 brand while Jaguar is one of the world's premier luxury sports saloon and sports car brands. All of our cars are designed, engineered and manufactured in Britain.

LifeStraw

LifeStraw is a portable water filter that effectively removes all bacteria and parasites responsible for causing common diarrhoeal diseases. It requires no electrical power or spare parts and can be carried around for easy access to safe and clean water.

University of the West of England

UWE-FET delivers a range of courses relating to energy demand reduction, from the design of low energy buildings to integration of low energy technologies to the areas of management and policy. 

Severn Wye Energy Agency

Severn Wye Energy Agency aims to promote sustainable energy and affordable warmth through partnership, awareness-raising, innovation and strategic action. 

My Future My Choice

My Future My Choice introduces children and young people to the vast range of exciting opportunities available for their future, encouraging them to open their minds to a variety of possibilities and have the self-belief that they can achieve and be successful and happy in school and in whatever they chose to do in life.  

Europe Direct

Opportunities for travelling, training, studying and volunteering across Europe. Europe Direct Gloucestershire is one of a network of Europe Direct Information Centres (EDICs) across the European Union. Based at the Global Language Immersion Centre (GLIC) in the centre of Gloucester, the EDIC provides information, advice and publications on the European Union.

Airbus

Airbus is the leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive product line on the market.