Bett UK

24-26 January 2024

Bett Brasil

23-26 April 2024

Bett Asia

4-5 October 2023

Higher Education (Ahead)

Ahead by Bett

Meet new people, discover valuable organisations and create incredible connections that result in positive changes for you, your organisation and your learners. Ahead by Bett brings together HE leaders, educators and solution providers to connect, collaborate and transform the industry as we know it. 


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Our mission

To make an impact on the academic community, empowering educators and students in universities and colleges by helping them to be better users and buyers of technology.

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Join intimate peer to peer roundtable discussions to share experiences, challenges and opportunities focused on education’s key growth areas from AI to SEND, cybersecurity and everything in between.  

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Connect @ Bett

Connect @ Bett

The groundbreaking meetings tool enabling you to meet with EdTech providers on a one-to-one basis, at an agreed time and place, taking the hassle and pressure out of finding the right person. 

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Meet our exhibitors, get hands on with the tech, demo the software and grab your promotional swag. This is your chance to find the best tech, test it out and take it back to your colleagues and students. 

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Fully immersive content stages 

The Auditorium 

The content stage for academics, innovators, industry and leaders in Higher Education and Further Education to discuss the future of the sector. With a capacity of 120, expect 30 minute inspiring keynotes, intimate fireside chats and impactful case studies.

Sandbox Sessions

The best place to explore tech-based case studies within Ahead by Bett, helping you to evaluate the efficacy of solutions and inform future purchasing decisions. Use the short 25 minute sessions to explore new suppliers, find solutions to shared challenges and ask questions.

Working in partnership

Our partners    

Our partners    

We are proud to partner with some of the leading Higher Education associations and solution providers in the UK and abroad. Our partners work with us to help determine the content programme, share feedback and provide insight to ensure we're meeting the needs of visitors and exhibitors.

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Advisory Board 

Advisory Board 

The Ahead by Bett Advisory Board is made up of Higher Education leaders from across the entire education ecosystem. Our esteemed members act as a sounding board for our ideas for the show and provide ongoing insights on the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the sector.

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Showcase your solutions to the HE community

Ahead by Bett is a dedicated offering for the Higher Education community to come together with their peers and the world's leading education technology suppliers. Our ever-growing network of HE leaders and budget holders are looking towards you for innovation and answers to industry-wide questions. 

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Our Partners