Exhibitors & Partners

Childcare & Education Expo Midlands 2020 will host a range of childcare and nursery suppliers who offer a vast variety of products and services for all early years professionals. Below are the list of exhibitors from 2019’s show.

Almas Industries

Almas are experts in security for the early years’ childcare sector. We will build you an integrated security solution to protect your nursery, creche or pre-school. Set yourselves apart from the competition, improve your security and saving time on admin tasks by harnessing the power of biometrics and CCTV.

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apetito

With over 60 years’ experience of creating great tasting meals, our expert Chefs and Dietitian know the importance of creating a well-balanced diet, meeting a range of dietary needs, specifically for children. Whilst also ensuring mealtimes are kept tasty and fun, with empty plates all round.

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Babbl Social

Visit us on stand A32

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Bloomsbury Education

Covering Early Years, Primary and Secondary, Bloomsbury Education works with trusted authors to create materials that support, engage and inspire. From lesson plans to side-splitting poetry, fiction to professional development we have something for all educators.

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Child Paths Early Years Software

Child Paths is an interactive software which is now taught in colleges throughout Ireland.  This software enables early years practitioners to communicate quicker and smarter with parents and inspectors, and allows them more time with the children by eliminating time-consuming paperwork. In turn, parents can receive instant updates on their child’s welfare and development.

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Child’s Play (International) Ltd

A child’s early years is when children learn most about the world around them and the language skills they need to survive and grow. Since 1972 we have put enormous thought and care into creating the right material for this all-important time. Visit us for 20% off all stock plus half price book and toy sets.

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Childminding UK

Childminding UK

Registered childminders offer a unique and special professional service. At Childminding UK we are passionate about the benefits and also understand the challenges. With over 25 years of experience, our friendly team are here to help every step of the way, offering membership, individual support, online training and resources,

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Community Playthings

At Community Playthings our love for children is the basis of everything we do.  Since 1947 we have designed and manufactured innovative, durable, furniture and play equipment for Nurseries and Primary Schools. Our products inspire play, support all aspects of child development and survive generations of wear and tear by active children.

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Creative Steps Magazine

Inspiration for you, great fun for kids! Perfect for childminders & early years professionals with dozens of fun crafts & activity ideas, designed to support the EYFS, KS1 & KS2. Special Show Offer – Save 33% on the annual print subscription + FREE Orchard Toys game for new subscribers! Promo code CHDEXMD19

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Early Years Alliance

The Early Years Alliance is the largest, most representative early years membership organisation in England, providing high quality childcare and education to support children and families in areas of deprivation.

As an educational charity, we represent the interests of over 14,000 settings delivering care and learning to over 800,000 families.

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EDUZONE LTD

Eduzone Ltd are suppliers of early years educational resources, furniture and equipment for nurseries, schools, children’s centres, pre-schools and childminders.

All our products have been carefully chosen with quality, safety and children’s development in mind.

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eyLog Learning Journals / eyMan Nursery Management

Comprehensive, integrated, and innovative Nursery Management and Learning Journal solutions for your early years setting to increase efficiency, quality and parental engagement, whilst reducing time, paperwork and operational costs.

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MBK Group – Foundation Focus

MBK Group delivers Early Years support through specialised training and team-focused product based solutions. Led by an Outstanding, practicing day nursery owner, everything is built through their own expertise, hands-on experience and passion. Their long-term vision is to support settings and practitioners to achieve excellence in every aspect of their provision.

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GBR British Orchard Centre

Early Years Training provider of CACHE qualifications here in the UK and train in all of the chain of British Orchard Nurseries across the UAE.

Providing short online CPD courses up to Level 5 and both pathway’s with access to government funding.

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Gompels

Gompels HealthCare Ltd are a family run, specialist wholesaler supplying everyday healthcare, arts&crafts materials and day nursery equipment. Our aim is to supply the highest quality products at the lowest possible prices, with fast delivery and a fantastic level of customer service.

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HJR Tax

HJR Tax assist day nursery and pre-school owners identify unclaimed capital allowances in their property and receive a tax rebate from HMRC. We work on a paid-by-results basis and have a 100% success rate to date. Using our knowledge and technical experience, we make claiming capital allowances simple, hassle free and cost effective.

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Hope Education

At Hope, we understand that it’s the practitioners that have the most impact on children’s development, and the passion you have for children shape their entire learning journey. As a supplier, it’s our job to provide you with the tools to do this, that’s why we ensure we have everything your nursery needs.  From inspirational resources to everyday essentials.

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Kalendit Ltd

Kalendit is the first digital platform that helps nurseries book outstanding supply workers in a few clicks.  Our goal is to equip nurseries with modern tools so that they can book staff instantly and save money.  We want to empower nursery workers and allow them to decide their rate and where and when to work.

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Living Eggs

Living Eggs is the original and ethical 10 day Chicken Hatching Programme ideally suited to teach Life Cycles and caring and nurturing. The programme comes with colourful posters and an advice line to make it a trouble-free experience. Visit us on Stand A20.

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McQueens Dairies Ltd

We are a family business who have been delivering milk for twenty years.

As agents for the Government’s Free Nursery Milk Scheme our team are well placed to manage your order from time of placement through to our production and distribution operations, with no need to go through a third party.

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Morton Michel Insurance

Morton Michel is the UK’s childcare insurance specialist. We are passionate about Early Years and are ingrained within the sector so childcare professionals and their business needs are at the heart of everything we do. This is why we are proud to have sponsored Childcare Expo since they launched 10 years ago!

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National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) is the UK’s national membership organisation for day nurseries and the voice of the early years sector.  With a thriving membership across England, Scotland, Wales and internationally, join us to benefit from business support, great savings, expert advice and early years training designed by early years experts for early years practitioners.

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Oral Health Foundation

Oral Health Foundation

The Oral Health Foundation is an independent charity (not for profit) dedicated to improving oral health and wellbeing around the world. For more than 40 years we have continued to provide expert, independent and impartial advice on all aspects of oral health directly to those who need it most.

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Outside Classroom Boards

Manufacturers and suppliers of vibrant, weatherproof Educational Boards for permanent use OUTSIDE, the perfect way to take lessons into the fresh air! We offer a comprehensive range of educational resource signage including our photographic Nature range, banners, badges and paper posters.  Specific need? Bespoke products reasonably priced.

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Pen Green Research, Development and Training Base

Pen Green Research, Development and Training Base is an early years research and higher education organisation. We offer practitioners in the early years, health and social sectors, a comprehensive range of professional development opportunities including a full early years degree programme, teacher training, short courses, conferences, seminars and bespoke training.

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Redwing Solutions Ltd

Redwing Solutions Ltd established in 2004 specialises in HR for Day Nurseries, Pre-schools and Out of School Clubs.

Based in Worcestershire, they work with clients across the UK offering HR and Employment Law support.

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Saul Isaac School and Nursery Photography

Visit us on stand D44

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Sharp Business Systems

Sharp is dedicated to improving people’s lives through the use of advanced technology and a commitment to innovation, quality, value, and design. We invite you to find out more about us, the value we place upon our on-going commitment to strong business ethics, and the numerous awards won by our innovative products

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The Curiosity Approach

The Curiosity Approach is a modern-day approach to Early Childhood that fits perfectly in current changing technological times.  Taking parts from Reggio, Steiner, Te Whariki and a sprinkle of Montessori. Bringing curiosity, awe and wonder into early childhood & creating the ‘thinkers & doers’ of the future.

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The Midlands Training Company UK (MTC)

The Midlands Training Company (MTC) is a Qualsafe registered training centre dedicated to providing quality statutory and bespoke training solutions. We specialise in training for the childcare and education sector and are passionate about delivering quality training.  Our suite of e-learning courses are all CPD certified and Ofqual accredited.

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The Toys People

We are suppliers of educational toys and crafts.

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Usborne Books at Home

Let us plan the perfect reading-related event. From traditional book fairs, sponsored reads/ listens, reading assemblies, even assistance at parents’ evenings and open days, we as Independent Usborne Organisers can adapt to suit the specific needs of your school, nursery or childcare setting. All of our services are free of charge

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YPO

YPO offers a fantastic selection of early years resources, with over 3,000 products to choose from. From outdoor equipment to messy play to sensory exploration, our range is designed to help children explore and learn. With over 40 years’ experience, we offer competitive pricing to help you save time and money.

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