Inspiring Leadership Conference 2024

inspiring leadership conference

Inspire yourself, inspire your school

1 event, 2 days, many inspirational speakers

When: Thursday 13 June – Friday 14 June 2024

Join hundreds of your colleagues in person for the tenth annual Inspiring Leadership Conference at the ICC, Birmingham.

The Inspiring Leadership conference is renowned for its ability to inspire leaders. Your two-day ticket will give you access to a programme packed full of inspiration with renowned keynote speakers, expert practitioners and of course, you, our senior leaders – for opportunities to reconnect with existing networks and make new ones. Bringing together a powerful line-up of keynote speakers from the world’s of business, sport, the arts, humanities and, of course, education, is complemented by a diverse selection of innovative and inspiring experts drawn from across the education sector. 


“A very valuable opportunity to take a step away from the day-to-day, and allow time to listen, think and discuss.”
– 2023 delegate



Giles Duley Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu< Russell Hobby Andrew Strauss
Giles Duley

CEO of Legacy of War Foundation, photographer, writer, presenter and chef

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Lawyer, founder of Women in Leadership and Political and Women’s rights activist

Russell Hobby CBE

CEO Teach First

Sir Andrew John Strauss OBE 

former England player, captain and Director of England Cricket


Berlinda Parmar OBE jane creasy
Belinda Parmar OBE

Non-executive director for the Ministry of Defence and the CEO of The Empathy Business.

Lucy Cooke

National Geographic explorer, New York Times best-selling author and award-winning broadcaster

Darren Coxon

Founder, CoxonAI

Jane Creasy

Conference host and facilitator

With more to be announced.

Click here to find out more about our speakers



The speakers motivate me to go back into school and be the best head I can be – inspiring and motivating my staff to make sure the children receive the best possible education.
– 2023 delegate

Booking Information

Our conference package offers school leaders the chance to attend as an individual, with colleagues or as a leadership team.

Earlybird discount – £440 + VAT. Limited availabilty! Tickets sold on a first come first served basis.

Standard Registration – £525 + VAT will apply after Earlybird tickets have sold out.

Small schools (100 or fewer pupils) – £420 + VAT. 

Group bookings (five registrations or more) – £440 + VAT per person. To qualify for a group booking all delegate bookings must be made at one time and one invoice will apply for the group.  NB. A unique email address is required for each member of the group.

Groups over ten – Please get in touch with our conference team to discuss your booking.

Only one discount can be applied at any time.

There are two ways to pay:

  • We encourage payment by credit/debit card
  • Payment by invoice due 30 days from receipt of booking

VAT is chargeable on the conference fee, however, this may be reclaimed from HM Revenue and Customs by schools and organisations through their normal VAT reclaim route. NB. Channel Island delegates will need to pay VAT, please click here (Section 2) to read more information on this subject.

‘An evening with… (Conference Dinner) tickets are £80 + VAT, please add this to your booking when registering your place.