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A three day event for anyone involved in STEM engagement to network, showcase and develop skills.

The BIG Event is a three day get-together every summer to share skills and experiences, develop professional links and keep up-to-date with the STEM engagement field. This is the place to hone your skills and recharge your professional batteries, pick up great ideas and show off your talent to your peers.

Formerly known as the British Interactive Group, BIG is a not-for-profit organisation for all people involved in informal science communication activities and hands-on education projects in the UK.


It provides an unmissable opportunity to squeeze the skills and ideas out of all the STEM engagement people you can in a short space of time. It’s like power juice for STEM communicators.

The content for the BIG Event is created by the members. And the people who say they get the most out of it are the people who contribute the content. Members can login to view last few years' worth of Programmes , or you can have a look at the Proposals website to see previous programmes and sessions

General event registration (non-speakers)

  • Full conference (all 3 days, 12 months membership, conference dinner) - £300 early bird rate* (£340 after 2nd May, 2023)
  • 2-days - £260 (any 2 days, 12 months membership; conference dinner NOT included, but can be added to your basket)
  • 1-day - £140 (any 1 day, 12 months membership; conference dinner NOT included, but can be added to your basket)

Click here for full details and to register