Refreshers Fair 2020 - Commercial Partners 

This year's SUBU Refreshers' Fair is taking place on Tuesday 4th February 2020 from 10am - 3pm, and will kick start the 2nd Semester for 18,000 BU students !  . 

What is Refreshers Fair?

The SUBU Refreshers Fair is a huge exhibition that is free to attend for 18,000 BU students. Included in the fair are a large number of the SUBU Clubs & Societies, BU Sports teams, local & BU groups together with a tapestry of local & national businesses, music, food and drink!

It is your chance in just a few hours to talk to up to 4,000 potential new customers in one day. 

 Like the SUBU Freshers' & Refreshers Fair Facebook page to keep up to date with event details.. 


Did you know?.. Our Freshers' Fairs are officially one of the best in the country!

BAM Marketing Agency toured 20 Freshers’ Fairs across the UK from Scotland to the South coast, surveying thousands of students and hundreds of stallholders to compile the most detailed research forming a Top 20 Freshers’ Fairs in the country.  SUBU are proud to be in the top three this list for the last three years after coming top for the first time in 2016.

SUBU were measured against some other great Students' Unions and Universities across the country so represents a great achievement. The full list of the results from other Freshers’ Fairs and survey highlighted results can be viewed by clicking the links below..

BAM "UK's Best Freshers' Fair"

 2018 - Runner-up  2017 - Runner-up   2016 - Winner


Commercial Exhibitors

If you are a local or national business the annual SUBU Refreshers' Fair is a great opportunity for you to meet new and current Bournemouth University students. 


What can SUBU offer you?

As organisers of the Refreshers Fair, SUBU is able to offer prime ‘stall’ pitches which can accommodate just 30 commercial partners. A 'stall' means a 6ft x 2ft trestle table, 2 chairs, marketing & data capture rights for the entire day as well as the option for free Wi-Fi access, electric power & a back wall for added marketing presence.



Promotional Stand Tariffs

Prices are excluding V.A.T.

Our full supporting marketing options can be viewed in our Media Pack by clicking here.   


I'm game! How do I book?

If you have attended our fair in the past, you will know that in order to guarantee a prime location it is advisable to make a booking as early as possible. This will help us ensure that you will be perfectly positioned to begin a long-lasting and profitable relationship with up to 18,000 plus students at Bournemouth University.

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Click here to view the Refreshers Fair 2020 Terms & Conditions


Alternatively for more information or to be sent a booking form contact Andy Elsey, SUBU Sales & Marketing Executive:

Telephone: 01202 961461     Email:   

Post: Students' Union at Bournemouth University, Student Centre, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB


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