COBIS Supporting Associates are 'Experts in their Field'


COBIS Supporting Associate subscription is available to manufacturers and suppliers of educational materials and equipment, publishers of textbooks and educational books, and companies and consultants providing services to international schools.

Many COBIS Supporting Associates exhibit at the COBIS Annual Conference in London in May and/or at other school workforce conferences and events throughout the year.

Details of all our Supporting Associates are published in the 'The Source' which is the COBIS Supporting Associate directory, on our website here.

In addition to preferential exhibitor and delegate rates, COBIS Supporting Associates can access preferential rates for a range of sponsorship and advertising opportunities listed here.

A survey with existiing Supporting Associates in April 2018 found that:

  • 78% would recommend COBIS Supporting Associate subscription to colleagues and many said that they already have.
  • 84% of those who responded said they were planning to renew their subscription next year.
  • 61% of Supporting Associates said they had generated new business or made new contacts in the international school sector as a result of joining COBIS.
  • The most popular services that supporting members have used are the COBIS Annual Conference and The Source Directory.

To apply to become COBIS Supporting Associate please complete our registration form.

COBIS Supporting Associate subscription does not imply endorsement by COBIS for any service, programme or activity and an organisation may not use COBIS Supporting Associate subscription as an endorsement of its services, products or activities.