The British Museum is located in central London in the historic district of Bloomsbury close to Russell Square, Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. The BM’s address is Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG.

Hotels near the British Museum

The British Museum is located in central London in the historic Bloomsbury district. Within walking distance are leafy parks, local restaurants, cafes and colleges from the University of London.

The following hotels are located within walking distance from the British Museum. This list is for information purposes only. Inclusion of a listing does not constitute a recommendation. We advise to book accommodations as soon early as possible as June is high tourist season and accommodations fill up quickly during this period.

We have various advertising and sponsorship options available to help organisations promote their products and raise awareness of their brand and company profile.

About the conference

The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce the major conference entitled “Art, Materiality and Representation” which will take place at the British Museum organized in conjunction with the British Museum's Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas and the School of Oriental and African Studies' Department of Anthropology.

Dates: 1-3 June 2018

Audience

The conference will attract a truly interdisciplinary mix of 1000 international delegates. Participants will include anthropologists, curators, teachers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, representatives of NGOs and media, artists, corporate bodies and members of the general public.

Venue

The conference will be held at the British Museum’s Education Clore Centre and SOAS' Senate House. Details of the Clore Centre can be found on the following website. For a map of the venue click here. Details of Senate House can be found on the following website.

Programme Ads

The conference programme is a perfect place to put a prominent display ad. All delegates will see your company’s profile each time they look up information about workshops, sessions and activities. A full page B&W advertisement in the A5 programme is £250 (ex VAT), half page £120 (ex VAT).  Please contact education@therai.org.uk for details on how to register as an advertiser. The deadline to register as an advertiser is 23 April 2018.

Conference Reception

There is an opportunity to sponsor the conference drinks/reception. The conference reception is open to all participants and is a chance to meet attendees and delegates and increase recognition of your activities. Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Recognition of sponsorship in all printed and web publicity, the conference catalogue and at the venue
  • An invitation to the reception and formal thank you announcement
  • Free registrations for the conference

For further information please contact: Emma Ford at education@therai.org.uk Tel: 020 7387 0455

There are many food and drink options in the Bloomsbury district and neighbouring areas of Fitzrovia and Soho. Clusters of restaurants can be found on Charlotte St. and in the Brunswick Centre both of which are within walking distance of the Museum. Several food options exist within the British Museum itself. For more information visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/visiting/eat.aspx

About the conference

The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce that a conference ‘Art, Materiality and Representation’ will take place at the British Museum, Clore Centre, in conjunction with the museum’s Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas and in SOAS, Senate House, in conjunction with their Department of Anthropology.

Dates: 1-3 June 2018

Audience

Exhibitors will meet a truly interdisciplinary mix of 1000 international delegates. Participants will include anthropologists, curators, teachers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, representatives of NGOs and media, artists, corporate bodies and members of the general public.

Venue

The exhibition will be in the British Museum’s Education Clore Centre. Details of the Centre can be found on the following website. For a map of the venue click here.

Opportunities to exhibit

Exhibition spaces are available in the reception and public meeting areas which ensures maximum face to face interaction with delegates. A single display table (2 feet x 5 feet) is £300 (ex VAT). This includes conference registration fee for up to two people, with full access to panels and events.

Exhibitor registration

To book an exhibition stall please contact Emma Ford at education@therai.org.uk . You will be sent a link to the stall exhibitor registration form.  Deadline for exhibitor registration is 23 April 2018.

Advertisement in the conference programme

The deadline for sending an advertisement for the conference programme is 23 April 2018. Full details of this can be found here.

Delivery of exhibition materials

Due to parking and loading bay restrictions at the British Museum, exhibition materials will need to arrive by 30 May 2018. Full instructions will be in the Delivery Form that is sent to exhibitors once registered. 

Exhibition times

Exhibitions will be on display throughout the event. Stalls will see the most activity during registration, lunch, breaks and receptions.

Setting up stalls

Exhibitors will be able to set up their stalls between 8:30am-9:00am on Friday 1 June 2018. RAI volunteers will greet representatives at the front entrance of the BM and take them to the Centre. Once assigned, stalls will remain in the same position throughout the duration of the conference.

Staffing stalls

Your representatives will staff the stall to facilitate the marketing of materials and the presence of your brand. Unfortunately, RAI volunteers will not be able to staff stalls, and we ask that materials are not left unattended during the conference for security purposes.

Technical considerations

If you would like to request a power source or other facilities, please indicate this on the Exhibitor Registration form. Please note that there are no methods to use a phone line for credit card transactions.

Venue security

Throughout the conference there will be BM event assistants and RAI volunteers who will help administrate the event and monitor the area. Exhibitors must ensure their stalls are not left unattended. At the end of each conference day, stalls will be left overnight to be monitored by the BM security staff.

Dismantling stalls & returning goods

Exhibitors will be responsible for dismantling their stalls and ensuring that their goods are collected at the end of the conference on Sunday 3 June 2018.