• Education Procurement: 2018 Buying Trends

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    Computer equipment, classroom furniture and refurbishment services top the list of solutions the UK’s leading education procurement professionals are sourcing in 2018.

    The findings have been revealed by the Education Forum after delegates attending the event were asked which areas they needed to invest in during 2018 and beyond.

    Over half were looking to invest in computers/laptops/tablets, with 48% sourcing classroom furniture. Just behind were refurbishment services, health & safety and door entry systems.

    “It’s no surprise that computer equipment tops the list of areas our delegates were most interested in,” said Education Forum Event Manager Jennie Lane. “But the full table provides a valuable insight into trends within the education sector.”

    % of delegates at the Education Forum sourcing certain products & solutions:

    Computers/Laptops/Tablets – 53%

    Classroom Furniture – 48%

    Refurbishment – 45%

    Health & Safety – 40%

    Door Entry Systems – 40%

    Washroom Facilities – 32%

    Furniture Recycling – 31%

    IT Recycling – 37%

    CCTV – 35%

    TVs/Screens/Monitors – 34%

    Waste Management – 32%

    Access Control & Management – 32%

    Interactive Whiteboards – 32%

    LCD Touch Screens – 32%

    Server Consolidation – 32%

    IT Security – 31%

    To find out more about the Education Forum, visit www.education-forum.co.uk.


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