On the 2nd of July 2019, The Big Bang North West hits The Exhibition Centre Liverpool and 8000 young people from across the region will celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) as they enjoy exciting exhibits, sensational shows and ingenious innovation!
The Big Bang North West is a STEM celebration for school children and part of a programme led by EngineeringUK. Big Bang events enable young people to discover the exciting and rewarding STEM based careers available in their local area via fun, hands-on activities. Adding to the excitement, the event hosts the regional heat of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.
Visitors to the event can immerse themselves in virtual & augmented reality, enjoy sensational science & fire shows, green-screen technology, gadgets, robots, coding, creatures, slime, medical magic and more.
All About STEM, the team behind The Big Bang North West are well known for doing incredible things to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths in schools, business, the community & beyond. After running The Big Bang North West for six years, popularity has multiplied, leading the team to move the event to the Exhibition Centre on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront in 2016, double the arena floor in 2017 and increase capacity to 8000 attendees for 2019. This is going to be the biggest and best event yet!
Michelle Dow, All About STEM Managing Director said: “Real companies, with real opportunities, face-to-face with thousands of young people from right across the North West! The Big Bang North West will make a huge impact on the future economic success of our local region by providing a direct link between schools and businesses.
“This is about plugging the skills gap and ensuring that our children are ready, appropriately qualified and skilled, to take up their place in the rapidly developing jobs landscape in the area. It’s so vitally important and, as the team responsible for delivering the event, we’re really excited about its potential… and it’s so much fun!”
All About STEM have announced that Unilever will be the new Big Bang North West Headline Sponsor and they are more than excited to be championing the event.
Glyn Roberts, Director R&D, Unilever said: “Unilever’s passion to support STEM learning has grown each year, at the very centre of this sits The Big Bang North West, which is utterly unmatched in its energy, inspiration and quality for any student between 5-18.”
“As Unilever we are proud to be the headline sponsor at The Big Bang North West 2019; inspiring the next generation of scientists is a key part of Unilever’s commitment to STEM.
“It is our belief that what we do today will decide tomorrows future, and we believe that by helping to motivate students on the opportunities and challenges facing the world today that they can help bring about a bright future for everyone.”
The event is sponsored and supported by leaders in the field including Unilever, AstraZeneca, Air Products, Royal Air Force, Shaping Futures, LEGO Education, ScottishPower & Educate Magazine.
Liverpool Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram will be attending The Big Bang North West as he continues to support & promote STEM in schools alongside All About STEM.