About The Big Bang @Solent

The Big Bang @ Solent is one of the biggest careers events on the South Coast for secondary school students aged 11 - 17. The aim of the event is to encourage young people to go into STEM careers.

About Big Bang

  • It's free to exhibit 
  • It's 9.30am - 3pm
  • It's at the Botleigh Grange Hotel
  • It's to promote STEM careers for young people aged 11-17
  • Schools from across the South Coast are invited to attend, entry is free
  • You will need to provide an interactive activity to inspire young people

Why attend Big Bang
Attending these events are essential to your recruitment pipeline! Research has shown it's important to educate young people about different careers from an early age. 

  • It's FREE
  • Part of your long-term recruitment plan
  • Inspire young people into STEM Careers
  • Inspire young people about different routes into STEM careers
  • To meet your companies CSR to support and up-skill your community 
  • Promote your industry to your future workforce
  • To overcome stereotypical views about STEM roles within industry 
  • Help to ensure young people have the right skills
  • Is there a skills shortage in your industry? Help change it and attend the event
  • Showcase your organisation with hands on exhibits

Outcomes for young people

  • They will be inspired about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
  • They will discover different routes into STEM industries 
  • The activities help them to realise their potential 
  • Help young people to decide on their final year options

Download the Leaflet

Sponsorship Packages

Basingstoke Consortium and EBP South’s established career events are a cost effective way for your organisation to develop long-term recruitment plans and invest in your corporate social responsibility in the community.


Through large scale events, your organisation will be supporting 100’s of students from a diverse range of schools, helping to have a positive impact on social mobility, decrease the gender gap and create awareness about the job roles
young people can aspire to.

To become a sponsor or for an informal discussion about these packages please contact Jacquie Jones on 02392 283400 or [email protected] 

Download the Sponsorship Packages

Book My FREE Place - Exhibit 

To book your FREE place please fill out the booking and activity form below and send it to Jacquie Jones, [email protected]. You must provide an interactive STEM activity for students on the day. 

Download the Booking Form