Sponsorship and exhibition

The 2017 Live Wires Forum is an exciting opportunity for your organisation to show support for the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, promote your services and be part of a leading event on technology in early education.

We have a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities for a variety of budget sizes and needs. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the Live Wires Forum, please email events@earlychildhood.org.au.

Event Partner

Modern Teaching Aids (MTA) has been making a difference in Australian education for over 60 years. MTA offers over 15,000 quality education resources, working with more than 100 of the world’s most well-known education brands and resource developers.  MTA’s own-developed resources are created with the advice and input of educators and aligned with local curriculum.  The scope of resources is huge—from babies to high school, and across pretend & play, sand & garden, art & craft, maths, English, science and more.

Teaching.com.au offers easy online purchasing, personalised institution accounts, livestock availability and speedy service and fulfilment.

MTA – your partner in play and education since 1956.


Meet the exhibitors joining us at the 2017 Live Wires Forum!

Safe Sleep Space is an early parenting consultancy group specialising in sleep and settling of infants and toddlers. With an emphasis on caregiver interaction, social–emotional development and an understanding that every infant, toddler and parent is unique, Safe Sleep Space helps families reach sustainable change in a loving and informed way.

anzuk is ‘the education agency’, with a brand promise ‘to provide exceptional experiences in education every day, always’. One of the fastest growing recruitment companies in Australia, anzuk has invested heavily in recent years to revolutionise the way casual staffing is managed in child care, kindergarten and schools across the globe.

Community Early Learning Australia™ (CELA) is the peak body for Australia’s early and middle childhood education sector. We believe all children deserve quality early education and care. Created by Community Child Care Co-operative, built on tradition and prepared for the future. We represent all in the sector that are committed to purpose before profit and community benefit.

Our mission is to amplify early learning’s value throughout Australia.

  • We amplify early learning’s value by informing families, influencing policy-makers, and inspiring educators.
  • We support evidence-based research, grassroots consultation, and common sense action.
  • We actively unite both community based and small provider ECEC services under one banner of support for community benefit and purpose before profit.

CELA informs, influences and inspires the sector through advocacy, leadership, learning and development and consultancy.

KU Children’s Services (KU) is one of Australia’s leading providers of early childhood education and care, and has been enriching the lives of children, families and communities since 1895. KU is a leading national advocate for early childhood education. We lead by example and support other early childhood services which aspire to provide similarly high standards. KU’s outstanding professional learning program, which includes a wide variety of workshops, courses, network meetings and the Annual Conference, is highly regarded and respected within the early childhood profession.

Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) is a fun, digital, play-based language learning program for preschool children. It helps children to become more comfortable with different languages early in life, so they can stay engaged with learning languages in later years. Children in the ELLA program learn languages through apps called The Polyglots, which are used on tablet devices and have been specifically designed for preschool children. ELLA is one of the two early childhood projects being exhibited by Education Services Australia (ESA).




The Early Childhood Resource Hub (ECRH) is a central repository of Australian early childhood resources, quality standards, support and forums. It brings together professionally developed resources and information that support educators’ practice under the National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care, particularly in relation to the National Quality Standard for early childhood education and care and school age care. ECRH is one of the two early childhood projects being exhibited by Education Services Australia (ESA).

Storypark is a for-purpose organisation dedicated to helping every child fulfil their unique potential, by connecting and empowering the community around them. Used by Australia’s leading providers of early childhood education, Storypark supports evidence-based reflective practice and strengthens quality outcomes for children, families and teams.

Storypark’s recently released planning tools help integrate intentional teaching into daily observations, enabling parents to better understand and value the work of educators. Click here to listen to what Dr Charles Pascal thinks of Storypark.

Two Moos are reimagining play, creating innovative digital experiences with specialists in children’s media. Part of the Two Bulls family, Two Moos have an experienced team of kids experts creating, designing and developing creative award winning kids apps with a range of emerging technologies.

Travel subsidy sponsors

With the help of our sponsors, Early Childhood Australia (ECA) is offering a single rate subsidy to allow more services the opportunity to attend. Click here for more information on how to apply.

Northern Territory Government

Victorian Department of Education and Training

Keynote speaker sponsor

Learning Sciences Institute Australia

Early Childhood Futures is a research group in the Learning Sciences Institute Australia, Australian Catholic University, directed by Professor Susan Edwards. This group is committed to research that examines the role of play-based learning in building young children’s knowledge outcomes for the 21st century, and conducts research with playgroups, long day care, kindergarten, early learning centres and the first three years of school. Early Childhood Futures is currently working with educators, families, children and school staff on two Australian Research Council Discovery Projects and one Australian Research Council Linkage Project.