With the 46th edition of Naidex fast approaching, it’s time to give you the lowdown on what the event is all about. Hitting the halls of Birmingham’s NEC on the 17th and 18th March, Europe’s most established event dedicated to the healthcare and independent living industries will be boasting 400 world-class suppliers and 300 inspirational seminars all available to you for the price of nothing. The tickets to attend the event are completely free.
But if free tickets, extraordinary suppliers and incredible seminars don’t convince you alone, we’ve compiled below 10 reasons why you must attend this year’s event:
1 – Learn the latest techniques from hands-on training at the Moving & Handling Lab
Fully focused, interactive and CPD accredited demonstrations presenting crucial knowledge, progressive techniques and the expertise needed to effectively and safely support and transport individuals with disabilities or special needs. Experts will also provide interactive training sessions to visitors in how to effectively move and handle patients with the least amount of exerted effort, in a way that provides the utmost comfort and dignity.
2 – Get FREE CPD points courtesy of multiple educational seminars every 45 minutes
Learn new concepts, discover what’s been going on in the sector and get free CPD points by attending hundreds of educational seminars from doctors, researchers, entrepreneurs, medical directors and people with disabilities that are sure to provide you with all the information you need to take your profession to the next level.
3 – Test the best products at the Mobility Test Track so you can recommend them to patients
This TGA sponsored feature allows visitors to test a large variety of mobility scooters and powerchairs available at the event. The track includes various artificial off-road terrain, ramps, and obstacles – brimming with activity and excitement as attendees gather to see for themselves the present and future of mobility technology. This would be the ideal place to get hands-on experience with the most innovative mobility vehicles on the market – strengthening your knowledge on the topic and giving you a reference point for your patients.
4 – Witness product launches that are pushing forward the health, care and rehab sectors
Be the first to witness the latest product innovations set to hit the health, care, and rehab sectors. The products at Naidex are a look into the present and future of the healthcare and independent living industries, and you could be the first to interact, test, or even purchase, these life-changing designs before they reach the mass market.
5 – Discover the solutions turning the sector on its head with our Innovation Awards
Every year Naidex holds the Naidex Awards, recognising, rewarding and celebrating the best of the best. Judged by the key decision-makers from some of the biggest names in the industry, the Awards bring a spotlight to the solution that epitomises originality, usability and effectiveness in the independent living sector.
6 – Get all your questions answered at our expert-led panel debates
The Panel Theatre at Naidex will host a variety of discussions and debates around the current topics that are affecting the disability and independent living sectors. You can gain expert advice from industry professionals on topics such as employment, recruitment, mobility and so much more, and have all your questions answered.
7 – Interested in paediatric solutions? Follow the Naidex Junior Trail to discover the solutions created specifically with children at heart
Naidex 46 is seeing the launch of a brand-new trail exclusively dedicated to children with disabilities – Naidex Junior. It is designed to help highlight those exhibitors who provide the latest innovations and informed professional technical specialty from the creators of the most advanced technology created specifically with children at heart!.
8 – Browse a selection of suppliers that are transforming the healthcare profession and the lives of millions across the globe
Whilst Naidex has always been much more than a marketplace where visitors can find the latest innovations, that does not mean it doesn’t feature an outstanding range of exhibitors. Each business or association is showcasing their most innovative products, services and solutions – with huge names on site from the likes of Kymco and TGA – where else will you have such an assortment of key suppliers under the same roof?
9 – Network with like-minded professionals and build long-lasting relationships
In an ever-growing industry with a continued reliance on partnerships and building relationships, join the wide-reaching community that Naidex has built over the forty-five editions it has been running for. Like-minded professionals from all corners of the healthcare and independent living industry attend Naidex, and with our dedicated networking areas you could create a connection that could last a lifetime.
10 – All of the above, for FREE!
Yes, you read that right. We may have mentioned it before but it has to be reiterated. Tickets to attend are free, so with all of this on offer, why wouldn’t you grab yours now at naidex.co.uk?