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New to the show? FAQs
How can I register?
The quickest way to register is on this website. Click here to register for the show.
Is the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo free to attend?
Yes it is completely free to attend.
What hall is the event in?
The event is in Hall 2.
What other shows can I go into with my ticket?
Your ticket gives you access to all of the features at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo, Home Care Expo, European Neuro Convention, Naidex, Smart Home for Assisted Living, Oncology Convention and Medical Imaging Convention.
Seminars & Show Features
How many seminars are there?
There are approximately 100 seminars across the two days.
Are seminars free to attend?
Yes, seminars are free of charge to attend.
Are seminars ticketed?
No, you will receive tickets on the door which grant access to all seminars however they run on a first come first serve basis so make sure you get there in plenty of time.
How long do seminars last?
Seminars last 30 minutes.
Can I turn up on the day for masterclasses?
You will need to pre-book on our website if you would like to attend any of the masterclass sessions. You can sign up for a session here.
Can I turn up on the day for the CQC Inspection Hub?
You will need to pre-book your CQC Inspector Hub appointment here. If slots are full please don't worry, the CQC will make sure your question is answered. Pop by D834 throughout the show and meet their inspection team.
Can I turn up on the day for the NAPA Activities Arena?
Yes! Please feel free to participate in the arena throughout both days. There are some great, interactive and fun activities that we're encouraging everyone to get involved with!
Can I turn up on the day for the Virtual Dementia Tour?
Yes! Make sure you head to D450 upon your arrival at the event and sign up for one of the many slots running throughout the day. Slots will fill up so make sure you arrive early!
Getting there & the NEC
How do I get there?
The NEC is just 10 minutes by train from the centre of Birmingham and easily accessible by car. Find out more on our dedicated travel page.
Where can I park?
There are enough parking spaces at the NEC for all visitors. You can pre book parking here.
What catering facilities are there at the NEC?
There is a wide range of catering facilities at the NEC. Please see here for a full list of places to eat.
What are the disabled facilities?
As a world class exhibition venue, the NEC is accessible. For more information visit the NEC disabled visitor's page
What else is there to do in the local area?
After visiting the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo why not spend some time in Birmingham? Take some time out to experience and explore Birmingham's rich history and culture.