NEC Birmingham |  09 - 10 October 2024

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Conference Theatres

Care Keynote Stage 

With something for everyone, our Care Keynote Theatre boasts a wealth of trending topics aimed at provoking discussions on current priorities and challenges within the sector. Delve into a comprehensive selection of sessions curated for professionals across the care community, and listen as thought leaders, influential figures, and business professionals share their expertise on the latest issues, best practices, and transformative solutions shaping the industry.

From CEOs to Care Workers, Registered Managers and all other professionals in the sector, the Care Keynote Theatre caters to all. With discussions ranging from policy development within our new government, an exploration of new quality statements, and updates directly from the CQC, you can’t miss out!

Join us as we focus on the future of care and explore opportunities for transformation, innovation, and a better quality of life for all those in the social care sector.

Business Theatre 

Aiming to break down the complexities of owning, managing, and maintaining businesses within the care sector, our Business Theatre looks to address the new and existing challenges that must be tackled moving forward.

Business Owner, Procurement Lead, Registered Manager, or CEO? Uncover strategies for sustainable business practices within the social care sector. From sales and marketing advice to top retention strategies, from franchising advice to succeeding with the new framework, step into the Business Theatre to uncover invaluable insights for those bringing care businesses into an economically viable future.

With an ever-changing economic landscape ahead, it becomes more important than ever to focus on the skills and acumen needed to create, nurture, and grow a business within the care sector. Come along to find out more!


Design, Build & Environments Theatre

Join our Design, Build & Environments Theatre, where visionary ideas transform the future of care spaces. This dedicated space will focus on exploring the intersection of architecture, interior design, and innovative solutions in creating nurturing environments for those relying on care. 

Join leading designers and industry experts as they present groundbreaking projects and discuss the latest trends in designing care facilities. Gain insights into sustainable building practices, designing for dementia care, rethinking the dining experience, and the creation of therapeutic spaces that enhance the well-being of residents.

Through engaging presentations and expert-led panel discussions, the Design, Build & Environments Theatre offers invaluable knowledge for anyone involved in the planning, construction, or management of care environments. Discover how thoughtful design can improve quality of life, foster community, and support the unique needs of every individual. Join us in shaping environments where care and comfort coexist seamlessly.

Technology Theatre 

Whether you’re looking to navigate the ethical boundaries around artificial intelligence, sourcing the best new tech for an innovative digital project, or worried about protecting your resident’s data and conforming to standards, the Technology Theatre has it covered. For tech enthusiasts, sector leaders, and all manner of care professionals eager to harness the power of technology, this theatre promises a captivating exploration of cutting-edge solutions and advancements shaping the future of care.

With a broad range of topics, including Data & AI, cybersecurity, digital inclusion, and CQC compliance, the Technology Theatre is not one to miss out on!


People, Workforce & Wellbeing Theatre

Aiming to educate and inspire, our People, Workforce & Wellbeing Theatre promises to provide quality content for all those managing a workforce and leading teams of individuals.

From challenging communication training, LGBTQ+ inclusion awareness, winning retention strategies, workforce development, and more, navigate the evolving landscape of managing the people in the social care sector and learn best practice from the best. Engage in sessions tailored to address the unique challenges and opportunities in recruiting, retaining, and developing a skilled and compassionate workforce.

As we look to the future of social care, we look towards a brighter, more compassionate, and inclusive working environment for all those involved. But what changes can we make to get to this point? This is what sessions in the People, Workforce & Wellbeing Theatre will look to address, so come along to learn more!

Homecare Theatre

Step into the Homecare Theatre, where current best practice meets innovation. This dedicated space offers a comprehensive look at the latest advancements within the homecare landscape, strategies for gaining the best funding, and where the future is headed.

Join industry experts as they share insights on enhancing the quality of domiciliary care, managing diverse and complex patient needs, exploring the future of commissioning. From general updates to informative panel discussions, the Homecare Theatre provides valuable resources and inspiration for professionals committed to delivering exceptional home care services.

Discover new tools and techniques, network with fellow caregivers, and leave empowered to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those you care for. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your homecare expertise and support the growing community of homecare professionals.

The Outstanding Society Learning Lounge

Joining The Outstanding Society Learning Lounge at the Care Show London provides a unique opportunity to gain invaluable insights and inspiration from exemplary care providers.

Here you will have the chance to interact with care providers who have not only received outstanding ratings from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) but have also excelled in maintaining and improving their standards. These industry leaders will share their success stories, detailing the specific practices, methodologies, and approaches that propelled them to achieve the esteemed outstanding rating.

Through engaging discussions, workshops, and interactive sessions, you'll have the opportunity to delve into the nuances of what makes a care service outstanding.

Retirement Living Stage

Discover the future of senior living in the Retirement Living Stage, a key feature as part of our co-located Retirement Living Show. This theatre is dedicated to exploring the latest trends, innovations, and best practices in creating vibrant and supportive retirement communities.

Join leading experts in senior housing, healthcare, and lifestyle management as they share insights on designing and managing environments that promote independence, well-being, and active living for retirees. Learn about the newest developments in retirement living, from architectural design and technology integration to wellness programs and community engagement. Discover innovative solutions and be inspired to elevate the standard of retirement living. Join us to explore how thoughtful design and comprehensive services can create enriching environments for seniors to thrive within.

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