Now that Winter is nearing it’s end, we’re looking forward to the 2018 events calendar.  With Motability, Naidex and Rise4Disability all promising a fun packed year in the UK alone, lets have a quick look at the year ahead and don’t forget you can also read up on all the events throughout the year on our website.  We’ll also be posting on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram throughout the events too.

Our pick of the 2018 Events

April 25 & 26 – Naidex

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Where: NEC, Birmingham
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Professionals, Retailers and Customers
What: A large independent living show, offering innovations in technology for in and out of the home or workplace.  You’ll find everything ranging from beds to showers, walking aids to wheelchairs and workplace work spaces to holiday homes and camper vans.  Yes, you read that right – camper vans (Coachbuilt UK are exhibiting their amazing camper van again this year).

Entry is free.   You can register online in advance – click here and you can also find our coverage of both days here on our website.

June 1 – Motability One Big Day

Where: Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Customers
What: A  display of cars (adapted and accessible), scooters and electric wheelchairs on show for existing and new customers of Motability to try out.  It’s free to attend and includes free parking.

For more information visit the Motability Website

July 6 & 7 – Motability The Big Event

Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Customers
What: Spread over two days, the even larger display of cars (adapted and accessible), scooters and electric wheelchairs on show for existing and new customers of Motability to try out.  It’s free to attend and includes free parking.

For more information visit the Motability Website

July 12 – Rise4Disability Midlands

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Where: East of England Showground, Peterborough
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Professionals, Retailers and Customers
What:  One of our top 2018 Events, with a number of independent living exhibitors, occupational therapists and mobility exhibitors, the show also offers a number of talks focusing on independence, living at home and supported living.

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You can register in advance by clicking here for your free event tickets.

July 28 – Motability One Big Day Exeter

Where: Westpoint, Exeter
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Customers
What: Spread over two days, the even larger display of cars (adapted and accessible), scooters and electric wheelchairs on show for existing and new customers of Motability to try out.  It’s free to attend and includes free parking.

For more information visit the Motability Website

August 11 – Motability One Big Day Harrogate

Where: Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Customers
What: Spread over two days, the even larger display of cars (adapted and accessible), scooters and electric wheelchairs on show for existing and new customers of Motability to try out.  It’s free to attend and includes free parking.

For more information visit the Motability Website

August 16 – Rise4Disability North

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Where: Royal Armouries, Leeds
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Professionals, Retailers and Customers
What:  One of our top 2018 events, with a number of independent living exhibitors, occupational therapists and mobility exhibitors, the show also offers a number of talks focusing on independence, living at home and supported living.  Leeds is a new venue for 2018 and we encourage all those from the North of the UK to attend if you can.

You can get your tickets to attend in advance for free by registering here.

September 8 – Motability One Big Day Peterborough

Where: Peterborough Arena, Peterborough
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Customers
What: Spread over two days, the even larger display of cars (adapted and accessible), scooters and electric wheelchairs on show for existing and new customers of Motability to try out.  It’s free to attend and includes free parking.

For more information visit the Motability Website

September 16 – Rise4Disability South

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Where: Kent Event Centre, Maidstone
Cost: Free to attend
Aimed at: Professionals, Retailers and Customers
What:  One of our top 2018 events, with a number of independent living exhibitors, occupational therapists and mobility exhibitors, the show also offers a number of talks focusing on independence, living at home and supported living.  Rise4Disability returns to Maidstone for 2018.  You can get your free tickets by clicking here.

Your top 2018 events

Have we missed an event out you think we should cover here?  Sign in with your Facebook, Google or Twitter here and then tell us in the comments below.  We may even send you a little thank you!

Want your 2018 Event here?  Drop us a message.

A wheelchair user for 20 years, Dominic looks at how a wheelchair works for its user base, not the brochure. Dominic is our lead editor.

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