Industry Events

Here are some industry events that are going on throughout the year that you may be interested in attending:


Event: Can I protect a business idea?

Location: Business & IP centre, London

Date: 13th January 2020

Description: “Learn how intellectual property can protect you and help you profit from your business idea.

An understanding of intellectual property and its protection is vital for anyone with an idea, whether it’s a business, an invention, a brand name or a song.

This session will introduce the various areas of intellectual property and help you understand which ones may apply to you and your business. The session provides a basic introduction to patents, trade marks, registered designs, copyright, know-how and trade secrets.”



Event: IP Out

Location: EIP, Fairfax House, London

Date: 23rd January 2020

Description: “David stone will talk about his live and career in conversation with Stuart Baran. David Stone is a Solicitor Advocate, Notary Public and Deputy High Court Judge. Currently Global Head of IP at Allen & Overy, he specialises in trade marks and designs, and is the author of the seminal textbook “European Union Design Law: A Practitioner’s Guide.” He is also a Research Fellow of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre…”



Event: Arab Health 2020

Location: Dubai, UAE

Date: 27th – 30th January 2020

Description: "Arab Health is one of the worlds leading platforms for international trade in the healthcare sector. Attracting the worlds leading manufacturers..."



Event: Bridging the Gap Midlands

Location: Jurys Inn Hinckley Island, Hinckley

Date: 30th January 2020

Description: “Are you a Health-Tech developer or company looking to get your innovation into the NHS?

Do you need help in understanding who your NHS decision makers are and what they need?

This is an opportunity on a national scale, with experts in the field to align your innovation with the NHS!

Bridging the Gap (BtG) is a series of events held on behalf of the AHSN Network, aimed at any health technology innovators and companies who are interested in accessing the NHS marketplace to improve health and care for patients and citizens, and those who have a product or service that is ready for scaling up.”



Event: Care Models 2020: Investing in the future of care

Location: ThinkTank Birmingham

Date: 30th January 2020

Description: “A brand new LaingBuisson event, this one-day seminar will showcase the latest innovations in social care and look at how operators, local authorities and the NHS can work together to improve the quality of service delivery in the future.”



Event: Healthcare Training Academy

Location: Firstpoint Healthcare, Birmingham 

Date: 3rd February 2020

Description: “Healthcare Training Academy are offering all healthcare professionals the opportunity to attend out one day Mandatory Training day. This will include, moving and handling theory and practical, including use of equipment, controversial techniques and unsafe practices, basic life support etc.”



Event: Intellectual Property Rights (GA Training)

Location: Garfield House, London

Date:  11th February 2020

Description: “Copyright, trademarks, patents and designs – the course intellectual property rights – provide essential protections for many businesses from computer software to patents for pharmaceuticals, trademark and domain names to written specifications. The course provides an intensely practical day’s training on the legal IP issues which matter in practise. You will learn how to seize opportunities and maximise value; how to ensure rights are not lost and those created are protected.”



Event: Medilink West Midlands Healthcare Business Awards 2020

Location: The Burlington Hotel, Birmingham

Date: 13th February 2020

Description: “Medilink West Midlands invites businesses and individuals to attend its annual Business Awards on Thursday 13 February 2020 at The Burlington Hotel, Birmingham. This prestigious event offer businesses in the medical, healthcare and life sciences sector to come together and celebrate the best of the best in the West Midlands.”



Event: Primary Care Improvers Conference 2020


Date: 25th February 2020

Description: “You can now register for our fourth annual Primary Care Improvers’ Conference. There is so much energy and experience amongst 5500+ strong members so come along and meet other to learn from what’s working around the country, share ideas, make connection locally and nationally and recharge your improvement batteries.  Whether you are working on quality improvement projects at practice level, leading changes across your organisation or local system or developing local networks – there will be something for you.”



Event: Digital Health Rewired

Location: Apex Room. Olympia, London

Date: 3rd March 2020

Description: “Digital Health Rewired is FREE for everyone from NHS, public sector, independent providers, charities and education sectors, plus start-ups less than three-years old.”



Event: DigiHealth UK – Delivering Digital Transformation

Location: ETC.Venues Prospero, London

Date: 4th March 2020

Description: “As the momentum to modernise the NHS through digital transformation continues, a new initiative has been launched to support progress. NHSX came into existence on 1st July 2019. With a budget of more than £1bn per year its mission is to provide staff and patients with the technology that is required to fulfil the ambitions of The Future of Healthcare policy paper and the NHS 10-year plan.”



Event: Your guide to intellectual property

Location: City Business Library, London

Date: 10th March 2020

Description: “Regardless of what type of business you are engaged in it is very likely that you are regularly using and creating large amounts of intellectual property. If you are an innovator or creative you will need to understand intellectual property and how to use it to protect you original products, designs and creations.”



Event: Digital Health Technology Show

Location: Business Design Centre, London

Date: 10th – 11th March 2020

Description: “Technology will be at the very heart of the new patient centric future for personal health and wellbeing, with existing healthcare systems having to radically change.

The Digital Health Technology Show returns to The Business Design Centre in London for the 4th year in 2020, bringing together global innovators in digital health, to showcase the very latest technologies disrupting traditional healthcare provision across the world.”



Event: Future Health

Location: ExCel, London

Date: 17th – 18th March

Description: "There will be over 400 exhibitor and over 4000 attendees. Also expected is 70+ attending countries..."



Event: The Dementia, care and nursing home expo

Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 20

Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

Description: “Join over 5,000 care, nursing and residential homeowners and senior management teams for one of the most important dates in the social care industry’s diary.”



Event: European Neuro Convention

Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 20

Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

Description: “Europe’s only event for brain and spine experts is back! The event joins the Dementia & Nursing Home Expo and Home Care Expo, highlighting the importance of care pathways within the clinical environment and in the community…Join 3,000 brain and spine experts for Europe’s only event of its kind; transforming your practice and the lives of your patients.”



Event: Medical Imaging Convention

Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 19

Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

Description: “The UK’s dedicated event that offers a comprehensive program on the latest innovations in imaging diagnosis and treatment. Join over 2000 medical imaging and healthcare professionals at one of the most exclusive shows in the medical industry.”




Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 6&7

Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

Description: “Naidex is futureEurope’s most established event dedicated to the independent living and healthcare industries. Attracting over 18,000 visitors from across the globe, the show brings together trade professionals, healthcare professionals and members of the public into the halls of Birmingham’s NEC for two days of opportunities, innovation, discovery and education.”



Event: Oncology Convention

Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 19

Date: 17th – 18th March 2020

Description: “Dedicated to advancing clinical oncology and life saving research. The Oncology Convention brings world leading professionals specialising in ling, breast, colorectal and prostate cancers together for an instrumental event, dedicated to unearthing the latest in clinical oncology and lifesaving research that will save the lives of current and future patients.”



Event: Biotech Health Expo UK

Location: The International Centre, Telford

Date: 18th March 2020

Description: “There have been tremendous advances in the area of biotechnology across a range of industries in recent years and the UK is regarded as one of the most vibrant, booming global centres for the biotech/ bioscience industry. Last year alone UK biotech firms across a range of disciplines raising well over £1bn. As people live longer lives, the demand for improved healthcare globally is driving the bioscience sector forward to unlock new innovations.”



Event: Dyslexia Show

Location: NEX, Birmingham – Hall 8

Date: 20th – 21st March 

Description: “The UK’s biggest National exhibition for dyslexia, all in one place. With an estimate 10% of the UK population (around 6.3 million) having some severity of dyslexia and being one of the largest hidden disabilities within the UK today. The Dyslexia Show offers a unique opportunity for all walks of life to come together to discover more information about dyslexia. The show has been conceived as dyslexia is still misunderstood by the wider population. The show will deliver awareness along with demonstrations and sharing best practice.

The Dyslexia Show is a free exhibition open to all with focusing on education, parents and carers and the workplace.”



Event: Wired Health 2020

Location: Kings Place, London

Date: 25th March 2020

Description: "WIRED Health returns to London in 2020 to map the future of health, digital health and healthcare. Celebrating the thought-provoking disruptors, scientists and practitioners who are paving new paths in patient care, this event connects professionals with innovative brands and start-ups to provide the right inspiration and context for implementing change.”



Event: SETHAs 1st International MedTech Expo & Conference

Location: Hilton London, Tower Bridge, London

Date: 26th March 2020

Description: “Over the last 15 years, South East Health Technologies Alliance (SETHA) has developed an excellent reputation for support of its 1,300 members, especially SMEs, through its one to one mentoring, fund-finding, consultancy and events programme.
In 2020, for the first time, SEHTA is organising a major new international event in London designed to take the programme of support to another level.
We cordially invite you to join us on Thursday 26th March 2020 for SEHTA’s first International MedTech Expo & Conference aimed at SME’s, Corporates, Academics & NHS Healthcare Providers.”



Event: Med-Tech Innovation 2020

Location: NEC, Birmingham

Date: 1st – 2nd April 2020

Description: “Med – Tech Innovation Expo is the UK & Ireland’s leading event for medical design and manufacturing technology. Experience live demonstrations of the latest machines, technology, products and services while networking with 4,000+ designers, engineers, innovators and manufacturers from across the medical and healthcare sector… Discover new solutions, materials, machines, application and suppliers. Join the fastest growing event in medtech.”



Event: Novel medtech adoption for clinicians purchasing decision makers and NEDs

Location: University of Birmingham, Birmingham

Date: 20th – 21st April 2020

Description: “With well over 200,000 medical devices on the market and in use across European healthcare systems, identifying and successfully implementing the most suitable and effective technologies can be a significant burden on trusts, staff and departments. However, with procedures and justifications for investing in medical devices as well ensuring access and effective use, a number benefits can be achieved including improved patient outcomes, staff and process efficiencies and financial.”



Event: RCP annual conference Medicine 2020

Location: The ICC, Birmingham

Date: 23rd – 24th April 2020

Description: “Bringing together speakers at the forefront of improving patient care, Medicine 2020 will provide an essential national update for physicians from all career grades and specialities. Exploring ground- breaking medical developments, we’ll focus on how to deliver world-class healthcare.”



Event: Learning Together for Patient Care

Location: The Albert Hall, Nottingham

Date: 29th April 2020

Description: “Across the healthcare professionals, high quality patient care requires teams that work together. Increasingly, professionals recognise to that to do this effectively, they must also learn together. Interprofessional learning us enshrined in the values of the NHS, HEE, GDC, RCBS, and many other healthcare organisations. Professionals regulators now recognise and expect that is it a part of healthcare professionals’ training…”



Event: The Dentistry Show & The Dental Tech Showcase

Location: NEC, Birmingham – Hall 5

Date: 15th 16th May 2020

Description: “The Dentistry Show and The Dental Technology Show delivers a tailored, high quality and cutting-edge education programme for the whole dental team, offering a wide choice of verifiable CPD (vCPD). With 100+ internationally and nationally renowned speakers plus the industry’s most respected clinical leads and experts in the dental professional field. At the show you can expect to find plenty of lectures available for every member of the dental industry plus hands- on education at exhibitor stands. It is also a great opportunity to network with like – minded people in the dentistry field.



Event: NHS Patient Safety Conference: A Strategy for continuous Improvement

Location: Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

Date: 20th May 2020

Description: “On November 29, 1999, the Institute of Medicine released a report called To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System, the report reviewed the status of patient safety in the US and UK, 20 years on and the NHS have released The NHS Patient Safety Strategy.

Within the newly developed strategy, the NHS has three strategic aims that will support the development of patient safety culture & a patient safety system…”



Event: Dementia Training

Location: Firstpoint Healthcare, Birmingham

Date: 9th June 2020

Description: “Health care Training Academy are offering the opportunity dementia training. The aim is to be able to provide effective care for those with dementia.”



Event: Intellectual Property Rights (GA Training)

Location: Marble Arch, Garfield House, London

Date: 23rd June 2020

Description: “Copyright, trade marks, patents and designs – the core intellectual property rights – [provide essential protection for many businesses from computer software to patents for pharmaceuticals, trade mark and domain names to written specifications. This course provides an intensely practical days training on the legal IP issues which matter in practice. You will learn how to seize opportunities and maximise value; how to ensure rights are not lost and those created are protected.”



Event: Health Plus care

Location: Excel London

Date: 24th – 25th June 2020

Description: “The 2019 event saw over 6,000 healthcare stakeholders attend with every delegate at Health+Care being a senior manager, director or higher.

With a shared problem of how to do more with less and to fully integrate health and care public service delivery – our audience has never been more open and actively focused on finding new solutions and partners.”



Event: The Next Generation of NHS Care: Healthcare Digital Technology Congress

Location: Chamber of Commerce, Manchester

Date: 2nd July 2020

Description: “New technologies such as AI-led diagnosis is a sign that digital advances are changing the face of healthcare in the UK at an unprecedented rate.

At a time when business leaders and government are looking to potential areas of new growth, digital health offers profound opportunities to radically improve healthcare accessibility.”