At PosAbility we are delighted to be the media sponsor for the UK’s newest disability event, Disability Expo – an event for disabled people, by disabled people. Find out what this event will have in store for you this summer at Excel, London on 6-7 July
Disability Expo is a two-day event that is truly attendee-focused, putting the ‘I’ in disability. Timed for the beginning of Disability Pride Month, it will be Europe’s largest event for disabled people, by disabled people.
Hundreds of exhibitors will be in attendance, showcasing a large array of equipment provision. Including the latest innovations in independent living and mobility aids, technologies, services and advice from a variety of charities and organisations.
There will be a full event programme comprising inclusive activities, performances and presentations from engaging relatable people sharing their experiences, skills and expertise.
The people behind Disability Expo
We aren’t a media company, Disability Expo is founded and run by people with lived experience of disability with a wealth of knowledge in event management.
We have established working relationships with leading organisations including charities, equipment manufacturers, health and social care providers, as well as personally delivering services and support to those that require it. This gives us a genuine understanding of the unique needs of our audience and exhibitors alike.
Who will attend Disability Expo?
Disability Expo has been created to support anyone who works with, cares for, or has a lived experience of any kind of disability. It will be truly attendee-focused by “putting the I in disability” and delivering an event that feels meaningful and person-centred to every delegate regardless of age, gender, or ability.
We want all delegates to feel centre stage at Disability Expo. Our main stage will deliver entertaining and inclusive content from a variety of acts. Including Britain’s Got Talent finalist Eva Abley and a live podcast from The Grumpy Gits, the world’s most listened to disability podcast.
Inclusive Fashion Show
Everyone deserves to feel confident in their clothes and able to express themselves through fashion. We are working with number of fashion brands, designers and agencies to bring you an inclusive fashion show in which everyone feels represented. Including Victoria Jenkins from Unhidden, Kat Paylor-Bent from Seated Sewing, Chamiah Dewey Fashion, Craig Crawford from Differently Enabled and Sylvia Mac from Love Disfigure Talent Agency.
Why not try something new at Disability Expo? We are partnering with the charity Phab to bring you a Have-A-Go zone packed full of fun and inclusive activities for people of all abilities to enjoy! If sports are your bag enjoy taster sessions in wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball and boccia. If you prefer something on the creative side, why not express yourself in a drama workshop with author Adelle Spindlove. We have plenty more activities up our sleeve that we can’t wait to share with you, so there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.
The People’s Panel will be a forum-style theatre where pressing issues and key topics will be discussed by key influential and knowledgeable panellists. Our panelists include; Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Shani Dhanda, Mik Scarlet, Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and many more.
As part of our Disability Expo event in July we will have a dedicated careers zone where you can find out more about education, accessing the career you want and entrepreneurship. We know that people with a disability can face barriers at work and we want to empower you to reach your full potential in your career. Discover the latest products and software that can assist you in your work, connect with DEI leads from inclusive companies and attend talks on flexible working, selling your skills, building your career and more.
See, feel and try out products in our Marketplace of smaller, affordable, practical items. Improve your daily living, your wellbeing, offer comfort and even style.
Visit TheDisabilityExpo.com to register for your FREE ticket!
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