Naidex 2024 Unveils Exciting Agenda Featuring Diverse Speaker Line-Up and Inclusive Activities
Naidex, the UK's leading event for the disability community, is thrilled to unveil its agenda for the upcoming event scheduled on 20th-21st March at the NEC Birmingham. This year's programme promises an engaging and insightful experience across five distinct theatres: The Main Stage, Accessibility Hub, Business without Barriers Stage, The Village Green, and the Neuro Theatre.
Naidex proudly announces a stellar lineup of speakers headlining the Main Stage, including renowned disability activist and content creator, Lucy Edwards, the multi-talented television personality, activist, model, and social media influencer, Tasha Ghouri, and one of the UK's most influential disabled individuals, Shani Dhanda. Their thought-provoking talks are set to inspire and empower attendees, providing valuable insights into the disability community.
Dedicated to promoting improved practices and accessibility knowledge, the Accessibility Hub features talks and discussions from a range of fields. Sessions include overcoming transport barriers, managing independence, knowing your disability rights, stepping up for occupational therapy, and more.
Business without Barriers Stage
Connect with inclusive employers and talented disabled job seekers at the Business without Barriers Stage. Companies such as Lloyds Banking Group, Coca Cola, Skyscanner, Legal and General, Evenbreak, and Google will be present to share their experiences with inclusivity in the workplace and beyond.
The Neuro Theatre is a haven for our healthcare professionals in attendance, with rehabilitation-focused discussions, including sessions touching on the critical role of caregivers and family in improving patient outcomes, and therapeutic positioning and effective problem solving. The neuro theatre will provide a platform for professionals and experts to share advancements and insights in the field.
Escape to The Village Green for a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Activities include demos from Ian Taverner (aka Mr. Cookfulness!) offering culinary delights, soft archery and squash, inclusive dance performances, magic shows, and much more.
"We are excited to present a diverse and inclusive agenda for Naidex 2024. With an outstanding lineup of speakers and activities, we aim to create an enriching experience for all attendees, " says Steve Clarke, Managing Director for Naidex.
Special guests will also be in attendance, including an opening speech from the Mayor of Birmingham, contributing to the vibrant atmosphere of Naidex and fostering connections within the disability community.
Naidex is the UK's leading event for the disability community, providing a platform for education, connection, and empowerment. With a focus on inclusivity, Naidex brings together individuals, companies, and organisations committed to making a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities.