Naidex 2020

15th - 16th September 2021
NEC, Birmingham

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  • Naidex have taken the difficult decision to postpone the event to the 15th and 16th of September 2021. 

  • Self-employed people make up 18% the country’s disabled workforce, and this is for a variety of reasons, including having the opportunity to fully show your potential. Choosing the right tech for your startup lays the foundations for an effective and successful business...

  • The fashion industry has shown a massive gap in the market when it comes to inclusive fashion... Meet Optivus, the very first customised and adapted streetwear fashion line dedicated to people with physical disabilities, specifically aimed at wheelchair users.
  • Able Magazine is the UK’s favourite disability lifestyle publication. It’s now 26 years since founding publisher, Steve Craven, coined their motto: ‘About what disabled people can do, not what they can’t’. It, like the magazine, has stood the test of time. Even so, they continue to present disabled people with more enabling lifestyle and independent living information from a positive and entertaining perspective.

  • Photography graduate, Jordan, 23 of Maryport in West Cumbria has praised the University of Cumbria for supporting him to study for and gain a degree while living with a rare muscle-wasting condition. 
  • It's never too early for Christmas music... as part of Naidex Virtual we're excited to bring you a Christmas Concert by the award-winning Music Man Project UK live on the Naidex Facebook on the 3rd December at 2:00pm!
  • Adaptive Martial Arts Community Interest Company (CIC) who specialise in Martial Arts training for people of all abilities and disabilities have launched AMA@HOME. An innovative training package which brings the gym to the comfort of users homes.  
  • Finding a career that matches your skills is not always easy, and if you’re living with a disability, job hunting can come with some extra challenges. Some people know what kind of career they want from an early age, but many seem to just ‘fall’ into a career...
  • Care packages are not a new idea in the least, but with many people still spending months shielding, this clever idea is seeing something of a resurgence. There are many ways to show someone you care, but it takes a little creativity to show someone a little love while maintaining safe social distance. Here are a few ideas to get you started. 

  • There's no doubt the coronavirus outbreak has taken a tool on the nation's mental health. It’s natural to experience a complex array of emotions, such as relief, frustration and burn out all at the same time! But what can we do about this? 

  • KYMCO developed a leading folding scooter range which will be shown to the UK public for the very first time at Naidex 2021 - the electric folding K-Lite FE and the manual folding K-Lite F, featuring the very latest technologies in lightweight materials, electronics and folding mechanisms used, for function, practicality and safety of use. 

  • Our way of life is veering towards utilising technology to solve problems that simply didn’t exist this time last year. We already knew it of course, but now more than ever, technology matters.   
     
  • As we excitedly await the next edition of Naidex, we're delighted to announce, direct from the Royal Albert Hall and London Palladium Theatre, a performance by the award-winning Music Man Project UK live on the Naidex Facebook, on the 16th of October at 2:00pm!  
  • With beautiful countryside and quaint harbour towns, the UK has plenty of amazing spots for memorable and accessible staycations. Read on to discover five of the most accessible places you can visit for a break this Autumn. 
  • Music is powerful; It has the potential to move us, boost our mood, motivate us and connect us with those around us. So, what exactly is it about music that makes it so special? And why is music so beneficial for children with disabilities? 
  • ROAR B2B, the organisers of Naidex, Europe’s most established event for the independent living community, have taken the decision to postpone the event to 9th – 10th March 2021.    After extensive con ...
  • Naidex are pleased to be able to support the needs of our customers and visitors, by encouraging our exhibitors to make use of The Royal College of Occupational Therapists Supplier Directory as detailed in their guest blog.
  • The UK events industry has been hit with an unprecedented year following the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is that the UK’s event industry is gearing up to help kickstart the economy and Naidex is proud to be a part of this.  

  • We often hear about how helpful sports and outdoor activities can be for our mental health. They are closely linked, with the release of chemicals in our brains which can have large and small effects on us – from giving you a short term rush to a healthy body and long term improved mental health.
  • The Coronavirus is having a massive impact on everyone’s lives, whether it is for front line medical staff, the elderly or families. As we see the infection rates going up the government are introducing increasingly stringent measures on people around the world, and one of those is that we begin to isolate ourselves physically from other people.