Frequently Asked Questions

When is Expo 2018 taking place?

Expo 2018 will take place on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 September 2018.

Where is Expo 2018 taking place?

Expo will be back at Manchester Central for 2018. For more information on the area and how to get there, please visit the venue’s website.

Can I claim CPD credits for my attendance?

Expo 2018 has been accredited for Continuing Professional Development credits. One hour of learning at Expo equates to one CPD credit, for example one full day of attendance will equate to 8 CPD credits. Please email us at after Expo 2018 detailing your attendance, and an electronic copy of your CPD certificate will be emailed to you.

Do you have any special offers for accommodation during Expo 2018?

Together with Visit Manchester, we are currently securing preferential rates at a variety of hotels around Manchester City Centre. Details will be made available soon.

When can I register for Expo 2018?

Registration will open on 1 March 2018. Please visit this website then to find all the information you need to register!

Is the venues accessible?

Yes, the venue meets all legal accessibility requirements. If you require alternative formats, communication support or other adjustments to support you to attend, please contact Kirsten Scully on 0207 593 5514 or email: to discuss your requirements.

How much does it cost to attend Expo 2018?

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available to NHS, local government and wider public sector staff. The following fees for external delegates apply:

Ticket category Early bird price (exc VAT)  Standard price (exc VAT)
NHS, local government and wider public sector rate    £126    £189
Private sector rate    £467.25    £624.25
Voluntary, community or third sector rate    £99.75    £126.00


I have tried to login to submit a content idea for Expo 2018 but I can’t remember my password. What should I do?

When asked to enter a password, it means you have previously registered to our event management system. If you cannot remember your password, please click the ‘Request login details’ link, on the left below the password box. An email will be sent to the account holder to reset their password.

I didn’t receive my reset password link / my link doesn’t work

If you don’t receive the email or have any problems with the link, please call 0207 593 5500 for assistance.

Will the presentations from the sessions be put up online after the event?

We will upload all speaker presentations; they will all be available via the website in the days immediately after the conference.

Is catering provided?

Food and refreshments will be available to purchase throughout the two days at Manchester Central. Please ask the serving team at the retail outlets if you would like to see the allergen information for each dish served. There will be complimentary water-coolers around the venue.

Will there be photography at the event?

There will be a team of official photographers at the conference.