OT Show

21st - 22nd 
November 2018 
NEC Birmingham

Why Visit?

The Occupational Therapy Show – the UK's largest dedicated CPD education and trade event just for Occupational Therapists (OTs) is taking place at the NEC, Birmingham on 21st & 22nd November 2018. The Occupational Therapy Show welcomes thousands of OTs from all over the country, and from a wide range of specialist areas, to educate, inspire, and raise the profile for such an important allied healthcare profession.

The conference programme stretches across five separate streams, covering clinical areas including:

  • Physical
  • Mental health
  • Children and families
  • Innovation in practice and shaping the future
  • Research in practice
  • Neurology in parctice
  • Housing and adaptations

There are a total of 80+ hours of professional development to be obtained over the two days. CPD certificates will be sent out post event, stating the sessions attended and the total number of hours attended.


Access over 80 hours of FREE CPD

Learn from world-class speakers & experts

Network with colleagues and peers

Get practical advice and share best practice

Update knowledge across all therapy areas

Research and source new products and services from over 270 suppliers

Hear industry and regulation updates

Have fun. Be inspired

Innovative Products & Equipment

The exhibition features leading suppliers displaying practical new equipment, products and services


Show Dates & Times

Wednesday 21st November 2018: 
Registration from 08.30. Doors open 09:00– 17:30 

Thursday 22nd November 2018: 
Registration from 08.30. Doors open 09:00 – 16.30

Admissions Policy

This event is dedicated to the education of registered healthcare professionals and personnel that are currently working within the profession. Our admission policy does not permit entrance to students, in their preliminary years, and / or minors (those under the age of 18). There are no crèche facilities available at the show.



  • Joanne Fillingham

    Joanne Fillingham

    Clinical Director Allied Health Professions and Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, NHS Improvement
  • Amy Gilder

    Amy Gilder

    Neurological Specialist Occupational Therapist, Hobbs Rehabilitation
  • Michael Iwama

    Michael Iwama

    Professor & Chair, Occupational Therapy, Augusta University
  • Gillian Leng

    Gillian Leng

    Deputy Chief Executive, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • Diana Pierags

    Diana Pierags

    Highly Specialist Paediatric Occupational Therapist, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (London)
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