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To help you understand the benefits of being part of Respiratory Professional Care - whether that be as a delegate, exhibitor, sponsor, or a speaker - below you will find the answers to many of the most frequently asked questions.

For more details on access and inclusion at Respiratory Professional Care, please visit our dedicated web page.

General event information:

When and where is the event taking place?

Respiratory Professional Care 2024 is taking place Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th October 2024 at NEC Birmingham (Hall 4). The opening times are as follows:

Wednesday, 9th October: 9am - 5pm
Thursdays, 10th October: 9am - 4pm

More details on NEC Birmingham (and how to get there) can be found on our Travel & Accommodation Page.

What should I expect from Respiratory Professional Care?

Returning for its fifth annual edition, Respiratory Professional Care continues to grow and 2024 will see 1,000 respiratory medicine professionals from across secondary care attend the UK's largest free exhibition and conference for respiratory medicine.

Consisting of three theatres and a brand-new poster zone, the programme will explore everything to support the sustainable recovery of respiratory services, from early and accurate diagnosis, service innovation and tackling health inequalities, to long Covid, severe asthma, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD), and pulmonary rehabilitation.

The exhibition floor at Respiratory Professional Care presents the UK's largest showcase of products, innovations, and solutions for elevating the provision of respiratory medicine within secondary care, with more than 75 companies on hand to demonstrate how your department can increase efficiencies and improve patient outcomes.

Who is the event for?

Respiratory Professional Care is for healthcare professionals and other related decision makers (ORDM) working within the UK's public and private healthcare systems in the field of respiratory medicine. Find out more details on who can attend for free.

What about getting to the event?

Respiratory Professional Care is held at NEC Birmingham, which is easily accessible by car, rail, bus, or coach. For more information on planning your travel to the event, visit our travel and accommodation page

How can I stay up to date on news for Respiratory Professional Care?

To stay fully informed with updates direct to your inbox, you can subscribe to our Respiratory Professional Care Newsletter at the foot of this page.

Additionally, why not follow us on our social media channels... Respiratory Professional Care has active LinkedInFacebook, and X (formerly Twitter) communities.

Can children attend the event?

Due to health and safety regulations, attendee restrictions, and the professional business nature of the event, Respiratory Professional Care is strictly for persons aged 18 years and over. However, some specific exclusions apply to this policy - you can find more details on this here.

Delegate attendee information:

How do I register for a free delegate pass for Respiratory Professional Care?

Delegate registrations for Respiratory Professional Care 2024 will open 23rd April 2024. In the meantime, you can register to receive a reminder when registrations go live using our Online Registration Form.

I've registered but can no longer attend - how can I cancel my delegate pass?

We appreciated that your time is precious and so you don't have to attend the event for the whole two days - you can come for as little as an hour. However, if you know you 100% are no longer able to attend, we ask that you cancel your delegate registration using the online cancellation form in order to avoid being invoiced for non-attendance.

How do I register as an international delegate or commercial delegate?

If you reside outside the UK, are not a UK-registered healthcare professional, or work for a commercial company you will not qualify for free ticket but can purchase passes. Commercial passes are priced at £695+VAT

Your paid delegate badge will provide you access to both the exhibition and all conference and workshop theatres.

Please note, commercial companies will be invoiced £695+VAT if they attend the event under a complimentary pass reserved for healthcare professionals.

Will my attendance entitle me to CPD hours/points?

Yes, the Respiratory Professional Care conference programme is CPD accredited. All delegates attending CPD sessions (and who are correctly scanned in/out of the conference theatre for each relevant session) will be awarded CPD certification.

How and when will I get my CPD certificate?

CPD certificates will be emailed to all eligible delegates within 8 weeks after the show.

What if I don't receive my CPD certificate within 8 weeks after the show?

If you don't receive your CPD certificate within the expected time frame, please contact the Event Team on respiratorypc@closerstillmedia.com - please ensure to include your full name and badge code in your email. Your badge code can be found in your original registration confirmation email.

Exhibitor, sponsor, and speaker information:

How can I become an exhibitor at Respiratory Professional Care?

Exhibiting or sponsoring at Respiratory Professional Care presents an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products, services, and solutions at the UK's leading event for the respiratory medicine community.

To become an exhibitor, please complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you to discuss your participation.

How do I become a speaker at Respiratory Professional Care?

Speaking as part of Respiratory Professional Care's conference and workshop programme will enable you to directly engage with 2,000+ respiratory healthcare professionals from across the UK.

To become a speaker, please complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you to discuss your participation.

Should you require any further assistance, please contact us via our published channels.

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