The BDA's highly regarded British Dental Conference and Exhibition, taking place 26 to 28 May 2016 at Manchester Central Convention Complex, is the best place to get latest insights, new approaches and inspiration that will help you to undertake better dentistry. Hear from leading dental professionals on new techniques and pick up practical ideas you can implement, and see work, in your own practice.

The number of people coming along to the most established combined dental conference and exhibition in the UK has been increasing every year, and looking at what’s on offer, it is not difficult to see why.

What is the British Dental Conference and Exhibition?

  • An extensive conference programme offering 3 days of varied verifiable CPD covering all aspects of dentistry.

  • An exhibition with a fantastic array of companies from the dental industry ready to advise on how they can make your professional life easier and enhance your business.

  • An educational exhibition featuring a Demonstration theatre and the Personal development theatre, both FREE to attend.

  • An opportunity to get involved with and meet others in your profession.

All the Conference Pass sessions will take place in the permanent lecture theatres located within the complex including the 1,600-seat Exchange Hall and the Exchange Auditorium; a purpose built 804-seat auditorium which has state-of-the-art facilities. The Conference covers key areas of dentistry with over 60 sessions spread over the three days.

What can the Conference and Exhibition offer you?

The leading combined dental conference and exhibition in the UK will offer you:

  • All your verifiable CPD hours for the whole year

  • Access to the best exhibitors in the industry - use their expert advice to make information purchases

  • Clinical tips and techniques from high level experts in dentistry

  • Know how to provide more effective dentistry

  • Industry innovations and know-how on how they can help you in practice

  • Whole team event - relevant sessions for all members of the dental team

  • And last, but not least, a wide range of social events!

The many exhibition benefits

The Exhibition will be a must-attend experience for the whole dental team. Sample the most recent developments and get the advice you need for those all important purchases - and don't forget your exhibition shopping list!

The Exhibition is FREE to all visitors and includes

  • Free Personal development theatre and Demonstration theatre providing seminars, qualifying for verifiable CPD for both dentists and DCPs

  • Advice zone - free 15 minute one-to-one meetings which offer verifiable CPD

  • Speakers' corner - free 15 minute presentations on clinical hot tips through to sessions based on personal experience discussing lifestyle and other issues relevant to dentists also offering verifiable CPD

  • Numerous catering and tea and coffee points around the halls

  • Massage areas within the exhibition hall to help you relax and unwind after a hard day of lectures and exploring the exhibition

  • The Thursday night Exhibition Hall Drinks Reception

  • Product launches, fantastic giveaways, a relaxation zone and and free wi-fi.

Exhibition hall educational features

Advice zone

Careers advice | Legal advice | Business planning advice | Marketing advice | Education advice | Tax advice | plus much more....

Whether your CV needs an overhaul, your practice needs a new website or you want to learn about post-graduate courses to further your career, the Advice zone is the place to visit.

Come along and register on the day for your FREE 15 minute one-to-one meeting.

Demonstration theatre

Expanded with more seating, the FREE watch-and-learn programme will take place throughout three days of the event.

All sessions here offer verifiable CPD.

Personal development theatre

The programme will be based on the BDA's Personal development portfolio of courses designed to meet the training needs of the whole dental team, including all CORE CPD requirements plus a range of topics including: regulatory updates, business management and personal development.

You can choose from over 20 FREE 30 minute sessions all offering verifiable CPD.

Speakers' corner

Speaker’s corner provides quick updates and easily accessible, concise presentations from speakers in a more informal environment. Presentations will last for 15 minutes and range from clinical hot tips through to sessions based on personal experience discussing lifestyle and other issues relevant to dentists. Set in the Exhibition hall attendees will benefit from a different style of learning and FREE verifiable CPD.

Gain 15 minutes of FREE verifiable CPD from each presentation.

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