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Newcastle Racecourse - 21st and 22nd September 2016

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DNEX 2016 - The Annual Exhibition of Disability North

The North’s largest annual independent living exhibition will take place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd September 2016 at Newcastle Racecourse and will open daily at 10:00 A.M. DNEX is hosted by Disability North- a leading disability resource in the North East and Cumbria. 2016 marks the 30th DNEX exhibition and it will be opened by Metro Radio DJ and 'Night Owls' host, Alan Robson.

DNEX is a must- attend event and there is something for everyone including digital technology, aids and adaptations for independent living and accessible leisure facilities. This free exhibition provides information, advice and equipment for disabled people, older adults, carers and health and social care professionals on a range of disability related issues. DNEX provides a unique opportunity to handle and sample products and services first-hand, empowering you or those around you to live independently.

In an exciting new development, DNEX 2016 will be co-located for the first time with Disabled Living Foundation's (DLF) Moving & Handling People North: the two-day CPD-accredited learning event for healthcare professionals.

For more information about DNEX 2016 contact the events team on 0191 284 0480 or e-mail kevin.wright@disabilitynorth.org.uk.


Exhibiting at DNEX 2016

If you would like to exhibit, we recommend booking now to avoid disappointment. Remaining stand space is already extremely limited.

Please click here for a list of just some of our confirmed exhibitors.

Stand Dimensions and Costs


There is limited availability on DNEX stands . Book now to secure your place at the North's largest independent living exhibition.

Stands are priced at £176 per square metre plus VAT. Voluntary Stands - Foyer - 2m x 2m at £283 plus VAT. To access a booking form in a pdf format please click on the following link: DNEX 2016 Booking Form

To discuss your stand requirements contact the events team on 0191 284 0480 or e-mail us on kevin.wright@disabilitynorth.org.uk. Please hurry stand availability is limited.

Disability North Annual Dinner

07:00 P.M., September 21st 2016, Newcastle Racecourse, within DNEX


The Disability North Annual Dinner, held within DNEX, provides the perfect opportunity for those working across the disability sector to celebrate another year of commitment to independence and empowerment and support the charity Disability North.

The evening brings together our service-users, equipment suppliers, delegates from Moving & Handling People North for healthcare professionals and supporters of Disability North.


Entertainment features include:

  • A stunning musical performance from The Glass Orchestra: a segment of 'The Lawnmowers', an independent theatre group comprised of adults with learning disabilities.


Please join us for a 3-course meal and drinks reception in a prestigious suite at Newcastle Racecourse. Speaker TBA. This special evening offers you the chance to show your support for us tickets are £30 per person or £300 for a table of ten.

Please click here to find out more or to book your place, or email caitlinhunter@disabilitynorth.org.uk for further information.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Gain essential publicity in the disability sector by becoming an official sponsor of DNEX 2016.  Our sponsorship packages allow your organisation to achieve a key commercial presence on all DNEX promotional materials, mailings, signage, programmes, press adverts and social media channels. If you are interested in becoming a DNEX 2016 sponsor, please contact us.


The Seminars

DNEX boasts an interesting and diverse variety of free seminars presented by an excellent series of speakers. They provide an opportunity to gather information on best practice, and obtain first-class advice. All exhibition visitors are welcome to attend the seminars and, where appropriate, certificates of attendance will be awarded to healthcare professionals for their CPD portfolio. Details will be announced closer to the event.


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