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To help you understand the benefits of being part of Best Practice Birmingham - 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 Best Practice Birmingham, please visit our dedicated web page.


Who organises Best Practice Birmingham?

CloserStill Media organises many leading and award-winning healthcare conferences and exhibitions - including Best Practice Birmingham's sister event, Best Practice London - as well as: Women's Health Professional CareRespiratory Professional CareHealth Plus CareOncology Professional Care, and Diabetes Professional Care to name but a few!

For more details on CloserStill Media's full healthcare event portfolio, visit the CloserStill Media website.

When and where is the event taking place?

Best Practice Birmingham 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 and Venue & Travel Information Page.

What should I expect from Best Practice Birmingham?

As the leading event for the general practice and primary care communities, Best Practice Birmingham presents an unparalleled opportunity to meet and engage with more than 4,000 healthcare practitioners, leaders, and policy makers.

Best Practice Birmingham delivers world class training for primary care healthcare practitioners. With more than 200 keynote, clinical conference and workshops sessions to choose from, there is a wealth on invaluable content available for Clinical Directors, GP Partners, GPs, Practice Managers, Practice Pharmacists and other ARRS roles from across the UK.

Additionally, with more than 220 exhibiting companies, you can source from a vast array of the latest products and solutions, including: Infection Prevention, Medical Equipment, Medicines Management, Nutrition, Minor Surgery Supplies, OTC Products, Automated Dispensing, GP Practice Pharmacist Providers, Medical Refrigeration, Professional Services, Indemnity Providers, Business Banking, Buying Groups, IT Support Solutions, Cloud-base Telecoms, and Back-End System Support.

Who is the event for?

Best Practice Birmingham is aimed at Clinical Directors, GP Partners, GPs, Locum GPs, Practice Managers, Practice Nurses, PCN GP Pharmacists, and ARRS roles from across the UK, as well as other healthcare professionals from across these organisations: Surgeries, GP Federations, Primary Care Networks, ICSs, Government ALBs, & NHS England.

What about getting to the event?

Best Practice Birmingham 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 Venue & Travel Information page.

How can I stay up to date on news for Best Practice Birmingham?

To stay fully informed with updates direct to your inbox, you can subscribe to our Best Practice Birmingham Newsletter at the foot of this page.

Additionally, why not follow us on our social media channels... Best Practice Birmingham has active LinkedInFacebook, and Twitter communities.

Can children visit the event?

Due to health and safety regulations, attendee restrictions, and the professional business nature of the event, Best Practice Birmingham 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.


How do I register for a free delegate pass for Best Practice Birmingham?

Delegate registrations for Best Practice Birmingham 2024 is now open! Click the button below to complete your registration:

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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 Best Practice Birmingham 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 - 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.


How can I become an exhibitor or sponsor at Best Practice Birmingham?

Exhibiting or sponsoring at Best Practice Birmingham presents an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your products, services, and solutions at the industry’s leading event for the general practice 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 can I become a speaker at Best Practice Birmingham?

Speaking as part of Best Practice Birmingham's conference and workshop programme will enable you to directly engage with 4,000+ primary health and general practice 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.

Who can I expect to engage with at Best Practice Birmingham as an exhibitor, sponsor, or speaker?

Exhibiting, Sponsoring, or Speaking at Best Practice Birmingham presents an unparalleled opportunity to market your brand in direct association with the industry’s leading event for the general practice community.

4,000+ highly targeted and relevant senior decision-makers from across the UK will converge on Best Practice Birmingham, 09-10 October 2024... can you afford to miss it?

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

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