17 & 18 May 2019
NEC, Birmingham

Co-located with DTS 2018           DEF


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Dates, Opening Hours, Travel and Accommodation

Dates and opening hours

Dates and opening hours

The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show is taking place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham (hall 5).

Doors are open Friday from 09.00 - 17.30 and Saturday from 09.00 – 17.30.  

Delegate registration will be open from 08.30 on both days for badge collection.
Map location

Map location

Travel and accommodation



There is easy access to the NEC from the M6, M1, M40 and the M42 motorways and the venue is well sign posted. On the NEC site, follow ‘BDC & Dentistry Show’ directional signs. 

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the post code B40 1NT to pinpoint the NEC. You can park at the NEC for the show. For more information on parking, please visit the NEC website.




The NEC is situated adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station and is connected by a covered bridge link directly from the station.

Special offer: Get 25% off rail tickets with Virgin trains advance fares when travelling to the NEC on a West Coast Mainline service. To take advantage of this offer, click here to book your tickets. For more information contact or call 0333 1031031. Please note, all travel must be on a West Coast Mainline Virgin train. 

For a full list of the promotion Terms & Conditions please visit the Virgin Trains website


You can fly to Birmingham International Airport, which is next to the NEC and has a direct link to the event halls. For further details please visit the NEC travel page


The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show's official accommodation provider is Event Express, who have negotiated special deals on nearby accommodation to suit all budgets and within easy reach of the show. Please click here to view these accommodation offers.  

Event Express
Tel:01905 732737
Fax: 01905 732738


It has come to our attention that there is a scam operating around hotel accommodation bookings for The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show at the NEC in May.  

A company calling itself CONVENTION EXPO TRAVEL has been approaching exhibiting companies at the show purporting to be the official hotel booking agency for the show and taking credit card details and bookings without making any such bookings with the hotels concerned.  

We have discovered from fellow exhibition organisers that their exhibitors have also been approached in similar fashion.  

We can only advise that should you be contacted by Convention Expo Travel, or any other agent other than Event Express, do NOT under any circumstances make a booking with them or give any credit card details.

2018 Streams

BDA Theatre

New for 2018, the British Dental Conference will take place in the BDA Theatre at the show. 

The conference programme is designed by dentists for dentists and their teams, giving you the dental knowledge and insights you need.

BACD Aesthetic Dentist Theatre

The BACD Aesthetic Dentist conference will provide you with a thorough insight into key aesthetic subjects as they relate to a modern
dental practice. Combine these aesthetic treatments with your business.

Business Theatre

An action-packed programme of engaging and highly relevant presentations to help you build a successful and profitable practice. Focusing on the ‘HOW’ – giving you practical business advice to take away and implement in your practice.

Hygienist & Therapist Symposium

This two-day conference programme, has been designed with the learning objectives of both dental hygienists and therapists in mind, and will cover an array of clinical topics while providing valuable vCPD.

Dental Nurses Forum

Remaining completely up-to-date with the latest regulations, requirements and protocols is imperative to your work as a dental nurse..

Core CPD Theatre

The CORE CPD conference returns, with an expanded and improved two day programme. Covering all the major CPD topics, experts will run presentations on infection control and prevention, radiation protection and medical emergencies, as well as early detection of oral cancer.

Next Generation Conference

NEW for 2017, the Next Generation Conference is designed for young dynamic dentists looking to understand aspects of dentistry that were never taught at dental school. So, make sure you bring your young dentists with you!



Dental Professionals


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Achievable vCPD hours


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