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Location: Hall 5, NEC, Birmingham

Opening Hours:
Friday 12th May 2023: 09.00 – 17.30 
Saturday 13th May 2023: 09.00 – 17.30 

Delegate registration opens from 08.30

Frequently asked questions

Q: Who Should Attend DTS?

  • Lab Owners
  • Master Dental Technicians
  • Clinical Dental Technicians
  • Technicians
  • Lab Managers
  • Dental Wholesalers
  • Dealers and Distributors

 Please note: There is no admittance to the General Public. Please see below on admissions policy for minors and students.

Q: Is there a limit on the number of registration forms that can be sent? 

A: No, but each delegate must register using a unique email address.

Q:What information do I need to give aside from the usual contact details?

A: Your GDC number, if you are a registered professional.

Q: How do I register? 

A: Register your interest here.

Q: Can I register colleagues?

A: You can invite your colleagues who work in, or for, a dental laboratory to join you when you register - simply enter their name and a unique email address and they will receive an email invitation from you with a link to register. If you would like to register a group please email Josh Vanderwyk at  j.vanderwyk@closerstillmedia.com.

Q: Is there a charge to register or enter the show?

A: No, it’s free of charge to attend the exhibition and the conference sessions, provided you meet our delegate criteria. 

Q: How does the CPD work?

A: For every session you attend, you will be scanned in, we will then have a record of all the sessions you attended. Our CPD partner will then email you when your certificate is available to download.   

Q: Can I register at the venue on the day?

A: Yes you may. However, we recommend you pre-register to avoid unnecessary time queuing at the door the event. 

Q: What will you send me once I have registered?

A: You will receive an email confirmation when you register - please check your junk email if you don't receive this and also mark as safe the email address closerstill@dynamail.co.uk.

Q: When will I receive my badge?

A: Badges will be posted out 2 weeks prior to the show as long as you have registered in advance. We will also email out badges the week of the show for you to print out yourself if you don't register in time to receive your badge in the post. If you don't receive your badge before the show don't worry, you will also be able to print out your badge at the registration desks when you arrive.

Q: Where can I get the conference programme information?

A: You can view the conference programme so far here.

Admissions Policy

Q: Can I bring my children?  

A: There is a strict no minors (under the age of 18 years old) policy. The Dental Technology Showcase remains a clinical and trade event for dental and allied trade professionals only. Please make alternative arrangements for childcare as there is no provision at the NEC Birmingham. Due to the nature of the event and the types of products showcased, this is something we have to regulate.

Q: Are students or college groups admitted?  

A: Students studying for a recognised dental technology qualification are welcome to the DTS, but will need to register through their course leader, who in turn should contact dts@closerstillmedia.com to discuss attending the event. 

Q: Do attendees need to bring business identification?

A: We recommend you bring a business card if you don’t register prior to the event.

Data privacy policy

  • Details provided to the Dental Technology Showcase for the purpose of registration will be used to ensure that individuals are:
    • Legitimate industry professionals, to do so the Dental Technology Showcase may validate details against regulatory bodies data sets.
    • Provided with relevant information relating to the event.
  • Data may be shared with third parties to ensure the provision of services deemed essential to the event being run. Data shared for this reason will not be used to market any services or products without the consent of the individual.
  • Individuals reserve the right to opt out of communications from the Dental Technology Showcase at any point in time.
  • Attendees to the Dental Technology Showcase will have the option for their badges to be scanned in while visiting theatres. By doing so they are consenting to their registration details being shared with the sponsor of the theatre.
  • By allowing an exhibitor to scan their badge during the event, individuals are consenting to their registration details being shared with this exhibitor.

Full admissions policy

  • There is strictly no admittance to minors or anyone under the age of 18, as we are not covered by insurance. Please make alternative childcare arrangements, there are no crèche facilities at the NEC.
  • We recommend you bring a business card if you do not register prior to the event.
  • The Dental Technology Showcase reserves the right to reject the admission of any individuals who are not deemed to be relevant industry professionals.
  • By attending, visitors agree not to take part in any canvassing, leafleting, demonstrations, objectionable behaviour, or any activity which may disrupt the Event. Failure to adhere to this could result in being asked to leave the Event.
  • It is a requirement of entry that all visitors will register in their own name and display a valid visitor badge. Badge holders must not allow their badges to be worn by anyone else. Any failure to do this is likely to lead to the badge holder and the person wearing the badge being removed from the Event.
  • Please note that official photographers will be present at the Conference, the Exhibition and at the social events filming videos, lectures and taking photographs. By attending the Event, visitors consent to such filming and photography and the Dental Technology Showcase is entitled to use all videos and photographs of visitors, for marketing and promotional purposes in all or any media, without compensation or liability.

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