When: 13 / 6 / 2018 9am - 14 / 6 / 2018 5.30pm

When: 13 / 6 / 2018 9am - 14 / 6 / 2018 5.30pm
Where: Manchester Central Convention Complex
Address: Windmill St
M2 3GX
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Celebrating the past, shaping the future

When: 13 and 14 June 2018
Where: Manchester Central

New to Confed18

  • Morning fringe on Thursday 14 June 2018
  • Return of the popular conference dinner
  • Focus on digital and technology plenary stage 13 June
  • Focus on estates, legal and procurement plenary stage 14 June
  • ‘In Conversation With’ zone
  • NHS 70th Birthday zone
  • Innovation zone
  • Mental Health zone
  • Public Health zone

The NHS Confederation’s annual conference and exhibition is a unique experience where health and social care leaders can face shared challenges, find practical solutions, celebrate past successes and shape future ones. With this in mind, our event this year will concentrate on workforce, reform and the 70th birthday of the NHS.

These key themes will be supported by six focused strands: digital; transformation; integration; efficiency and productivity; workforce and leadership.

Through engaging workshops, keynote speeches, breakout sessions, seminars and panel discussions, the most senior leaders in health and social care will come together to address these key challenges and take home practical solutions.


  • More than 50 speakers including hard-to-reach industry experts, pioneering healthcare leaders and political figures.
  • Networking dinner and morning fringe programme.
  • More than 100 exhibitors to provide advice and support on overcoming your day-to-day operational challenges.
  • Further your professional development: Exchange ideas, debate topical issues and share solutions.
  • Expand your professional network and discover what works: Learn new strategies, tools and techniques to help you, your organisation and local area.

Bookings are now open for Confed18. Follow #Confed18 on Twitter to receive our important event updates.

Supporter opportunities

Confed18 will focus on the key themes of workforce and transformation. We have a wide range of supporter opportunities you can get involved with, ranging from branding and exhibition, to partnership opportunities and strand sponsorship. Whatever the budget our commercial team will work with you to find the best option that suits your organisation’s aims and objectives.

To find out more and to discuss how you can get involved please visit our website or contact our commercial team by phone 0844 800 5989 or email


Event bookings
0844 800 5987

13 / 6 / 2018 9am - 14 / 6 / 2018 5.30pm
Where: Manchester Central Convention Complex
Windmill St
M2 3GX
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